1920's Zuni Ceremonial pot with Malachite fetishes, signed, rare - Object Quality Antiques

1920's Zuni Ceremonial pot with Malachite fetishes, signed, rare

$ 575.00


1920's Zuni Ceremonial pot with Malachite fetishes, signed, rare

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: I know nothing about Native American pottery. Zip, zero, zilch, nada, 0. My description is based on what a collector told me, so please please please, look at the photos and decide for yourself is correct. If you feel there is an error in my listing and you know what this pot actually is, please let me know, and I will gladly amend it.


Circa 1920 Zuni Indian miniature ceremonial pot from the Bear Tribe, supposedly made by a potter named "Diamond" (this is what the collator told me was on the pictograph signature). There is a signature on the base in red paint, the top half does resemble a bear claw imprint, so I was inclined to believe that. The body of the bowl is dark gray on the outside, and mottled gray and green on the inside. Around the rim of the opening are set eight small malachite chips in organic/asymmetrical shapes. Each piece is pierced through and attached with what looks like sinew. There is a try light green glass bead that hold the malachite in place. The base has a tannish color. Diameter is 2.875", height is 1.75", weight is 4.6 oz / 131 grams.


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 _gsrx_vers_526 (GS 6.6.6 (526))

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