Ancient MIMBRES Black and White "Gravy" Bowl w/ Kill Hole. Original Bill of Sale / Provenance - ESTATE. Very unique ancient Mimbres black and white pottery bowl. Highly unusual design with abstract lines supposedly to represent lightening.
My friend collected ancient pottery over his entire life and all pieces include documentation as to where and when they were dug and obtained. I know nothing about describing the condition or quality of these pieces - including lots of photos for you to make a proper educated evaluation.Bowl comes with bill of sale from the original owner with regarding location and date of excavation / Statement of Disclosure Regarding American Indian Artifacts. According to the bill of sale related to this exact bowl: Described as: Mimbres Bowl Geometric Design Black on White "Lightening Rod". 5" High by 8" in Diameter. Says it was found on private property in New Mexico with address + Owners Name + Date of Excavation = October 22, 1983. Will be posting additional ancient pottery from this estate.
Please check out my other auctions! My Measurements for Bowl Are. 8 3/4" Inches Diameter x 4 1/4" Inches Deep.There are a pair of drilled holes opposite each other on two sides of bowl - assume for carry / twine. The item "Ancient Mimbres Black White Native American Abstract Pottery Bowl withProvenance" is in sale since Sunday, April 08, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\Pre-1600\Pottery". The seller is "dramagica" and is located in Decatur, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States.