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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1197309 (stock #0-ka030)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A small Hopi Kachina Doll hand carved and painted by Wilson Tewaquaptewa circa 1915. Tewaquaptewa (1871-1960) was 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 Kachinas for the tourist market. His dolls are usually monochromatic in color (brown, ochre and white and black). His use of symbols, painted on the case mask, seems to be arbitrary...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1266201 (stock #0-ka040)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Black case mask with diamond shaped eyes, mouth showing teeth, and a beard. Cloth or fur ruff. Breech clout, body covered with antelope, sheep, or goat skin, with hair on, red moccasins. Black horizontal stripes on lower legs and forearms. Carries bow in right hand, and a quiver full of arrows over left shoulder. Appears in ordinary kachina dances, in Mixed Kachina Dance, and separately as a warrior. He is supposed to have been derived from the Walapai Indians...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #652654 (stock #JW03)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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2.25" wide x 1" long. Sterling silver.
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 : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1232445 (stock #0-ka035)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A small Hopi Kachina doll, possibly depicting Samawutaqa, circa 1930-1940. Description of Samawutaqa from Colton, 1949, p. 61: "Appears in Mixed Kachina Dance. This is said to be the only kachina that the Tewa people brought with them from the Rio Grande to Hano about 1700." 7" tall.
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...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Pre 1920 item #652664 (stock #JW06)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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1.25" long x 1.25" wide. Silver and semi-precious stones (turquoise, jet, abolony, carl). A knife wing god with silver wings and tail feathers, applied silver beading and scrolling wire details.
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 : Pre 1920 item #1026679 (stock #J006)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Zuni inlay Rainbow man pin, circa 1920-1930. 4" Tall x 1 7/8" Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #1408283 (stock #0-k058b)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Angwusnasomtapq or Tumas Crow Mother Green case mask with 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 : Pre 1920 item #652663 (stock #JW05)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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1 3/8" long x 1 3/8" wide. Silver and semi-precious stones (turquoise, jet, abolony, carl). A knife wing god with silver wings and tail feathers, applied silver beading and scrolling wire details.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #652649 (stock #JW01)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Hopi Pin With Original Open Clasp c. 1920-1930 1.5" wide x 1.25" long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #652711 (stock #JW14)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$1250.00
1.75" diameter. Coin silver.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1197310 (stock #0-ka031)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A small Hopi Kachina Doll hand carved and painted by Wilson Tewaquaptewa circa 1930-1940, with chicken feathers. Tewaquaptewa (1871-1960) was 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 Kachinas for the tourist market. His dolls are usually monochromatic in color (brown, ochre and white and black). His use of symbols, painted on the case mask, seems to be arbitrary...