Native American Chiefs who fought alongside the British in the late 1700s were rewarded for their allegiance with these stunning silver gorgets made by colonial silversmiths. Interestingly Lachland Macquarie served as a British army officer on the Northern east coast of North American between 1777 and 1783 before his Governancy in Australia in the early 1800s - where he continued with the gorget as a sign of distinction when given to indigenous australian tribal leaders.

Specialising in an exquisite selection of antique Native American art from the Northwest Coast and Alaska, the Southwest and the Great Plains. From ancient ceramics to 19th century Arapaho beaded garments including belts, headdresses, footwear and hair ornaments. Arthur Whall offers a rich diversity of art forms and artistic styles from the past and present.