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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1388166 (stock #0-ka0)
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Case mask with one half face painted green and one half red, tubular mouth; no ears, blossom on one side and tuft of red hair and feathers on the other. Douglas fir ruff. Body painted any common katsina style. Carries staff tipped with feathers, and a rattle. Appears in regular katsina dance. Fewkes, 1894, 1903; Stehphen, 1936. ca.1920 5" Height X 1.5" Width Provenance: Dorothy Louise Luhrs. PhD. 1910-1972, UNM, School of Field Research
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1388165 (stock #0-ka00)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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A hand-carved Hopi Katsina doll circa 1930-1940. With two wool hair suspensions hanging from the case mask painted in bluish grey. Red, blue, white, and black painted body, with bluish grey feet wearing moccasins, and carved, split legs. 8" Height X 2.5" Width at the shoulders
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1392098 (stock #0-ka0a)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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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 Katsina 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1392102 (stock #0-ka0a1)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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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 Katsina Dances and sometimes a groups of Koyemsi appear in a dance of their own. At First Mesa they are said to sing Zuni songs. Height 10" X Width at the weight 2 7/8", ca.1940, Alan Kessler Collection
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1368356 (stock #118)
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1920-1940s Later Commercial Carved/Dressed Doll (Fabric must be old) After the Seminole villages opened, more of the carved/dressed wooden dolls would have been sold. The female doll would be carved all in one piece with a cylindrical body with small-attached moveable arms or no arms. The detailed doll is carved and painted with great care. Rare female doll has carved legs and breasts...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1368358 (stock #119)
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The male doll has wood arms and is standing on a carved wood base. This is an extremely large wood pair. c. 1930-1940, male doll 15 5/8" height, female doll 14" height
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #639625 (stock #125)
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Turquoise Frog Fetish, excellent condition, c. 1940, 1 3/4" long, 1" high at highest point and hind quarters are 3/4" high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1369179 (stock #J001)
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Snakes on the top and bottom row. c. 1930 1" space in the back, 1 1/2" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1369180 (stock #J004)
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Sterling silver. Rocker engraved flowers and leaves. The central panel rocker engraved with the words "Honest Injun" 1 1/2" space in the back, 1 1/4" width, c. 1930-40
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1369181 (stock #J005)
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Navajo stamped coin silver bracelet. In an excellent condition. 1 1/2" the space in the back, 1" width, c.1930
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1370865 (stock #J005b)
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Silver stamped with circles, alternating with a different stamp. Sixty turquoise stones. ca. 1930-40, 1 3/8" width, 1 1/8" opening at the back
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1370866 (stock #J005c)
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Navajo Fred Harvey style bracelet with a Cerrillos turquoise stone. Geometric and Arrow Stamps on the silver band. ca. 1930-40, 1 1/4" width at the widest point, 1 1/4" space in the back, 1/2" Silver Band
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1371648 (stock #J005e)
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Navajo silver and Turquoise bracelet with five oval settings c. 1930, Inner diameter slightly over 2, width of bracelet 1 1/2" Provenance: Deaccessioned from Eastern Oregon's High Desert Museum
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #1371650 (stock #J005f)
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Zuni Silver and Turquoise Cluster Bracelet multicolored stones with fine serrate bezel c. 1930, inner diameter 2 3/4", height 3"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1369654 (stock #J009)
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Zuni silver bracelet containing 40 turquoise stones. ca. 1940-50 2 1/8" at the widest point, 1 1/4" open space in the back
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1372885 (stock #J010a)
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Navajo bracelet with four turquoise stone, Inside dimension 5 1/2", Open space 1 1/4", Width at the widest point 1", c. 1960
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1372887 (stock #J010b)
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Navajo bracelet with four turquoise stones, Side dimension 5 1/4", Open space 1", Widest point 7/8", c. 1960
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1372889 (stock #J010c)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Navajo Bracelet with oval setting of agate or petrified wood accented by stamp work, silver drop and twisted wire accents, Internal circumference 5 1/8", Gap space 1 1/8", The widest point 1 1/2", c. 1940