A prime example of Mimbres ceramic art from Southern New Mexico dating Ca. 1000 - 1250 A.D.
This fine bowl measures 9 1/2” in diameter and displays a number of Mimbres geometric designs including enclosed vertical fine lines enclosed within hanging triangles, hanging black triangles outlined with white, and four rows of wide brown lines bisecting the bowl, The two large opposing ornate figures may represent the stylized tails of two fish or birds in flight. There was no written language during the Mimbres time so much of the geometric work is open to interpretation of the onlooker The bowl has approximately 5% restoration along the rim which you can see in the photos. The bowl has been published and purchased at auction.and is legal for private ownership under all current Federal and State laws. A certificate of authenticity will be provided upon purchase.