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.
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 4 1/2" high with a 5 3/4" base and made of nickel silver.
It is marked Alpac on the bottom.
She is 10" tall.
Good condition, a few paint chips.
It is 6" tall.
There is a hand painted dragon with ball or pearl amongst clouds and fire.
It has the rattan handle.
There are 2 small chips on the underside edge of the lid.
There is a pit in the bottom of the jar that occurred in the firing process.
There is crazing throughout and some staining.
It is embossed on the bottom of the jar "Made in Japan."
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 7" tall.
Fleabite chip on the inside lip of the rim.
The bottom is impressed "DeForest of California Copyright (symbol) 1956."
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.
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.
They are approx 5 1/2" tall and very cute.
They have their original rubber corks.
The salt shaker is marked Twin Winton Calif on the bottom.
The rubber cork on the salt shaker is brittle and will need to be replaced.
Part of the cork has crumbled off otherwise the shakers are in great condition.
It is 54"L x 36 1/2" W.
There are twelve 7 1/2" x 7 1/2" embroidered squares with a blue border.
There are squares of families, children, cats, chicks, a leprechaun, service station, fawn and a puppy.
Each square has the name of the embroiderer on it.
There are a few stains. No tears or rips.
It is 14" tall and is decorated in blue and purple flowers and a butterfly.
Unmarked. Possibly Los Angeles Pottery Co or N.S Gustin.
No chips or cracks.
The bottom of the jar & lid are marked 10-Y.
It is approx 8 1/2" in length and approx 7" tall.
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 approx 8" tall.
Appears to be a beefsteak tomato.
The bottom has an impressed mark "1989 H&HD" "Mexico"
There is a flea bite chip at the tip of one of the stem leaves.
It is 37" X 60"
Beautiful embroidery & sequined detail.
Some stains with light thread & bead loss.
It is 7 1/2" tall.
Marked "Beswick England" on the bottom with a green number 9 or 6.