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Lot 0597
**Originally Listed At $950**

Native American, Southwestern USA, found in central eastern Arizona, Anasazi (Ancestral Puebloan), Pueblo II, ca. 980 to 1150 CE. An outstanding example of a Gallup Black-on-White ceramic pitcher with a light grey body color and dramatic fineline black and white motifs on its upper neck and lower body, each depicting stepped and linear motifs that evoke the architecture of the this time period as well as the desert landscape. This style is associated with the Pueblo II period, when people in the area traded pottery for food with wealthy settlements like Chaco Canyon. Size: 4.9" W x 6.9" H (12.4 cm x 17.5 cm)

Provenance: private Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, USA collection; ex-Aaron Brady collection, found at Old Platt Ranch, St. Johns, Arizona, USA

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#147157

Condition

One small, stable crack on the lower neck (unrepaired). Small chips from rim commensurate with age. Light deposits on surface.

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Prehistoric Anasazi Gallup Black-on-White Pitcher

Estimate $1,900 - $2,850Oct 17
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