Gorgeous Jalisco figure of a kneeling lady, with beautiful finish and nice deposits. 8" tall. Ex. Arte Primitivo.
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 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 Casas Grandes Olla with bold design. Intact. 7" by 7". Ex. Switzer collection.
A large and beautiful stone (jadite)amulet. The wear on the back indicates that this was a piece worn for a long time. 3" long. Ex. Arte Xibalba
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...
Beautiful polychrome mug with classic design. Intact. 5-3/4" by 3-1/2"
This small Acoma vase has beautiful designs and colors, with a braided handle. A signed piece, by Joyce L. 5" tall.
This beautiful pitcher has a bold design, rim ticking and a "braided" handle. 5" by 5-1/2". Ex. Pickett collection.
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.
Around the outside of this bowl are three scenes of the "Dog Deity" facing a sitting figure. Nice ribbed bottom as well. 8-1/4" by 3-1/4". Ex. Tenbrook Collection, Santa Fe, NM.
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.
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".
The body of this Maya bowl is painted with a cream slip, with orange , brown and cream interior and has a dancing deity or ceremonial figure. He holds a floral staff and is encircled with a "skyband". The four legs have very nice rattles inside. 7-1/2" across by 3-1/4" high. Ex. Art for Eternity.