POCAS COSAS

The Finest in Mexican and Native American Arts and Antiques

Native American Indian Folk Art and Beadwork

Pocas Cosas specializes in Native American Indian folk art and beadwork:

  • Clay animals and figures by Navajo folk artist Mami Deschillie
  • Cardboard, painted animals and figures by Navajo folkartist Mami Deschillie
  • Wood carvings by Navajo folk artist Johnson Antonio

 

Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery, a wonderful pottery owl with beautiful decorations, from the Pueblo of Cochiti, by the famous potter, Damasea Cordero, sister of Helen Cordero, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Cochiti pottery owl by Damasea Cordero. Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery, a wonderful pottery owl with beautiful decorations, from the Pueblo of Cochiti, by the famous potter, Damasea Cordero, sister of Helen Cordero, c. 1940's. Another frontal view of the owl. Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery, a wonderful pottery owl with beautiful decorations, from the Pueblo of Cochiti, by the famous potter, Damasea Cordero, sister of Helen Cordero, c. 1940's. Photo showing the back side of the owl. Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery, a wonderful pottery owl with beautiful decorations, from the Pueblo of Cochiti, by the famous potter, Damasea Cordero, sister of Helen Cordero, c. 1940's. Photo showing the bottom of the Cochiti pottery owl, showing the signature of Damasea Cordero.
BP-4: Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery, a wonderful pottery owl with beautiful decorations, from the Pueblo of Cochiti, by the famous potter, Damasea Cordero, sister of Helen Cordero, c. 1940's. The piece is very endearing and whimsical. Condition is very good. Size: 5 inches high by 3 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $475.

 

Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a wonderful Navajo pictorial textile with very endearing chickens and chicks, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1980. Main photo of the Navajo pictorial textile. Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a wonderful Navajo pictorial textile with very endearing chickens and chicks, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1980. Closeup photo of one of the chickens. Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a wonderful Navajo pictorial textile with very endearing chickens and chicks, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1980. Closeup photo showing a small chick.
BL-2: Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a wonderful Navajo pictorial textile with very endearing chickens and chicks, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1980. This is a great piece of vintage Native American folk art! It is extremely charming and fun. Condition is good. Size: 25 1/2 inches long by 24 1/4 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Native American Indian folk art, and Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, very whimsical pottery figure depicting an Anglo or European visitor or clown, signed by the famous artist, Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo, c. 1980. Main photo of the pottery figure by Virgil Ortiz. Native American Indian folk art, and Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, very whimsical pottery figure depicting an Anglo or European visitor or clown, signed by the famous artist, Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo, c. 1980. Another angle showing the pottery figure by artist Virgil Ortiz of Cochiti Pueblo. Native American Indian folk art, and Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, very whimsical pottery figure depicting an Anglo or European visitor or clown, signed by the famous artist, Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo, c. 1980. Photo showing the bottom of the figure, showing the artist's signature, Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo.
BE-7: Native American Indian folk art, and Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, very whimsical pottery figure depicting an Anglo or European visitor or clown, signed by the famous artist, Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo, c. 1980. The figure is wonderfully comical and is very finely sculpted. This is a great piece of Native American Indian folk art and a discerning collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 7 1/2 inches high by 8 1/4 inches wide. Price: $2800.

 

Native American Indian vintage folk art, a wonderful Pueblo dance drum, decorated with vivid designs and colors, Pueblos of New Mexico, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Pueblo dance drum. Native American Indian vintage folk art, a wonderful Pueblo dance drum, decorated with vivid designs and colors, Pueblos of New Mexico, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the side of the drum. Native American Indian vintage folk art, a wonderful Pueblo dance drum, decorated with vivid designs and colors, Pueblos of New Mexico, c. 1950's. Photo of the drum lying on its side and showing both ends of the dance drum.
AK-11: Native American Indian vintage folk art, a wonderful Pueblo dance drum, decorated with vivid designs and colors, Pueblos of New Mexico, c. 1950's. The drum is of wood, with a stretched hide top and bottom, held together with hide straps or laces. It is very likely from Santo Domingo Pueblo, north of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Condition is very good. Size: 11 3/4 inches high by 10 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $475.

 

Native American Indian vintage folk art, a beautiful, hand-carved cedar, Northwest Coast totem pole, Haida (British Columbia), c. 1930's or earlier. The pole features an eagle, a killer-whale, and a wonderful bear. Main photo. Native American Indian vintage folk art, a beautiful, hand-carved cedar, Northwest Coast totem pole, Haida (British Columbia), c. 1930's or earlier. The pole features an eagle, a killer-whale, and a wonderful bear. Closeup of a part of the Northwest Coast, Haida, totem pole. Native American Indian vintage folk art, a beautiful, hand-carved cedar, Northwest Coast totem pole, Haida (British Columbia), c. 1930's or earlier. The pole features an eagle, a killer-whale, and a wonderful bear. Closeup of the figures near the top of the totem pole. Native American Indian vintage folk art, a beautiful, hand-carved cedar, Northwest Coast totem pole, Haida (British Columbia), c. 1930's or earlier. The pole features an eagle, a killer-whale, and a wonderful bear. Photo of the back side of the Haide, Northwest Coast totem pole. Native American Indian vintage folk art, a beautiful, hand-carved cedar, Northwest Coast totem pole, Haida (British Columbia), c. 1930's or earlier. The pole features an eagle, a killer-whale, and a wonderful bear. Another front view of the Northwest Coast, Haida totem pole.
YY-7: Native American Indian vintage folk art, a beautiful, hand-carved cedar, Northwest Coast totem pole, Haida (British Columbia), c. 1930's or earlier. The pole features an eagle, a killer-whale, and a wonderful bear. It is beautifully carved and has great patina. This is a great piece of vintage Native American Indian folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 12 inches high by 1 1/2 inches wide by 1 inches deep (front to back). Price: $275.

 

Native American Indian vintage wood-carving and folk art, a wonderful hand-carved, cedar, Northwest Coast totem pole, c. 1920-30's. Main photo of the Northwest Coast totem pole. Native American Indian vintage wood-carving and folk art, a wonderful hand-carved, cedar, Northwest Coast totem pole, c. 1920-30's. Closeup photo of the human person on the Northwest Coast totem pole. Native American Indian vintage wood-carving and folk art, a wonderful hand-carved, cedar, Northwest Coast totem pole, c. 1920-30's. Photo of the back side of the Northwest Coast totem pole.
YY-8: Native American Indian vintage wood-carving and folk art, a wonderful hand-carved, cedar, Northwest Coast totem pole, c. 1920-30's. The pole features a man's head and a wonderful platypus; extremely endearing and unique! This is great primitive Native American folk art. Condition is very good. Size: 8 1/2 inches high by 2 inches wide by 1 3/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $325.

 

Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. Main photo of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. Photo of the entire extended Lakota beadwork belt.
WW-14: Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. It is incredibly beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: the belt measures 32 1/2 inches long (not including the buckle) by 1 inch wide. The buckle is 1 3/4 inches wide by 1 1/16 inches high.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Native American Indian folk-art and wood-carving, a Navajo folk-art wood-carving of a Navajo man shearing his sheep, signed by the artist, c. 1970. Main photo of the Navajo folk-art woodcarving. Native American Indian folk-art and wood-carving, a Navajo folk-art wood-carving of a Navajo man shearing his sheep, signed by the artist, c. 1970. Closeup photo of the Navajo carving. Native American Indian folk-art and wood-carving, a Navajo folk-art wood-carving of a Navajo man shearing his sheep, signed by the artist, c. 1970. Photo of the bottom of the Indian folk-art carving, showing the artist's initials. Native American Indian folk-art and wood-carving, a Navajo folk-art wood-carving of a Navajo man shearing his sheep, signed by the artist, c. 1970. Photo of the back of the folk-art carving.
QQ-6: Native American Indian folk-art and wood-carving, a Navajo folk-art wood-carving of a Navajo man shearing his sheep, signed by the artist, c. 1970. The piece is beautfilly carved and painted. This is a truly great piece of Navajo folk-art! Condition is excellent. Size: 8 1/2 inches long (front to back) by 6 inches wide by 7 inches high. Price: $225.

 

Native American Indian beadwork, a beautiful beaded pouch on native-tanned hide, Woodlands Indian, c. 1910-20. The beads are very fine, and the beadwork is exceptional! Main photo. Native American Indian beadwork, a beautiful beaded pouch on native-tanned hide, Woodlands Indian, c. 1910-20. The beads are very fine, and the beadwork is exceptional! Closeup photo of the front of the pouch. Native American Indian beadwork, a beautiful beaded pouch on native-tanned hide, Woodlands Indian, c. 1910-20. The beads are very fine, and the beadwork is exceptional! Photo of the back side of the pouch.
PP-8: Native American Indian beadwork, a beautiful beaded pouch on native-tanned hide, Woodlands Indian, c. 1910-20. The beads are very fine, and the beadwork is exceptional! Condition is very good given the age of the piece; there are c. 5 beads missing along the top edge of the pouch. Size: 3 1/2 inches high by 3 1/2 inches wide. Price: $325.

 

Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk-art, a Lakota (Sioux) beaded ration-pouch, c. 1890-1900. The beadwork on the pouch is very fine, and the pouch has a handle of lovely glass beads. Main photo of Lakota beadwork pouch. Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk-art, a Lakota (Sioux) beaded ration-pouch, c. 1890-1900. The beadwork on the pouch is very fine, and the pouch has a handle of lovely glass beads. Closeup photo of the front of the Lakota beadwork and leather ration pouch. Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk-art, a Lakota (Sioux) beaded ration-pouch, c. 1890-1900. The beadwork on the pouch is very fine, and the pouch has a handle of lovely glass beads. Photo of the back side of the Lakota beaded leather pouch. Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk-art, a Lakota (Sioux) beaded ration-pouch, c. 1890-1900. The beadwork on the pouch is very fine, and the pouch has a handle of lovely glass beads. Another photo of the back side of the beaded leather Lakota (Sioux) ration pouch.
OO-13: Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk-art, a Lakota (Sioux) beaded ration-pouch, c. 1890-1900. The beadwork on the pouch is very fine, and the pouch has a handle of lovely glass beads. Condition is very good. Size: 4 3/4 inches high (not including fringe at bottom or handle) by 2 1/4 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Native American Indian arts and antiques and Northwest Coast Indian arts, a beautiful spoon, made from horn, and incised with an image of a whale, Northwest Coast, Haida people of the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, c. 1860-80. Main photo of the Haida horn-spoon. Native American Indian arts and antiques and Northwest Coast Indian arts, a beautiful spoon, made from horn, and incised with an image of a whale, Northwest Coast, Haida people of the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, c. 1860-80. Closeup of the incised whale on the spoon. Native American Indian arts and antiques and Northwest Coast Indian arts, a beautiful spoon, made from horn, and incised with an image of a whale, Northwest Coast, Haida people of the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, c. 1860-80. Photo of the front of the spoon with the original collector's tag. Native American Indian arts and antiques and Northwest Coast Indian arts, a beautiful spoon, made from horn, and incised with an image of a whale, Northwest Coast, Haida people of the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, c. 1860-80. Closeup photo of the tag on the front of the spoon. Native American Indian arts and antiques and Northwest Coast Indian arts, a beautiful spoon, made from horn, and incised with an image of a whale, Northwest Coast, Haida people of the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, c. 1860-80. Photo of the spoon lying on its side.
II-5: Native American Indian arts and antiques and Northwest Coast Indian arts, a beautiful spoon, made from horn, and incised with an image of a whale, Northwest Coast, Haida people of the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, c. 1860-80. This is a highly unique, museum-quality piece of Northwest Coast Indian art. The carving on the back of the horn-spoon is extremely well-executed! The identification tag of the original collector is still on the front of the spoon (please, see photo in the Gallery). Condition is excellent. Size: 7 inches long by 2 inches wide at the widest part of the spoon. Price: $675.

 

Native American Indian wood-carving and folk art, a Northwest Coast carved wooden miniature mask in the form of a bear with abalone inlaid eyes, signed LAVALLE, c. 1960's. Main photo of the Northwest Coast carved wooden mask. Native American Indian wood-carving and folk art, a Northwest Coast carved wooden miniature mask in the form of a bear with abalone inlaid eyes, signed LAVALLE, c. 1960's. Photo showing a side of the mask. Native American Indian wood-carving and folk art, a Northwest Coast carved wooden miniature mask in the form of a bear with abalone inlaid eyes, signed LAVALLE, c. 1960's. Photo showing the second side of the miniature mask. Native American Indian wood-carving and folk art, a Northwest Coast carved wooden miniature mask in the form of a bear with abalone inlaid eyes, signed LAVALLE, c. 1960's. Photo showing the back side of the Northwest Coast carve miniature mask. Native American Indian wood-carving and folk art, a Northwest Coast carved wooden miniature mask in the form of a bear with abalone inlaid eyes, signed LAVALLE, c. 1960's. Closeup photo showing the maker's signature, LAVALLE. Native American Indian wood-carving and folk art, a Northwest Coast carved wooden miniature mask in the form of a bear with abalone inlaid eyes, signed LAVALLE, c. 1960's. Another view of the front side of the mask.
II-13: Native American Indian wood-carving and folk art, a Northwest Coast small (c. hand-sized) carved wooden mask in the form of a bear with abalone inlaid eyes, signed LAVALLE, c. 1960's. Mask is beautifully carved and painted, by a recognized, deceased native artist. Condition is excellent. Size: 4 inches high including the ears by 3 3/4 inches wide by 5 inches long (front to back, including the tongue). Price: $450.

 

Native American Indian vintage folk art and beadwork, a pair of baby's mocassins from Alaska, probably Aleut, c. 1930-45. The mocassins feature a lovely bird design and wonderfully soft seal skin. Main photo, Native American Indian vintage folk art and beadwork, a pair of baby's mocassins from Alaska, probably Aleut, c. 1930-45. The mocassins feature a lovely bird design and wonderfully soft seal skin. Closeup photo of the beadwork on the toes. Native American Indian vintage folk art and beadwork, a pair of baby's mocassins from Alaska, probably Aleut, c. 1930-45. The mocassins feature a lovely bird design and wonderfully soft seal skin. Photo of the bottoms of the mocassins.
GG-2: Native American Indian vintage folk art and beadwork, a pair of baby's mocassins from Alaska, probably Aleut, c. 1930-45. The mocassins feature a lovely bird design and wonderfully soft seal skin. Condition is excellent. Size: 4 14 inches long by 2 1/2 inches high. Price: $175.

 

Native American Indian antique folk art, a wood-carved totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, Squamish, c. 1950. The totem pole features a wonderful eagle at the top, a transformation figure, and a beautiful bear. Main photo of totem pole. Native American Indian antique folk art, a wood-carved totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, Squamish, c. 1950. The totem pole features a wonderful eagle at the top, a transformation figure, and a beautiful bear. Photo of the top eagle. Native American Indian antique folk art, a wood-carved totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, Squamish, c. 1950. The totem pole features a wonderful eagle at the top, a transformation figure, and a beautiful bear. Another closeup of the bear. Native American Indian antique folk art, a wood-carved totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, Squamish, c. 1950. The totem pole features a wonderful eagle at the top, a transformation figure, and a beautiful bear. Another closeup photo of the eagle at the top of the pole. Native American Indian antique folk art, a wood-carved totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, Squamish, c. 1950. The totem pole features a wonderful eagle at the top, a transformation figure, and a beautiful bear. Photo of the back side of the totem pole. Native American Indian antique folk art, a wood-carved totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, Squamish, c. 1950. The totem pole features a wonderful eagle at the top, a transformation figure, and a beautiful bear. Closeup of the artist's signature on the back of the pole.
EE-1: Native American Indian antique folk art, a wood-carved totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, Squamish, c. 1950. The totem pole features a wonderful eagle at the top, a transformation figure, and a beautiful bear. The pole is signed on the back by famous Squamish carver, Howard Williams. Condition is excellent. Size: 24 1/2 inches high by 24 inches wide at eagle's wings by 6 inches deep (front to back). Price: $750.

 

Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk art, a very finely beaded bag with some metallic beads, Plains, c. 1890-1900. The bag has a lovely checker-board pattern on one side, and a cross on the other. Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk art, a very finely beaded bag with some metallic beads, Plains, c. 1890-1900. The bag has a lovely checker-board pattern on one side, and a cross on the other. Photo of the back side of pouch. Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk art, a very finely beaded bag with some metallic beads, Plains, c. 1890-1900. The bag has a lovely checker-board pattern on one side, and a cross on the other. Closeup photo of the beadwork on the front of the pouch.
EE-11: Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk art, a very finely beaded bag with some metallic beads, Plains, c. 1890-1900. The bag has a lovely checker-board pattern on one side, and a cross on the other. It is sinew-sown with a very nice handle and leather fringe. Condition is very good, given the age of the piece! Size: 3 3/4 inches high (excluding handle) by 3 inches wide (excluding fringe). Price: $325.

 

Native American Indian woodcarving and folk art, a lovely totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, c. 1940. The pole is carved from cedar and depicts an eagle and bear. Main photo of totem pole. Native American Indian woodcarving and folk art, a lovely totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, c. 1940. The pole is carved from cedar and depicts an eagle and bear. Photo showing the back side of the pole. Native American Indian woodcarving and folk art, a lovely totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, c. 1940. The pole is carved from cedar and depicts an eagle and bear. Photo showing the eagle at the top of the totem pole. Native American Indian woodcarving and folk art, a lovely totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, c. 1940. The pole is carved from cedar and depicts an eagle and bear. Photo showing the bear figure carved near the middle of the totem pole. Native American Indian woodcarving and folk art, a lovely totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, c. 1940. The pole is carved from cedar and depicts an eagle and bear. Photo showing the figure near the bottom of the pole. Native American Indian woodcarving and folk art, a lovely totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, c. 1940. The pole is carved from cedar and depicts an eagle and bear. Photo showing a side-view of the totem pole.
DD-22: Native American Indian woodcarving and folk art, a lovely totem pole from the Pacific Northwest, c. 1940. The pole is carved from cedar and depicts an eagle and bear. The carving is exceptional. Condition is excellent. Size: 19 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide at the eagle's wings by 2 inches deep (not including the stand). Price: $675.

 

Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk art, a beautifully beaded Apache pouch (ration-ticket pouch), c. 1890. The ration pouch features two American flags on one side, and a wonderful checkerboard pattern on the other. Photo showing the American flags on one side of the beaded pouch. Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk art, a beautifully beaded Apache pouch (ration-ticket pouch), c. 1890. The ration pouch features two American flags on one side, and a wonderful checkerboard pattern on the other. A photo showing the beaded checkerboard pattern on the other side of the pouch. Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk art, a beautifully beaded Apache pouch (ration-ticket pouch), c. 1890. The ration pouch features two American flags on one side, and a wonderful checkerboard pattern on the other. A closeup photo of the two American flags on one side of the pouch.
DD-23: Native American Indian antique beadwork and folk art, a beautifully beaded Apache pouch (ration-ticket pouch), c. 1890. The ration pouch features two American flags on one side, and a wonderful checkerboard pattern on the other. The beadwork is extremely fine! Price: $325.

 

Native American Indian vintage pottery, a storyteller in the form of a bear mother with cub, Cochiti, c. 1980. The bears are beautifully formed and painted. Main photo. Native American Indian vintage pottery, a storyteller in the form of a bear mother with cub, Cochiti, c. 1980. The bears are beautifully formed and painted. Photo showing a side view. Native American Indian vintage pottery, a storyteller in the form of a bear mother with cub, Cochiti, c. 1980. The bears are beautifully formed and painted. Photo showing the bottom of the storyteller with the artist's signature.
DD-16: Native American Indian vintage pottery, a storyteller in the form of a bear mother with cub, Cochiti, c. 1980. The bears are beautifully formed and painted. The piece is signed on the bottom. This is about as cute and endearing as it gets! Condition is excellent. Size: 3 inches high by 2 1/16 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $125.

 

Native American Indian beadwork and folk art, a Plains knife-sheath with ghost-dance designs and symbolism, c. 1890-1910. The sheath is sinew sown with brain-tanned leather, and with fringe and bottom-tassles with beads. Main photo. Native American Indian beadwork and folk art, a Plains knife-sheath with ghost-dance designs and symbolism, c. 1890-1910. The sheath is sinew sown with brain-tanned leather, and with fringe and bottom-tassles with beads. Closeup of beadwork horse on the front. Native American Indian beadwork and folk art, a Plains knife-sheath with ghost-dance designs and symbolism, c. 1890-1910. The sheath is sinew sown with brain-tanned leather, and with fringe and bottom-tassles with beads. Closeup photo of the eagle painted on the front. Native American Indian beadwork and folk art, a Plains knife-sheath with ghost-dance designs and symbolism, c. 1890-1910. The sheath is sinew sown with brain-tanned leather, and with fringe and bottom-tassles with beads. Closeup photo of the symbols near the top of the sheath. Native American Indian beadwork and folk art, a Plains knife-sheath with ghost-dance designs and symbolism, c. 1890-1910. The sheath is sinew sown with brain-tanned leather, and with fringe and bottom-tassles with beads. Photo showing the decorative tassles with beads at the bottom of the sheath. Native American Indian beadwork and folk art, a Plains knife-sheath with ghost-dance designs and symbolism, c. 1890-1910. The sheath is sinew sown with brain-tanned leather, and with fringe and bottom-tassles with beads. Photo showing the back side of the sheath.
Y-8: Native American Indian beadwork and folk art, a Plains knife-sheath with ghost-dance designs and symbolism, c. 1890-1910. The sheath is sinew sown with brain-tanned leather, and with fringe and bottom-tassles with beads. The central designs are a beautiful beaded horse and a painted eagle on the front. Condition is good; the sheath shows some age and displays some darkening or slight staining. Size: 9 inches high with the bottom tassles (7 inches without tassles) by 3 inches wide near the top. Price: $350.

 

Native American Indian beadwork baby mocassins, Lakota or Cheyenne, c. 1890-1900. The beadwork is fantastic and is in great condition. Main photo. Native American Indian beadwork baby mocassins, Lakota or Cheyenne, c. 1890-1900. The beadwork is fantastic and is in great condition. Another view of the mocassins. Native American Indian beadwork baby mocassins, Lakota or Cheyenne, c. 1890-1900. The beadwork is fantastic and is in great condition. A closeup of the beadwork on one of the mocassins. Native American Indian beadwork baby mocassins, Lakota or Cheyenne, c. 1890-1900. The beadwork is fantastic and is in great condition. A photo showing the back of the mocassins. Native American Indian beadwork baby mocassins, Lakota or Cheyenne, c. 1890-1900. The beadwork is fantastic and is in great condition. A photo showing the bottoms of the mocassins.
Y-2: Native American Indian beadwork, baby mocassins, Lakota or Cheyenne, c. 1890-1900. The beadwork is fantastic and is in great condition. The mocassins show age and probable use, but are in excellent condition overall. Size: 4 3/4 inches long by 2 1/4 inches wide by 2 inches high at back. Price: $475.

 

I-6: Native American Indian folk art, pair of Navajo dolls, c. 1950. Wonderfully dressed in traditional Navajo clothes and jewelry. Faces are stitched (v. painted on). Size: 7" tall x 4" wide at waists. Price: $125 for the pair. Closeup photo of the face of one of the Navajo folk art dolls. Closeup photo of the face of the second of the pair of Navajo folk art dolls. Photo of the backs of the Navajo folk art dolls.
I-6: Native American Indian folk art, pair of Navajo dolls, c. 1950. Wonderfully dressed in traditional Navajo clothes and jewelry. Faces are stitched (v. painted on). Size: 7" tall x 4" wide at waists.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Native American Indian folk art, Navajo wood carving of a bull by Johnson Antonio, 1992. Closeup photo of Navajo folk art wood carving of a bull by Johnson Antonio. Navajo wood carving, a bull by Johson Antoio, closeup photo of signature on bottom.
G-3: Native American Indian folk art, a Navajo wood carving by famed Navajo folk artist Johnson Antonio, 1992. The piece is signed and dated on the bottom. Size: 7 1/2" long x 3 1/2" tall x 2 1/2" wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Native American Indian folk art, Navajo wood carving by Johnson Antonio, c. 1980's. Photo, side view of Navajo wood carving by Johnson Antonio of elderly woman with cane. Navajo wood carving of elderly woman, view of back. Photo of signature on bottom of carving of elderly Navajo woman.
G-4: Native American Indian folk art, a Navajo wood carving by Navajo folk artist Johson Antonio, c. 1980's. Signed on the bottom. The carving depicts an old Navajo woman leaning on her cane and holding a spindle and yarn. Size: 12 1/2" high x 6" wide x 8 1/2" deep (front to back). Condition is mint. Price: $1400.

 

Native American Indian folk art, cardboard cutout of goat by Mami Deschillie, c. 1980. Closeup photo of head of goat by Navajo folk artist Mami Deschillie. Photo of back side of Navajo folk art goat by Mami Deschillie.
G-8: Native American Indian folk art, a cardboard cut-out goat by famed Navajo folk artist Mami Deschillie, c. 1980. Condition of the piece is excellent. Size: 19" tall x 17" wide. Price: $625.

 

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