Alan Kessler Gallery
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #652729 (stock #150)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Late nineteenth century. 38" tall, with a base of 11.5" x 6.5". Made from cedar.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #655849 (stock #154)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$695.00
10.5" long. One of the teeth is broken, otherwise in excellent condition given its age, great patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #655869 (stock #156)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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polychromed wooden totem from North-west coast. Wings are attached by removable wooden pegs, abalone shell eyes, 23" height x 53" wing-span
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #662454 (stock #162)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$375.00
Good patina, excellent condition. Minor paint splatters. 7" diameter, 4" height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #667776 (stock #166)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Sioux beaded hide tobacco bag. Quilled and cone suspensions. Quilled slatted panel. Green and ochre glass bead fringe. 35 1/2" by 5 1/2".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #667787 (stock #167)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$3950.00
Early over-sized beaded hide pouch with real beads (next step down from pony beads). Buffalo or thick elk hide. 11" by 8".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1372007 (stock #167a)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Hide, natural and dyed porcupine quills, glass seed beads, silk, dyed bone hair pipe beads, brass beads, mirror, c.1890, 32 1/2" overall length, Provenance: collected by Major Charles Beverly Ewing, a medical doctor in the U.S Army, 7th Cavalry who was also known as The Fighting Doctor Accounts Voices of Wounded Knew by Williams S. E. Coleman. Through the family be descent. Capt...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1372008 (stock #167b)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Hide, natural and dyed porcupine quills, glass seed beads, painted rawhide, cotton cloth, sinew, 18" overall, c.1890 Provenance: collected by Major Charles Beverly Ewing, a medical doctor in the U.S Army, 7th Cavalry who was also known as The Fighting Doctor Accounts Voices of Wounded Knew by Williams S. E. Coleman. Through the family be descent. Capt. Ewing tended the wounded on the day of the Battle of Wounded Knee Creek, dodging bullets in a light wagon when the fighting began...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1372009 (stock #167c)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Hide, natural and dyed porcupine quills, glass seed beads, painted rawhide, cotton cloth, sinew, c.1890, 11" each Provenance: collected by Major Charles Beverly Ewing, a medical doctor in the U.S Army, 7th Cavalry who was also known as The Fighting Doctor Accounts Voices of Wounded Knew by Williams S. E. Coleman. Through the family be descent. Capt. Ewing tended the wounded on the day of the Battle of Wounded Knee Creek, dodging bullets in a light wagon when the fighting began...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1123399 (stock #168)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A rare large pictorial beaded Iroquois animal whimsey, circa 1890. Depicting what looks like a mythological deer or elk figure. A great folk art piece. One of the largest and most spectacular whimseys known. With a great sculptural relief, and beaded in white, blue, green, copper, light tan, numerous beaded suspensions with tubular beads, sequins. Excellent Condition. 11 1/8" wide; 12 1/2" tall; 15 3/8" tall (w/suspensions).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1102422 (stock #200)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$400.00
Iroquois moccasins circa 1880-1890. Puckered toes, floral designs, and peco beading along the edges. Good condition for their age, with soft leather and some soiling on the bottom. Dimensions: 9 1/4" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1077339 (stock #201)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Circa 1875-1880. Depicting a warrior killing or scalping another man, the warrior holding an elaborate war shield with long feather decorated panel hanging from its center and followed by his horse. The word "Owl" above. On the reverse is written, "This drawing was from a book shown by Robert Miller Gallery N.Y. 1970's. I think it is Southern Cheyenne. George Terasaki sold the book to Miller. Modern artists like David Hockney and Janet Fish received drawing from this book...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1077313 (stock #202)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Sioux saddle blanket with beadwork, hide, and hawk bell and fringe suspensions, circa 1870-1880. Original hide central panel with Native repairs. The majority of saddle blankets have a central canvas or muslin panel as a replacement to the worn out hide. This hide panel is original. Provenance: Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri; museum number: 31-125/121. Dimensions: 79" length (total including fringe); 43" length (central panel): 26" width (total); 5 3/4" width (beaded band)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1085337 (stock #203)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Circa 1840-1850. Buffalo hide quiver with traces of red and green pigment. Contains seven arrow shafts, four with metal points. Ash bow with original animal hair and fiber string. Provenance: Mordecai Thomas Bertram (1843-1904) collected c. 1860-1870 on the Sauk and Fox reservation, then descended within the family.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #633352 (stock #203)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$1250.00
First purchased at Chautauqua in New York State in 1908. The doll is c. 1890. 10.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #633693 (stock #204)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$700.00
3" tall x.5.5" long x 4" wide. Collected in 1940s by T. Valwenk of Lacon, Illinois. Has black crows (ravens) and long boats. c. 1900-1920.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1104985 (stock #204)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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An Eskimo mask circa 1890. Made of an unknown type of driftwood, and painted with red ochre, white, and remnants of black pigment. Said to be the bad spirit of the mountain. Dimensions: 9" tall x 5 1/2" wide (at widest point).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #859481 (stock #205)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$4,750.00
Sioux Beaded and Hide Male Doll c.1890-1900. 16 1/2" in height, 4" at shoulder width. A doll of exceptional size, with horse hair coiffure, beaded hair ties with hide ties at the end of the long braids. With a warrior shirt, commercial leather belt with suspended pipe bag, blue trade cloth breech clout with a white salvage edge. Beaded hide leggings and moccasins, beaded hide face, cotton muslin body. $4,750.00