Pre-Columbian, Northern Mexico, Paquime/Casas Grandes, 1150 to 1450 CE. A large coil-made pottery piriform vessel adorned by a mesmerizing black-on-white design on its exterior walls, with double perforations for suspension on opposite sides, just below the rim. The maze-like pattern is simply stunning! Size: 5.125" in diameter x 4.25" H (13 cm x 10.8 cm)
Provenance: private S.S. collection, Los Angeles, California, USA
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Slight surface wear commensurate with age. The thickly painted design is very well preserved. Normal pitting on underside of base. Nice mineral deposits on interior.