Alan Kessler Gallery
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #823049 (stock #633353)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Rare Eskimo Wood Shamen's Doll c. 1860-80. Ivory inlaid eyes and mouth, rag body, possibly, Yupik or Inuit. 13" H. Prov: Descended in the family of Lauren Wise, Southhampton, New Hampshire Price on Request
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #793682 (stock #633361)
Alan Kessler Gallery
SOLD
Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace, circa 1930-40. Size 13 1/2 inches per side. Provenance: Belonging to Dorcas Trilostson Crawford, Albuquerque, NM. Decended in the family. Price: $5,950.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #873326 (stock #633364)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$800.00
Southern Plains German Silver Brooch c. 1890-1900. Trade brooch indecipherable stamping on back. 2 3/8" L x 1 3/4" W. Has applied bead decoration. Both stamped and hand chiseled decoration. May have used stamps and a nail tap for applied decoration. The number "2" is visible on the obverse. A brass pin has been soldered on the back of the brooch.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #873334 (stock #633366)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Navajo Turquoise and Silver Cross, mid-twentieth century c.1950. Sand cast, silver cross with central turquoise stone set in silver bezel. Heavy casting. 2 1/2" L x 1 3/4" W.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #724286 (stock #650041)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Rare rocker engraved Navajo bug spoon. File inscribed "Gallup / NM" in the bowl. 4" in length. Extremely rare depiction of what looks like centipedes. Price on request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #721435 (stock #650359)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Rare Cut-out Pictorial Bird Spoon. 4 1/4".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #724278 (stock #650360)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #820114 (stock #655873)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$750.00
c. 1880-90 Northwest Coast ceremonial paddle. Probably Haida or Tlingit, 17"L and 2 7/8" W at widest point of paddle. Excellent condition. Minor wear from age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #820117 (stock #655874)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$750.00
Northwest Coast ceremonial paddle c.1890-1900, Haida or Tlingit. Bearing a collection or deacession number E23. 20 1/2" L x 3 1/8" at widest point. Excellent condition, minor wood loss from age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #820120 (stock #655876)
Alan Kessler Gallery
$975.00
Northwest coast ceremonial paddle c.1890-1900. Black colored pigment in the design elements. 27 7/8"L x 3 3/4"W at widest point. Excellent condition, minor wood loss through age.
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 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 #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 #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 #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