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 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.
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 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.
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 sitting "Old God" figure has beautiful details and has great "presence". He wears a loincloth, pectoral, earspools and arm bracelets. 10" tall.
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
Beautiful Cheyenne beaded design basket, with black, white, turquoise blue, red and yellow beads. From an Atlanta, Ga. collection. 6-1/2" by 6".
Gorgeous Jalisco figure of a kneeling lady, with beautiful finish and nice deposits. 8" tall. Ex. Arte Primitivo.
Gorgeous basket, with fine weaving and great color inside and out. Ex. Atlanta auction company. 9" across by 5-1/2" tall.
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 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...
Anasazi Tularosa seed jar with intricate design and two sets of drilled holes at the rim. The holes could have been used for hanging, or to tie on a cover. 6-1/2" by 6".
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 beautiful Mesa Verde mug has a band of one large and three small stripes around the top and bottom, with the "marriage symbol" in between. On the handle is a design that probably represents a centipede. The top half of the handle was broken off and has been glued back in place only. There is no restoration or overpaint. Ex. AZ. collection. 5-3/4" by 3-1/2".