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  1. 2manybooks replied to the thread Carving.

    The oval plaque on the left is probably a tourist piece, based on royal art from the Kingdom of Benin, in Nigeria, west Africa. A 16th...

    Sep 22, 2021 at 11:58 PM
  2. 2manybooks replied to the thread Navajo rugs, we think.

    All look good to me. As komo said, a closeup of a corner would help confirm - close enough (and with a scale) that we can see the edges,...

    Sep 22, 2021 at 4:39 PM
  3. 2manybooks liked komokwa's post in the thread Please Help Identify this basket.

    What a Rush !!!!!:playful::hungover:

    Sep 22, 2021 at 4:31 PM
  4. 2manybooks liked all_fakes's post in the thread Another Unsigned NWC Style Carving (?).

    If we're showing seal bowls, here's another; about 15 years ago David Boxley Sr. had a booth at NW Folklife in Seattle, mostly just to...

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  5. 2manybooks liked all_fakes's post in the thread Another Unsigned NWC Style Carving (?).

    Yes, that was one opinion; others noted that at K'san, sometimes the students would not sign works; which is one possible explanation...

    Sep 22, 2021 at 4:28 PM
  6. 2manybooks replied to the thread Another Unsigned NWC Style Carving (?).

    He will go back on the shelf and just be whatever he is. Thanks for taking a look.

    Sep 21, 2021 at 10:46 PM
  7. 2manybooks liked komokwa's post in the thread Another Unsigned NWC Style Carving (?).

    [ATTACH] older ones were much more intricate in design and carving.. [ATTACH][ATTACH] newer ones also have more design...

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  8. 2manybooks liked Boland's post in the thread Another Unsigned NWC Style Carving (?).

    Or a very weird looking otter :)

    Sep 21, 2021 at 10:39 PM
  9. 2manybooks liked all_fakes's post in the thread Another Unsigned NWC Style Carving (?).

    I wouldn't think so. Northwest Coast bowls are not used for or as offerings, but for food or for grease, eaten in various ceremonies....

    Sep 21, 2021 at 10:39 PM
  10. 2manybooks liked all_fakes's post in the thread Another Unsigned NWC Style Carving (?).

    There is something rather odd about it, seems to me - it is not exactly the form one would expect from native work; more like an amateur...

    Sep 21, 2021 at 10:38 PM
  11. 2manybooks liked komokwa's post in the thread Another Unsigned NWC Style Carving (?).

    A red cedar carved NWC Seal Bowl..... unsigned and lacking in finesse & with coating , I'd suspect 1960's to early 70's. it is though...

    Sep 21, 2021 at 10:32 PM
  12. 2manybooks replied to the thread Please Help Identify this basket.

    You are right - I got my terminology incorrect. Sorry about that. The rush I meant is from the Juncus genus, while bulrush is cattail.

    Sep 21, 2021 at 10:31 PM
  13. 2manybooks replied to the thread Another Unsigned NWC Style Carving (?).

    Thank you for your insights. Maybe he is a salmon-seal, like a sea-bear. ;)

    Sep 21, 2021 at 5:36 PM
  14. 2manybooks liked Any Jewelry's post in the thread Does anyone have any information about these sculptures?.

    But he was the great worrier of Cameroon. I think he was worrying about how to organize and lead groups during inter-tribal war. In...

    Sep 21, 2021 at 11:29 AM
  15. 2manybooks liked i need help's post in the thread Another Unsigned NWC Style Carving (?).

    @komokwa @all_fakes

    Sep 20, 2021 at 5:12 PM