good calligraphy on side and in base
DESCRIPTION: Fine Acoma Pueblo terra cotta olla, circa 1920, with intricate black on white geometric designs with blossom, eye and cross themes; unsigned, good condition, no chips or repairs. DIMENSIONS: 8 3/4" high x 9 1/8" diameter.
ABOUT ACOMA POTTERY: Thin, hand fired walls (a common and sought after characteristic of Acoma pottery), light weight, and geometric designs characterize Acoma pottery...
Northern Plains Indian pipe carved from red catlinite and black steatite stone with a pewter or lead geometric inlay. The vertical pipe bowl is round and tapered, while the pipe stem is of faceted, octagonal form. Circa 1870s. Excellent original condition, no chips or cracks. Size: 7.75 inches length x 3.5 inches ht. x 1.25" diameter pipe bowl.
ink soaked cloth use inside
Rare black schist Hindu Temple carving of Bhairava riding his dog, I have handled hundreds of these temple statues and this is the only one of these I ever found especially in black stone . Beautifully carved with a wonderful patina , this is from my personal stash and would hate to part with it but I am listing everything. size 18" by 12"weight 25 pounds
chi as noted very good cu
Antique Chinese Scholar Taihu Stone Stand in its original natural form , size: 54 X 45 X 15 CM , weight:21 KG , in excellent condition , shipping is a plus
Chen Gaoli was a well known wood carver and restorer in Hong Kong In the last two decades of th 20th century From his small stores in the Hollywood area he did refinishing, sold art and carved frogs like this.
he used old wood bocks as the bases of carving rough backed frogs like this one This one is signed by hi artistic name, Chan Lai. He carved his mark in the base.
DESCRIPTION: A quite spectacular Acoma pot of great size and shape with a wonderfully complex design by Acoma artist, Adrian Vallo. A double rainbow of light and dark sienna bands divides this beautiful greenware olla into four quadrants, with two lively dark-sienna parrots below the arched rainbows, and two lighter sienna parrots above horizontal rainbow bands. Additional geometric designs in black on white are executed with clean, crisp lines...
This beautiful and well hollowed black hair crystal snuff bottle is a mid-20th century product. It is 2 1/2" high,1 3/8" wide and 5/8" thick with a red carnelian cap. Aside from a small chip on the top rim, it is in very good condition.
DESCRIPTION: A fantastic Acoma pottery water jar of large size with a wonderfully complex polychrome design containing bear and Kokopelli figures. A double rainbow of light and dark sienna bands divides this beautiful greenware olla into six cartouche segments, three larger ones with bears below the arched rainbows, each with different background designs, and three smaller ones with stylized Kokopelli figures (fertility deities) playing flutes...