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Antiquities – European and Native American

MEDIEVAL EUROPE

 

MED 1. English Cabassett ca. 1580-1630.

If you were a Native American observing the English colonists arriving at Jamestowne in 1607, this is the helmet they would have seen them wearing. A very fine and authentic example with decorative bronze rivets. This helmet is over 400 years old and is a relic of Renaissance Europe and the age of discovery. An amazing and impressive relic!

$3495.00

MED 2. Dug Medieval Crossbow Bolt ca. 1350-1450.

These cruel missiles were effective for penetrating chain mail and some plate armor. This example was dug in Southern Germany. 3″ in length. 

SOLD

MED 3. Excavated Medieval War Lance ca. 13th-15th Century AD.

This Lance head is all business and designed to pierce both chain mail and plate armor. Excellent condition. Found in Central Europe.

SOLD

MED 4. Medieval/Renaissance Era Headman’s Executioner’s Axe. ca. 1500-1600 AD.

Massive wrought iron axe designed specifically for severing heads of the condemned. This grisly relic was turned up in Holland and has been in my collection for many years. 

$1495.00 

 

 

Dark Ages: Viking and Migration Age Europe 

DA 1. Large Excavated Danish Battle Axe ca. 11th-12th Century AD.

Classic Scandinavian two handed battle axe (Petersen Type M) in superb condition. This is the same axe used by the Anglo Saxon Kings’ bodyguard or “Housecarls” as well as the Byzantine Emperors’ famed “Varangian Guards”. Found near Bila Tserkva (White Church), Ukraine.  Custom made display stand included with engraved plaque.

$4500.00

DA 2. Viking Pendant made from an Abbasid Caliphate Gold Dinar ca. late 9th Cent. AD.

In the East, the Vikings exchanged furs, slaves, Baltic Amber and weapons to the Arabs in exchange for gold and silver coins. The silver coins or “Dirhems” have been found in hoards as far West as Iceland. The much rarer gold Dinars were used exclusively for jewelry and adornment. This one is in great condition and was carefully crafted into a pendant by the Vikings. This piece surfaced at London auction house but exact provenance is uncertain. For reference see “Viking Art” by James Graham Campbell, page 61 for a photo of the Hoen Hoard found in Norway which contained twenty of these Dinars, all fashioned into pendants identical to this one.

$650.00

DA 3. Dug Battle Axe Amulet.

Cast in bronze, these amulets are found in several forms and are thought to possess magical and protective properties. Scholars associate them with the Cult of Perun and the Cult of St. Olaf. This example is in very good condition with an untouched patina and was found by a detectorist near Kyiv, Ukraine. 10th-11th Century AD. See this article for more information on these prized artifacts. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axe_of_Perun

$350.00 

DA 4. Excavated Viking Woman’s “Tortoise” Brooch.

These were worn in pairs at the shoulders. This one is an example of the classic Scandinavian type done in the Borre’ style. A small chain was suspended in between that had various amulets and decorative pendants hanging from it. Cast bronze. Ibn Fadlan describes the Viking women wearing these in his Risala or description of his travels among the Kievan Rus. Dug near Kyiv, Ukraine. Length approx. 3.5″.

$1650.00 

DA 5. Rare excavated pair of Silver Visigothic Bow Fibulae from Spain.

This large (6.25″) matching pair are dated to the end of the 5th Century AD. and were most likely found long ago in a Visigothic Row Grave Cemetery on the Central Meseta. Constructed of solid sheet silver with gilt brass palmettes at the junctures. Iron pins on back rusted away. Two of the arrow shaped terminals on one of the fibulae are restorations. These were worn to close a woman’s cloak at the shoulders and were worn in conjunction with rectangular cloisonne’ Belt Buckle Plates with oval loops. Only women of very high status could afford this ornamentation. Ref. “Art of Medieval Spain”Metropolitan Museum of Art page 59 fig. 14.”The Visigoths, an Ethnographic Perspective” by Peter Heather page 413, fig. 11-1.

$1995.00

DA 6. Visigothic Belt Buckle Plaque ca. 7th Cent. AD.

Classic mid 7th Century style featuring stylized griffin design. Deep green patina. This buckle is a reflection of the Byzantine influence on art of the later Visigothic Kingdom. Connecting pin is a modern replacement. Provenance of Merida, Spain. Ref. “The Visigoths, an Ethnographic Perspective” by Peter Heather page 418, fig. 11-5.

$295.00  

DA 7. Ostrogothic Bow Fibula. 5th to 6th Cent. AD.

Nice example made of cast bronze. Radiate head type. Spring pin intact. Used to pin a woman’s cloak at the shoulders. Provenance of the Danube River Valley.

$195.00 

DA 8. Silver Viking Gripping Beast Pendant 10th Century AD.

Classic Scandinavian openwork pendant in Borre’ art style. Pendants identical to this example were found in the Vårby hoard in Sweden, a striking collection of gold and silver objects, hidden in a wood near the sailing route to Birka. The hoard contained objects from countries as far away as Central Asia, indicating that the original owners must have had an extensive network. This particular pendant was found by a detectorist in Poland and is guaranteed 100% authentic. See no. 304 (example to the right) and no. 27, p. 78, fig. 6 in E. Roesdahl and D.M. Wilson, From Viking to Crusader: The Scandinavians and Europe 800-1200.

$2495.00

DA 9. Dug Scandinavian Cross Pendant, 11th Century AD.

Flawless example of this simple interlaced Christian Cross amulet. Made of cast white bronze. Found in a Viking settlement in Ukraine. The Swedish Vikings in the east were professional warriors but also sophisticated traders. They quickly came under the influence of the Byzantine Church in Constantinople where many Viking warriors served the Emperor as his personal bodyguards.

$395.00

DA 10. Dug Anglo Saxon “Horse Head” Brooch. 5th-6th Cent. AD.

A relic from the very first days when Saxons, Angles and Jutish Pirates overran the undefended Roman Province of Britannia. They drove the Romano Britons into a corner of the island that became Wales. This invasion came in waves and was accompanied with great slaughter and plundering. The Pagan Germanic tribes settled across the island and under the Christianizing influence of the Catholic Church developed a peace loving society with high levels of art and learning. In the year 786, there is an entry in the Anglo Saxon Chronicle that mentions three Longships coming ashore;  

“Here Beorhtric [AD 786-802] took King Offa’s daughter Eadburh. And in his days there came for the first time 3 ships; and then the King’s Reeve (Sheriff) rode there and wanted to compel them to go to the king’s town, because he did not know what they were; and they slew him. Those were the first ships of the Danish men which sought out the land of the English race.” Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (Winchester MS).

Here is the first contact of what would become two and a half centuries of savage Viking attacks and settlement ravaging the whole island. It seems that the blood shed in the Anglo Saxon Conquest came to fall upon their heads when they least expected it and in greater measure. This Pagan Anglo-Saxon Bronze Brooch is remarkable for it’s size, 5.5″ as well as the fantastic green patina and decoration. They were worn in pairs by women and pinned their cloaks at the shoulders. Found by a detectorist in Kent. No repairs or alterations.

$1250.00

DA 11. “Vikings” Reference Book by Tai Larsen.

This great book has been sold out by Amazon and is very hard to get. I have twenty copies that I got directly from the author who has hand signed them all. This book has great pictures of dug Swords, Axes, Amulets, Spears, Arrow Points, Horse Trappings, Belts and much more. Tai composed his own Scandinavian Saga influenced poetry to accompany the pictures. Paperback format and 104 richly illustrated pages. Great stuff and perfect for an introduction to these relics unlike the overwhelmingly exhaustive and academic works by Holger Arbman which cover the excavations at Birka in Sweden. I highly recommend his works if you can find them and want to take your interest further. Two other great introductory volumes I will recommend are “The Viking World” and “Viking Art” both by James Duncan Campbell.

$55.00 ea. 

DA 12. Excavated Viking “Omega” or “Penannular” Brooch.

Made of  bronze and featuring a poppy design. Great patina and no ground action. Pin intact. Used to fasten a Viking Warrior’s Cloak at the shoulder freeing up his sword hand. These are mentioned by Ibn Fadlan in his 10th Century description of the Kievan Rus. Read this amazing account HERE. Dug in Estonia on the Baltic. 8th to 11th Century AD.

$225.00

DA 13. Excavated Silver Viking Axe/Thor Hammer Amulet.

Well documented in Viking hoards, burials and trade settlements. This hybrid Hammer/Axe type was worn around the neck attached to a larger silver neck ring or bracelet, often in conjunction with Christian Crosses and snake amulets. Thought to possess magical and protective properties. Scholars associate them with the Slavic Cult of Perun and the Scandinavian God Thor. This example is in very good condition with punch mark designs. Found in Ukraine. 10th-11th Century AD. 

$495.00

DA 14. Excavated Viking Age Cross Amulet.

Early bronze type with traces of yellow or cream colored enamel in recesses. Superb condition. Excavated at a Viking trade settlement in central Ukraine. 10th-11th Cent. AD. Christianity quickly took hold among the Swedes trading and raiding in the east due to the influence of Byzantine missionaries. The cross of Christ became the most powerful amulet with the greatest protective powers eclipsing the Hammer of Thor, the Axe of Perun and the Lunula of the Moon. 

$250.00 

DA 15. Excavated “Barbed” Arrow Tip ca. 500-1000 AD.

This type of iron point was used by Germanic Tribes during the great European Migrations and into the Viking era. Condition is remarkable. Note socketed shaft. It would be quite unfortunate to be a victim of this cruel missile. 3″ in length. Provenance; Central Europe.

$95.00 

DA 16. Rare European Bronze Age Dagger or Short Sword ca. 2600-1200 BC.

This is an amazing ancient weapon. Note beautiful slick emerald green patina. Aesthetically impressive in it’s design and maintains a very sharp edge. Plowed up recently in an Eastern European farm field. Approx. 14″ in length.

$1495.00

DA 17. Excavated Viking Shield Boss or “Umbo” ca. 9th-12th Century AD.

Superb condition. Professionally cleaned and preserved. These iron bosses protected the hand and were centrally mounted on round wooden shields, covered with leather and painted with symbols and fantastic beasts. This fine example was found in a Viking trade settlement near Kyiv, Ukraine.

$950.00

DA 18. Excavated Frankish Gilt Silver Radiate Brooch. 5th-6th Century AD.

The Franks were one of the fiercest of the Germanic Tribes that overran the Roman Empire. Their name was synonymous with their fighting axes or “Franciscas”. They settled into what is now France and West Germany. This gilt silver brooch with a beast head terminal, was originally part of a matching pair, worn to pin both shoulders of a woman’s cloak. Condition is remarkable with intact iron closure pin and detailed chip carved designs and stamped triangles along the edges. Verbal provenance of France (Frankia).

$1450.00

DA 19. Excavated Scandinavian Cross Amulet, 11th Century AD.

Rare Christian pendant with Nordic interlace design. Found in a Rus (Varangian) settlement near Kiev.

$350.00 

DA 20. Exquisite Granulated Silver Lunula ca. 800-1000 AD.

This high status Slavic amulet was produced in a Polish or other Eastern European workshop. Condition is superb and can be worn today. Lunulas or “Lunitsa” were worn by girls and young women as a protection against the evil eye and demons. Also, for fertility and general female well being. These were worn on necklaces, sometimes with beads and multiple smaller Lunulas depending on the status of the wearer. These have also been found in Viking women’s graves, notably at Birka, in Sweden.

$1250.00

DA 21. Clay Spindle Whorl found in a Viking Settlement, 10th Century AD.

Large size and in great condition. These were employed to spin thread for garments and textiles. Scandinavian women took their skills with them and continued to produce clothing and useful items for their warriors and children. Eyeballed in a plowed field near Chernigiv Ukraine.

$55.00

DA 22. Twisted Silver Finger Ring found in a Viking Settlement. 10th Century AD.

Flawless condition. These were status symbols and are found in Scandinavian sites from Ireland to Russia. This one comes from Poland.

$595.00

DA 23. Excavated Silver Axe Amulet. 500-900 AD.

Pagan amulet of a type that is found from Germany to Ukraine. Possibly worn for protection in battle. Germanic and Slavic associations. This one came from Poland.

$250.00

DA 24. Viking Stirrups and Bit from Pagan Cremation Burial ca. 850-1000 AD.

Fantastic condition. When wrought iron is burned it undergoes a process in which it becomes carbonized and resistant to oxidation. Swords and other iron weapons found in cremations can also have this process or “Gladeskall” offering them an enhanced state of preservation. Only a high status warrior would be able to afford a horse and all that entails. Horses were often slaughtered and cremated with their master for service in Valhalla. Provenance: Eastern Europe.

$650.00

 

 

 

ANCIENT ANTIQUITIES

Roman, Greek, Egyptian, Scythian, Bronze Age, Etc.

ANT R 1. Rare Terra Cotta Roman Oil Lamp depicting a Gladiator.

This lamp is in flawless condition and features a detailed Roman Gladiator (a Secutor) in relief with a shield and raised Gladius. Acquired from a London antiquities auction and most likely found in England as well. 1st-2nd Cent. AD. Anything depicting a Gladiator is very scarce and desirable. 

$650.00

ANT R 2. Ancient Greek Oinochoe ca. 4-5th Cent. BC.

The Oinochoe was used as a pitcher for wine and other liquids. The style of the painting is known as ‘Red Figure” on a black background. It features a Greek mythological scene of a hero and a serpent. Most likely made in Apulia (Magna Graecia). These vessels were traded throughout the Greek colonies. Condition is remarkable with sharply detailed painting, expertly executed. When found it had some minor breaks that have been repaired, notably the handle and on the base. It is complete with no restoration. From a long time European private collection. Verbal provenance of Black Sea coast. Approx. 11″ tall. An exquisite and affordable piece of ancient art.

$4500.00

ANT R 3. Excavated Roman Silver Ring with the Goddess Minerva  Intaglio. 2nd Century AD.

This is a massive man’s finger ring. Crafted from solid silver. The intaglio is either made of red glass or carnelian and features Minerva on a throne holding a spear or staff and a sheath of wheat or grain. Condition is superb and untouched. Provenance uncertain but from a very old English collection.

$1450.00

ANT R 4. Ancient Greek Skyphos ca. 5th Century BC.

The Skyphos was a common type of drinking cup in the Hellenistic world. This particular cup is of the Attic or Corinthian style featuring the thumb holds. Excellent condition with a glossy black glaze. Classic form. Found many years ago in the Black Sea region of Ukraine which in ancient times was dotted with Greek trading colonies and settlements. 

$695.00

ANT R 5. Excavated Roman Soldier’s Finger Ring Inscribed “VTERE FELIX”, 2nd-3nd Century AD.

Large solid silver ring with ten sides. Each side has a Latin letter stamped into it reading “VTERE FELIX” which translates into “wear or use for luck”. Rings with this inscription are often excavated in military contexts. Most recently from excavations in Dacia (Romania). From an old time British collection. 

$695.00 

ANT R 6. Ancient Roman Fascinus (Phallus) Pendant/Amulet, 1st-2nd Century AD.

In ancient Roman religion and magic, the fascinus or fascinum was the embodiment of the divine phallus. The word can refer to phallus effigies and amulets, and to the spells used to invoke his divine protection. Pliny calls it a medicus invidiae, a “doctor” or remedy for envy (invidia, a “looking upon”) or the evil eye. The English word “fascinate” ultimately derives from Latin fascinum and the related verb fascinare, “to use the power of the fascinus”, that is, “to practice magic” and hence “to enchant, bewitch”. Catullus uses the verb at the end of Carme 7, a hendecasyllabic poem . Phallic charms, were ubiquitous in Roman culture, appearing as objects of jewelry such as pendants and finger rings, relief carvings, lamps, and wind chimes (tintinnabula). Fascinus was thought particularly to ward off evil from children, mainly boys, and from conquering generals. The protective function of the phallus is usually related to the virile and regenerative powers of an erect phallus. Varro notes the custom of hanging a phallic charm on a baby’s neck, and examples have been found of phallus-bearing rings too small to be worn except by children. A 2017 experimental archaeology project suggested that some types of phallic pendant were designed to remain pointing outwards, in the direction of travel of the wearer, in order to face towards any potential danger or bad luck and nullify it before it could affect the wearer. The pendant offered here is made of cast bronze was probably found by a metal detectorist in England. 

$195.00 

ANT R 7. Ancient Greek Red Figure Pelike ca. 4th Century BC.

Fine Apulian Ceramic Pelike (used for containing cremated remains) in superb condition with no repairs or restoration whatsoever. Painted with two female figures and palmettes on the sides. Approx. 8″ tall. Provenance of Southern Italy (Magna Graecia).

$1495.00 HOLD C.L.

ANT R 8. Ancient Roman Bronze Mount of a “Somnus” ca. 1st-2nd Cent. AD.

Hypnos was the ancient Greek personification of sleep and this theme was for centuries associated with the dead in Western culture. The Romans called him Somnus. See this article for some very interesting info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypnos. The winged head is often seen on Victorian era grave stones. Excellent condition with intact attachment pin on reverse. Most likely found by a metal detectorist in England.  

SOLD

ANT R 9. Ancient Roman Ornamental Bronze Head of Silenus ca. 1st-2nd Cent. AD.

In Roman times, Silenus was the fat, bald, bearded and drunken follower of the God Dionysius. This excavated bronze mount is highly detailed and was possibly a decoration on a furniture piece. Approx. 2″ with a deep green patina. Acquired from a British antiquities collection. Here is a great article from Wikipedia on Silenus https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silenus

$450.00

ANT R 10. Excavated Roman Gorgon Mount or “Phalera”, 1st-2nd Cent. AD.

Superb condition, made of cast bronze with sharp details. The winged Gorgon was a popular theme in classical mythology and civilization. Often used in a military context to instill fear or freeze your enemy. These bronze discs were mounted on Roman body armor and shields. Provenance: Metal detector find from England.

$1250.00 

ANT R 11. Excavated Roman Glass Bangle. 1st-3rd Century AD.

Large woman’s bangle made of cream and green colored glass. There are two breaks that have been repaired. Most likely a grave find. Provenance uncertain.

$45.00

ANT R 12. Ancient Roman Bronze Bangle/Bracelet, ca. 1st Century AD.

This woman’s bangle is in excellent condition and decorated with circle punch stampings on all sides. Beautiful green patina. From an English antiquities collection and probably found in England.

$250.00

ANT R 13. Roman Silver Spoon, Imperial Period. 1st-2nd Century AD.

Fantastic condition with twist design to the handle. Metal detector find from England. See what collectors paid for a later and less interesting example here: https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-5680671

$2250.00

ANT R 14. Excavated Roman Earthenware Bowl, 3rd-4th Century AD.

Nothing fancy here, quite plebian actually. This is what you would find in the tenements of the common people. Condition is very good with a couple of small chips and freeze cracks. Bowl is quite solid and can be used today. No repairs or restoration.

$250.00

ANT R 15. Ancient Cimmerian Iron Spear Point, 7th Century BC.

The Cimmerians were related to the Scythians and were later displaced by them. Also nomadic steppe dwellers, they were the bane of the Assyrian Empire. This spear point is in great condition and very long, approx. 20″. Found in Ukraine.

$650.00

ANT R 16. Excavated Roman Knife with Lioness Head Handle. 1st-2nd Century AD.

Remarkable condition with intact iron blade and cast bronze handle. Knives like this would have had many uses and been carried by average Romans.

$650.00

ANT R 17. Ancient Greek Signet Ring with Pan Playing his Flute, ca. 2nd-3rd Cent. BC.

High quality excavated bronze ring with a sharply detailed inset of the Greek God Pan playing his flute. Pan is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, rustic music and impromptus, and companion of the nymphs.[3] He has the hindquarters, legs, and horns of a goat, in the same manner as a faun or satyr. With his homeland in rustic Arcadia, he is also recognized as the god of fields, groves, wooded glens and often affiliated with sex; because of this, Pan is connected to fertility and the season of spring.[4]In Roman religion and myth, Pan’s counterpart was Faunus, a nature god who was the father of Bona Dea, sometimes identified as Fauna; he was also closely associated with Sylvanus, due to their similar relationships with woodlands. No doubt a metal detector find. Provenance of Southern Europe.

$995.00 

ANT R 18. Excavated Roman Glass Bracelet, ca. 1st-2nd Century AD.

High quality woman’s accessory fashioned from red and black glass with a twist pattern. Heavy construction. No repairs or damage at all.  Provenance: London auction house. 

$395.00

 

 

 

 

Native American and Pre Columbian Antiquities

All artifacts on this page were found on private property with land owner’s permission prior to 1979.

 

NA 1. Dug Anasazi “Dog Head” Effigy Water Pot.

Nearly flawless example with only a extremely minor rim chips and no restoration or repair whatsoever. Dog head effigy projects from side of rim. Interesting geometric patterns with crosses and lines. Found in 1970 by Dr. Rick Kalister in Catron County, New Mexico. Measures 6″ in diameter and 5″ in height. Ex. Dr. Kalister Collection.

$1650.00

NA 2. Excavated Anasazi Effigy Vessel ca. 800-1200 AD.

This weird looking vessel is shaped like a football and has a spout on top with a dog head effigy projecting from it. Nice black geometric patterns painted all over it. Spout has pressure cracks but no material loss or restoration whatsoever. Measures Approx. 5.75″ across at widest point and 4.75″ tall. This is an extraordinary Native American artifact. Dug long ago by Dr. Rick Kalister on private property. Catron County New Mexico.

$1995.00

NA 3. Caddo Jar.

Flawless condition. No repairs or restoration whatsoever. Lightly decorated with incising. Ex. Hiwassee College Collection.

$350.00

NA 4. Large Native American “Discoidal” or Game Stone. Ca. 800-1500 AD.

An amazing and quite massive example. Deeply hollowed out on both sides. Extremely well made and highly polished. The stone is very hard and granite like. These discs were made to play a series of games. One documented game was called “Chunky” where players would roll the stone and then cast spears at it once it rested. The closest spear was the winner. Discoidals this large and well fabricated are very rare. It measures 4″ in diameter and 2 5/8″ thick. Verbal provenance of Tennessee. Ex. Tom Davis, Ex. Dan White Collection. Comes with a Tom Davis Certification.

$1650.00

NA 5. Dug Anasazi Redware Bowl with Black Geometric Design ca. 900-1350 AD.

Nice representative example from the ancient Pueblo Culture that inhabited the “Four Corners” area in the American Southwest. No repairs or restoration. Measures 3.5″ in height and 7.25″ in diameter. All of our Native American ceramics come with a COA and are guaranteed authentic. Here is a very informative Wikipedia link that describes this remarkable culture and art in detail: https://r.search.yahoo.com/_ylt=AwrFSDyFoTRjO1kMhJpXNyoA;_ylu=Y29sbwNiZjEEcG9zAzEEdnRpZAMEc2VjA3Nj/RV=2/RE=1664422405/RO=10/RU=https%3a%2f%2fen.wikipedia.org%2fwiki%2fAncestral_Puebloans%23%3a~%3atext%3dThe%2520Ancestral%2520Puebloans%252C%2520also%2520known%2520as%2520the%2520Anasazi%252C%2cArizona%252C%2520northwestern%2520New%2520Mexico%252C%2520and%2520southwestern%2520Colorado.%2520/RK=2/RS=TngIvB_8lijrMRnmvMaZDu_Biz4-

$695.00

NA 6. Dug Pueblo/ Anasazi Culture Canteen ca. 1230-1320 AD.

High quality ceramic with brown stripes on a white background. This vessel has perforated tabs (one broken) that were used to suspend or carry it. Anasazi or Mogollon Tribes. No repairs or restoration whatsoever. Measures 5.25″ in height and 6.75″ in diameter. Found in Nevada. All of our Native American artifacts come with COA’s and are compliant with the ARPA law of 1979.

$695.00

NA 7. Dug Anasazi “Tularosa Tradition” Duck Effigy Pitcher ca. 1200-1325 AD.

High quality example with no repairs or restoration. The Tularosa style features geometric patterns of various intensity on a white to light gray background. Slight chipping on rim. Representative of the more highly developed Puebloan art forms. Provenance of the “Four Corners” region of the American Southwest. Measures 5.5″ in length. All of our Native American artifacts come with COA’s and are compliant with the ARPA law of 1979.

$795.00

NA 8. Excavated Mayan Tripod Vessel ca. 300-900 AD.

Slick polychrome cylindrical vessel with classic Mayan hieroglyphic pattern incised on upper section. Minor crack repair on rim and minor damage to one of the bulbous feet. A fine example of Mayan art from the Classical Period. 7.5″ in height x 6″ in diameter. Provenance of Mexico’s Yucatan Penninsula. All of our Native American artifacts come with COA’s and are compliant with the ARPA law of 1979.

$650.00

NA 9. Dug Central American Polychrome Storage Vessel ca. 300-700 AD.

Nicely painted with an orange, red and black color scheme and geometric pattern. A high quality Pre-Columbian pot with slick glaze. Probably produced by the Gran Cocle’ Culture. Note holes for hanging. No repairs, issues or restoration. Provenance of Panama. All of our Native American artifacts come with COA’s and are compliant with the ARPA law of 1979. Read this article for detailed information on the Panamanian Pre-Columbian art and culture: https: https://uploads.prod01.oregon.platform-os.com/instances/1957/assets/media_downloads/Pre-Columbian%20Cocl%C3%A9%20Pottery.pdf?updated=1622546248

$395.00

NA 10. Dug Pre-Columbian Warrior Effigy Jar ca. 300-700 AD.

Fierce Central American Warrior with breastplate, ear spools and headdress. Excellent condition with brown glaze. Small chips on interior, Feet broken. No repairs or restoration. Provenance of Panama. All of our Native American artifacts come with COA’s and are compliant with the ARPA law of 1979.

$795.00

NA 11. Dug Anasazi “Tularosa Tradition” Duck Effigy Vessel ca. 1200-1325 AD.

Good looking piece with some minor degree of restoration. Paint appears to have been retouched in areas. The Tularosa style features geometric patterns of various intensity on a white to light gray background. Representative of the more highly developed Puebloan art forms. Provenance of the “Four Corners” region of the American Southwest. Length 5.5″.

$295.00 HOLD J.P.

NA 12. Pre-Columbian Bridge Jar ca. 300-800 AD.

Red glazed compound storage vessel in flawless condition. Incised geometric designs. 5.5″ in height x 10.5″ in length. Provenance of Panama. All of our Native American artifacts come with COA’s and are compliant with the ARPA law of 1979.

$650.00

NA 13. Excavated Gran Cocle’ Culture Monkey Effigy Bowl. Ca. 400-800 AD.

Excellent condition with no repairs or restoration. Slick glazed surface with multi colored paint. Effigy appears to be a monkey. Provenance of Panama. Measures 6.5″ in diameter x 2″ in height. All of our Native American artifacts come with COA’s and are compliant with the ARPA law of 1979.

$595.00

NA 14. Excavated Pre-Columbian Human Effigy Jar. Ca. 300-800 AD.

Very high quality piece with superb painting and composition. No repairs or issues. Provenance of Central America, most likely Gran Cocle’ Culture. 6″ in height. All of our Native American artifacts come with COA’s and are compliant with the ARPA law of 1979.

$795.00

NA 15. Excavated Cocle’ Painted Vessel. Ca. 400-800 AD.

These ceramics are prized for their brightly painted compositions and slick glaze. Provenance of Gran Cocle’ Region of Panama. Measures 2.5″ in diameter x 4.25″ in height. For a detailed analysis of the Cocle Culture, please read this article: https://uploads.prod01.oregon.platform-os.com/instances/1957/assets/media_downloads/Pre-Columbian%20Cocl%C3%A9%20Pottery.pdf?updated=1622546248

$495.00

NA 16. Caddo Incised Water Bottle ca. 1200-1500 AD.

Classic style in excellent condition. Possible crack repair at base of neck. Height 6″, diameter 4.5″. Found in Southeast Arkansas.

SOLD

NA 17. Excavated Chupicuaro Polychrome Tripod Bowl ca. 500 BC-300 AD.

Finely painted vessel with geometric designs and a highly burnished finish. Minor crack repair on one side. This culture predated the Teotihuacan phase in Western Mexico. Here is a link to a Wikipedia article describing these people and their art in detail: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chup%C3%ADcuaro

$595.00

NA 18. Excavated Anasazi Painted Cup or Olla ca. 1000-1350 AD.

Superb condition with classic Puebloan geometric design. No restoration, repair or issues. Here is a very informative Wikipedia link describing this remarkable Native American culture and art forms in detail: https://r.search.yahoo.com/_ylt=AwrFSDyFoTRjO1kMhJpXNyoA;_ylu=Y29sbwNiZjEEcG9zAzEEdnRpZAMEc2VjA3Nj/RV=2/RE=1664422405/RO=10/RU=https%3a%2f%2fen.wikipedia.org%2fwiki%2fAncestral_Puebloans%23%3a~%3atext%3dThe%2520Ancestral%2520Puebloans%252C%2520also%2520known%2520as%2520the%2520Anasazi%252C%2cArizona%252C%2520northwestern%2520New%2520Mexico%252C%2520and%2520southwestern%2520Colorado.%2520/RK=2/RS=TngIvB_8lijrMRnmvMaZDu_Biz4-

$650.00

NA 19. Dug Anasazi Redware Bowl with Black Geometric Design ca. 900-1350 AD.

Representative example from the ancient Pueblo Culture that inhabited the “Four Corners” area in the American Southwest. Good overall condition with small areas of repair and restoration. Finish shows some fine crackling. Large size. Approx. 5″ in height and 9.5″ in diameter. All of our Native American ceramics come with a COA and are guaranteed authentic.

$350.00 HOLD J.P.

NA 20. Caddo Incised Water Bottle ca. 1200-1500 AD.

Classic style with well executed design. Neck has been re-attached. Height 5.5″, diameter 4.5″. Found in Southeast Arkansas.

SOLD

NA 21. Pre Columbian Nicoya Polychrome Ceramic Figurine ca. 800-1200 AD.

Very high quality piece with no repairs or restoration. This culture flourished in Costa Rica and are known for their fine ceramic work.

$1650.00

NA 22. Dug Quapaw Polychrome Storage Jar ca. 1200-1400 AD.

High quality example with no repairs or restoration. De-accessed over a decade ago from the Hiwassee College Museum. Vividly painted with a red on cream colored swirl design. Minor nicks on the rim. Provenance of Arkansas. All of our Native American artifacts come with COA’s and are compliant with the ARPA law of 1979.

$1850.00

NA 23. Dug Anasazi “Dog Head” Effigy Water Pot.

Nearly flawless example with only a extremely minor rim chips and no restoration or repair whatsoever. Dog head effigy projects from side of rim. Interesting geometric patterns. One of several ceramic pieces found in 1970 by Dr. Rick Kalister in Catron County, New Mexico. Measures 7″ in diameter and 6″ in height. Ex. Dr. Kalister Collection.

$1650.00 HOLD J.P.