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    Posted 6 years ago

    Alan2310
    (914 items)

    Hello Everyone, 01-11-2017, 10:00 PM
    I found this very attractive and modern navajo sand painted bear pottery today at my local thrift shop, when i research online many coming on the screen in search image, much more coloured than this one, still have some charm, look like the motif found in cavern dating from thousand year old, the shape is typical from native American tripe, sign at 2 location, one it's much easier to read "DINÉ" the other word difficult to decipher.
    The DINÉ term with Bear, acting like a "fetish" for every tripe in North America, maybe elsewhere to.
    On one side this bear depicted a Dear, a Sorcerer and some sort of Spirit, on the other side this look like the Maple Leaf, this little Navajo Bear pottery coming with small paper that described the "The Bear Fetish"

    This little bear stand 3.50 tall by 5 inch long.

    Many Thanks Everyone for Viewing.

    Regards
    Alan

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    1. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 6 years ago
      Hi, Alan2310, I have a bear that is shaped like that, but it is made of stone. I picked up several Native American items at a sale and some are really neat. Will try and post a couple tomorrow
    2. Alan2310 Alan2310, 6 years ago
      Thank you, Mrstyndall, for the comment, much appreciated, I love, Inuit and everything native, I have quite a few post here, always on the hunt for those, i will love to see it.

      Regards
      Alan
    3. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      I really love this Alan. Fantastic shape - minimalist design of the highest order.
    4. fleafinder fleafinder, 6 years ago
      very interesting and a great learning post!
    5. Karenoke Karenoke, 6 years ago
      Just chiming in to second fleafinder's comment, I so appreciate these learning post, thank you!
      I've seen these a couple times but with no idea as to what they were, I left them. Now I know to check them out...thanks for the lesson! Nice!
    6. Alan2310 Alan2310, 6 years ago
      Thank You, Karen, sorry for the late reply.
      Yes completely agree, the shape is what cut my eyes, very nice little bear.
      Many thanks for the comment and the love, always kindly appreciated you input.

      Regards
      Alan
    7. Alan2310 Alan2310, 6 years ago
      Thank You, fleafinder
      Yes, this is the part I love the most when I find something unusual, alway's a learning aspect to discover something new.

      Many thanks for your very kind comment, I love to hear It's interesting, and I love doing it.
      I appreciated your input very kind of you, many thanks also for the love.

      Regards
      Alan

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