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 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 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...
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 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 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.
Stunning black and white canteen, with lightning bolt like designs all over. There was a pressure crack repaired on one side, else intact. Beautiful. 7" by 6". Ex. Arizona collection.
Gorgeous Jalisco figure of a kneeling lady, with beautiful finish and nice deposits. 8" tall. Ex. Arte Primitivo.
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 beautiful pitcher has a wonderful "braided" handle, and shows a lightning bolt and swirl design. The paint is bold and bright. Some minor rim chipping, else intact. Ex. Pickett collection. 7-3/4" tall by 6-3/4" across.
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.
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 little Red Mesa pitcher has design elements that show both Reserve and Snowflake influence. Very well executed designs and beautiful shape. 4" by 4".
This beautifully shaped seed jar has three sets of ancient "sew holes" made around the rim. The ancient cracks associated with the sew holes were repaired to protect the integrity of the piece. 6" by 4-3/4". Ex. Pickett collection.
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.