Alan Kessler Gallery

Iroquois Beaded Animal Whimsey

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: American Indian: Handiwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1123399

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Alan Kessler Gallery
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Santa Fe, NM 87501

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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).