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Antique Native American Mojave Dolls, 19th Century

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Mojave Family Group Region / Tribe: Mojave/ Lower Colorado River, Colorado Circa: Late 19th Century Material: Ceramic, Mineral Pigments -red, black and white, glass beads and fine thread Dimension: Male: H. 8 1/2” Female: H. 8 1/2” Child: H. 5 3/4” Condition: Overall Very Good. Faces are in excellent condition, re-glued cracks to limbs, loss to male and child’s right arms, beaded earring loss. Collection History: Alexander Gallery, New York, New York Comments: The group appears to be made by the same artist and meant as a family group. Each figure displays distinctive facial and body “tatooing.” The figures are unclothed and the male and female genitalia are indicated.

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  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. Overall Very Good. Faces are in excellent condition, re-glued cracks to limbs, loss to male and child’s right arms, beaded earring loss..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages.
  • Dimensions

    H 8.5 in. x W 3 in. x D 1 in.

    H 21.59 cm x W 7.62 cm x D 2.54 cm

  • Seller location
    Cortlandt Manor, NY
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Reference number
    LU116023138852

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