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Key Marco Cat Museum Model
Carved by Calusa artisan, circa 500-800 A.D. Statue depicting half-human, half-panther figure thought to be religious in nature. Discovered by Frank Hamilton Cushing during the Smithsonian-sponsored Pepper-Hearst expedition,1896. Now part of the collections of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.

Museum Marco Cat

This full-size reproduction (15cm) is based on published and unpublished photographs of the original figure. A base, with felt pads is included to support the figure. Because it has been individually cast and finished by hand, each piece is unique. 

Also included with the item is a descriptive story card, signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Signed and numbered. Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

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F15-Museum Marco Cat
$45 (US), plus tax and delivery

 
Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.

Key Marco Cat Traditional Reproduction
Carved by Calusa artisan, circa 500-800 A.D. Statue depicting half-human, half-panther figure thought to be religious in nature. Discovered by Frank Hamilton Cushing during the Smithsonian-sponsored Pepper-Hearst expedition,1896. Now part of the collections of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.

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This full-size reproduction, artist’s impression, measures 6” tall. Hand-cast with trimmed felt under the legs. Based on published and unpublished photographs of the original Key Marco Cat.

Individually cast and hand-finished, each piece is unique.  Also included with the item is a descriptive story card, signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Signed and numbered.  Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

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F10-Artist's Impression Marco Cat
$40 (US), plus tax and delivery

 
Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.

Calusa High Priest Masks Calusa Colors
Designs taken from original paintings by Florida artist Theodore Morris. Based on Calusa masks excavated at the Key Marco site by Frank Hamilton Cushing during the Smithsonian-sponsored Pepper-Hearst expedition,1896. Preserved for centuries in the Marco Island mud, Cushing reported that many recovered artifacts disintegrated when exposed to light and air.

Ceremonial Priest Shaman High Priest
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M1-Ceremonial Priest Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery
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M2-Shaman Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery
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M3-High Priest Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery

Ceremonial Mask

Ceremonial Priest Mask

Ceremonial Priest Mask
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M4-Ceremonial Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery
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M5-Ceremonial Priest Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery
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M6-High Priest Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery

Human Wolf Mask
Mask Stand (Wood)

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M7-Human Wolf Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery
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D20-Mask Stand (Wood) 6"
$5 (US), plus tax and delivery
 

Full-size reproduction measures approximately 6” x 9”. Each mask is individually cast and finished by hand with authentic detail and signed by the artist. Ready to hang. Also included with the item is a descriptive story card, also signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

Item No. Item Description Price per item  
MS3 Set of any 3 Masks (Please email pete@keymarcocat.com to specify mask selections.) $210 (US), plus tax and delivery
MS4 Set of any 4 Masks (Please email pete@keymarcocat.com to specify mask selections.) $260 (US), plus tax and delivery
MS5 Set of any 5 Masks (Please email pete@keymarcocat.com to specify mask selections.) $300 (US), plus tax and delivery
MS6 Set of any 6 Masks (Please email pete@keymarcocat.com to specify mask selections.) $360 (US), plus tax and delivery

Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.


Calusa High Priest Masks Aged Finish
Aged finish taken from watercolor representations by Wells Sawyer, the artist who accompanied Cushing on the Expedition.  Based on Calusa masks excavated at the Key Marco site by Frank Hamilton Cushing during the Smithsonian-sponsored Pepper-Hearst expedition,1896. Preserved for centuries in the Marco Island mud, Cushing reported that many recovered artifacts disintigrated when exposed to light and air.

For item number M13 (High Priest Mask - aged finish), the eyes are fabricated from sea shells as it was in the original artifact.

Ceremonial Priest Shaman Priest High Priest Mask
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M8-Ceremonial Priest
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery
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M9-Shaman Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery
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M10-High Priest Mask

$75 (US), plus tax and delivery

Ceremonial Mask

Blue Priest

High Priest Mask - Aged
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M11-Ceremonial Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery
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M12-Ceremonial Priest Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery
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M13-High Priest Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery

Ceremonial Mask

Blue Priest
Mask Stand (Wood)
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M14-Human Wolf Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery
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M15-Ceremonial Mask
$75 (US), plus tax and delivery
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D20-Mask Stand (Wood) 6"
$5 (US), plus tax and delivery

Full-size reproduction measures approximately 6” x 9”. Each mask is individually cast and finished by hand with authentic detail and signed by the artist. Ready to hang. Also included with the item is a descriptive story card, also signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

Item No. Item Description Price per item  
MS3 Set of any 3 Masks (Please email pete@keymarcocat.com to specify mask selections.) $210 (US), plus tax and delivery
MS4 Set of any 4 Masks (Please email pete@keymarcocat.com to specify mask selections.) $260 (US), plus tax and delivery
MS5 Set of any 5 Masks (Please email pete@keymarcocat.com to specify mask selections.) $300 (US), plus tax and delivery
MS6 Set of any 6 Masks (Please email pete@keymarcocat.com to specify mask selections.) $360 (US), plus tax and delivery

Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.


Key Marco Cat Larger Than Life
Carved by Calusa artisan, circa 500-800 A.D. Statue depicting half-human, half-panther figure thought to be religious in nature. Discovered by Frank Hamilton Cushing during the Smithsonian-sponsored Pepper-Hearst expedition,1896. Now part of the collections of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.

colormask1

This oversized reproduction measures 8" tall and is perfect for display in the home or office. Hand-cast with trimmed felt under the base. Based on published and unpublished photographs of the original Key Marco Cat.

Each piece individually cast and hand-finished and signed by the artist.  Also included with the item is a descriptive story card, also signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

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F11-Larger Than Life Marco Cat
$50 (US), plus tax and delivery

 
Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.

Calusa Little Man
Among the artifacts discovered in 1896 during the first archeological expedition on Marco Island in Florida, by Dr. Frank Cushing was a small three dimensional human figure. This rather crude figure was carved with arms at sides, legs slightly flexed, feet together, square tunic or cloak at back. It is 10.9 x 4.6 cm. The original resides in the collection of the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Cat. #40914.

Human Figure

This full-size replica was created by Naples resident, Peter Sottong, using published photographs of the original. Because the statue has been individually cast and finished by hand and signed by the artist, each piece is unique.

Also included with the item is a descriptive story card, also signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

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F12-Human Figure
$18 (US), plus tax and delivery

 
Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.

Calusa Alligator
The original alligator, with articulated jaws, measured approximately 25 x 10cm. Originally painted white, black and blue, at present only the black pigment is visible. Coloration after a water color drawing by Wells Sawyer. This replica measures about 6" x 3" high, approximately half-size.

Calusa Alligator

This replica was created by Naples resident, Peter Sottong, and measures approximately 6" x 3" high. Felt pads prevent furniture marring. Because it has been individually cast and finished by hand and signed by the artist, each piece is unique.

Also included with the item is a descriptive story card, also signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

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F13-Alligator
$40 (US), plus tax and delivery

 
Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.

Calusa Beaked Sea Turtle
The original sea turtle is approximately life-size, measuring around 17cm long. Coloration and design are taken from a painting by artist Wells Sawyer.

Calusa Beaked Sea Turtle

This replica was created by Naples resident, Peter Sottong, and is full-size with flat back, ready to hang. Because it has been individually cast and finished by hand and signed by the artist, each piece is unique.

Also included with the item is a descriptive story card, also signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

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F14-Beaked Sea Turtle
$40 (US), plus tax and delivery

 
Turtle Stand (Metal)
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D21-Turtle Stand (Metal) 5"
$5 (US), plus tax and delivery

Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.

Key Marco Cat Traditional Reproduction
One of the artifacts excavated at the Key Marco site in Collier County, Florida by Frank Hamilton Cushing during the Pepper-Hearst Expedition with the Smithsonian Institute in 1896 was a life-like figurehead of a deer.  Originally painted blue, black and white with inlaid eyes of tortoise shell, its ears were attached with a cord.  Several holes around the edge of the face suggest it may have been worn on the top of the head and attached to a deerskin or some other material which covered the wearer, perhaps a dancer.

Deer

This full size replica was created by Naples resident, Peter Sottong, and stands approximately 7” high from the base to the tips of the ears, which are firmly attached.  A felt pad protects furniture. Because it has been individually cast and finished by hand and signed by the artist, each piece is unique.

Also included with the item is a descriptive story card, also signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

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F16-Calusa Deer
$85 (US), plus tax and delivery

 
Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.

Key Marco Cat Traditional Reproduction
Among the artifacts excavated at the Key Marco site in Collier County, Florida by Frank Hamilton Cushing during the Pepper-Hearst Expedition with the Smithsonian Institution in 1896, was a small pelican found with fragments of wing pieces. Highly finished and graceful, it was originally painted with white, black and buff-gray pigments. The original is about life-size, 10.7 x 6.1 x 7.7 cm and resides in the collection of the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Cat. #40708.

Deer

This replica was created by Naples resident, Peter Sottong, and stands approximately 4.25” high from the base to the top of the head.  A felt pad protects furniture. Because it has been individually cast and finished by hand and signed by the artist, each piece is unique.

Also included with the item is a descriptive story card, also signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

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F17-Calusa Pelican
$55 (US), plus tax and delivery

 
Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.

Key Marco Cat Traditional Reproduction
Among the tablets and plaques unearthed during the 1896 Pepper-Hearst Archeological Expedition at the Key Marco site by Frank Hamilton Cushing, was a painted wooden tablet  of a sacred or ceremonial nature bearing the image of a  jay, king-fisher, or perhaps a mythological bird-being.    The original relic is housed at the Florida State Museum (number 40697).  The only color presently visible is black.

Aged Wooden Tablet

This wooden replica is approximately the same dimension as the original relic (16” L x 8½” W) and is hand painted by the artist. Included with the item is a descriptive story card, also signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

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D22-Painted Wooden Tablet (Aged)
$85 (US), plus tax and delivery

 
Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.

Key Marco Cat Traditional Reproduction
Among the tablets and plaques unearthed during the 1896 Pepper-Hearst Archeological Expedition at the Key Marco site by Frank Hamilton Cushing, was a painted wooden tablet bearing the image of a jay, king-fisher, or perhaps a mythological bird-being.  The painted image is a reproduction of a watercolor by Wells Sawyer, a photographer and watercolorist who accompanied the Pepper-Hearst Expedition.  The original relic is housed at the Florida State Museum (number 40697).

Sawyer Plaque

This wooden replica is approximately the same dimension as the original relic (16” L x 8½” W) and is hand painted by the artist. Included with the item is a descriptive story card, also signed by the artist, giving a brief history of the piece.

Availability may be limited, advance orders suggested.

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D23-Painted Wooden Tablet  (Original Colors)
$85 (US), plus tax and delivery

 
Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.

Key Marco Cat Traditional Reproduction
The most interesting artifact recovered in the 1995 excavations at Pineland’s Randell Mound, was an exquisitely carved bone ornament. The fragment is about 1 ¾” long and represents a bird. It is about 1,000 years old. The relic is among the collection of Calusa artifacts at the Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Calusa Bird Relief

The dimensions of the enlarged bone fragment relief is 1 ½" x 6", and is lined on one edge with felt to protect furniture. 

The Randell Research Center in Pineland, Florida has incorporated a depiction of this figure as part of their logo. This larger interpretation of the original artifact was created by Artist, Peter Sottong.

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F18-Calusa Bird Relief
$20 (US), plus tax and delivery

 
Free delivery to Marco Island locations. Contact pete@keymarcocat.com for availability, volume and museum discounts.

Packed and shipped anywhere. Free delivery to Marco Island locations.
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