This long and sleek stoneware pottery vase has a curious image on the front, which looks to me to be a combination of an insect and a hummingbird. It has a long stinger or pollen sapper, wings, a beetle-like body and six legs--drawn in a Mimbres or Petroglyph style. The vase comes from a Southwestern estate that had several art studio pottery pieces by the same artist. There is a chop mark, which looks like a rectangle with a "D" in it, although on the other pieces (not listed here) the mark looks almost like a smiley face. A great accent piece for a dark wood table or shelf, and would be a nice gift for the person who loves nature and the Southwest.
Measures about 9-1/2" tall by 5" in diameter. Heavy at 2.4 pounds unpacked. No chips nor cracks, and in overall good vintage condition.
Sweet like pollen.
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