Calco “End of the Trail” Pottery Bookends A905

A905-55

Originally sculpted by the American-born artist James Earle Fraser, The End of the Trail has endured to become one of the most recognizable images in the United States. It has been "translated" and adapted to many mediums and reproduced endlessly, but there is a reason for that: it personifies the tragedy of the American Indian. The kitsch ...

Postwar Japanese Monarch Radio in the shape of an American Indian Chief’s Head A897

A897-24

Many tiny companies went to work making transistor radios for US export in the postwar years, and almost as many went out of business. And sank without a trace. But here is a surviving trace of one such, Monarch, which decided it might be able to crack the American market with this startling carved Indian chief's head one. It ...

Silver Native American Wedding Vessel A852

A852-56

Beautiful, decorated and small silver Indian (Native American) Wedding Vessel. Stamped Sterling. Price on request. The meaning of an Indian Wedding Vessel ceremony is similar to that of a unity candle or cup. During the ceremony each drinks from the vessel as a symbol of two individuals whose lives are becoming one. Wedding vessels are traditionally used by Native ...