Age: Early 20th Century.
Origin: Alaska, US.
Description: This rare mask is possibly from the Tsimshian tribe of the British Columbia/Alaska region. Hand-carved from soft wood, animal skin has been nailed into place suggesting that this is a portrait mask of an Inuit person.
Dimensions: 7″w x 12″h x 4″d
Age: 20th Century.
Description: This genuine indigenous woven mask is hand made from woven bark and painted.
Dimension: 15″l x 12″w
Age: c. 1960s.
Description: Native textile of Inuit handy craft, made from seal skin on green felt.
Dimensions: 2’4″ x 1’5″
Of hexagonal form, with bowed sides and scalloped top, this bowl is constructed of birchbark, sweetgrass, porcupine quills, and cotton thread. Made by Mathilda Allison (Mathilda Marie Ramage), 1927-1990, it measures 6 3/4" diagonally, and 4" at the high points. The artist was known for such baskets, and The National Museum of the American Indian has a similar basket in their permanent collection, acquired in 1980...
DESCRIPTION: A colorful hand woven rug with red borders and hexagonal designs on a light blue ground. This flat weave rug is reversible and is in excellent condition (bright colors, thick pile, no stains or losses). After purchase, all of our textiles are professionally cleaned and stored until sold. Sourced in Chile while on a buying trip, this rug would make an attractive area rug or wall hanging. DIMENSIONS: 37.5" long (95.2 cm) x 25.25" wide (64 cm).
DESCRIPTION: An intricately painted Navajo pottery seed pot / bowl dating from the early to mid 20th C. (1930 - 1950). This ovoid pot is painted in concentric circular bands of geometric designs separated by red stripes on a taupe colored ground. On the bottom is found several different collectors' identification marks with their various numbering systems. Very good condition, minor scuffs and pockmarks; no chips, cracks or restorations...
DESCRIPTION: Oaxacan woodcarvings, also known as alebrijes, have been a tradition for generations in several small villages outside the capital of Oaxaca, Mexico. It has only been in the past 40 years that these beautifully carved and painted figures have become popular, and are now collected worldwide. Using rudimentary tools, these Mexican artists create fascinating figures out of fresh-cut copal wood...
DESCRIPTION: A delightful hand-woven llama wool rug made by native tribes from the Andes of Peru. This long runner is divided into three distinct patterns, the large outer border with colorful Inca figures in ceremonial headdresses, a middle border of fanciful fish which alternate facing left and right, and a center panel with a multitude of animals and insects including a llama, cat, butterfly, spider, swan, frog and duck...
A vintage, 20th Century, Inuit, Hand Carved Serpentine Stone (Soapstone) sculpture depicting a Seal, by Canadian Arctic Native Artist Juanasi, signed on the bottom in Inuit alphabet Juanasi.
CONDITION: In good condition, no cracks or restorations.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 inches)...
an beautiful indianist headdress ,cheyenne?
lazy stitch bead band ,leather cap ,horse hair
Indians Kamayurá, Rio Culuené, Lac Ipavu, Indigène park du Xingu, Mato Grosso state , Brasil.Guaruna braided cylinder headdresswith a beautiful band of yellow black red feathers from tucan .At the back in four bamboo tubes ara red feathers andbrown and white harpy eagle feathers .this headdress was brought back in the 80ties by Mr devos ,consultant and collaborator of tervueren museum ,specialist of amazonia
d'éventail Indian Karajá headdress, Rio Araguaia, Mato Grosso states, Para,black hocco and pink spatula feathers ,brought back in the eighties by the consultant and specialist of amazonian feathers for the tervueren museum mr devos
Wonderful North American humpback whale carving with scrimshaw. The sculpture is comprised of two whale teeth that have been fused together. The top tooth is carved into a whale. The bottom tooth serves as a base and is decorated with scrimshaw image featuring humpback whale mother and calf. The figure is mounted to a wooden marquetry base. The piece is in very good condition, but has a repair to the right fin.
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Historic District Antiques
Measuring 10" long, 2 3/4" high and roughly 4" wide, this pair of seals is beautifully rendered, sleek and modern, with lifelike posture and details. In very dark stone, the surface is glossy and well polished, and the base is signed with a number and initials, and retains the original Canada Eskimo Art label.
This is an original Haida Argillite pendant carved by Patrick Samuel McGuire B. 1943 -1970. Born in Skidegate Queen Charlotte Islands, his mother was Haida, his father Ojibway/Irish. He was a member of the Staastas Eagle Clan, his crest was Eagle and Whale. Argillite is only found in the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada.
This round pendant with open winged eagle, his wings over the top, is carved and engraved. It is signed on the back in light scratching P.S. McGuire...
DESCRIPTION: A large, vibrant Churro wool blanket from the weaving center of Chimayo in Northern New Mexico. This finely woven blanket is of the "Rio Grande" style with alternating bands of white and navy stripes running across a bright red ground. These bands are each separated by a line of three stars with twelve points. CONDITION: This reversible blanket is in excellent condition with no repairs, holes or stains; the fibers are thick and the colors vibrant...
Indian Basket w/Thunderbird, circa 1980s, made of grass. Measures 12" x 1". From Northern Mexico. Nice looking basket with bird design, appears to be a thunderbird. No damage. The website Native Languages.org offers the following about Native American baskets: "Basket-weaving is one of the oldest known Native American crafts--there are ancient Indian baskets from the Southwest that have been identified by archaeologists as nearly 8000 years old...