Mesa Verde Black-on-White Ladle with Horned Toad - 1100 AD-1300 AD
The first ladles were half-gourds. When pottery appeared the half-gourd was copied in clay. Ladles were no doubt used exactly as they are today- for dipping & pouring liquids of all kinds.
This ladle comes with a waxed cotton loop making it a charming and whimsical Christmas ornament!
3" x 1"
Mesa Verde Black-on-White Ladle with with Step Design - 1100 AD-1300 AD
1050 AD- 1300 AD. Seed jars were typically used to store seeds for the following years planting. Mesa Verde Black-on-White Seed Jar with Zoomorphic Sheep Design. 1 1/2" x 3/4"
24 oz ceramic mug hand-crafted by Ute Mountain Ute potters. A faithful reproduction of a mug housed in the Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum. For hot and cold beverages. Hand washing recommended. Approximately 5" tall, 4" wide, and 5.5" long.
Mesa Verde Black-on-White Mug with Key Hole Handle - 1100 AD- 1300 AD
This mug has classic Mesa Verde banding and solid kiva step motif. The meaning of key hole handles, like the doorways, is still unknown.
Food safe. Hand washing recommended. Approximately 3.5" x 4.5".
PO Box 38 Mesa Verde National ParkColorado, 81330