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...
This sitting "Old God" figure has beautiful details and has great "presence". He wears a loincloth, pectoral, earspools and arm bracelets. 10" tall.
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 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...
Absolutely stunning Vera Cruz figure attached to an offering bowl. He has a huge pectoral and a fantastic "serpent" mask, with snakes coming from his headdress and running down to his nosering. He wears large bracelets and earspools. VERY complex piece. 10-3/4" tall by 9" deep by 9" across. Still has some white stucco remains. Incredible.
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...
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" tall. Ex. Arte Primitivo.
Gorgeous Jalisco figure of a kneeling lady, with beautiful finish and nice deposits. 8" tall. Ex. Arte Primitivo.
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 Kayenta mug has a beautiful slanted line design around the top half and a wonderfully shaped handle. Has a very minor rim chip, else intact, as found. 5-1/2" wide by 4" tall. Ex. Pickett collection.
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 superb Anasazi pitcher has a basketweave design and has an animal effigy handle. There is rim ticking around the top of the spout. 6" by 6".
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 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".
Beautiful Cheyenne beaded design basket, with black, white, turquoise blue, red and yellow beads. From an Atlanta, Ga. collection. 6-1/2" by 6".