This very cute figure has raised arms and wears a headdress, earspools, necklace and loincloth. There is a nice sounding whistle made into the piece. Comes on a custom stand. 5-1/2" tall.
The body of this Maya bowl is painted with a cream slip, with orange , brown and cream interior and has a dancing deity or ceremonial figure. He holds a floral staff and is encircled with a "skyband". The four legs have very nice rattles inside. 7-1/2" across by 3-1/4" high. Ex. Art for Eternity.
This gorgeous cylinder has three figures, each holding a fan with a bird perched on the fan. The bird probably represents an underworld creature. Intact, with vibrant colors. Beautiful. 6" by 6".
This molded pottery brazier is in the form of the fire god, Huehueteotl, typically depicted as the old man. He sits with his legs folded behind, hands to knees and sports a goatee. He wears an ankle length garment with low relief symbols, knotted at the waist and a headdress with a relief zoomorphic figure at the front. The top is hollow and recessed to hold copal incense. On a custom wood base. Ex. New York collection. 13-3/4" tall by 10" across.
This beautiful Sonriente or "Smiling" figure is wearing a necklace with a large bell pendant, long loincloth, headdress, ear ornaments and has ceremonially filed front teeth. Comes on custom stand. 11-3/4" tall. Ex. Georgia collection.
This wonderful figure sits with his arms resting on his raised knees, wearing a headdress with lappets, a cylindrical plume, decorated arm and leg bands, three pendant necklace and large loincloth. Beautifully sculpted facial features, with mouth slightly open, showing upper teeth and high cheek bones. Bitumen highlights on the upper lip, brim of headdress and loincloth...
Around the outside of this bowl are three scenes of the "Dog Deity" facing a sitting figure. Nice ribbed bottom as well. 8-1/4" by 3-1/4". Ex. Tenbrook Collection, Santa Fe, NM.
This large Vera Cruz warrior wears a belt, chest device and necklace or pectoral. He has large earspools and a complex headdress. There are Bitumen remains around the mouth. There are several rattles inside the piece. Imposing piece at 15-1/2" tall. Ex. Art for Eternity.
This Jaguar metate would have been used for grinding drugs, medicines, etc. Beautiful Jaguar head. Carved designs down both sides. 9" long by 5" wide by 3" tall. Acquired at Whitehawk show, Santa Fe, NM.
This cylinder measures 6" wide by 4 3/4" tall. It features two different shaman figures in elaborate ceremonial dress, each wearing a large backrack and extending a ceremonial staff. One figure is shown wearing a stylized Jaguar headdress, while the other wears one showing a bird form...
This Jalisco hunchback has wonderful detail, wearing earspools and a headpiece that has a device at the front. There is ritual scarification shown on both arms. He has an exposed "spine" and there is a carrying pouch over his shoulder. (These figures are sometimes known as "runners")This is a fine example. 10" tall by 9" wide.
This exceptional Vera Cruz figure stands with outstretched arms and wears a headdress, necklace and large earspools. This are bituman remains around the mouth. Stands an impressive 24" tall. Ex. Arte Xibalba