Tag Archives: American Indian

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Beaded hide war shirt, $55,200, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Beaded hide war shirt, $55,200, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An A’aninin (Gros Ventre) beaded hide war shirt sold for $55,200 at an American Indian & Western Art Auction held April 6th by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Oh. Also, a Sioux child’s beaded hide shirt realized $28,800; an identified Ponca beaded hide war shirt […]

Showtime Auctions 3-Day Cowboy and Native American Indian Artifacts & Advertising Auction, Sept. 29-Oct. 1

The Brad And Mary Watts Western Collection Of Cowboy And Native American Indian Artifacts Will Be Auctioned Sept. 29 Thru Oct. 1, 2017

The Brad and Mary Watts Western Collection of Cowboy and Native American Indian Artifacts will be Auctioned Sept. 29 Thru Oct. 1, 2017 The three-day event, packed with approximately 2,000 investment-grade items, will be held by Showtime Auction Services, at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ANN ARBOR, Mich. – What will […]

Discovering American Indian Baskets

Discovering American Indian Baskets

Discovering American Indian Baskets by Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh and William A. Turnbaugh Baskets, big or small, plain or fancy, flat or deep, are all around us. They hold dinner rolls, houseplants, keys and mail and sewing notions, and even paperclips and office files. We use baskets in countless ways, often every day. Yet, baskets are […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 issue features “Discovering American Indian Baskets” by Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh and William A. Turnbaugh, “The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle” by Mike McLeod, and the July 2014 Brimfield Antique Flea Market supplement! To read these great articles, along with favorites like “Gavels N’ Paddles”, “Guess What?“,  […]

Southwestern Indian Rings: Souvenirs and Art

One of the many Southwestern Indian rings from Baxter's collection

Southwestern Indian Rings: Souvenirs and Art – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles, July 2012 By Paula A. Baxter When I decided to write about Southwestern Indian rings, mainly Navajo and Pueblo, I was motivated by a key conversation I’d had when I first started collecting. I developed my passion for American Indian jewelry during […]

Ken's Korner: Golden eagle headdress turns up prior to auction

Ken’s Korner: Golden eagle headdress turns up prior to auction – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2006 Give credit to Paul Brown, vice president of Red Baron’s Antiques in Atlanta, for having an eagle eye. Just a few days before the firm’s big spring auction in early March, Brown was going through […]

Hearth to Hearth: Native American Cooking Tools

Hearth to Hearth: Native American Cooking Tools – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2002 Summer is the season for powwows. Like stepping stones across America, a series of colorful festivals offers, as part of the entertainment, tastes of traditional fry bread, beans, and assorted specialties, many of which date back to the nineteenth century. These […]

Collecting Indian Art: Baskets, Beadwork, Carvings, Jewelry, Paintings, Pottery, Sculptures, and Textiles

Collecting Indian Art: Baskets, Beadwork, Carvings, Jewelry, Paintings, Pottery, Sculptures, and Textiles – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2002 This is the first in a series of feature articles on collecting American Indian arts and crafts by Dr. Gregory Schaaf. He is the Director of the Center for Indigenous Arts & Cultures, […]