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Native American Antiques128 of 766Kokopelli potteryMY BARACUDA,MY WIFES HAND MADE SHAWNEE DEARSKIN VEST
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Posted 11 months ago

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DrNessa
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Hi,

today I bought some really interesting pieces at a local estate sale, but I'm not sure what they are........

This is a wooden carved bowl, no markings on it though as to who the maker is.
The person I bought it from didn't know age or history either; this was an inheritance piece.

Is this a Native American bowl?
If so, what tribe made it?

Thanks for looking,

Nessa

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  1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 11 months ago
    This is a 'guacal' - a gourd-like fruit which grows on a tree - probably from Central America - maybe southern Mexico. It should be identifiable as to which native people's made it by the designs.
  2. DrNessa DrNessa, 11 months ago
    Yes, hopefully someone can identify the tribe for me.........
    Thanks for your comment!

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