This offering is a finely made basket, I believe it is Papago. It has a unique star shaped rim woven into place at five points. No noticable damage, but does show its age. Maximum width including the rim is just under 15cm, not including the rim it is 12cm. A basket with character.
THis is a very cool necklace if you like shells and ocean related jewelry. I was told these are actually sea urchin spines. They are hard like shells. Each spine is about 1 1/2" long. Necklace is 13" doubled as shown. Strung on nylon line. Only one of the spines are damaged. Spaced with red and yellow seed beads. Unique
Hassrick, Royal B. New York, Watson-Guptill, 1977 First printing. Catlins illustrations are arranged by Hassrick according to the cultural areas to which each belonged, beginning with the indians of the Southeastern Woodlands and moving north to the Great Lakes and the Midwest and finally to the Great Plains.Very good in good dj.
Curtis, Edward S., photographs. New York, Weathervane Books, 1972. A short introduction prefaces this compilation of sepia phographs of American Indians by Edward Curtis.Hardbound. Good in somewhat soiled dust jacket.
Nice bolo tie slide made if heavy silver tone cast metal with an American indian head design. Silver tone color, and filled enamel areas that appear to look like turquoise and coral stones. This comes on a real leather thong strip but could be used on another bolo tie of your choosing. Measures 2" across and is 2" in length. Nice!
Nice indian style turquoise, and silver bead necklace, with some hemotite beads also. Screw clasp, and entire necklace in in very nice condition. A very nice style that is being worn again! I have a closeup of the detail if interested, email me.
From the state of Idaho are these 9 Obsidian Points. They average in size from the largest being 2.25 inches long to the smallest approx. 1 inch. Obsidian Points can date back to about 400 to 4000 years. Shipping free to anywhere in the U.S.A. Insurance extra if requested. See all my many listings of collectibles and antiques.
Nice large Native American style pierced earrings. Sterling silver, concho style with onyx centers. Three feather dangles on each earring, with apache tear bead accents. Earrings measure 3" long plus the wires. Beautiful condition.
Cadman. The front cover shows for “High Voice.” Edwin H. Morris & Company, Inc. published the book that has an original copyright of 1909. The copyright has been renewed but the date is not given. It is prior to 1963, however.
Wedding Vase shape handmade sometime between 1920s and 1930s in the traditional manner as shown when you look at the chip on the spout. Wear to the paint design indicates age and is part of the pot's history. Most likely from the Santo Domingo potters in New Mexico. 10" H x 8" W in as shown condition.