Prehistoric Native American Casa Grande Paquime Polychrome Pottery Jar. Above average condition wonderful Paquime pottery jar, handmade creamware and painted with traditional geometric design in red and black, In very good condition with only slight wear to design, but excellent for its age. Superb molding with no damage, restoration or overpainting. The dimensions are approximately 5 1/2" tall by 6 1/2" wide.Paquimé, better known as Casas Grandes, was a major cultural and trade center in the northwestern region of todays Chihuahua state for hundreds of years before the arrival of the Spanish in northern Mexico. Culturally affiliated in many ways to Mesoamerica to the south, Casa Grandes acted as an intermediary between Central American peoples and the Mogollon and Hohokam peoples to the north. Its area of influence reached from central New Mexico in the north to central Chihuahua in the south. Its peak of development occurred in the 13th and 14th centuries. Trade items included shells, copper, pottery, and macaws.
The ruins of Paquimé include more than 2000 rooms, indicating the importance of this settlement. Casas Grandes is known for its remarkable pottery. Today, residents of the neighboring village of Mata Ortiz create pottery inspired by Casas Grandes work, and this pottery is in high demand. Please read the Terms of Sale Completely.
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If you have a question about an item, a date or a mark or it's condition, please ask and if I don't know, I will ask an expert. The item "Prehistoric Native American Casa Grande Paquime Polychrome Pottery Jar" is in sale since Wednesday, February 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\Pre-1600\Pottery". The seller is "shippr2" and is located in New Albany, Indiana. This item can be shipped worldwide.