Here we have a vintage hand-coiled polychrome Acoma pottery wedding vase form with braided handle, unsigned yet with Acoma N.Mex on the bottom. The piece was made circa mid 20th Century. From a website about this type of vessel: "The Wedding Vase is an ancient vessel still used in traditional Native American wedding ceremonies. One spout of the vessel represents the husband; the other, the wife. The looped handle represents the unity achieved with marriage. The space created within the loop represents the couples' own circle of life." This wedding vase has nice thin walls, and it had been displayed in a window, and so one side is much more faded than the other. It is not a super large piece, and in fact, I would characterize it as medium sized. There are no major cracks nor chips, although there is some discoloration at the handle. Is a beautiful piece for those who love older Acoma pottery.
Measures about 8" tall by about 5" in diameter across the bulbous part of the body. Weighs 11 ounces. Again, please review the color variations from age and fading and wear. Sold as is.
A piece of New Mexico history.
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