Beautifully shaped handled corrugated olla.(Has one small handle that is made to look like braided rope) Broken and glued only, no restoration. 8" by 7".
Gorgeous and large Mesa Verde bowl, with beautiful multi-faceted design and classic rim ticking. Broken and glued only. 10-1/4" by 4-3/4".
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This large and impressive corrugated olla is 10-1/4" tall by 10" wide. It is broken and glued with approx. 3 shards missing (as seen in the pics). An impressive display piece that is a great example of the coil and scrape method used by the ancients in pottery making.
This Maya cylinder has four separate figures painted around it, including two sitting "royal" figures, wearing extensive ceremonial attire, and two anthropomorphic bird figures. On the bottom is painted a red orb, possibly representing the sun. Was broken into four pieces, reassembled and the break lines restored on the outside. The break lines still visible on the inside. 6-1/2" by 5-1/2".
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 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...
Gorgeous Anasazi pitcher made in a duck body design, with fineline design over the entire body. The handle is an animal effigy body, with a very interesting stair-step design painted on. Broken and glued with professional restoration over the break lines. 7" by 6". Ex AZ. collection.
This beautiful little pitcher is intact, with great paint and a dog head handle. Has the "marriage symbol" design around the neck. 4-3/4" by 4-1/2".
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".
Anasazi cup with a light "glaze" to it. Very beautifully formed, with a nice lip all around. Has a very unusual design feature on the bottom. Around the bottom is a circle that has a "spirit break" in it. This is usually found on bowls. One small piece glued in the rim, else intact. 4-3/4" by 2-1/2".
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...
Gorgeous basket, with fine weaving and great color inside and out. Ex. Atlanta auction company. 9" across by 5-1/2" tall.
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
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...
This corrugated jar stands 5-1/2" tall by 4" wide and shows signs of being well used. There is a piece glued back on the rim, with visible lines where the piece broke off. Ex. Pickett collection.
Third Intermediate period. Very nicely molded Ushabti. Has remains of black glaze where the name was applied. Ex. Harlan J. Berk gallery, London. 3-1/2" tall on the stand.