All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Prehistorical item #1456854 (stock #1)
Delorme.Antique sarl
€1,800.00
banded gray slate stone e, depicting a highly stylized bird form with a short tail and relief node eyes. drilled perforations on the edges ofits base. The short tail example marked on the base: “JOSEPH CO. MIC” & “O E”. Texc. cond. Provenance: NYC collection; Ex. The Bactria Corp., NYC., 1960s-1970s, to Edward H. Merrin Gallery, NYC. 1970s. long:9.5cm, high:4.6cm,thickness:2.1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1439953 (stock #m1007)
A group of Penobscot Maine baskets of small size. Each features the use of sweetgrass and various natural dyes. The condition of each is excellent, with good color and little or no splits, etc.

The baskets are as follows:

m1007: a lidded amphora shaped basket with blue dye 5 1/4" height, 6 1/2" diameter
m1008: a lidded round basket with orange and blue dyes 1 3/4" height, 3 7/8" diameter
m1009: a lidded thimble case with orange dye 1 1/8" height, 1" diameter

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1438010 (stock #m1005,m1006)
Two baskets are being offered here and both are from the Northeast, most probably from the Penobscot of Maine. They are lidded, made of splint ash, and use natural dyes of green and orange.

Basket 1, although it has a square base, is 14 3/4" in diameter and 11 1/2" in height. They are about 3 smallish splint breaks as shown in the photos, but the basket is structurally sturdy. Basket 2 has a medial sweetgrass braid and a dyed interior. The 4 3/4" in diameter and 2 1/2" in height.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1800 item #1434183
Senatus Consulto
$2,750.00
A very pretty provenanced collection of ca. 135 US midwest silex spears and arrows, all native Indian items and likely ancient most of them.

The collection was bought together, ca. 1920s by L. P. Wulff of Tennesee. with his stamped envelopes included and ink and pencil inventory numbers plus a lot of old individual tags that would have to be matched again.

The Collection consists of a great mixture of types of smaller to larger spears and arrows, in finely patinated silex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1429427
A selection 5 old and ancient native American silex arrowpoints.

These are difficult to date but surely very old and likely ancient. Native Types with fine patinas.

Sizes from 2,8 to 4 cm.

Ex. Okholm Collection



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1700 item #1429139 (stock #LS202027)
Ancient Artifacts
$30,000.00
This is a frame of 100 Columbia river gem points. There are 31 agatized petrified wood points. There are also 2 extremely rare glass points, one clear and one purple. There are 77 G-10s and the others are 9s with a couple of 8s. True G-10s are 1 in 10,000 points. Also included are the 5 Columbia river gem points that are listed on this site for $10,000 including the only precious opal point from Oregon known to exist. All are translucent except 9 are jasper...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428888 (stock #LS202023)
Ancient Artifacts
$1,000.00
This incredible Rabbit Island Dart arrowhead was found on Sauvie's Island, Oregon by Carroll Howe's sister while hunting with Carroll. I purchased the point from him on 12-13-90. Carroll wrote 4 books on Northwest material. It is made from gorgeous highly translucent orange agate. It has beautiful serrated edges and is flawless. The chipping is the finest. It has no stacks, curves or bends. It is 2 1/4". I believe it to be the finest Rabbit Island ever found and is certainly one of the largest...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1428720 (stock #LS202020)
Ancient Artifacts
$1,250.00
This is an incredible, extremely rare, plains Indian copper beads and bird claws necklace. It is from the late 1800's. It has 33 rolled copper beads, 40 trade beads and 8 claws. It is about 32". The copper beads have dark patina and are all about 3/4". The claws are all sharp and the necklace is in pristine condition. This is not a married concoction. It may have been handed down through generations. I purchased it from HD Enterprises in Denver in 1985. It is from the Bob Rock collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre AD 1000 item #1428491 (stock #LS202015)
Ancient Artifacts
$1,650.00
This extremely rare Mimbres reed arrow with a foreshaft and a translucent flint point is 35" long. Everything is original including all the sinew and some feather residue. There has been no restoration or repair. It was found in the four corners area on private property. Cached in caves, bows and arrows from the prehistoric Southwest have survived the ravages of time and weather. It dates to around 1100AD. I purchased it from the Bob Rock collection in 1988...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1426180 (stock #EGSB)
The Genius Of Man
$4,000.00
This outstanding Mimbres bowl measures a full 11 1/2” in diameter and further defines the unparalled ceramic art created in Southern New Mexico dating Ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1426013 (stock #Misc206)
very nice old beaded choker/armband in good condition. measures 2.25 x 13.5 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1425334 (stock #40F42-LP1585)
A large-size Native American pottery olla from Acoma pueblo, Zuni tribe, New Mexico. The pot is hand-coiled and shard fired and painted in red and black on white with encircling bands of stylized figures of deer and roadrunners. Circa 1910-1915. Size: 19.5 inches ht. x 16.5 inches in diameter. Very good condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. Name of the original owner written in light pencil on the inside of the rim. Rare to find an olla of this large a size and in such wonderful condition....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre AD 1000 item #1423212 (stock #LS202003)
This is a very nice bone fish hook found in Bracken County, Kentucky. It is 1 1/4" long. It is very well made with no damage. The point is sharp. It has beautiful patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1423150 (stock #39B47-4204)
A Native American Iroquois pin cushion decorated in colored glass beads with a bird motif applied on red and pink velvet. Circa 1890. Size: 6 in. x 8 in. Nice original condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1423066 (stock #39B47-4205)
Iroquois/Mohawk Native American beaded pin cushion in the form of a boot or shoe. Circa 1890. Size: 10 in. x 5.5 In. Excellent condition with beaded glass fringe.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre AD 1000 item #1422971 (stock #LS202002)
In my 40+ years of collecting, I have seen many bone fish hooks and have owned over 30. This one is the best I have ever seen. It is a G-10+, museum quality. I will put this one up against anyone in existence. This one is so well made that it goes beyond being utilitarian and was probably a family keepsake and worn as an effigy pendant according to Robert Butler who authenticated it. It is from Bracken County, Kentucky, Turtle Creek Village Site. It is 1 7/16" x 11/16. It is made from highly pol...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre AD 1000 item #1422966 (stock #LS202001)
This is an extraordinarily rare unique turtle shell maskette. It is 2 5/8" X 2 1/2". It was found in Southern Illinois. It dates to the Mississippian Period, 1000AD. It has a hairline reminiscent of the Southeastern Shell Masks. I know of only one other example which is pictured in Lar Hothem's 'Antler, Bone & Shell Artifacts', page 309. It has beautiful patina and is a no-brainer for authenticity. It is solid and not fragile. Could be used for modern wear. This is a top shelf artifact and anoth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1419901 (stock ##140)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A Beaded Maliseet Baby Cap in red wool with a metallic design border (c.1890) 6"H X 6".5W in excellent used condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1417323
An interesting early Sioux Indian, pouch sewn from thick hide, ca. 1800-1850.

The bag or pouch decorated with beads and strips of hide with beads etc. A rare early piece, likely made to carry firemaking tools(?).

Length: Nearly 26 cm. incl. the beaded decorative 'tail', 16 cm. for the bag alone.

Condition: Choice for type and age, some beads in decoration lost. Ex. Egeskov Fine Arts, Egil H. Lund collection, 1997.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1416862
A rare early inscribed horn with iron and leather fittings, made for something portable, Navajo Indians, 1800-1850.

Interesting massive buffalo horn with iron mounts and a leather thong. Made for carrying something affordable or important for the tribe. Inscribed all along the rim and elsewhere with strong to more faint letters and including an engraved cross and a row of three tipies etc.

Size: 25 cm.

Condition: Very fine and intact, original lid missing?. Fine...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1416844
Senatus Consulto
$2,850.00
A high quality and unusual Brass and steel Pipe Tomahawk, Plains Indians, Sioux, Late 19th. century.

A remarkable presentation quality Tomahawk with the Pipe head or hammer shaped as an Indian head. Brass pipe tomahawk with dove-tailed steel bit; The original finely patinated haft, hollowed for smoking.

It was originally purchased by the American collector Laurtiz Geber, Texas from the estate auction of colts from the Samuel collection. Reportedly it was made to a Sioux ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #1413661 (stock #0-k054a)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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White face mask with triangular hachured ares or red spots on cheeks. Chin painted with lines radiating from the mouth, and each triangle so made is painted with a different color. Elaborate tableta. Costume may be a white, embroidered ceremonial robe and a kilt worn like a blouse, or a black dress and a amiden's shawl. The feet are usually bare and painted yellow. Fewkes, 1903; Stephen, 1936; Earl and Kennard, 1938. C.1920-1930 height: 14 3/4" Width: 3 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1412498 (stock #0-k056d)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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This Katsina has bug eyes, snout, orange ears, circles on the case mask, circles on the chest, unknown doll. Possibly an animal. C. 1930 Height: 10 1/2" Widest Width: 4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1412496 (stock #0-k056c)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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White or green case mask with cow horns on top, red hair, cow ears or flower ears. and cow-like snout. Douglas fir ruff, Kilt, sash, fox skin, and red moccasins. Body paint can be any color to resemble that of a cow. Carries rattle and bow and arrows. Appears in ordinary kachina dances. Said to be a Zuni kachina that first appeared at Oraibi in 1911, but known at First Mesa at the time Fewkes was there. Fewkes,1903 Height: 10" Widest Width: 2 1/2" C. 1920
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1401083 (stock ##B97)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Length 10in. fourth quarter 19th century C. 1880-90 Provenance: ex Joe Rivera Collection; ex Eric Sandler Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Trade : Pre 1920 item #1400176 (stock #FH001)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A deck of antique Fred Harvey "Souvenir Playing Cards - The Great Southwest" circa 1911-1912. Full deck (52 cards plus a Joker and a Map). Each card displays a different photograph, including destinations, places, and native people of the Southwest. The back of each card shows a scene of Indians on horseback. Golden-edged cards. Almost mint Condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1398605 (stock #B100)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A pair of early 19th century beaded deer hide moccasins. Seed beads, deer skin, clear beads, silk ribbon. The moccasins are probably from Niagara Falls area. c. 1830-40 Length 9" Provenance: Owned by Thomas Wistar (1798-1876) a Quaker, who was commissioned by President Grant to arrange treaties with Indian tribes. His papers are in the collection of Haverford College. Sale 1262 Lot 167, Freeman's Auction House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 18, 2006.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1398167 (stock #B005)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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c. 1890. Exceptionally large pair of men's buffalo hide moccasins with metal-faceted beads. Excellent condition, supple hide. Calico cloth around the top edges. Approximately 11" in length. Provenance: Collected in 1918 in the Edina, Minnesota area.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1397000 (stock #0-k057b)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Case mask painted black with green mark on forehead representing a snipe track and white moon symbols on cheeks, snout with teeth, wildcat skin ruff. Velvet shirt, white trousers. Carries a knife. Chaveyo may come at any time during the spring months if Hopi children are particularly bad. "The boogie man will get you if you don't watch out." Voth, 1901; Fewkes, 1903; Stephen, 1936; Nequatewa, 1948, p. 60. Provenance available. Chaveyo with half moon marks is from First Mesa. Height 11 1/...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1396928 (stock #SA)
Culture: Mimbres Origin: Southern New Mexico Age: Ca. 950 - 1250 A. D. A group of 6 classic Mimbres black-on-white and red-on-white pottery sherds along with two intact bone awls. The longer of the two awls measures 4 1/2” in length. The sherds and awls have recently been collected from a private ranch with the permission of the ranch owner and are legal for private ownership under all current State and Federal Laws and a COA will be provided. A number of the many imaginative geome...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1393192 (stock #LS201819)
Ancient Artifacts
$2,000.00
This is an incredible 1 7/8" Columbia Plateau found in Oregon. It is made from beautiful translucent moss agate. It is a true G-10. One of the very best. It is from one of the all time great Northwest collections, Gordon Erspamer. I purchased it from a Jim Bennett auction who personally examined it and told me it was a one in a 10,000 point. Mr. Bennett has written three books on how to recognize reproductions and altered artifacts. They are currently selling on Amazon for $388 each.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1392861 (stock #MRWB)
The Genius Of Man
$3,200.00
CULTURE: Mimbres ORIGIN: Southern New Mexico / Excavated on a private ranch near Deming, New Mexico. SIZE: Approximately 11” in diameter by 5” in height AGE: Ca. 1000 A. D. - 1250 A. D. / Mimbres Classic Phase DESCRIPTION: A visually stunning large Mimbres bowl with a clear white slip and vibrant red design elements. The bowl is divided into four painted quadrants and the center left unpainted to make the design stand out. Design elements consist of numerous fine line work, upside down s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1389078 (stock #0lla1)
Daniel Simhon Fine Art
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Antique Papago (Tohono O'odham, Southern Arizona) Native American decorated pottery olla, pre 1800. 11 1/2" high, and over 10" across. Some restoration to the lip, otherwise in beautiful condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1387336 (stock #0-ka000a2)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A large katsina with a tabletta depicting ears of corn. The carver Wilson Tewaquaptewa(1871-1960), the last chief of Old Oraibi. He produced Kachina dolls which are a combination of many dolls and figments of his own imagination. He believed that you didn't carve actual Katsinas for the tourist market. His dolls are usually monochromatic in color (brown, ochre and white and black). He also uses a device of putting many dots in an area, to contrast with a solid area of color. His use of symbols, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1384656 (stock #43)
Cibecue polychrome bowl ca 1275 to 1375 ad., has one shard on rim restored with paint enhancement, it is approx: 5-1/2"wide X 2-1/2"high. Please review pictures. Acquired from William Hammontree estate collection. All items guaranteed as described. A Release and Disclosure" Statement will be provided. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BUYING OR MAKING A OFFER PLEASE EMAIL ME TIM JONES AT tejones0433@msn.com
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1383682 (stock #J005d)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Navajo single stone Turquoise bracelet with a flat twisted wire design. ca. 1920-30, 1 1/2" the stone at the widest point, 1/2" the width at the end of the bracelet , 1" the back open space.