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Glenda B.
Glenda B., Antiques and Collectibles Appraiser
Category: Appraisals
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Experience:  40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs. Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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I have a gorgeous American Indian warrior and horse

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I have a gorgeous American Indian warrior and horse painting, signature is very hard to interpret, but I think is says "Davis" 80.
How do I find out if that's the right signature, and what my paint is worth?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appraisals
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

What is the size of the painting and can you please send a very clear, in-focus close-up of the signature along with a view of the backside (do not remove from frame).

~Nora

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's 25x28 and there is nothing but raw canvas on the back.
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.

Hi There,

I have not deciphered this signature for you.

I will opt-out and your question will open again to all the experts. If someone knows the answer they will post a response to you here. You do not need to re-list your question and this does not cost you extra. There is not a guarantee that you will receive a response.

I will not be able to respond back after opting-out

I do hope you find the information that you seek.

~Nora

Expert:  LadyTanya65 replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is***** am a certified appraiser. I would be happy to help you. Can you please post a photo of the back sidw of this. I am looking for hiw it is framed and how it is secured into the frame. Thank you this will help in my evaluation thank you

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Frame looks unsophisticated, double with the raw edges of the painting visible
Expert:  LadyTanya65 replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thank you. This was an oil done on bracer bars and dropped into the frame. Very little work to the framing. I am researching this artist now as I have not seen this name before however the painting is done very well. I believe it was to be a young Sitting Bull holding a scalp and with the body over the horse. Thank you. I will post back my findings or opt out if unable to help.