Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Kitchenware : Ceramics : Pre 1990 item #1382709 (stock #A-CP4)
Ancient East
$185
DESCRIPTION: A hard to find set of eight periwinkle blue (color retired) Fiesta dinner plates. Nothing says Americana or “Country Cottage” like Fiesta dinnerware, which can be mixed and matched with other Fiesta colors. Periwinkle blue was introduced by Fiesta in 1989 and discontinued in 2006; this set’s logo would date these plates to pre 1992. CONDITION: Light ware, no chips, good condition. DIMENSIONS: 11.5" diameter each. A-CP4 $185 for set of eight
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : American Indian : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #1386639 (stock #W-JO33)
Ancient East
$475
DESCRIPTION: A fine hand stamped sterling sunburst design pendant with a large, high quality Cerillos mine turquoise stone set in shadowbox style. Reverse is stamped, “E. Bilagody, Sterling.” A Navajo silver artist, Ernest Bilagody is based in Gallup, NM. Late 1900s, excellent condition. DIMENSIONS: 2-1/4" x 1-5/8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1266923 (stock #TX65)
Ancient East
$450
DESCRIPTION: An attractive woman's jacket made from a leatherized dark blue cotton with batik sleeves trimmed in white. The jacket's square neck is bordered with a band of batik and appliquéd trim; the waist is narrowed and closes with inner and outer ties. The blue and brown circular patterns on the batik sleeves are made using a technique of manual wax-resist dyeing, with melted wax applied to all areas that are not to be colored. The artist can then selectively color the fabric by soaking...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Blankets : Pre 1980 item #1268453 (stock #W-TX3)
Ancient East
$375
DESCRIPTION: A large, vibrant Churro wool blanket from the weaving center of Chimayo in Northern New Mexico. This finely woven blanket is of the "Rio Grande" style with alternating bands of white and navy stripes running across a bright red ground. These bands are each separated by a line of three stars with twelve points. CONDITION: This reversible blanket is in excellent condition with no repairs, holes or stains; the fibers are thick and the colors vibrant.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1284563 (stock #W-JO7)
Ancient East
SOLD
DESCRIPTION: A beautiful Navajo squash blossom necklace with twelve blossoms of graduated size and a 3 1/4" naja with dangle, all set with lovely cabochons of blue turquoise with chocolate brown veining, mounted on a silver bead necklace. Each stone is partially covered with leaf-form silver appliqué work; twisted silver wire borders the bezels. Dating from the second half of the 20th C., the necklace is in excellent condition with no broken pieces or missing stones. The stones are undamaged...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1287854 (stock #W-RG9)
Ancient East
$360
DESCRIPTION: A delightful hand-woven, flat weave llama wool rug made by native tribes from the Andes of Peru. This long runner is divided into three distinct patterns, the large outer border with colorful Inca figures in ceremonial headdresses, a middle border of fanciful fish which alternate facing left and right, and a center panel with a multitude of animals and insects including a llama, cat, butterfly, spider, swan, frog and duck. This vibrant, flat-weave rug is completely reversible and...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1289162 (stock #W-JO17)
Ancient East
$795
DESCRIPTION: A beautifully crafted Navajo sterling and natural coral cuff bracelet . This bracelet features thirteen natural, dark red coral stones mounted on a 1 1/8" wide silver cuff between a scrolling border of stamp work, twisted wire, and silver beads. This cuff looks beautiful on the wrist; the inside is stamped "STERLING." See the last photo showing this bracelet with other pieces from our Native American jewelry collection. DIMENSIONS: 6 1/2" circumference (16.5 cm); medium adult ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1289625 (stock #W-FIG5)
Ancient East
$180
DESCRIPTION: Oaxacan woodcarvings, also known as alebrijes, have been a tradition for generations in several small villages outside the capital of Oaxaca, Mexico. It has only been in the past 40 years that these beautifully carved and painted figures have become popular, and are now collected worldwide. Using rudimentary tools, these Mexican artists create fascinating figures out of fresh-cut copal wood. After drying and sanding, the carvings are meticulously painted with intricate patterns and...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1290742 (stock #W-JO9)
Ancient East
$455
DESCRIPTION: A lovely sterling silver necklace consisting of three silver feathers, each terminating in a leaf and flower design and each attached to a natural, light blue turquoise cabochon with brown matrix (veining) centered between them. Very attractive, perfect condition, excellent workmanship and very wearable. Signed: "D" (John Delvin, master Navajo silversmith). See the last photo showing this necklace with other pieces from our Native American jewelry collection. DIMENSIONS: 18" le...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1291074 (stock #W-RG10)
Ancient East
$295
DESCRIPTION: A colorful hand woven rug with red borders and hexagonal designs on a light blue ground. This flat weave rug is reversible and is in excellent condition (bright colors, thick pile, no stains or losses). After purchase, all of our textiles are professionally cleaned and stored until sold. Sourced in Chile while on a buying trip, this rug would make an attractive area rug or wall hanging. DIMENSIONS: 37.5" long (95.2 cm) x 25.25" wide (64 cm).
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1292011 (stock #W-JO11)
Ancient East
$645
DESCRIPTION: A stunning Navajo sterling silver Bisbee blue turquoise cuff bracelet by Navajo silver artist, Henry Davis. Ten heavenly blue cabochons are set between silver beads and scalloped silver edges which are stamped in a sunburst design. This is a truly beautiful bracelet, very wearable, and in perfect condition with no chipped stones. The inside is hallmarked "HD" and stamped "Sterling." If you desire a bracelet with matching necklace, see the last two photos where this bracelet is sh...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1293326 (stock #W-JO12)
Ancient East
$1,100
DESCRIPTION: Elegant and gorgeous! This vintage Navajo sterling silver necklace is set with twenty Bisbee blue turquoise cabochons on the side bands, and an additional eight stones on the teardrop pendant. Hallmarked "MC" for Mary Chavez and stamped "Sterling." This is a truly beautiful necklace, very wearable, and in perfect condition with no chipped stones. If you desire a necklace with matching bracelet, see the last two photos where this necklace is shown with our bracelet #W-JO11. Alt...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1980 item #1299074 (stock #W-FIG4)
Ancient East
$450
DESCRIPTION: A colorful, expressive Mexican folk art mask of a yellow jaguar with big eyes, wide mouth and erect ears. Hand carved and painted, this mask was collected in Mexico during the 1980's by well known artist and sculptor, Steve Tobin. As the Jaguar is the only Panthera species native to the Americas, it is a popular theme for Mexican artists. The paint condition on this mask is excellent; a hole between the ears is used for hanging. DIMENSIONS: 10 1/2" high (26.7 cm) x 8" wide (2...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1299702 (stock #W-MS2)
Ancient East
$975
DESCRIPTION: A hand painted and artist signed steer skull with copper accents. The white steer skull is hand painted with Native American designs and incorporates ornamental attachments including copper plates over the eye sockets, an attached copper ring at the top of the skull, and hanging ornaments of leather strips, copper tubing and feathers. Signed and dated by artist Pat Schwartz, 1985, and titled "Flight Skull." Good condition and a perfect Southwestern accent piece. DIMENSIONS: 26 ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1300091 (stock #W-PT12)
Ancient East
$980
DESCRIPTION: A striking Acoma pottery olla with dramatic traditional graphics in white, black and orange. This greenware olla is skillfully painted in traditional designs including hatched (symbolizing rain), stepped (representing clouds) and curvilinear, with distinctive "heartline" deer figures and bold flowers. These designs speak of water, fertility, the life cycle, the earth and sky, and their interrelationships to each other. The concave bottom is signed, "Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, Lou...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1302968 (stock #W-FIG7)
Ancient East
$250
DESCRIPTION: Oaxacan woodcarvings, also known as Alebrijes, have been a tradition for generations in several small villages outside the capital of Oaxaca, Mexico. It has only been in the past 40 years that these beautifully carved and painted figures have become popular, and are now collected worldwide. Using rudimentary tools, these Mexican artists create fascinating figures out of fresh-cut copal wood. After drying and sanding, the carvings are meticulously painted with intricate patterns and...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1303145 (stock #W-PT10)
Ancient East
$2,580
DESCRIPTION: Some of the most spectacular Acoma pottery pieces are the geometric designs rendered in black on white. This thin-walled, hand coiled olla represents the pinnacle of this category with exceptionally small squares, both white and black, forming intricate mazes across the entire surface signifying rain and lightning bolts. The pot is narrow at the base and gradually widens to the broadest section just before the taper towards the mouth. In a bold stripe from top to bottom, Kokopell...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1304366 (stock #W-JO36)
Ancient East
$4,760
DESCRIPTION: A large, collection-quality squash blossom necklace handmade by famous North Cheyenne silver artist and U.S. Senator, Ben Nighthorse Campbell. This heavy, stunning necklace is one of his earlier pieces (ca. 1974) and is reputed to be the first piece he signed using his "Nighthorse" name. Crafted in sterling silver with large bench-made cone-shaped beads, this necklace is as much a piece of fine sculpture as it is jewelry. Seven large, natural "sea foam" turquoise nuggets are cent...