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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1401083 (stock #B97)
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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 : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1401079 (stock #ka-028)
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Jimmmie Koots(James Koots, Jimmy Koots, James Kootshongsie, James Kotshongsi, [2nd] Jimmy K., James Danaqyumptewa), 1916-1996, Hotevilla, Third Mesa, Arizona Hopi polychrome Katsina doll Koshare or clown katsina. c.1940-50, Height 7" X Width across the shoulders 2 7/8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1400870 (stock #NWC001a)
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Kwakiutl Wood mask, mid 19th century, Height 9 1/2" X Width 7 1/4", Provenance: Victor Justice Evans(1865-1931), Deaccessioned Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Trade : Pre 1920 item #1400176 (stock #FH001)
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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)
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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 #1398171 (stock #117)
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Sioux Beaded Hide Child's Moccasins on hide with green trade cloth decoration. Excellent condition. The inner soles are buffalo painted parfleches. c.1900 Length 4 3/4" X Width 2 1/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1398167 (stock #B005)
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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 #1398166 (stock #B000)
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Each with a hard parfleche soles, sinew sewn in dark blue, white, greasy yellow, and pink against a white lazy stitched ground. Showing a typical lightning pattern. c. 1890 Length 9 1/4" X Width 3 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1397829 (stock #B99)
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With a buffalo parfleche hard sole. Small seed bead. In pink, green, brown, and greasy yellow. Peco beaded black beads surrounding a red silk edging. c. 1860-70 Length 10 1/4" X Width 3 3/8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1397000 (stock #0-k057b)
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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1396985 (stock #0-k057a)
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Articulated Mud head puppet carved by Henry Seeni. Similar example in Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado. Reddish brown sack mask to which are fastened three gourds, one on top and one over each ear, and painted reddish brown. Rag ruff. Kilt made from a woman's old dress. Body painted with red-brown clay. He carries a feather and a rattle. Koyemsi is the most common Hopi clown. He appears in Mixed Kachina Dances and sometimes a group of Koyemsi appear in a dance of their own. At First Mesa th...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1394751 (stock #0-k058a)
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Reddish brown sack mask to which are fastened three gourds, one on top and one over each ear, and painted reddish brown. Rag ruff. Kilt made from a woman's old dress. Body painted with red-brown clay. He carries a feather and a rattle. Koyemsi is the most common Hopi clown. He appears in Mixed Katsina Dances and sometimes a group of Koyemsi appear in a dance of their own. At First Mesa they are said to sing Zuni songs. Length 3 1/8" X Width at the shoulders 1"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1392102 (stock #0-ka0a1)
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Reddish brown sack mask to which are fastened three gourds, one on top and one over each ear, and painted reddish brown. Rag ruff. Kilt made from a woman's old dress. Body painted with red-brown clay. He carries a feather and a rattle. Koyemsi is the most common Hopi clown. He appears in Mixed Katsina Dances and sometimes a groups of Koyemsi appear in a dance of their own. At First Mesa they are said to sing Zuni songs. Height 10" X Width at the weight 2 7/8", ca.1940, Alan Kessler Collection
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1392098 (stock #0-ka0a)
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Reddish brown sack mask to which are fastened three gourds, one on top and one over each ear, and painted reddish brown. Rag ruff. Kilt made from a woman's old dress. Body painted with red-brown clay. He carries a feather and a rattle. Koyemsi is the most common Hopi clown. He appears in Mixed Katsina Dances and sometimes a group of Koyemsi appear in a dance of their own. At First Mesa they are said to sing Zuni songs. Height 10" X Width at the shoulders 3", ca.1930-40, A hand-loomed sash, Ala...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1388166 (stock #0-ka0)
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Case mask with one half face painted green and one half red, tubular mouth; no ears, blossom on one side and tuft of red hair and feathers on the other. Douglas fir ruff. Body painted any common katsina style. Carries staff tipped with feathers, and a rattle. Appears in regular katsina dance. Fewkes, 1894, 1903; Stehphen, 1936. ca.1920 5" Height X 1.5" Width Provenance: Dorothy Louise Luhrs. PhD. 1910-1972, UNM, School of Field Research
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1388165 (stock #0-ka00)
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A hand-carved Hopi Katsina doll circa 1930-1940. With two wool hair suspensions hanging from the case mask painted in bluish grey. Red, blue, white, and black painted body, with bluish grey feet wearing moccasins, and carved, split legs. 8" Height X 2.5" Width at the shoulders
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1387336 (stock #0-ka000a2)
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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 : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1383682 (stock #J005d)
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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.