"Wild Willy" Frankfort Display
"Wild Willy" Frankfort and Barry Maxfield
Barry and Dorothy Maxfield Display
Hunting Bag, Accoutrements & Map Horn
By Gary Birch, ca 1970
Gary Birch, born 1946, began working in folk art in the early 70’s, long before advent of the CLA. He made many bags and powder horns and since evolved to folk art sculpture and painting.
This bag set features and F&I Style New York map Horn, fully scrimmed and carved, silver butt cap band & spout. A rifleman’s knife with antler & pewter embellishment.
A small spike tomahawk in a fitted sheath. An engraved adjustable powder measure and pan brush on hand made chain, an antler ball started and a forged and antler game carrier.
Native American Bag & Horn
By John Arrasmith, ca 1970’s
John Arrasmith, Cherokee/English, was well known for his reproductions of Native American Art, tools and accoutrements. This bag of brain-tan leather, red wool & embellishments of trade silver and beads. The large horn is deeply carved along the spout. The powder measure is fetish carved from a boars tusk. The knife hilted in bone and pewter.
John’s art also predates the CLA. He was a consultant and contributor to many films including Dances with Wolves, Last of the Mohicans, Lonesome Dove & The Mountain Men.
Photographed at the 2018 CLA Show by Jan Riser.