Anasazi Jeddito mug, Ca. 1350 - 1550 A.D.
Beautiful polychrome mug with classic design. Intact. 5-3/4" by 3-1/2"
Outstanding Casas Grandes Olla, Ca. 1200 - 1375 A.D.
Beautiful Casas Grandes Olla with bold design. Intact. 7" by 7". Ex. Switzer collection.
HUGE Mesa Verde mug, Ca. 1175 - 1275 A.D.
Large Mesa Verde mug with diamond and rare fineline design. Has 4 sets of rim ticking, and a fantastic design on the handle. Broken and glued only. 5-3/4" across counting handle by 4-3/4" tall.
A beautifully executed Classic Mimbres bowl (ca1000-1250A.D.) from a private ranch in Southern New Mexico. The bowl measures 9 1/2" in diameter by 5" in height and is highly ornamented with various geometric motifs including upside down stepped triangles, upside down finely hatched stepped pyramid shapes, and an ornate band circling the rim with checkerboard motifs enclosed by a broad white band above. The bowl has been professionally reassembled with minor restoration...
Mesa Verde, Colorado, Southwestern US. ca. 1000-1150 CE. This large pitcher was decorated with red, iron-oxide rich slip. The Ancient Puebloans employed a coil-and-scrape handbuilding technique to create pottery that is stylistically innovative. Four bands of painted geometric designs surround the pitcher. The red slip was used to delineate the negative silhouettes of elongated rectangles believed to signify lightning along with red dots on the handle perhaps signifying rain...
Mesa Verde, Colorado, Southwest US, ca. 1100-1300 CE. This bowl, expertly created by the Anasazi artisans of Mesa Verde was found at the Bug Point Site on the Deloris River in Southwestern Colorado. This example is particularly striking for its star burst black on white design of diagonally set rectangles swirling toward the bottom of the bowl. These slanted rectangles symbolize lightning. Indeed the Anasazi worshiped spiritual figures representing many forces of nature...
A prime example of a Classic Period (Southern New Mexico, ca1000-1250A.D.) Mimbres black on white geometric bowl measuring 7 1/2" in diameter by 3 3/4" in height. Professionally reassembled from several original shards with the crack lines filled over. The design elements include black triangles, triangles with fine-line elements, wide line straight and zig-zag designs, fine-line hatching, and a carefully drawn fineline band around the inner rim comprised of four thin lines...
A large Anasazi Socorro variant black and white canteen measuring 9" in height by 8" in diameter dating ca1000-1250A.D. acquired as a surface find on a private ranch near Lake Valley, New Mexico. The vessel was intact but had some abrasion wear near the spout due to long term exposure to the elements. The worn area has been professionally restored with no guesswork as to the original design. The graphic work using the negative play of light and dark is exceptional...
Arkansas sunfish effigy bowl. 3 1/4" x 6 1/4" nose to tail. Body of pot 5 1/4" diameter. No restoration. 12 oz.
Caddo double-spiral engraved bowl. Texas. 800 - 1200 AD. 4 1/4" x 5 1/4" diameter. 11 oz. Great candidate for restoration.
Caddo engraved compound vessel. Haley Engraved, 800 - 1200 AD, Texas. 3 7/8" x 4 1/4" diameter. 8 oz. The suspension loop appears to be a frog effigy.
Arkansas water bottle. 4 7/8" x 5 7/8" diameter. 1 lb. Intact, no restorations.
Arkansas jar. 5 3/4" x 7 3/4" diameter. 2 lb. 9 oz. Some chipping to rim, no restorations.
Mississippian bowl. 2 3/4" x 6 1/4" diameter. 10 oz. A few rim chips and two stable hairline cracks.
Arkansas jar. 2 1/8" x 3 7/8" diameter. 6 oz. Repairs with minor restoration to rim.