Alan Kessler Gallery
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1372885 (stock #J010a)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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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)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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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 #1396985 (stock #0-k057a)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Articulated Mud head puppet carved by Henry Seeni. Similar example in Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado. 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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1394751 (stock #0-k058a)
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. Length 3 1/8" X Width at the shoulders 1"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1368358 (stock #119)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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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 #1369654 (stock #J009)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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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 1940 item #1370044 (stock #J011)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Navajo ring with green turquoise stone. Coin silver. Ca. 1940-1950, Size 7
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1370047 (stock #J014)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Navajo sterling silver and turquoise ring ca. 1940-1950, Size 6 1/2
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1370053 (stock #J016)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Silver ring with cast single shank. Sterling silver. ca. 1940-1950, Size 7 1/2-8
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 1940 item #1372893 (stock #J010e)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Zuni bracelet with seven green turquoise stones. A band with stamped arrow and applied decoration. It is said "coin silver" in internal space. Internal circumference 5 1/3", Gap space 2", The widest point 1/2", c. 1940
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1940 item #1372890 (stock #J010d)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Navajo "Fred Harvey" style bracelet in a form of a thunderbird with widespread wings, central circular stone with a applied stamp decoration, Internal circumference 5", Gap space 1 3/8", The widest point 1 1/8", c. 1940
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
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 : Pre 1940 item #1408286 (stock #0-k058d)
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Two types of masks: At First Mesa, a white case mask with beak, owl wings in place of ears. At Second and Third Mesas. a case mask covered with rabbit fur, "horns" of jackrabbit tails, beak. Fox skin ruff. Kilt, sash, fox skin, buckskin over back. White body paint. Carries a bow and a yucca whip. Appears in Mixed Kachina Dance, or in an ordinary kachina dance where he spies on the clowns...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1940 item #1208549 (stock #113)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Watercolor on paper depicting two female Corn Dancers, by Quah Ah (White Coral Beads) aka Tonita Peña circa 1930s. San Ildefonso, New Mexico. Tonita Peña: Born May 10, 1893 at San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM; died May 1, 1949; daughter of Natividad Peña and Ascencion Vigil; niece of Florention Montoya; After her mother’s death when she was twelve years old, the artist was raised by her aunt, Martina Vigil of Cochiti...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1940 item #1208546 (stock #115)
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Watercolor on Paper depicting a Man & Woman in full Regalia doing a Kachina Dance, by Quah Ah (White Coral Beads) aka Tonita Peña circa 1930s. San Ildefonso, New Mexico. Tonita Peña: Born May 10, 1893 at San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM; died May 1, 1949; daughter of Natividad Peña and Ascencion Vigil; niece of Florention Montoya; After her mother’s death when she was twelve years old, the artist was raised by her aunt, Martina Vigil of Cochiti...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1940 item #1208544 (stock #116)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Watercolor on paper depicting a woman with a basketry tray on her head filled with blue cornmeal, by Awa Tsireh (Cattail Bird) aka Alfonso Roybal circa 1930s. San Ildefonso, New Mexico. Awa Tsireh: Born February 1, 1898, NM; died May 1955 at San Ildefonso, NM; son of Alfonsita Martinez, potter, and Juan Esteban Roybal; nephew of Crescensio Martinez. By 1917, Alice Corbin Henderson had commissioned the artist to execute paintings for her...