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 small Acoma vase has beautiful designs and colors, with a braided handle. A signed piece, by Joyce L. 5" tall.
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 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 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 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.
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.
This elongated little pot has two holes at the top, and was possibly used as a paint pot. Appears to have some cinnabar remains. 3-1/2" long. Ex. New York collection.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.