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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Com 45 187, with detail 187. Pre-Columbian Woven Poncho, Peru, Nazca, c. , with cotton central panel, the neck and partial border with polychrome panels done in tapestry weave using camelid fiber, the panels show standing mythological figures wearing double serpent head belts and holding what appear to be arrows, interspersed with smaller abstract sections, done with two differing red background colors, the knit border with short wool fringe, (minor damage), 41 1/2 x 27 in. 188. Two Pre-Columbian Textile Tunics, Peru, one with brow stripes, the second with opposing color stripes, (damage), size to 22 1/2 x 17 in.

2,500-3,500 214. Mende Bundu Carved Wood Helmet Mask, with rolls of fat at neck, pierced slit eyes and elaborate plaited and twisted coiffure, dark patina of use, ht. 17 in. $800-1,200 212 214 213 215 216 215. African Carved Wood Statue, Baga, sitting on a round pedestal, the stylized head with pointed beak-like chin, elaborate coiffure, and incised geometric detail, lg. 37 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500 216. African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask, Bobo, a plank-style mask with stylized horns at the back of the head and a small bird on the top, painted overall with bold geometric designs in black, white, and dark red pigments, ht.

Inca Colonial Period Polychrome Carved Wood Kero, decorated with figures in period costume, geometric and foliate designs, ht. 6 in. $600-800 154. Inca Colonial Period Polychrome Carved Wood Kero, c. 18th century, painted with human, geometric, and foliate designs, (insect damage to interior), ht. 8 in. $400-600 159 161 160 162 155. Peruvian Colonial Period Polychrome Carved Wood Kero, with gently curved sides and painted on the outside with a central band of warriors in all their raiment, with bands of geometric designs and stylized birds, ht.

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