APPRAISAL

SPECIALTIES

HISTORIC & CONTEMPORARY

NATIVE AMERICAN, FIRST NATIONS, 

& ESKIMO (INUIT, INUPIAQ, YUP'IK) 

ART & MATERIAL CULTURE

NORTHWEST COAST NATIVE AMERICAN / FIRST NATIONS CARVINGS and sculptures of wood, horn, argillite

NORTHWEST COAST NATIVE AMERICAN / FIRST NATIONS coin SILVER engraved cuff bracelets and spoons

NORTH AMERICAN AND CANADIAN NATIVE  / FIRST NATIONS BASKETRY, particularly those originating from Coast Salish, Columbia River Plateau, Olympic Peninsula cultures, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, Eskimo (Inuit, Inupiaq, Yup'ik), Oregon, California, and the American Southwest (Apache, Hopi, Pima, Papago, Navajo)

PLAINS AND COLUMBIA RIVER PLATEAU BEADWORK, including (but not limited to) moccasins, leggings, dresses, vests, arm cuffs, gauntlets, belts, beaded bags, war clubs

NATIVE AMERICAN TEXTILES, including NORTHERN NORTHWEST COAST (Tlingit, Tsimshian, Haida) Chilkat robes or dance blankets, NAVAJO blankets and NAVAJO rugs, HOPI textiles, RIO GRANDE and MEXICAN saltillo sarapes and blankets

CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS sculpture by PRESTON SINGLETARY (TLINGIT) 

SOUTHWEST NATIVE AMERICAN PUEBLO POTTERY of the Acoma, Laguna, Hopi, Zia, Zuni and Santa Domingo

 

SOUTHWEST NATIVE AMERICAN SILVER JEWELRY of the Navajo, Hopi and Zuni

SOUTHWEST NATIVE AMERICAN KACHINA / KATSINA DOLL carvings of the Hopi and Navajo

ESKIMO (Inuit, Inupiaq, Yup'ik, Nunivak Island Cup'ik) carved marine (walrus) and mammoth IVORY figures, cribbage boards and pipes; BASKETS; CARVINGS of wood, soapstone and ivory, including sculptures, masks, bowls, boxes, goggles, snuff boxes, pipes, dolls, etc.; PRINTS

AMERICAN FINE ART & NORTHWEST REGIONAL ART

NORTHWEST REGIONAL (WASHINGTON, OREGON, ALASKA, CANADIAN) paintings, prints, fine photography, sculptures and ceramics of the 19th - mid 20th century, ranging from:

  • EARLY WESTERN ART such as John Fery, Sanford Robinson Gifford, James Everett Stuart, Harriet Foster Beecher, Edward S. Curtis

  • NORTHWEST IMPRESSIONISTS of the early 20th century, such as ALASKAN FOUR artists - Sydney Laurence, Eustace Ziegler, Theodore Lambert, Jules Dahlager -, Paul Morgan Gustin, Clyde Leon Keller, Charles C. McKim, Ambrose Patterson, Lionel Salmon, Fokko Tadama, Melville T. Wire, Elizabeth Warhanik, Dorothy Dolph Jensen, Waldo Chase, Corwin Chase

  • NORTHWEST JAPANESE AMERICAN ART such as Kenjiro Nomura, Kamkichi Tokita, Paul Horiuchi, George Tsutakawa, John Matsudaira, Frank Okada, Fay Chong, George Nakashima

  • WPA - ERA ARTWORK

  • NORTHWEST MID-CENTURY ART such as THE MYSTICS - Kenneth Callahan, Mark Tobey, Guy Anderson, Morris Graves -, Paul Horiuchi, George Tsutakawa, William Cumming, Richard Gilkey, Fay Chong, John Matsudaira, Frank Okada, George Nakashima, Robert Sperry

AMERICAN paintings, prints, fine photography and sculptures of the 19th - mid 20th century, particularly from the PACIFIC NORTHWEST (WASHINGTON, OREGON, ALASKA) and the AMERICAN WEST, including CALIFORNIA and the TAOS SOCIETY of artists in Santa Fe, New Mexico 

AMERICAN DECORATIVE ARTS, including ARTS & CRAFTS - era (early 20th century) hand-hammered COPPER (such as Albert Berry's Craftshop, Roycroft, Dirk Van Erp, Lillian Palmer), ART GLASS (such as L. C. Tiffany, Loetz), ART POTTERY (such as Grueby, Fulper, Newcomb College, Saturday Evening Girls, Marblehead, Rookwood, Pewabic, George Ohr), and PRINTS (such as Waldo Chase, Corwin Chase, Walter J. Phillips, Arthur Wesley Dow, Elizabeth Colborne, Roi Partridge)

Select EUROPEAN 19th - 20th century fine art

HISTORIC & VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY

HISTORIC and VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY, including (but not limited to) daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cabinet cards, cyanotypes/blue prints, albumens, real photo postcards, OROTONE / GOLDTONE PHOTOGRAPHS, photogravures, hand-tinted/colored photographs, silver gelatin prints and platinum prints

 

Special interest in photographs produced by EDWARD S. CURTIS, the OROTONE / GOLDTONE photograph process, photographs in the PICTORIALIST manner (PICTORIALISM), and photographs depicting NATIVE AMERICAN and FIRST NATIONS cultures

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