Mexican handwoven Saltillo sarape with silk fringe. The center (the Ojo de Dios or Eye of God) is made of silk with woven wool accents, the rest is woven wool over wool. As with most vintage wool textiles, sarapes are never perfect, they always have a little hole, or fringe loss. This one is almost perfect. 35"W x 74"L plus 7" fringe on both ends. Slight wear and loss.
Gorgeous and rare Green Oaxacan dripware pottery drinks set. Green flowers on white connected with black stems and vines. Pitcher, 6 cups and tray. Marked “OAXACA MEXICO"
Tray 15-1/4”W; Pitcher 7-1/2”L; by 6”W by 8”W; Cup 3-1/2”W by 3-3/4"
Manuel Felguerez signed original terracotta figure depicting a seated woman with braided hair and polychrome geometric decoration. Signed "Felguerez." Two small chips.
11"L by 9"W by 15"H
Antique Mexican ceramic "Tree of Life" candelabrum by Aurelio Flores depicting archangel Gabriel surrounded by flowers, animals, and cherubs, with two saints on top. Minimal wear.
14-1/2"L by 17-1/2"H by 4"W
A set made in the 1930's for a child, comprising a pair gauntlets, a pair moccasins and a vest. Made of suede and decorated with glass beadwork, the vest with silk and the gauntlets with cotton lining. Condition: traces of usage, few beads lost. The vest with few stains, lining with some flaws and one snap button missing. Dimension: vest: 36 cm, gauntlets: 20.5 cm, moccasins: 15 cm long.
This beautifully carved group of Narwhals was created by the well known Inuit carver, Isaac Oqutaq ((Ohotaqq), born in 1957. His father, Innuki, was also a recognized carver of Inuit sculpture. The central narwhal has a tusk of ivory or bone, and is of very dark grey or near black soapstone, with flecks and streaks of lighter coloration...
Dating to the mid 20th century, from 1940-1960, burnished wares of this type were created in Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Near the larger town of Guadalajara, small pueblos became known for the fine workmanship and charming motifs, with Tlaquepaque and Tonala being significant centers for exceptional pottery. This vase measures 8 3/4" high, and is 4 1/4" in diameter at the base. It is stamped "made in Mexico" in a cartouche, which is a typical mark...
a superb kayapo mekragnoti Indians headdress , Rio Xingu, states of Para and Mato Grosso, Brazil .
The Tiara is mounted on a long cotton woven adorned with long tail-feathers macaw chloroptera. At the end are attached little white feathers great egret...
A signed Kanyengeh 6 Nations large pottery vase signed Dee 1977. This Native Canadian pottery vase has the famous sculpted exterior and brown glaze with the turquoise blue interior. It features incised animals including a fox, bear, heron, moose, beaver, bird and turtle and it measures an impressive 7" tall. It is incised KANYENGEH POTERY DEE (Martin) 1977 with a vase symbol - other examples by Dee have the feather mark...
Shipibo Painted Pottery Bowl. Ucayali River, Amazon Basin, Peru. Mid 20th Century. Tree sap resin glaze. 2" x 4 3/4" diameter. 7 oz.
Shipibo Painted Pottery Bowl. Ucayali River, Amazon Basin, Peru. Mid 20th Century. Tree sap resin glaze. Minor abrasion at spots on rim. 2 1/2" x 8 1/4" diameter. 1 lb. 1 oz.
Shipibo Painted Pottery Bowl. Ucayali River, Amazon Basin, Peru. Mid 20th Century. Tree sap resin glaze. 2 1/2" x 8 1/4" diameter. 13 oz.
Latin America, Mexico, ca. 1925 CE. An adorable pair of children's spurs comprised of iron with silver inlays. These "charro" sized spurs with hand inlaid silver throughout the body are quite endearing and decorative! Size: 4" L x 2.3" W x 4" H (10.2 cm x 5.8 cm x 10.2 cm)
Condition: Intact with surface wear as shown.
Provenance: Ex-Historia Antiques, James Caswell, Santa Monica, CA.
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Mexico, ca. 1940 CE. This is a painted leather and iron-studded ball glove from the traditional ball game, "el juego de pelota" or "pelota Mixteca", that has its origins in ancient Mesoamerica and continues to be played in Oaxaca and Guerrero. It is the Oaxacan variant that is most likely to use a glove; these gloves weigh 6 to 13 pounds (3 to 6 kg). They are both functional and works of art. Size: 7" W x 5-3/4" H (17.8 cm x 14.6 cm)...