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A Study of King of the Maquas (Mohawks)

A Study of King of the Marquas Sculpture

A Study of King of the Marquas

Bronze edition: 60 | Height: 22″

…Queen Anne who presented to the four Mohawk Kings expensive red blankets trimmed in gold…

Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow was the name of this Mohawk king. Born about 1670, “Brant”, as this man was known to the English, grandfather of …

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Pocahontas (“Frolicsome One”)

a.k.a. Matoaka

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 25″ (with base)

“A well featured , wanton young girl…resorting to our fort, of the age of 11 or 12 years,” where she would get the boys “forth with her into the marketplace, and vie with them in turning handsprings!”

William Strachey, 1608

“A child of …

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Matoaka

AKA Pocahontas

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 25″

See “Pocahontas” for the description.

Joseph Brant

Bronze edition: 9 | Height: 32″ (with base)

“In the features of Brant may be seen the personification of the aristocratic, cruelly domineering Iroquois, natural men who are impassioned lovers of freedom and warfare …”

“Truly a man of two worlds,” feared by American colonists as the “monster Brant” – a war chief of the Mohawk …

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King of the Maquas (Mohawks)

King of the Maquas Sculpture

King of the Maquas

Large | Bronze edition: 5 | Height: 45″

Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow was the name of this Mohawk king. Born about 1670, “Brant”, as this man was known to the English, grandfather of the famous Joseph Brant, visited London in 1710 along with three other Mohawk kings in …

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