Helen Luton Hafer was born in California on July 19, 1914.
Hafer was a painter of California landscapes, California Missions and still life works.
She died in San Clemente, California on May 18th, 2003.
This painting is special because you get 2 paintings in one.
On one side is a nice sunny courtyard view of a mission, on the other side is a brightly painted still life painting.
It was painted on canvas board.
The mission si...
It is 7" tall.
Fleabite chip on the inside lip of the rim.
The bottom is impressed "DeForest of California Copyright (symbol) 1956."
He is 13 1/2" tall.
He is holding a honey pot and there is a bee on top of his head.
There are some light scratches to some of the paint.
There is a whitish discoloration on the rim of the jar.
The back ridge of the rim is marked 900.
Overall great condition.
Acoma pottery Vase.
It is approx 7 1/2" tall with a 4 1/2" in diameter rim.
It has a polychrome geometric design around the base.
The top portion of the vase is corrugated all around.
This vessel is thick walled and is a little off center.
There is a hairline crack that extends 4" down from the rim which can only be seen upon close inspection.
There is a nick on the inside lip of the rim.
It is marked "Acoma NM" on the bottom.
It is 4 1/2" high with a 5 3/4" base and made of nickel silver.
It is marked Alpac on the bottom.
The sculpture is 7" long by 4 3/4 tall.
The middle of the sculpture is hollowed out.
Cold to touch, not plastic.
It is 10" in diameter and approx 2" tall.
I believe it's woven sweetgrass.
The tag that came with the basket states the origin of the basket to be from Maine by the Micmac or other tribe (cant make out the name).
Similar looking basket online was made from the Wanabaki or Penobscot tribe.
Some color fading to the basket otherwise great condition.
Possibly a sewing basket.
There is a silver painted number on the bottom of the basket.
She is approx 15" tall.
I believe she is a Maiden Doll.
A Maiden Doll wears an apron that signifies her passage out of adolescence into adulthood.
She is now of marriageable age.
A hoop around her waist would indicate that she is engaged to be married.
Her apron is made of animal hide.
She is wearing a multi-colored beaded hoop.
She has metal wire around her neck and leg and copper wiring on her arms.
Her right leg is missing.
It is 7 1/2" tall.
Marked "Beswick England" on the bottom with a green number 9 or 6.
He is approx 10 1/2" tall.
His tube says U.S. Diving Team.
Marked Metlox Calif USA.
No chips, cracks or crazing.
The painting is of a desert scene with a beautiful cactus in bloom.
It is 16" L x 20" W.
The framed measurement is 17" L x 21" W.
The painting and frame has some scuffs.
There is a light scratch in the lower right corner.
It is signed Trout in the lower left corner.
He is 13" tall and is playing his guitar.
The original treasure craft sticker is still affixed to the inside of the jar.
The back bottom edge of the jar is embossed "Walt Disney Productions"
There is a glaze pop on the inside of the jar which can't be seen when the lid is on.
There are 2 tiny white paint dots on the front of the lid by his left upper arm.
It is 5" tall and 7" in diameter.
Signed L Vallo on the bottom.
The basket is approx 5 1/2" tall and 7 5/8" wide.
The handle is approx 23" long.
Triple cross design on the front and back. There is wear at the base of the handle. A loose weave on the underside of the lid. Great patina!
It is approx 14" W x 22" L.
The left lower corner has a crease and a small dried debri above it.
The right lower corner is warped a little.
The mola is approx 13 3/4" x 18".
The kunas live on the san blas islands and on the darien peninsula in kuna yala
Kuna women make and wear blouses decorated with appliqued cloth, reverse appliqued cloth and embroidery.
The blouses, and their decorative front and rear panels, are referred to as molas.
The best molas are amazing works of textile folk art – on par with great quilts from america or asafo flags from ghana.
I emailed a photo of this ,mola to t...
The frog is admiring a lady bug.
It is approx 3 3/4" tall and 4 1/2" length.
The bottom is marked Kitty's Critters SOLLC (Starlite Originals LLC) 1999.
It is number 514 of 950.
It is 13" tall.
Retired disney store cookie jar.