This pitcher is a Tularosa / Mogollon / Cibola white ware from 1200 to 1300 ad, black on white pitcher with a double effigy handle (clay animal effigy handle with a human figure painted on it, all original) Tularosa is a time period of 100 years that was used by many different tribes from New Mexico to Arizona.
The first contact with Europeans brought with it small pot to the Hopi people of the mesas and to make things even worst they experience some of the worst droughts they at that time had experience which made them flee and take refuge at Zuni Pueblo to the east of them, the refugees returned to the Hopi appro: 1700 ad, and they had adopted the Zuni polychrome style of pottery making from that point forward to approx: 1890 ad.
This canteen is appro: 1850 to 1890 ad...
This primitive, but esoteric piece is a Chontal culture seated mother goddess that dates circa 300-100 B.C. This piece is approximately 4.9 inches high, by 3.4 inches wide, by 1.9 inches thick. This piece was carved from a single piece of hard green serpentine stone, and is an attractive dark green, with spotty light brown and black colors...
Tiwanaku ceramic cup
Age:300 AD to 1000 AD
Size:19,5 CM tall
This is a Native American Indian NAVAJO Leather BELT with Buckle. The belt measures about 38 1/2" X 1 5/4" ( 98.2 cm X 5.7 cm ). The buckle may be made of silver or sterling silver and measures about 3" X 2" ( 7.7 cm X 5.1 cm ). The back of the buckle reads ETSOSIE.
Nazca polychrome ceramic plate.
Origin:South coast of Peru
Age:100 AD to 700 AD
Size:18 Cm diameter
An excellent Moche canchero from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This beautifully decorated ceremonial water dipper is 11-1/4” long and has a handle terminating in a jaguar head. The underside features a pair of animated serpents, as well as additional décor resembling textile fringe. In excellent condition, with strong paint and mineral deposits.
This is a Pre-Columbian MAYAN Fragment from Mexico, 300 - 900 A.D. It measures about 2 1/4" X 3/4" X 2" ( 5.7 cm X 1.9 cm X 5.1 cm ). The Mayan art of their Classic Era has high level of aesthetics and artisanal sophistication. Their paintings, carvings, and reliefs show grace and accurate observation of their life...
Chimu textile from pre Inca civilization of Greater Peru-ranges from 900 AD to 1476--finely woven geometric figural design which depicts tropical birds probably parrots-textile is compressed between two pieces of plexiglass and can be removed without damage to piece-colors still strong- for condition see photos-11.5 inches 18 inches framed-museum quality piece-ignore bluish reflections of light in photos
Age: 13th Century.
Origin: Peru, Chancay.
Description: Restored ceremonial vessel from the Chancay (around the same time as the Chimu). Their pottery is distinctive of black on white and large and hollow.
Dimension: 7″l x 5″w x 7.5″h
Anasazi Pitcher, Ca. 950 - 1250 A.D.
Gorgeous Anasazi pitcher with the classic "Tularosa swirl" around the bottom and a squared off swirl around the top and on the handle. Has some very minor rim chipping. 8" by 7".
DESCRIPTION: A superb solid copper Spanish Colonial cooking pot with a wide banded straight neck and hand hammered bulbous body. Large handmade brads hold the thick copper sheets in place, and two sturdy rings hang from downward curling supports. PROVENANCE: Sourced in Chile while on a South American buying trip; early to mid 1800's. This is a magnificent, solid pot in excellent original condition with age appropriate wear and patina. DIMENSIONS: 11" high (28 cm) x 12" diameter (30.5 cm).
Age: 10th Century A.D.
Description: Made from copper, this hand-made burial piece was placed on the chest of the deceased. The face on the plate represents the spirits.
Dimensions: 4.5″ x 8″
Age: ca 900-1400 Century A.D.
Origin: Lambayeque Culture, Peru.
Description: From the Lambayeque Culture, Peru, this is a ceremonial vessel used for drinking liquids. Painted black, the handle has a warrior’s head with an elaborate headdress and toucan heads on each side facing the warrior. Small bird heads sit on each side of warrior’s neck. Stylized jaguar heads with open jaws can be seen under each spout...
Age: cir. 1200 AD.
Origin: Anasazi Culture, North America.
Description: The Anasazi culture was an sophisticated Native Indian civilization located in south-western USA. This beautiful bowl was among one of the artifacts uncovered. The bowl is decorated with black geometric designs on the outside and glazed with red on the inside. Dimensions: 8″w x 4″h
This Olmec translucent jade figure is 1 7/8" long. The bottom was broken off in antiquity which allows one to peer into its ancient patina and jade composition and also keeps the price affordable. The drill hole is original which is important as it is the best place to look at for authenticity. I had a jeweler install a modern 14K gold loop so I could wear it. It has excellent provenance which goes to the buyer.
A group of five Pre-Columbian heads from Teotihuacan, Mexico, ca. 250 - 750 AD. They range from 1-1/4” to 1-3/4” in height and include various types, including Xolalpan and Metepec examples. All are individually mounted.
This is a Pre-Columbian MAYAN Olla Vase from Mexico, 300 - 900 A.D. It measures about 3" X 3" X 3" ( 7.7 cm C 7.7 cm X 7.7 cm ). The Mayan art of their Classic Era has high level of aesthetics and artisanal sophistication. Their paintings, carvings, and reliefs show grace and accurate observation of their life...