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shamanism

The Sacred paths of the First World
SKU: JBS-2301

Nayarit, Mexico, c. 2000
Yarn pressed into beeswax on plywood
(24" x 24").

Provenance:  private collection, Arizona.
 

$4900

Untitled Nierika Yarn Painting
SKU: GGR-2401

Vintage Huichol yarn painting c. 1970's
Yarn pressed into beeswax on plywood
(24" x 24").
Provenance: from Private Collection. Signed on back, with stamp from Instituto Nacional Indigenista, in Mexico.

$1200

Dos Viboras - Nierika Yarn Painting
SKU: CPR-2403

Vintage Huichol yarn painting c.1970's. Yarn pressed into beeswax on plywood (24" x 24"). From a private collection. This 24 X 24 yarn painting is by master artist Cresencio Perez Robles. Perez's work was included in book Art of the Huichol Indians, which accompanied an exhibition of Huichol Indian Art, organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The exhibition traveled from San Francisco in 1978 to Chicago and New York. It was this show and the accompanying catalogue that first introduced Huichol yarn painting to the general public. Cresencio Perez Robles work was also featured in the exhibit Living Traditions Mexican Popular Arts in 1992 at the University Art Museum at Albany State University of New York and the accompanying book of the same title. This picture was made in the 1970's of wool yarn pressed onto wax spread on a wooden board. Today yarn paintings are made of acrylic yarn. On the back the artist wrote the meaning of the piece in both Huichol and in Spanish. It is signed by the artist, with a stamp from the Instituto Nacional Indigenista, in Mexico.

$950

Pilgrimage to Real Catorce (Wirikuta) - Nierika Yarn Painting
SKU: C:PR-2404

Vintage Huichol yarn painting c. 1970's
Yarn pressed into beeswax on plywood
(24" x 24").
Provenance: from Private Collection. Signed on back.

$950

El Dios Mar (God of the Sea) - Nierika Yarn Painting
SKU: CPR-15

Vintage Huichol yarn painting c. 1970's
Yarn pressed into beeswax on plywood
(24" x 24")

This 24 X 24 yarn painting is by master artist Cresencio Perez Robles. Perez's work was included in book Art of the Huichol Indians, which accompanied an exhibition of Huichol Indian Art, organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The exhibition traveled from San Francisco in 1978 to Chicago and New York. It was this show and the accompanying catalogue that first introduced Huichol yarn painting to the general public.
Cresencio Perez Robles work was also featured in the exhibit Living Traditions Mexican Popular Arts in 1992 at the University Art Museum at Albany State University of New York and the accompanying book of the same title.
This picture was made in the 1970's of wool yarn pressed onto wax spread on a wooden board. Today yarn paintings are made of acrylic yarn.

On the back the artist wrote the meaning of the piece in both Huichol and in Spanish. It is signed by the artist, with a stamp from the Instituto Nacional Indigenista, in Mexico.

$950

"Dios Venado Y Dios Fuego" Nierika Yarn Painting
SKU: CPR-2401

Vintage Huichol yarn painting c.1970's.  Yarn pressed into beeswax on plywood (24" x 24").  From a private collection.

This 24 X 24 yarn painting is by master artist Cresencio Perez Robles. Perez's work was included in the book Art of the Huichol Indians, which accompanied an exhibition of Huichol Indian Art, organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The exhibition traveled from San Francisco in 1978 to Chicago and New York. It was this show and the accompanying catalogue that first introduced Huichol yarn painting to the general public. Cresencio Perez Robles work was also featured in the exhibit Living Traditions Mexican Popular Arts in 1992 at the University Art Museum at Albany State University of New York and the accompanying book of the same title. This picture was made in the 1970's of wool yarn pressed onto wax spread on a wooden board. Today yarn paintings are made of acrylic yarn. On the back the artist wrote the meaning of the piece in both Huichol and in Spanish.   It is signed by the artist, with a stamp from the Instituto Nacional Indigenista, in Mexico.

$950

The Sacred Place of Shadows - Nierika Yarn Painting
SKU: DGS-2401

David Gonzalez Sanchez.
Vintage Huichol yarn painting, dated June 30, 1988.
Yarn pressed into beeswax on plywood (24" x 24").
This picture was made of wool yarn pressed onto wax spread on a wooden board. Today yarn paintings are made of acrylic yarn. On the back the artist wrote the meaning of the piece in both Huichol and in Spanish. It is signed by the artist, with a stamp from the Instituto Nacional Indigenista, in Mexico.
From a private collection.

$875

Shaman's Mask with Mustache
SKU: NPM-036

Nepal,  early 20th cent.
Wood mask with pigment, animal hair.
(11 1/2 h. x 7 1/2” w.  x 3” d)

Ex. collection of Jonathan Fisher
ex. Nusantara gallery

$750

The Shaman, the Snake and the Lake
SKU: HC-1508

Huichol yarn painting by anonymous Huichol Artist in the style of Ramon Medina Silva.  Actual authorship unclear.
Nayarit, Mexico, c. 1970
Yarn pressed into beeswax on plywood
(16 1/2" x 20 1/4")

From a private collection.  Originally purchased in the 1970s from the Mexican Art Annex on 56th St., New York.  The store was owned by Annie Felshin O'Neill, who led collecting trips to Mexico for Nelson Rockefeller.  After Rockefeller's death she was in charge of putting his huge folk art collection into two museums - in San Francisco and San Antonio.

 

$575 (Framed)

Shaman's Mask with horns
SKU: NPM-037

Nepal,  early 20th cent.
Wood mask with pigment, animal hair.
(12 3/4" h. x 7 3/8” w.  x 3 1/2” d.)

Ex. collection of Jonathan Fisher
ex. Nusantara gallery

$550

Animal in Corral
SKU: HC-1601

Huichol yarn painting by
Anonymous Huichol Artist
Nayarit, Mexico, c. 1970
Yarn pressed into beeswax on plywood
(15 1/2" x 20")

$375