Territorial Indian ArtsTerritorial Indian Arts & Antiques
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SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85251
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Territorial Indian Arts6/1/2022 - 7/31/2022
Antique Maricopa Pottery Fred Harvey sticker
Antique Maricopa pottery bi-lobe jar with Fred Harvey sticker. Traditionally hand built with native clay, stone burnished slips, red and buff, mesquite sap paint, pit fired. Standing 7 1/2" tall, 5 1/2" diameter. Circa 1900-1930, unsigned, sticker says: "Maricopa pottery made by Pima Indians, Arizona". Two rim chips as shown.
Antique Mohave Indian Cradle Board Pottery Infant
10 x 3 inches (L x W)
Antique Mohave Indian pottery infant figure in cradleboard. Human face, red on yellow, seed bead earrings. Native clay and slips, pit fired. Cradle is constructed with bound reeds on bent wood frame. Padded and wrapped with cloth, bound with braided yarn sashes. Finished with reed skirt. 10" tall, 3" wide, on stand. Unsigned. Late 19th century.
Antique Pottery Jar
Marie and Julian Martinez
7.75 x 6 inches (L x W)
Lovely tall black on black pottery jar by Maria Martinez. Hand built with native clay, stone burnished and pit fired to black. Standing 7 3/4" tall 6" diameter. Signed Marie, circa 1920s. Excellent original condition! Minor shelf wear. https://www.territorialindianarts.com/blue-ribbon-winner-maria-poveka-pottery-bowl/
San Ildefonso Pueblo red pottery plate by Tony Da, grandson of Maria Martinez. Traditionally hand built with native clay, stone burnished and sgrafitto carved. The Avanyu encircles the 11 1/2" diameter plate, 2 1/4" deep. Excellent provenance for the buyer. Very fine original condition.
Blue Ribbon Winner Gallup Ceremonial
Blue Ribbon from 1961 Gallup Indian Ceremonial, simple black pottery shallow bowl by world famous artist Maria Poveka Martinez. Traditionally hand built with native clay, perfectly stone burnished, pit fired to black. This elegant pottery stands 2 " deep by 11" diameter. Perfect condition, this epitomizes the skill and artistry of Maria! Tag says 3 20 61, signed Maria Poveka.
Garrett Maho Hopi Modernist Jar
3.5 x 7.5 inches (L x W)
Fine modernist jar by Hopi artist Garret Maho. Hand built with native clay, stone burnished, organic paints, pit fired. Standing 3 1/2" tall by 7 1/2" diameter, fine condition. Lovely bold geometric design. Buyer pays $20.00 for shipping.
Hopi Pottery by Nampeyo Collected Together 1920
Red Hopi pottery canteen by Nampeyo of Hano, 1859-1942. Hand built with native clay, stone burnished slip, organic paint, pit fired. Red Hopi pottery jar by Nampeyo of Hano, 1859-1942. Hand built with native clay, stone burnished slip, organic paint, pit fired. Very interesting square designs. Good provenance for buyer. 4 1/4" tall by 7" diameter. No chips or cracks, handling wear. Good provenance for buyer. custom made stand included. 8 1/2" tall by 8 1/4" diameter, 3 3/4" deep. Very good condition, minor crack and repair on the spout.
Hopi Pottery Jar
Feather Woman Helen Naha
6 x 8 inches (L x W)
Classic Hopi pottery jar by Feather Woman, Helen Naha, 1922-1993. Traditionally hand built with native clay and slips, organic paints, pit fired. Standing 6" tall by 8" diameter, decorated above and below the shoulder. Frets, swirls and 4 pointed stars, soft white slip, brown bee plant and orange slip. Very good condition, no chips or cracks, minor paint scuff as shown on bottom. From the 1990s, the height of her abilities!
Lonewolf Miniature Pottery Published
1.25 x 1.25 inches (L x W)
Miniature pottery seed jar with Antelope by Santa Clara Pueblo artist Joseph Lonewolf. Native clay is formed into a hollow ball, stone burnished red slip is lightly carved then fired. This small pottery is 1 1/4" tall by 1 1/2" wide, signed and coded. Mimbres style antelope is framed with feather design. This little pottery gem is one of nine that are featured in the book, "The Pottery Jewels of Joseph Lonewolf", published in 1974.
Maricopa Tall Neck Jar by Ida Redbird
17 x 8 inches (L x W)
Maricopa Indian pottery tall neck jar by Ida Redbird, 1892-1971. Traditionally hand built with native clay and slips, mesquite sap paint, pit fired. Standing 17" tall, 8" diameter. This is the most difficult form to accomplish successfully! One of the finest pieces of Ida's we have seen! Excellent condition.
Mohave Bowl With Two Figures
7.5 x 7.5 inches (L x W)
Mojave Indian pottery jar with two figures, signed Elmer Gates. Hand built with native clay and slips, pit fired, seed bead jewelry, yarn and felt. 7 1/2" tall , 7 1/2" diameter, excellent condition. Early traditional Mojave style by Elmer Gates. Collection number 229.
MohaveTall Jar by Elmer Gates
14 x 6 inches (L x W)
14" tall Mojave pottery jar by Elmer Gates, 1929-1990. Hand built with native clay and slips, pit fired. Gracefully shaped and painted jar stands 14 1/4" tall by 6" diameter. Elmer Gates was known for making traditional Mojave pottery more modern. Signed, excellent condition.
Pair of Hopi Jars by Feather Woman Helen Naha
Feather Woman Helen Naha
Pair of Hopi pottery jars by Feather Woman, Helen Naha, circa 1990s.
Vintage Navajo Rug Red Runner
6.25 x 3 inches (L x W)
Rare Navajo runner rug, circa 1940-50s. 6'3" long by 2'9" wide, fine original condition. Hand spun native wool, double dyed red, aniline black, rust, natural white. Dynamic design with lightning bolts. No fade, no damage, clean. Displays as wall art or use on the floor.
Vintage Navajo Teec Nos Pos
6.5 x 3.5 inches (L x W)
Colorful Navajo rug from Teec Nos Pos/ Red Mesa. Hand spun native sheep wool in natural gray, tan, brown and white. Aniline dyed red, green, blue, orange, turquoise and black. 6"5" by 3'4", very good condition, no fading. Red Mesa outline style design. Circa 1930-40s.
Wedding Vase by Lela and Luther Gutierrez Santa Clara
Lela and Luther Gutierrrez
10.25 x 7.5 inches (L x W)
Lovely Wedding Vase from Santa Clara Pueblo by Lela and Luther Gutierrez. Hand built with native clay, painted with natural clay slips, pit fired. Very graceful shape, stands 10 1/4" tall by 8 1/2" across the spouts. Very delicately painted, circa 1955-1965.