American Indian Ethnographic Arts by Butterfield & Butterfield

By Butterfield & Butterfield

Издание представляет собой уникальный каталог произведений декоративно-прикладного искусства американских индейцев. Здесь представлено все, от амулетов и идолов, одежды, обуви, посуды, до луков со стрелами, томагавков и … даже детских люлек. Отличные фото дадут самое лучшее представление о культуре аборигенов Нового света. Каждая фотография дополнена описанием предметов, указана их цена.

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Two Pre-Columbian Fiber and Feather Items, a headdress with braided fiber base, a panel with similar base, both with remnant multicolored featherwork, lg. to 23 in. Provenance: Collection of Michael Mitchell, collected in the 1920s by his great-grandfather Ernest Mitchell. $300-400 167. Pre-Columbian Woven Sash, Peru, Nazca, c. , a long sash with zigzag design done in multicolored camelid wool, lg. 132, wd. 2 3/4 in. com 41 174 168. Two Pre-Columbian Wrapped Textile Panels, Nazca, c. , hair bundles wrapped with multicolored wool, with abstract spider designs on a red background, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.

2,500-3,500 195. Pre-Columbian Painted Textile Cushma, Peru, Chancay, c. , woven in two panels and painted with geometric bordered panels, each with a standing figure with crescent-shaped headdress, surrounded by stylized fish or animals, (damage), 33 x 27 in. com 196 197 196. Pre-Columbian Painted Cotton Textile, Peru, Chancay, c. , divided into panels and painted with geometric and stylized zoomorphic designs, (loss), 38 x 26 in. $500-700 197. Peruvian Colonial Painting, a portrait of a Colonial authority, rolls up into a wood case, painted on the inside with foliate design, forged metal clasp, painting 20 x 15 1/2 in.

24 1/2 in. Provenance: Frank Crowinshield, New York, John Graham, New York, 1940s, Arthur Rothenberg. Literature: Sotheby’s African and Oceanic Art, November 15, 2002, pp. 64, 65. $10,000-15,000 252 252. African Carved Wood Royal Stool, Nigeria, Benin, old-style form, the outside relief-carved with snakes, mudfish, and geometric devices, the legs covered with metal strips attributed to the early members of the Igbesanmwan Guild of carvers, ht. 15 1/4, wd. 12, lg. 24 in. $1,000-1,500 253. African Hide-covered Ivory Trumpet, Dan, the side-blown form with remnant hide covering, lg.

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