This wonderful Mesa Verde mug has vibrant paint and a stunning design. The opening is shaped into an oval like shape. This could have been deliberately shaped this way to make it pour a certain way, or it is possible it slumped in firing. The checkerboard like design is duplicated on the handle. From a California collection. 4-3/4" by 4-1/4".
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 beautiful mug has several painted bands and rim ticking. 5-1/2" by 4".
Gorgeous basket, with fine weaving and great color inside and out. Ex. Atlanta auction company. 9" across by 5-1/2" tall.
This is a gorgeous Kayenta bowl, with an incredible complex design inside. One of the best Kayenta pieces we have ever seen. Intact, no restoration. Ex. Pickett collection. 7-1/2" by 4".
This small pitcher or mug has Chaco and Reserve influence. The straight spout and dimpled bottom point to Chaco. There is a checkerboard like pattern around the bottom and stripes on the spout. The design carries onto the handle. 5" by 5".
This little Red Mesa pitcher has design elements that show both Reserve and Snowflake influence. Very well executed designs and beautiful shape. 4" by 4".
Gorgeous Jalisco figure of a kneeling lady, with beautiful finish and nice deposits. 8" tall. Ex. Arte Primitivo.
Beautiful Cheyenne beaded design basket, with black, white, turquoise blue, red and yellow beads. From an Atlanta, Ga. collection. 6-1/2" by 6".
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". Ex. Arte Xibalba
This imposing figure stands 14" tall and most likely depicts a Shaman. He wears an elaborate multi-layered headdress, earspools, and a necklace depicting beads and small pendants. The face is finely molded, giving a very life-like expression, with remains of original chapapote (bitumen) painted decoration. Fine detailing in the clothing, including sandals on his feet...
This wonderful Maya poison bottle has God L and God K facing each other with glyphs between. The engraving is on both sides and is deep and crisp. Cinnabar remains. 3" by 2-3/4". Ex. New York collection.
This sitting "Old God" figure has beautiful details and has great "presence". He wears a loincloth, pectoral, earspools and arm bracelets. 10" tall.
A pair of Ushabtis - The first is of a singer and inscribed for the Chantress of Amun, Neskhons. The second is of a high priest, a shabti of the god's father of Amun, Padikhons. As a pair, they are rare and unusual in that the names Amun Padikhons and Neskhons suggest that they were made for the High Priest and his wife. The pair comes from the Harlan J...
Beautiful and intact large canteen, with a "sunburst" pattern around the top. Has some fire-clouding and a Chaco like indented bottom. Very unique shape. 6" by 6".
This wonderful little jar has a snake curled around the base with the head of the snake sticking out from the side. There are engraved geometric symbols carved around the outside. Really fine piece. 3" by 2". Ex. South Carolina collection.
This small Maya poison pot is shaped like a gourd with 8 raised points. Beautifully shaped and a rare find. 2-3/4" by 1-3/4". Ex. Texas Auction.
This rare example of the Maya poison bottle has what appears to be the "feathered serpent" shown on both sides. There are two raised bands on both opposing sides. Some cinnabar remains. 2" by 2". Ex. Texas Auction.