CLARKE and CLARKE Art + Artifacts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #999450 (stock #NA652pg)
CLARKE & CLARKE Art + Artifacts
$500.00
Probably an Eskimo tool box ornament or perhaps a visor ornament, this ancient ivory fragment depicts three horizontal whales with the suggestion of the beginning of three vertical whales. The strip of ivory is hand drilled with three attaching holes and shows heavy to light degradation from top to bottom. ex. Lummi Island Trading Co, ex. Joseph Gerena Fine Arts.Length 5.25"x0.50" wide. Accompanied by a metal display stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1007425 (stock #PC-561.cg)
CLARKE & CLARKE Art + Artifacts
$395.00
In the traditional form of an important Mayan personage or diety, this pottery rattle is in very good condition. While none of the original pigment paint remains, other than some traces of white slip, the features and garments remain clear. The hair style, jewelry and robes depict the elaborate ritual traditions of the Maya. This figure with upraised hands may have been a priest. The ear spools, elaborate arm adornment, necklace and robe all tell us he was important. No cracks or breaks...