Measuring 5 1/4" x 2 3/4" this whale's tooth is engraved with scenes depicting a polar bear going after a seal that has surfaced in an ice hole, and a person in a kayak with mountains or icebergs in the background with a setting sun. The tooth is actually half a tooth, with a smooth flat polished surface. It is signed on the lower right of the polar bear scene...
A fine blow gun dart kit from the Amazon region of Brazil. It is 9-1/2” long, is made from bamboo with a bark lid and is filled with darts. The hollow gourd is filled with fiber (cotton?) used to wrap the darts and is attached to the nicely woven strap.
DESCRIPTION: An artful and flamboyant Mexican festival vaquero (cowboy / cattle driver) dance mask, the face carved from wood and painted with a black beard and bright red cheeks. Attached to the head is a tin “crown” with wide bull horns and extremely decorative headdress of cut and pierced tin flowers. Embellishing the horns are rows of long, brightly colored ribbons...
A very well made copy of a solid bronze statue of a Egyptian falcon from the 600 BC era. The falcon was considered a sacred bird in ancient Egypt.
Size: H:20 cm, W:7 cm, L:14cm. Weight: 3 Kilos (6.6pounds)
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.
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 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...