There are hints of mica in the clay and the figure has an overall darkened rich patina that gives it presence and shows its great age. There have been books written specifically about them (When Rain Gods Reigned: From Curios to Art at Tesuque Pueblo by Duane Anderson) and they exist in many museum and private collections.Late 19th - early 20th century. SIZE: Height - 6.25" (16 cm) / Width - 2.75" (7 cm) / Depth - 3 (7.5 cm). Weight - 11.5 ounces.
CONDITION: Good condition, as shown in the photos and with the following noted: Small chip to left hand. No other damage and no restoration. This piece will be a quality addition to any collection of Native American Art and will display beautifully in any Mid Century Modern, Western, Santa Fe - Taos style, Ethnographic, Tribal, or Arts and Crafts decor.
Look carefully at all the photos to view the details and condition of the piece. This object comes from a smoke-free, pet-free environment. The item "Antique Tesuque Pueblo Rain God Sculpture / Native American Indian / Southwest" is in sale since Monday, October 05, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American".
The seller is "antiques-art" and is located in Ben Lomond, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.