Rare, Ancient, Sikyatki Spatter Picture Bowl (1400 AD - 1500 AD) Bird and Arrow Design. Fort Knox Antiquities is very pleased to offer this Native American, Rare, Ancient, Sikyatki Polychrome, Spatter Picture bowl (1400 AD - 1500 AD) Sikyatki is one of the rarest types of ancient Native American pottery and very desired in the collectors market. Sikyatki is a proto-Hopi pottery with a fine clay body but often mistakenly called Anasazi.This bowl is of the Spatter Variety and of note only half of the bowl was spattered. This technique was likely accomplished by spraying the paint from the mouth.
The interior design is done with a stylized bird with wings done as a crescent, three dots for the neck and head, beak facing right. The bird has plumage atop of its head. Bellow the wings is a downward facing arrow or atlatl spear. Complete with nock shown tied on top the shaft, feathers or different design, the arrowhead insert and the arrowhead.
The exterior has a beautifully done two color motif. This is an extremely rare type of pottery both being Sikyatki, a spatter variant and a picture bowl. The bowl was broken in half as seen in the images and glued back together.There is no restoration or repaint. It is all 100% ancient clay.
Fort Knox Antiquities is a large free standing, 2200 square feet ancient art gallery located in the heart of down town Scottsdales gallery center. Fort Knox Antiquities has supplied collectors and museums around the world with thousands of artifacts for display. We have a huge amount of inventory available ranging from Pre-Columbian, Egyptian, Middle Eastern, Roman, pre-historic Native American, and Greek artifacts, not all are shown here. Antiquities are not just beautiful pieces of ancient art, but also a great investment as antiquity values continue to increase over the years. Native American, Sikyatki (1400 AD 1500 AD).
Coiled and paddled clay, stone polished, painted and low-fired. Fort Knox antiquities operates a public art gallery located in Scottsdale, Arizona in the heart of the art gallery center.Fort Knox Antiquities prides itself in dealing in only AUTHENTIC artifacts and antiquities. These pieces were acquired prior to the UNESCO Treaty. The item "Rare Sikyatki Polychrome Spatter Picture Bowl. Bird and Arrow Motif (1400 AD)" is in sale since Sunday, July 22, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\Pre-1600\Pottery". The seller is "fortknoxartifacts" and is located in Scottsdale, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.