An Art Deco patinated and gilt metal, onyx, slate and faux ivory figural group
The beauty accompanied by two greyhounds raised on a striped rectangular base.
height 21in; length 33in
a wonderfull kayapo headdress ,oko ore ,indian kayapo mekragnoti ,rio Xingu Mato grosso state ,ara ararauna feathers ,mounted on braided cotton.this type of headdress needs a "akkadjeda ' arch from palm tree fibers to be worn .height 100cm
from a belgian collection
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
Zuni tableta doll depicting 'Sio Hemis"
With designs of: clounds with color of Ta'naka(rainbow) and lightning on tableta
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...
DESCRIPTION: A small, finely woven Churro wool rug from the weaving center of Chimayo in Northern New Mexico. The patterns on Chimayo textiles are creative masterpieces of design and color. This particular rug is of the "Rio Grande" style with white and navy bands running across a bright red ground. CONDITION: This C. 1940-1950 rug is completely reversible and is in excellent condition with no repairs, holes or stains; the fibers are thick and the colors vibrant...
3" x 3.25", excellent condition, signed on the bottom Barbara Martinez Santa Clara Pueblo. Santa Clara potter Barbara Martinez is a full blooded Native American Indian, named "Jo-Povi", Cactus Flower, born into the Pueblo of Santa Clara - Tewa in 1947. Her mother Flora Narranjo inspired her to learn the art of pottery in 1965 when she was 18 years old. Barbara is a recognized potter specializing in the traditional handmade black and red carved Santa Clara pottery...
Born in Alert Bay, British Columbia and a well recognized artist among the Kwakiutl Nations, Smith. Began wood carving in 1968 and went on to develop diverse artistic skills in the area of woodcarving, silver smithing and painting.
His works are found in important pubic and private collections around th world.
This early Kwakiutl Whale print is numbered 171 of 246 and is in excellent condition. The framed dimensions are 12 x 18 and the image area is 10.5 x 16.5. Native American.
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...
We are offering a vintage Hopi Dance Rattle, made for ceremonial use by the Native America People, of North Eastern Arizona. It is made form dried gourd hand painted with a geometrical pattern on both sides. Some paint is worn. It measures 11 inches long x 5 inches wide
old walrus tusk with strange billiken carving. While usually represented as a smiling cherub type creature this face is more haunting and menacing. It is also less invasivly carved into the tusk which otherwise keeps its natural shape. A little bit around the back side and below the face is a signature or maker mark. A hole at the smoothed off base indicates that this was once mounted on something. Very interesting piece. Just under nine inches in length.
From the workshop of Los Castillo in Taxco,
Mexico, these brass angel candlesticks were
designed by Salvador Teran, who was a
renowned silversmith in Taxco, and a
cousin of Antonio Castillo. Signed with the Los Castillo circular mark, they also are
stamped "cobre artistico", with the initials AC, Taxco, Mexico, and handwrought...
This page (JEP.NAI.G) describes ten individual or groups (JEP 521, 523, 525, 526, 527, 530, 532, 533, 537 and 538) of additional artifacts from the estate of the late Walt Lewin that were not mounted in the frame shown in Lewin’s first four artifact pages. Included are pipes (one group of two from unidentified ghost town), a grooved stone from the Northwest, a Hohokam plate, a group of tools from the Schuyler site in Nebraska, beads, and other assorted Indian tools...