Copper Shield Tribal Art

Vivian Shinder, Burnaby

Greetings: I have been selling ethnographic art and collectibles on line since 1999. I seek out authentic, interesting, and unusual tribal art pieces from all over the globe. I specialize in masks, plaques, art, jewelry and native accoutrements. I offer a money back guarantee as I pride myself on 100% customer satisfaction as many of my sales are repeat business. I look forward to sharing my passion for wonderful objects of art.

Please note:  All ivory and whale bone objects are only shipped within Canada.

Shipping is via Canada Post airmail with tracking

Payment methods:  Paypal (aviva_marketing@telus.net) or E Transfer

Shipping charges:

1)      Ivory dancers $39.00; 2) Narwhal tooth $25.00;  3) polar bear pin $16.00; 4) baleen pin $16.00; 5) Makah basket $25.00;  6) Drum $45.00;  7) Bentwood box $27.00;  8) Bear Figure $29.00; 9)  whale bone bird $25.00; 10) Turquoise Bracelet $24.00; 11) Eskimo bone pendent $19.00;  12) whale bone totem $20.00;  13)  Ivory kayak $26.00; 14) LG Eskimo basket $45.00 15) Chief carving $28.00

 

Contact Dealer

(604) 329-3651

aviva_marketing@telus.net

131 North Holdom Ave.
Burnaby, British Columbia V5B1K2
Canada

 

Web site:  www.coppershieldtribalart.com

1.  Inuit Pair of Ivory Dancing Figures on Slab Base

Item Price: $995

Item Description: For sale is an Eskimo / Inuit sculpture of a pair of drum dancing figures presented on a large slab platform. These finely carved polished dancers are made from fossilized material as found along the Arctic Coasts of Alaska. The material is obtained by natural wash ups on shore which are very old. As seen if photos these two drummers are not attached to the slab base.
Measurements: 8 3/4 X 8 1/2 X 6 inches: Condition is very good with age appropriate minor flaws as expected.
This vintage 1980`s art sculpture has the initials of the artist ES carved on the base of the foot.

Shipping $39

All ivory and whale bone objects are only shipped within Canada.

 

2.  Narwhal Shaped Whale Tooth on Jade Base

Item Price: $495

Item Description: Narwhal shaped whale tooth on jade base with jade eyes and metal tusk. The tooth has a carved face and fins on each side. The metal tooth passes through the tooth and into the jade base. The narwhal stands 7 1/2 inches: The actual tooth is 5 inches.

Shipping $25

All ivory and whale bone objects are only shipped within Canada.

 

3.  Inuit Ivory Polar Bear Pin

Item Price: $150

Item Description: Ivory polar bear pin.
Measurements: 2 1/2 inches W X 2″ H and in excellent condition.  

Shipping $16

All ivory and whale bone objects are only shipped within Canada.

4.  Inuit Ivory Baleen Muskox Pin

Item Price: $150

Item Description: For sale is an Inuit muskox pin made from baleen with an ivory tusk.
Measurements: 2 1/2 X 1 1/2 inches in excellent condition.  

Shipping $16

All ivory and whale bone objects are only shipped within Canada.

 

5.  Old Makah Basket

Item Price: $395

Item Description: For sale is a Makah or Nuu-chah-nulth basket. This tightly woven basket is from the early 20th c. and made from dyed grass with cedar bark.
The side of the basket has 4 images: 2 eagles with open wings and 2 geometric designs. On the lid are 4 birds and geometric circles. There is some fading of the images otherwise the basket is in great condition.
Measurements: 2 ½” H X 3 ¾ inches in diameter.

Shipping $25

 

6.  Northwest Coast HAIDA Eagle Drum Large 20″ Authentic Signed

Item Price: $399.95

Item Description: For sale is an authentic Northwest Coast hide and wood drum.
The painted hide has images of an eagle flying surrounded by four eagle heads.
The wood is created by the bentwood method of bending wood as no hardware is used whatsoever.
This is a very nice authentic yet wonderful decorative wall hanging although the hide is tight and the drum has a nice timber.
The drum is 20 inches in diameter and in very good condition.
It is signed by the artist, Karin Malloney and dated 05/11/05.

Shipping $45

 

7.  Northwest Coast Bentwood Box Raven Design

Item Price: $495

Item Description: For sale is a Northwest Coast bentwood box by acclaimed artist Joe Campbell (1948-) Coast Salish. The bentwood box is a Northwest Coast creation and is made without tools. Prior to metal tools, NWC native craftsmen split a single plank of cedar of which all four sides of the bentwood boxes were made. This was achieved by grooving, steaming and bending a single wooden plank to form the sides of a box. Three corners of the box are bent and the fourth is glued and a bottom is added. The lid and the base are made from red cedar and the box from yellow cedar. This box incorporates a split raven design centered in one corner and NWC art elements of U shapes and ovoids centered on the other corner. This beautifully carved box utilizes the traditional black and red acrylic paints.

Shipping $27

8.  Northwest Coast Basswood Bear Sculpture Artist Steve Smith

Item Price: $799.95

Item Description: For sale is a Northwest Coast bear sculpture by Kwakwaka`wakw artist Steve Smith DLA`KWAGILA (1968-).
This beautifully carved and painted bear is 10 1/2 inches tall X 4 X 3 1/2 and in excellent condition.
It is signed by the artist in the lower left back corner. 

Shipping $29

 

9.  Inuit Whalebone Bird Sculpture

Item Price: $250

Item Description: For sale is an Inuit bird sculpture made from whalebone.
Measurements: 5 1/2 X 3 1/2 inches.
Very good condition with expected imperfections which is the nature of whalebone carvings.

Shipping $25

All ivory and whale bone objects are only shipped within Canada.

10.  Vintage Native American Navajo Turquoise Stone Silver Bracelet

Item Price:

Item Description: For sale is a Navajo turquoise and silver bracelet.

The weight is 91 grams; diameter is 6 1/2 inches including a 1 1/4 inch opening.

It has 3 bluish stones, very distinctive and unique shade as seen in photos.
The largest stone is just over 2″ almost an inch with some depth; the other 2 stones are 3/4 of an inch and they are beautifully set.
The silver has very nice stamping. It is not marked which usually means an older piece.

Shipping $24

 

11.  Inuit Eskimo Whale Bone Face Pendent

Item Price: $175

Item Description: For sale is an Inuit or Eskimo face pendent made from whale bone. It is adorned with 2 round bone bead on a leather cord.
Measurements are 3 X 3 inches and in very good condition.

Shipping $19

All ivory and whale bone objects are only shipped within Canada.

12.  Vintage Native American Alaska Whale Bone Totem Pole

Item Price: $150

Item Description: For sale is an Alaskan totem pole of a thunderbird, bear, raven on wood stand.
These smaller totem poles were made in Alaska in the mid 20th c. for the tourist market. Tourists were looking for Native American souvenirs they could put in their suitcase and totem poles were very sought after as interesting curios.
This totem`s measurements are 4 inches H X almost 1/2 inch and made from whale bone material.  

Shipping $20

All ivory and whale bone objects are only shipped within Canada.

13.  Vintage Inuit Ivory Kayak with Hunter

.  Item Price: $275

Item Description: For sale is an Inuit or Eskimo ivory kayak with hunter with a nice patina.
Measurements: 6 1/2″ L X 1 3/4″ H and in very good condition except there is a slight chip at the back of the kayak.

Shipping $26

All ivory and whale bone objects are only shipped within Canada.​

14.  VINTAGE Native American Eskimo YUPIK LARGE Basket

Item Price: $600

Item Description: For sale is a beautiful LARGE Eskimo hand made coiled basket with a knob lid from the Yupik people of Alaska.
The imbricated basket is decorated with dyed cedar strands of red and green geometric design with same on top of the lid.
The very large basket measures approx 12″ H and 41 inches in diameter at the widest.
This lidded basket has a very nice patina:large Eskimo baskets of this quality, size, and vintage are difficult to find.
The basket is in very good condition with expected minimal wear.

Shipping $45

 

15.  Northwest Coast Vintage Chief Killer Whale Cedar Art Plaque

Item Price: $250

Item Description: For sale is a Northwest Coast plaque of a chief with killer whale hat.

This expertly carved and painted cedar wall hanging is a good size at 22 1/2″ L X 7″ W X 1 1/2″ D and in very good condition.

The engraving on the reverse states “Darren Yelton North Vancouver, BC Canada Squamish Band Chief with Killer Whale Hat”.

Darren Yelton (1961-) is a master artist who has been involved in many NWC poles in British Columbia and many other notable projects. The Yelton clan from North Vancouver have produced a long line of outstanding native artists.

Shipping $28

 

New Item #1. Vintage Native American Navajo Turquoise Green Bracelet

Item Price: $550

Item Description: For sale is a Native American Navajo green turquoise stone and sterling bracelet.

The weight is 49 grams; inside measurement is 5 ¾ inches with a 1 inch opening total circumference 6 ¾ inches.

The 3 green stones have a very distinctive and unique shade as seen in photos.

The largest stone in the middle is 13/16 of an inch X 7/16 of an inch; the other 2 stones are ¾ X 1/2 of an inch. Each stone is surrounded with a rope motif setting with 2 round circles between the stones and a feather on each side of the bracelet.

The bracelet is stamped sterling 925 in several places.

Shipping is $24.00