Sold Archive Welcome to our sold lot "Archive" for a sampling of Works we have sold. See something you like? Please let us know and we may be able to find you a Comparable piece from our network of Collectors. Native American Prehistoric Columbia River, WA Bear Effigy Mortar A beautiful and deeply carved monumental prehistoric bear effigy mortar from the Columbia River, Washington area. Sculpted from fine grain basalt with detailed facial features and a deeply carved bowl. Ex Collection Fred Eisenman. 15” length x 8 3/8” width x 4” height. 24 lbs weight. Northwest Coast, Prehistoric Columbia River Bird Effigy Mortar, Washington area A large and deeply carved prehistoric Columbia River bird effigy mortar. The head extends from the bowl and displays strong facial features. The exposed ribs are a prehistoric artistic element associated with shamanism. Ex collection Fred Eisenman. 10 ¼” length x 9 3/4” width x 6 ½” height. 24 lbs weight. Caddo Sun Burst Ear Spools, La Flore C Caddo Sun Burst Ear Spools, La Flore CO, Oklahoma, circa 1300 AD A large matching set of copper stained limestone ear spools with an engraved sun burst design. Broken and cleanly repaired. Mississippian era. Reportedly from the Spiro Mound area, La Flore CO, Oklahoma. 3 1/2" diameter. Dog Effigy Pipe, Preble CO. OH, ca 1875 A.D. Ottawa or Iroquois Catlinite Dog Effigy pipe carved stylistically in the tradition of those from the Pre Historic era. Masterfully sculpted and heavily smoked. Length 4 3/4 in. (12 cm.) Important Human Head Pipe with Wheeping Eye Motif, probably Ohio, circa 1200 A.D. Large and important human head effigy pipe of limestone. The head looking upward as if to communicate with onlookers. The face engraved with the "Wheping Eye Motif", a Mississippian motif derived from the marking on the Peregrine Falcon and associated with a Warrior Cult of the Southern Ceremonial Complex. A necklace decorates the base of the pipe. 6 1/2" in height (17 cm.) Exceptional Red Quartz Hourglass Bannerstone Exceptional Red Quartz Hourglass Bannerstone, Trigg County, KY, ca 2000 BCA red ferruginous quartz bottle bannerstone of highly developed form and beautifull material. This exceptional and large example may have been a Ceremonial object. Trigg County, Kentucky. Ex Byron Knoblock Collection. Jackson COA. Measures 4" length 2 7/8" width. Adena Bar Amulet, Duck Carved Relief, Ohio Adena Culture Bar Amulet, Duck Carved Relief, Meigs Co., Ohio, 500 BCA banded slate bar amulet with an exceeingly rare artistic depiction of a duck carved in relief. Detailed eyes, nostrils and body. The amulet drilled birdstone-like at both ends. Ex Payne Collection from the 1930's. Tom Davis COA Grade Ten (10). Birdstone, Published by Earl Townsend in Book Birdstone, Ohio, circa 500 BC, ex Earl TownsendA unique Ohio birdstone with detailed features including eyes, nostrils, and mouth. Excellent form and banding. Pictured in Birdstones of the North American, 1959 by Earl Townsend. Perfect condition. Measures 3 1/8" length Monumental Hohokam Stone Rattlesnake, Arizona A rare and impressive Monumental stone rattlesnake from the Hohokam culture of the Southwest. The serpent tightly coiled with head poised and alert. Ex Navratil collection. Acquired circa 1940 and found on private property. 12" diameter 7 1/2" height. 45 lbs. Pre Columbian Chontal Stone Mask, Guerrero, Mexico Large Green Diorite Chontal Mask, Guerrero, Mexico Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C. A large heavy Chontal green diorite sculpted head. Highly polished glassy surface with deeply inset eyes and well defined features. The bust like head perforated for suspension. Unusual in it's great depth and weight. A stunning example. 4 1/2 in. ( 11.5 cm.) height, 4" width, 3" depth. Mayan Hacha Ball Court Marker, ca. 450-600 A.D. In polished volcanic stone the Mayan hacha carved realistically in the form of an aquatic bird. Carved two sided and three dimensionally with sunken lunate eyes and serene expression. Vera Cruz, Mexico. Height 12 in. (30 cm.) Aztec Stone Monument of Quetzalcoatl A monumental Aztec sculpture of the God Quetzalcoatl. A feathered serpent revered for his ability to inhabit the duel cosmos of Earth and Sky. The mouth open wide showing fangs with a scrolling forked tongue. The body tightly coiled with a highly developed rattle. Carved from a high quality granite. Length 14 1/4" height 10 1/2". 56 lbs. Rare opportunity. Stoetzer COA Report. Pre Columbian Mayan Skull Hacha A rare Pre Columbian Mayan Hacha used in association with the Mesoamerican ballgame. Carved in the form of a skull from a lovely highly polished Greenstone. Remnants of red cinnabar. Stoetzer Inc. authenticity report included. Height 11 1/4". Mayan Zoomorphic Jaguar Stone Tenon Head A rare jaguar tenon head carved from volcanic stone showing both jaguar and serpent features. The scrolling open mouth with sharp fangs. Collected prior to 1970 with excellent provenance. Measures 24" length (61 cm.) and 12" (30 cm) height. Weights 70 lbs. Rare Opportunity. Olmec Were-Jaguar Winged Pendant Olmec Were-Jaguar Winged Pendant, Vera Cruz area, Mexico, ca 500 BCAn expressive and powerfull Olmec were-jaguar winged pendant made of blue green serpenine. One corner chipped in antiquity and smoothed by the passing of time. Drilled twice along the top and bottom for suspension. 3 1/2" width. Early Maya Chacmol Diety Vase with Glyphs, ca 200 AD Classic Maya Brownware Vase, Carved Chacmol Diety with Glyphs, Chiapas area, circa 200-450 ADAn Early Classic brownware vessel with carved deity image on front and diagonal glyph band on reverse. Small restored sherd along bottom edge. 5 1/4" height x 6" diameter. Maya Pectoral of a Standing Lord, Honduras, ca 450 AD Maya Pectoral of a Standing Lord, Honduras, ca 450 ADAn incredible Classic Maya Lord standing in a ceremonial position with his arms folded across his chest. His mouth is open showing a toothy grin and elaborate ear spools. A stylized headdress adorns the top of his head and a belt and pendants are carved around his waste. Interestingly, this is sculpted in three-dimensional style showing detailed features on the reverse. The imagery is very complex with a host of hidden deity and skeletal figures. Drilled laterally for suspension. 3 1/4" height x 1 5/8" width. Apple Green Mayan Jade Pectoral ca 400 AD Apple Green Mayan Jade Pectoral, Classic, ca 400 ADA brilliant apple green pectoral showing the image of a chief with earspools and headress. Two open beaked raptoral birds are shown in profile facing the Lord. When the pectoral is turned there is additional imagery. Drilled lengthwise for suspension. Measures 2 1/8" length. Classic Mayan Polychrome Vase, circa 550 AD, Guatemala A beautifully painted Late Classic Mayan Vase with two Lords in profile. These are likely depictions of the mythological Hero Twins who are shown here wearing elaborate feathered headdresses with a band of glyphs painted along the rim. Ex Collecton Eugene Massin. Acquired in the 1960's. Professionally repaired. 4 7/8" height x 5 3/4" diameter. Mayan Jade Acrobat, Classic Period, ca 650 AD A wonderful Classic Mayan Jade pectoral in the form of an acrobat. The acrobat's face is carved in profile with his hands folded into his chest and his legs over his head. Drilled lengthwise for suspension. 1 1/2" length x 1 1/8" width. A miniature masterpiece.