Antique weapons, paper ephemera and fine arts and crafts by Eric's Fabulous Finds Eric's Fabulous Finds
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1837 VR item #1063515
Eric's Fabulous Finds
$9,500
A spectacular group of four extremely rare and unique Pa Kua Chang martial arts training weapons, also called Baguazhang (Eight Palm Changes) dating from the early 1800's.

Pa Kua Chang is an internal discipline developed in the early ninteenth century, based on the eight tri-grams in the 800 year-old "I Ching" (Book of Changes). The training weapons are oversized to develop strength and balance and they were sometimes used in battle...

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1837 VR item #1063120
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$1650.00
Indian metal trade spear point. Recovered on the coast of New England many years ago. The spear point was found in the woods sticking in a tree that had rotted and fallen down. You can see how deep it was imbedded in the wood as the tip is lighter in color than the rest of the metal. This item was recovered in the traditional hunting grounds of the Abenaki Indians and this prized possession was lost either during a hunting expedition or possibly during a skirmish with an enemy...
All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1900 item #1063892
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$1,575
Native Tlingit fossilized whalebone club, carved early to mid 1800’s. The Tlingit war club was called a “khootz” and it was a devastating weapon in the hands of their powerful warriors; if an opponent was hit on the back of the neck or head, it would have only taken one blow to dispatch the victim.

The Tlingit (sometimes spelled Tlinkit) are an Indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast. They call themselves Lingít, meaning "human beings...

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1837 VR item #1063122
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$1350.00
Native Indian metal trade knife marked " A B & C" on the tang. Bought from a collector in British Columbia, possibly Cree or Blackfoot

Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Length 11 ½ inches long, width 2 3/8 inches wide, weight 6 ounces.

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1837 VR item #1063884
Eric's Fabulous Finds
$1,320
Hand carved Inuit stone cooking bowl made in the early 1800’s. This bowl is post contact and is carved in the European style; it is an exceptionally nice example of highly skilled stone carving.
Stone pots (uqusiglu) were used to steam or heat meat or fish over a soapstone stove or open fire.

Eskimos or Esquimaux are indigenous peoples who have traditionally inhabited the circumpolar region from eastern Siberia (Russia), across Alaska (United States), Canada, and Greenland...

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1900 item #1063666
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$1,295
Inuit hand carved, articulated wooden doll from West Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat in Inuit language). The dolls arms and legs are hinged with wooden pins and the clothing is made of hand made, with embroidered cotton, leather and sealskin. Dates from about 1890 to 1910. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Length 16 inches, width 4½ inches, depth 2½ inches, weight 9 ounces.
Please note that this item cannot be shipped to the USA.

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1900 item #1060857
Eric's Fabulous Finds
$850
A very fine Shamanic medicine container made by a Cree Medicine Man in the mid 1800's, complete with its original contents. The parfleche (deerskin rawhide) material was shaped with exquisite craftsmanship into a small circular box with a tightly fitting lid. The contents of the pouch are the original materials used for healing incantations and include twigs, bark, sap and what appears to be seeds...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066042
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$665.00
This pot by Alvaro Quezada with perfectly executed diagonal designs is a round olla with flared neck, white clay and red and black paint. Alvaro follows the tradition of fine craftsmanship established by his father Juan Quezada. The local white clay he uses originates from a deposit his father discovered. It is more technically difficult to handle than regular clay, so this work of art reflects Alvaro's a high degree of expertise. The artist incised his signature at the bottom of the pot...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066046
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$650
Oscar Quezada is a Master Potter who is the son of Consolacion Quezada, the elder sister of Grandmaster Juan Quezada that made Mata Ortiz famous by reviving an ancient local pottery making process. The artist's signature is incised at the bottom of the pot. This one-of-a-kind collectible work of art is a beautiful museum quality traditional polychrome pot, hand coiled and built from indigenous natural clays, then stone polished to a sensual satiny finish...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066092
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$575.00
This large olla is a rare collector piece by Claudia Sanchez featuring delicate, intricate lace designs with cuadritos (small squares) painted in cream color on red clay. The artist's signature is incised on the bottom of the pot. Yarn wrapped pottery ring included. Museum quality, highly collectible art pottery. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity.

Dimensions: Height 8 1/4 inches, Width 11 inches...

All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066085
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$500.00
This amazingly symmetrical Olla, with round body and tall classic southwest style diagonal terraced cut neck is an original creation by Ivone Olivas, a niece of Grand master Juan Quezada, the first creator of the famous Mata Ortiz Pottery. The Olla is made out of red clay and delicately hand painted with creamy white lace designs that are typical of her now hard to find work. The artist's signature is incised on the bottom of the pot. Yarn wrapped pottery ring included...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066088
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$500
This large olla by Isela Cota features abstract diagonal geometric designs with bold interlocked swirls alternated with fine hand drawn straight parallel lines painted with black and umber paint on mezclado (marbled clay that is produced by mixing red and yellow/white clay). An ovoid shaped opening is on the side of the olla in addition to its regular round opening at the top. The artists signature is incised on the bottom of the pot. Yarn wrapped pottery ring included...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066067
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$450.00
Juan Carlos Rodriguez created this very attractive and interesting round olla by incising his designs with a “sgraffito” technique he learned from his late brother Eduardo Quintana, and then continued to developed on his own. The work was done on red clay and by scraping away the outer layer he also created a thin, sculptural bas relief effect accented with red and black paint . The main theme is around fish and fishing: one panel shows a heron-like bird catching a fish while three other pa...
All Items : Ethnic : Pre 1900 item #1068791
Eric's Fabulous Finds
$375
This Indian skinning knife is a rare Cree artifact. It has a wooden handle and a hand forged blade that was probably made out of an old discarded file. An embroidered ribbon was attached to the knife to keep the tool handy as it was carried around. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Dimensions: blade 2 1/2 inches long, 2 3/4 inches wide, handle 3/4 inch wide, 3/4 inch deep. Overall length 5 1/4 inches. Weight 1 1/4 ounces.

All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066089
Eric's Fabulous Finds
$295
Large round seed pot by Claudia Sanchez featuring delicate, intricate lace designs with cuadritos (small squares) painted in cream color on red clay. The artist's signature is incised on the bottom of the pot. Yarn wrapped pottery ring included. Museum quality, highly collectable art pottery. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity.

Dimensions: Width 6-1/2 inches, Height 4 inches, Opening 2-1/2 inches

The history of Mata Ortiz, both the village and the pottery, can be traced thro...

All Items : Ethnic : Pre 1900 item #1102316
Eric's Fabulous Finds
$275
Antique Brazilian plantation wine canteen, hand made pottery circa 1840. This canteen has a rich dark brown mottled glaze with lots of character. The back is unglazed and has a small peripheral chip. The side handles have a hole to insert a cord so that it can be worn on the shoulder (or hung on a wall). Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Size: 8.5 inches across, 1.5 inches deep, 2.75 inches from the back to the top of the neck. Weight: approximately 1 kilo, 168 grams. (2 pounds, 3 oz.)...
All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1990 item #1060620
Eric's Fabulous Finds
$275
Cedar totem pole 15" tall with Raven Crest, carved and signed by well known B.C. Coast Salish artist Stan Joseph (Sequilem). Tribal affiliation: Squamish Nation, British Colombia. Rich patina, excellent condition. Bought from an estate sale. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Height: 15" Width: 4 1/4" Depth: 4" Weight: approx. 30 ounces (853grams)
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066061
Eric's Fabulous Finds
$265
Ana Trillo de Corona typically works in red clay and this is a fine example of her art that is expressed with a combination of intricate Paquime and Mimbres designs, interwoven with contemporary elements pained in black and accented with white paint. This striking red olla also has the classic southwest style diagonal terraced cut neck and she incised her signature on the bottom of the pot. Ana is featured in the book The Many Faces of Mata Ortiz (Lowell, Hills, Quintana, Parks and Wisner, Rio N...
 
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