DESCRIPTION: Some of the most spectacular Acoma pottery pieces are the geometric designs rendered in black on white. This thin-walled seed pot falls into that category with exceptionally fine lines forming small rectangular patterns containing dots, slashes and solid painted corners...
DESCRIPTION: A small Navajo rug made of handspun wool in an "Eye Dazzler" pattern of three vibrant, serrated diamonds on a bright red ground, enclosed with a double border of white and black. The Eye Dazzler, so named by early traders because of the intense coloring of the dyes, is a serrated design that was woven in multiple colors of bright aniline dyed yarns in the 1880 - 1890 period...
DESCRIPTION: A striking Acoma pottery olla with dramatic traditional graphics in white, black and orange. This greenware olla is skillfully painted in traditional designs including hatched (symbolizing rain), stepped (representing clouds) and curvilinear, with distinctive "heartline" deer figures and bold flowers. These designs speak of water, fertility, the life cycle, the earth and sky, and their interrelationships to each other...
DESCRIPTION: A hand painted and artist signed steer skull with copper accents. The white steer skull is hand painted with Native American designs and incorporates ornamental attachments including copper plates over the eye sockets, an attached copper ring at the top of the skull, and hanging ornaments of leather strips, copper tubing and feathers. Signed and dated by artist Pat Schwartz, 1985, and titled "Flight Skull." Good condition and a perfect Southwestern accent piece...
DESCRIPTION: A colorful, expressive Mexican folk art mask of a yellow jaguar with big eyes, wide mouth and erect ears. Hand carved and painted, this mask was collected in Mexico during the 1980's by well known artist and sculptor, Steve Tobin. As the Jaguar is the only Panthera species native to the Americas, it is a popular theme for Mexican artists. The paint condition on this mask is excellent; a hole between the ears is used for hanging...
Age: ca. 1900.
Description: In immaculate condition the beadwork of this Native American pouch is crafted to resemble the American flag sewn on deer skin.
Dimension: 10″ x 15″
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″
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 Native American pottery seed pot or 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 written "#22 Vase Navajo Ariz," along with other collectors' identification marks and 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
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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