Alan Kessler Gallery
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1293945 (stock #0-ka050)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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An animated clown in motion with his hands raised above his head. Height: 10.25" c.1930
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1309055 (stock #0-ka053)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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- Green case mask with black crow wings on the side. Fox skin ruff. She wears a woman's dress and ceremonial robe with green moccasins. At Oraibi she carries a yucca whip, at Second Mesa a tray of corn. The Crow Mother is mother of the Hu Kachinas and appears in the Bean Dance. By some Hopis she is considered to be the mother of all the kachinas...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1309060 (stock #0-ka055)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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-She wears a white sack mask with red spots painted on her cheeks, fox skin ruff, woman’s dress, and maiden’s shawl. She may be barefooted or wear white boots. She usually carries a gourd filled with water. She is said to be the mother of all the kachinas, and is a principal actor in the Water Serpent Ceremony. She may appear at other ceremonies such as the Niman Kachina Dance. --Provenance: Dorothy Louise Luhrs PHD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1309061 (stock #0-ka056)
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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 Kachina Dances and sometimes a group of Koyemsi appear in a dance of their own. At First Mesa they are said to sing Zuni songs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #633325 (stock #117)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$1650.00
c. 1900. Sioux Beaded Hide Child's Moccasins on buffalo hide with green trade cloth decoration, 4.5". Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1368361 (stock #120)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Early wood Seminole doll with a carved up-swept hairdo with glass pony-beaded eyes. 19 century calico, fabric arms, two thin bands of applied material across the green skit, stuffed fabric arms, blue beads around the neck. the wood head and cylindrical body are all one piece. A very early late 19 century Seminole doll probably representing an African-American. 10 1/2" height x 2 3/4" width at the widest point
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #633695 (stock #121)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$550.00
3" tall x 6.5" long x 4.5" wide. Collected in 1940s by T. Valwenk of Lacon, Illinois. Polychromed geometric weaving. Unusual cedar plating on the bottom. c. 1900-1920
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #647972 (stock #126)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$975.00
10" long, 3 and 5/8" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #647975 (stock #127)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$945.00
10.75" long x 3.5" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #652383 (stock #137)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$5400.00
8.5" long x 3.25" wide. Provenance: From the collection of Dr. Mary Mckee, Philadelphia, an agency physician for the Bureau of Indian Affairs from the 1890s to her retirement in 1930. Dr. Mckee graduated from the Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia. After experiencing difficult setting up a private practice in her home town, due to a resistance to women doctors, she joined the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She served in N...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #844059 (stock #137)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$950.00
c.1900-1910 Blackfoot child's beaded hide moccasins. 7" L, excellent condition. Supple hide, minor soiling. $950.00
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #844074 (stock #139)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$1,350.00
c.1880-1890 Lipan Apache Beaded Hide Moccasins. Minor soiling, some fringe loss. 8 3/4" L. Lipan Apache material is much more rare than other Apache material culture. $1350.00
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #652411 (stock #143)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$375.00
5" in diameter, 1.25" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #652416 (stock #144)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$5950.00
28.75" length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #652427 (stock #146)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$3400.00
Woven wool, 17" x 13.25".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #652609 (stock #147)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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54.875 (arms) 29 (height) 20.25" (waist, across).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #652692 (stock #148)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$8400.00
Willow rods, with basket weaving sunshade. 36" long, 13" wide at widest point. Estate of Lola Lawrence.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #820776 (stock #149)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Nootka Ceremonial Bowl with bird head in the form of a canoe, c.1850-1860. 31 1/4" L, Interior width 7 7/8", Height at prowl 5 1/2", Height at bow 4 1/2". Very similar example in "Artificial Curiosities" an exposition of Native manufacturers collected on the three pacific voyages of Captain James Cook,R.N. The author is Adrienne L. Kaeppler; Figure 579 p.263 Figure 580. The examples that Captain James Cook collected at Nootka Sound (King George Sound)are very similar to this piece being sold...