Alan Kessler Gallery
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #842702 (stock #655877)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Northwest Coast model totem pole, 22" h. Probably is a model of a pole that exists outside of Ketchikan, Alaska. c.1890. Has a flying bird at the top depicting a eagle or raven holding a fish, a man, an owl, inscribed fish. Cedar, good patina. Price on request
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1369174 (stock #655878)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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An early wood articulated Inuit doll, wearing a seal skin coat and hood. The head moves and the feet move. The face has baleen eyes. The bottom part of the feet is missing, but it is not a distraction, because the doll has a great presence. Provenance: Descended in family of Gracella S. Woodruff. The doll was brought back from Nome c.1910 by Frederick E. Scotford, who worked for an advertising company. He left Seattle July 1910 for Nome, AK. 16" height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1369177 (stock #655879)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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It is made of Maple Wood, which appears to be carved and wood-burned. It represents human figure with its mouth open. The other side has incised T-like shapes and minor wood loss. Exact age is unknown. 8 3/4 " diameter, 1" diameter of the central hole
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1370467 (stock #655880)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A pair of Tingit wood carved and polychromed dolls wearing fur parkas and leather boots. 11" height x 3 1/4" width at shoulder ca. 1920
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1370473 (stock #655881)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Tlinglit beaded pictorial wall pocket with seal fur and hide back. 19" x 11" , ca. 1890
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #764533 (stock #667774)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Rare Mandan Beaded and Quilled Hide Tobacco Bag. Tin cone and red feather suspensions, hide fringe. Size: 26" length x 6.25" width. Excellent condition. Circa 1870 - 1880. Provenance: Paul Dyke, Artist, Rimrock, AZ
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #749659 (stock #667774)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$6995.00
Southern Cheyenne Rare Dispatch Case. Circa 1880-1890. Sinew sewn, yellow orchre pigment, tin cones suspensions, hide soft and supple. No apparent bead loss. The reverse hide, showing drawings of that were never finished, may have been recycled from an earlier southern plains piece. Measures 10 1/2" by 9 1/4" without suspensions; and 14" at the longest end suspensions.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1377518 (stock #667774a)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Rare Mandan knife case with dyed porcupine quills and tin cone suspensions. A trade knife is included. c. 1880-1890, Case length 9 1/2", Width 3 1/4"(at the widest point)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1377520 (stock #667774b)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A Plains Cree beaded hide knife case and trade knife, c.1890, Case length 8 3/4", Beaded panel at the top 3 1/2" Width x 3" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1102417 (stock #B001)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$3250.00
A rare pair of ceremonial Tlingit pictorial moccasins circa 1890. With central eagle forms on a red trade cloth, floral beaded designs, metal faceted beads, ribbon trim, and peco beading on the edges of the cuffs. Excellent condition. One of the finest pairs that I have ever owned. Dimensions: 9 3/4" long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1102416 (stock #B002)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$750.00
Iroquois beaded hide moccasins circa 1890. With pony beads, puckered toes. Almost mint condition. Dimensions: 9 3/4" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1101541 (stock #B003)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A pair of Sioux buffalo hide moccasins circa 1880. With dark blue, red, white hearts, and green in geometric square and triangular designs. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1102420 (stock #B005)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$450.00
A pair of Athabascan moccasins circa 1890-1900. With floral beaded designs. Excellent condition, with soft and supple hide and some soiling on the bottoms. Dimensions: 9 1/4" long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #633314 (stock #B005)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$2850.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1103885 (stock #C001)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$750.00
A Hopi wicker tray with geometric spiral designs circa 1920-1930. Excellent condition, with normal fading. 15" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1103882 (stock #C002)
Alan Kessler Gallery
SOLD
A uncommon Hopi polychrome mudhead pottery vessel circa 1920-1930. It is very unusual to have a mudhead depicted on a pottery vessel. Excellent condition, with no loss. 6 1/2" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1103877 (stock #C003)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$1,650.00
A polychrome Hopi wicker tray circa 1920-1930. Depicting a Palik Mana wearing an elaborate tableta and a woman's shawl. On the back of the tray there is an uncommon reversal of the image which shows the figure's backside. It is also rare in that the entire body is shown, rather than just the face. Excellent condition, with normal fading on the front. 13" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1103891 (stock #C004)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$125.00
A Hopi wicker tray circa 1920. With geometric designs. Good condition with some stitch loss, and some fading. 10 1/4" diameter