Vermont Antiques Collaborative, Quechee, multi dealer, antique center, group shop ANTIQUES COLLABORATIVE, INC.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Implements : Pre 1900 item #1245086 (stock #40F52 LP566)
Antiques Collaborative, Inc.
Very scarce Northwest Coast Tlingit potlatch ladle, fashioned from hand-beaten copper and Dall mountain sheep horn. Circa 1840s. Size: 9 inches length (3.25 inches handle). Copper objects were signs of great wealth and prestige among Northwest tribes. Such spoons were prized possessions that were brought out for marriages and important feasts. This spoon has a carved horn handle in the form of a seal with flippers and red stained teeth, which is riveted to a copper stem and bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #967354 (stock #40F52 150)
Antiques Collaborative, Inc.
Ceremonial ritual drum, pinge, Senufo people, African Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire), Korhogo region. Circa 1890. Wood and hide, carved in the form of a bare breasted tribal woman seated on a stool, supporting the drum with her arms. The drum is adorned with various symbols including an animal mask, lizards, stork, crocodile, axe, and biting beast. The female figure wears stylized amulets on her wrists and has scarified markings on her breasts and stomach...