Antique Male Native American folk art doll - Northern Plains origin. Size: 10.5 inches height. This doll is fashioned from brain tanned buffalo hide with buffalo hair stuffing, red trade cloth and human hair. Fully beaded moccasins, leggings and beaded fringed garments. Sinew sewn. Excellent condition. Display stand included. Also available as a separate offering is a similar female companion doll.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1421032 (stock #40J75-100)
Antique late 19th century red lacquered wood Hsun-Ok offering vessel from Burma. Size: 27 inches ht. x 15 inches diameter. Probably from Pagan region, with two registers of laid-on decoration below the spire and a series of hand-turned balusters on the pedestal. Minor damage to cover.
Pair of Chinese yoke back arm chairs. Late 19th century. Shanxi province. Elmwood. Dimensions: 43.5 inches height x 25.25 inches width x 22 inches depth. Seat height is 19.5 inches. Each chair has a back splat with carved figural panels. Condition: repair to break on one arm, replaced glue blocks on undersides of seats, some scuffing to one side stretcher on base. Structurally sound.
Rare Yuan dynasty red lacquerware oval tray, Chinese, 14th century, carved with two three-toed dragons encircled by a border of crashing waves. Size: 8 3/8 inches x 6 3/4 inches x 1 inch deep. Condition: two spots where the lacquer is missing on the top of the rim, some old filler on the foot ring on the under side, some cracking to the lacquer and a few tiny spots of loss to the incised lacquer in the background...
Northern Plains Native American spirit pipe with a Catlinite (pipestone) bowl carved with a full figural effigy of a walking bear, together with a wooden stem decorated with geometric black painted markings. Circa 1890. Overall length: 23.5 inches. Pipe bowl dimensions: 7 inches length x 3 inches height x 1.25 inches depth. Excellent condition. The interior of the pipe's bowl exhibits traces of burning and use...
Antique Native American folk art female doll. Size: 10.5 inches ht. A Northern Plains Indian antique doll fashioned from brain tanned buffalo hide with buffalo hair stuffing, a tack decorated leather belt and human hair. It has fully beaded moccasins and beaded fringed garments. Sinew sewn and with colored glass beads. Excellent condition (some thinning to hair). Display stand included. Also available as a separate offering is a male companion doll.
Hupa woven storage basket, Northwest Coast of California, c.1880. Size: 9.5 inches diameter x 5 inches ht. Tightly woven from alder on a hazelnut and willow warp with a dyed 'step design' in black. Good condition with tight weave and nice signs of use.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1423150 (stock #39B47-4204)
A Native American Iroquois pin cushion decorated in colored glass beads with a bird motif applied on red and pink velvet. Circa 1890. Size: 6 in. x 8 in. Nice original condition.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1423066 (stock #39B47-4205)
Iroquois/Mohawk Native American beaded pin cushion in the form of a boot or shoe. Circa 1890. Size: 10 in. x 5.5 In. Excellent condition with beaded glass fringe.
A carved and polychrome painted Pacific Northwest Coast native American mask, signed by the carver, L. White. Dated 1983. Size: 6.5 on. x 6.5 in.
Prehistoric carved stone (steatite) spider effigy pipe, Fort Ancient Culture, circa 1,000-1,200 A.D. Size: 3 inches x 2 inches x 1.5 inches. Excellent condition. Discovered in Posey County, Indiana, this early stone elbow pipe dates from the Mississippian period and was carved by the people of the Fort Ancient Culture, who lived along the Ohio River, in the regions that now occupy S. Ohio, N. Kentucky and S.E. Indiana. This pipe bears the very detailed carved effigy of a spider...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1423917 (stock #40F52-LP)
An early pair of Sioux native American buffalo hide Men's moccasins adorned with panels of red, yellow, green, black and white glass beads arranged in a geometric zig-zag design. Size: 11.5 in. length. Circa 1870.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Pre 1900 item #1245086 (stock #40F52 LP566)
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...