Need help identifying a few pieces

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Need help identifying a few pieces

Postby mehitabel » Sun Dec 25, 2011 7:27 pm

Just acquired a few vintage Native American pieces; some have marks and some do not. I'd love some ideas on where they may have originated.

This piece has no hallmarks, but we were assured that it is Navajo sandcast, probably from the '70s:

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This is a piece that was described as Zuni workmanship, but from a Hopi pueblo; there is a stamped hallmark on the back, but it is very small and detailed and difficult to photograph. It looks like an owl--I will try and get a shot of it with a different camera setting later.

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I have a few more pieces, but will photograph and post later. Thanks so much for your help!
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Re: Need help identifying a few pieces

Postby mehitabel » Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:19 pm

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Re: Need help identifying a few pieces

Postby twoworlds » Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:29 am

This has what the elders called sandblast. this is an OLD term. It is Navajo or Zuni and the stone is sleeping beauty or basic kingman. Less matrix. This is expensive. If i see what i see in pics and cannot be sure unless i feel it and test it. All the best, TwoWorlds :)

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