Have you ever wanted to own a piece of history? Collecting ancient artifacts and famous artists’ work requires a knowledge of the pieces you are looking to collect. At James Ratliff Gallery, within Hillside Sedona, owner, James Ratliff has been buying and selling the art of famous artists such as O’Keefe, Gorman, Calder and Zuniga (just to name a few) for over 30 years.
Due to James Ratliff’s love of the old as well as the new, the gallery does have a Collectors Corner, featuring original pieces from around the world. Some of these pieces are so rare, the artist isn’t known, but the authenticity is vouched for. The ‘BWA Rooster Plank Mask’ is one of those pieces. Another would be a ‘Yoruba Beaded Sword with Encasement’.
James Ratliff Gallery also has collectible works from Fannie Nampeyo, a Hopi female ceramicist, and paintings by San Ildefonso, Paul Dyke and Carlos Merida. When visiting don’t forget to also check out the lithograph by R.C. Gorman.
Investing in works of this nature requires a clear understanding and trust between yourself and the seller. James Ratliff Gallery prides themselves on this trust and their historic recognition of relics and artwork. For Ratliff, the artists represented within the gallery must have talent, show that they can keep that level of accomplishment, and produce one of a kind original artwork.
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