All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1253488
A lovely Salako mana is woven as a cradle doll by Hopi Indian artist Abigail Kursgowa from Third Mesa.

A wicker weave with all natural materials, some vegetal and some commercial dyes plus the kaolin for the white. Fading is apparent due to the age, collected in the 1970s.

12" tall, there is a slight bend, but it hangs nicely.

Abigail was featured in the excellent book Hopi Basket Weavers by Helga Tiewes.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1970 item #1253481
7 1/4" diameter coiled plaque is hand woven at Second Mesa, Hopi. The sunflower is a girl's first basket.

Natural white and green yucca and sunflower seed dyed black, Mormon tea for red, all in fine original condition with the woven hanger intact.

This is the size basketry tray gifted to little girls by the Kachinas.

From a collection of the late 1960s.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1970 item #1253479
6" diameter coiled plaque is hand woven at Second Mesa, Hopi. The turtle, symbol of females, has a domed back.

Natural white and green yucca and sunflower seed dyed black, all in fine original condition with the woven hanger intact.

This is the size basketry tray gifted to little girls by the Kachinas.

From a collection of the late 1960s.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1970 item #1253477
Traditionally made pottery ladle from First mesa, by Hopi Indian potter Marilyn Shula.

Purchased on the Mesa by our collector in the 1960s, the creamy color is painted with brown and red, pit fired.

5 3/4" tall, 3 3/4" across the bowl. Fine original condition, no cracks or chips, a minor abrasion as pictured

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1970 item #1253476
Sweet little animal looks at you from the handle of this small pottery ladle by Hopi Indian artist Bertha Kinale.

Collected in the 1960s at First Mesa, the ladle is in fine original condition, a picture hanger attached to the back for wall hanging.

4 1/2" long by 2 1/2" wide across the bowl.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1950 item #1253264 (stock #2014/36)
This is a ceremonial pipe bowl, made from Catlinite, a soft red stone, often called pipestone. These were used by the Plains Native American People. Hand carved and polished, it is in the shape of a “T” shape, it would have a long stem attached. We do not have the stem, for sale is the pipe bowl only. Circa 1950,or earlier it measures 7 ½ inches long x 3 ¾ inches tall. It is heavy weighing over a kilo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #1252159
In my 38 years of selling Maricopa pottery, I have never come across anything like this pottery effigy head. The 5" diameter "Death Mask" is finely created in clay, with eyebrows, nose and ears, note the tongue!

Purchased from Bert Robinson in the 1950s, it came with two Hopi baskets with his stickers on them...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1251872
Beautifully woven coiled basketry bowl with two deer from Second Mesa, Hopi, dates from 1936-1941...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1251871
Beautifully woven coiled basketry bowl from Second Mesa, Hopi, dates from 1936-1941. The L Mason Collection, his parents visited Hopi with food and toys and clothing during the Depression.

This traditional bowl is all natural in color, sun bleached and shade dried yucca with boiled sunflower seeds to dye the brown.

Perfect original condition!

4 1/4" deep by 6 1/2" wide.

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A Lightning Stick that was gifted to a little boy, then sold later, is sawn out of light plywood, painted with bird tracks and tied with cotton cloth.

17" long by 3 1/4" wide, this material culture item has wonderful patina, dating from the 1960s-80. Slightly bowed.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #1251865
Just in, a collection of Hopi pottery from 1936-1941. The L Mason Collection, his parents visited Hopi with food and toys and clothing during the Depression. They became friends with the Nampeyo Family and have a wonderful group of pottery from them.

Tall yellow ware vase is polychrome painted by Cora P.S. from Polacca ARIZ. 8 3/4" tall by 4 1/4" diameter. Very nice original condition.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1249944
Just in, a collection of Hopi Nampeyo Family pottery from 1936-1941. The L Mason Collection, his parents visited Hopi with food and toys and clothing during the Depression. They became friends with the Nampeyo Family and have a wonderful group of pottery from them.

Small red canteen, traditional Nampeyo shape, probably painted and signed by Nellie for her mother, 5" long and 4" across the lugs. Very nice original condition.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #1249925
Just in, a collection of Hopi Nampeyo Family pottery from 1936-1941. The L Mason Collection, his parents visited Hopi with food and toys and clothing during the Depression. They became friends with the Nampeyo Family and have a wonderful group of pottery from them.

Small yellow ware bowl with an impressed shoulder is nicely painted by Nellie Nampeyo, 1896-1978, 3 1/4" tall by 4" diameter. Very nice original condition.

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Wonderful bold black border frames the Crystal style central design with hooks and a large diamond, like a rug in a rug.

Hand spun native wool is aniline dyed black and red, with a vegetal dyed gold.

4'5" by 7'6", would wear well as a floor rug.

Circa 1930-50, fine original, clean condition.

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As bright as the day it was woven over 90 years ago, this Navajo Indian floor rug looks great as wall art too.

Beautiful soft native wool is hand spun, aniline dyed red and orange with a subtle vegetal turquoise and bronze.

4' by 6'5", fine clean condition.

Possibly from Monument Valley area.

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This Navajo weaver knew how to make that red sing! She double dyed the hand spun native wool twice, and it hasn't faded at all in 75 years.

The Klagetoh regional style rug has the intertwined black and white vines and the red field on beautifully carded gray wool.

From the 1940s era, this classic Navajo red rug is in fine original condition, clean with no damage or stains.

5' by 6'10".

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Eight brightly colored Yei are depicted in this 1920s era Navajo rug.

Hand spun native wool is dyed with aniline colors of red, purple, green, and gold, natural white, black and carded gray.

Each Yei is finely detailed with sash belts, head gear and dance wands, the leader holds two eagle feathers.

Nice original condition, never walked on. 3' by 6', great wall hanging!

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Very bold design makes this 1960s era Navajo Indian rug great for on the wall.

Hand spun native wool is aniline dyed red and black with a vegetal bronze accent color, very white background and evenly carded gray.

Measuring 3'9" by 6', fine original condition, clean.

Can't say what region this came from as it is so unusual.

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