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All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066044
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$125.00
Very elegant glossy black, deeply-incised graphite plato (plate) by Lupita Quezada done in textured or tejido, indentations in the damp clay to produce a “braided” cloth-like look, then highly polished (a technique invented by her uncle Reynaldo Quezada). Lupita is Juan Quezada's youngest sister and the wife of Hector Quintana (both spouses work in a similar style). The artist's signature is incised at the bottom of the plate...
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 : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1064620
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$338.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1064619
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$630.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1064618
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$630.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1064617
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$550.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1064615
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$365.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1064613
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$530.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1064612
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$365.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself. His highly prized pieces are sought after collectors worldwide and one of them was given to the Empress of Japan as an ...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Pre 2000 item #1064072
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$545.00
This is a hand carved Folk Art Limberjack by artist Craig Thomas, a talented wood sculptor who lives in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada. Limberjacks are traditional wooden or tin-plate toys for both adults and children. They are also called Jig Dolls, Dancing Doll/Men, Clogging Men, Busker's Puppets, Cloggers, Jiggers, Paddle Puppets, Stick Puppets, Limberjim or Limbertoy. Basically they are dolls with loose limbs that step dance or 'jig' on the end of a vibrating board or platform just l...
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1064063
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$2,500.00
This is a very rare Chinese Matchlock rifle from the early 1700's has an octagonal barrel with original parts and pistol style lock, wrapped with hammered copper. It is approximately .50 caliber. The copper wrapping is missing in some parts but the gun is in good condition for such a well-used weapon.

The matchlock is generally a very long rifle and it is considered to be the earliest ancestor of the modern hand held weapons. It uses a method similar to that of a cannon to propel a piece ...

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1900 item #1063892
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$1,575.00
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. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticit...

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1900 item #1063889
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$375.00
Ojibway Indian, rare one piece wooden ladle, possibly used for bear-grease. Carved circa 1850. Most wooden ladles are made with the handle attached with sap or sinew, you rarely see one piece examples.

The Ojibwe (also Ojibwa or Ojibway) or Chippewa (also Chippeway) are among the largest groups of Native Americans-First Nations people north of Mexico. They are divided between Canada and the United States. They are the third-largest in Canada.
Comes with certificate of authenticity.

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All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1837 VR item #1063884
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$1,320.00
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. Two mai...

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1063874
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$89.00
Pair of Metis hand-beaded Eagle armband ornaments with leather backing and ties made about 1968 in Selkirk, Manitoba.

Provenance: from the H. S. Darvell  estate.

Length of Eagle head 2 inches, length from head to fringe 8 inches, length of leather ties 14 inches, weight 1¼ ounces.

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1063873
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$65.00
Metis hand-beaded hair ornament with leather backing made about 1968 in Selkirk Manitoba.

Provenance: from the H. S. Darvell  estate.

Length 5¾ inches long, height 3 inches, weight 1½ ounces.

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1063695
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$200.00
This Gras t-bone bayonet was the last of the French sword type bayonets. It was manufactured from 1874 to about 1885 to fit the French Model 1874 "Gras" Infantry Rifle, a refinement of the Model 1866 Chassepot Infantry Rifle. This French bayonet is a Model 1874. It has a solid brass pommel with integral latching mechanism (push button/spring steel). The grips are wood. The crossguard is steel, usually "blued," with upper guard being the muzzle-ring, lower guard forming a hooked "blade-breaker" q...
All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1910 item #1063687
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$225.00
This charming Native hand made clay Raven whistle was recovered in a dump near the Salish Indian Reserve in Sechelt B.C. The whistle appears to have been much used and probably dates from 1880 to 1910. Comes with a signed letter of provenance that accompanied the whistle when I acquired it in 1996.The Pender Harbour area was once the winter capital of the Coast Salish nation, specifically the Shishalh tribe. A severe smallpox epidemic in 1862 nearly eliminated this thriving population, and the ...
 
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