Lot 6    

Eskimo Dolls
4/12/2012 - American Indian Art
lot of 3, all with carved walrus ivory faces and inked features; figures wear seal fur parkas, leggings, and mukluks, sizes range from 11.5 in. to 12 in.
first 20th century


Provenance:  
Property of a California Collector


Condition:  
Some use, but otherwise fine.
Sold: $493.50
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Modoc Basketry Gambling Tray
Lot # 91 - Modoc Basketry Gambling Tray
stepped rectangles bisected by parallel bands angle around basket, diameter 15 in. first quarter 20th century > Item Details
Apache Beaded Hide Whetstone Case
Lot # 168 - Apache Beaded Hide Whetstone Case
sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of translucent green, greasy yellow, white, rose, and dark blue; tin cones wrap around top and hang along lower seam, total length 10.5 in. fourth quarter 19th century > Item Details
Northwest Coast Horn Spoons Collected by Admiral Jefferson F. Moser (1848-1934)
Lot # 11 - Northwest Coast Horn Spoons Collected by Admiral Jefferson F. Moser (1848-1934)
lot of 2, includes one small undecorated spoon, length 6 in.; AND another with a carved handle and copper repair, length 9 in. ca 1900Admiral Jefferson F. Moser (1848-1934) was the commander of the steamer Albatross and conducted a systematic study for the U.S. Fish Commission focusing on the ecolog... > Item Details
Fort Berthold Quilled War Shirt
Lot # 154 - Fort Berthold Quilled War Shirt
thread and sinew-sewn with brightly quilled strips placed along sleeves and over shoulders and executed in yellow, purple, green, pink, red, and orange; long fringe flows from sleeves and chest; two triangular bibs also decorated with quillwork, length 30 in. x chest 45 in. late 19th century Also i... > Item Details
Eskimo Walrus Ivory Bag Fasteners
Lot # 25 - Eskimo Walrus Ivory Bag Fasteners
lot of 2; each incised with thin lines and small piercing for attachment, lengths 4.5 in. and 5 in. 19th century > Item Details
Donna Shakespeare-Cummings Arapaho Warrior Doll
Lot # 162 - Donna Shakespeare-Cummings Arapaho Warrior Doll
finely detailed with bone hairpipe breast plate, tobacco bag, shield, beaded knife sheath, and coup stick, height 16 in. contemporary > Item Details
Hopi Dance Wand and Rattle
Lot # 257 - Hopi Dance Wand and Rattle
lot of 2, includes a colorful dance wand depicting rain clouds, reverse with tadpoles, length 7 in.; AND a gourd rattle painted in red and black, length 7.5 in. second quarter 20th century > Item Details
Eskimo Bone Needle Case Collected by Collected by Admiral Jefferson F. Moser (1848-1934)
Lot # 23 - Eskimo Bone Needle Case Collected by Collected by Admiral Jefferson F. Moser (1848-1934)
incised with X's and cross-hatched bands, carved wooden plugs shaped as a fish head and tail cover case's opening, total length 5 in. late 19th centuryAdmiral Jefferson F. Moser (1848-1934) was the commander of the steamer Albatross and conducted a systematic study for the U.S. Fish Commission focus... > Item Details
Early Sioux Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag
Lot # 117 - Early Sioux Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag
sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of greasy yellow, cobalt, light and medium blue, and red white-heart; elongated throat coated with red pigment; thin fringe finishes bag that is also coated with red pigment; rawhide slats, wrapped with red, white, and purple quillwork, are made from recycled parfl... > Item Details
Tlingit Mosquito Headdress
Lot # 73 - Tlingit Mosquito Headdress
white washed head and articulating wings with details painted in black, yellow, and red; wings attach to side of head; white clay colored fabric hangs at back of mosquito head, length 20.5 in. late 19 century > Item Details
Navajo Germantown Eyedazzler Weaving
Lot # 286 - Navajo Germantown Eyedazzler Weaving
finely woven with red background and two serrated diamonds outlined in white, light blue, gold, turquoise, cream, and blue, 82 in. x 48 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Paiute Beaded Baskets
Lot # 87 - Paiute Beaded Baskets
lot of 3, includes one lidded basket beaded in colors of blue, green, yellow, red, and orange against a white ground, height 5.25 in. x diameter 5.25 in.; PLUS a smaller basket using a similar color pallet, height 1.5 in. x diameter 2.75 in.; AND a basket with blue, orange, and cobalt against a gree... > Item Details
Hopi Seed Jar
Lot # 269 - Hopi Seed Jar
designed with four stylized birds hanging from sky-band (see Fewkes 1973: 144); penciled on base Made by Hopi Maiden, Arizona height 3 in. x diameter 7.75 in. ca 1900 > Item Details
Nuu-chah-nulth Polychrome Rattle
Lot # 63 - Nuu-chah-nulth Polychrome Rattle
body carved in two sections with separately attached bird's beak; abalone eyes and painted in red and black detailing wings and bear face, length 11.75 in. ca 1900 > Item Details
Elizabeth Nuvayowma Hopi Second Mesa Basket
Lot # 311 - Elizabeth Nuvayowma Hopi Second Mesa Basket
first place winner in the 1978 New Mexico State Fair; woven with five eagle dancers, height 14 in. x 14.5 in. third quarter 20th century > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Saddle Bags
Lot # 150 - Sioux Beaded Hide Saddle Bags
sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of red white-heart, greasy yellow, pea green, cobalt, and pony trader blue; fringe hangs from lower edges; backed with canvas, total length 76 in. x width 14 in. fourth quarter 19th century > Item Details
Florence Makewotkuk (1905-1971) Eskimo Pen and Ink Drawings
Lot # 1 - Florence Makewotkuk (1905-1971) Eskimo Pen and Ink Drawings
lot of 3, includes a dog sled scene, 8.25 in. x 12.5 in.; PLUS one depicting walruses floating on ice drifts, 10 in. x 13.75 in.; AND one of a running polar bear, 9.75 in. x 13.75 in.; all signed lower right; unframed. ca 1960 > Item Details
Nuu-chah-nulth Grouse Wooden Rattle
Lot # 65 - Nuu-chah-nulth Grouse Wooden Rattle
knife-split and carved of two pieces and with incised wings and face on back; two small pieces of wood inserted at back of head as top knot; handle wrapped with twine, length 11 in. 19th centuryAccording to Adrienne Kaeppler: rattles collected in Nootka Sound are of two types, those in the form of a... > Item Details
Navajo Concha Belt with Turquoise
Lot # 246 - Navajo Concha Belt with Turquoise
Handwrought silver accented with an oval stone on each of the seven conchas and with six on the buckle, length of concha 2.75 in. x length of buckle 4.25 in. x 2.5 in.second quarter 20th century > Item Details
Navajo J.B. Moore Crystal Weaving
Lot # 288 - Navajo J.B. Moore Crystal Weaving
pictured in plate 24 of J.B. Moore's 1911 catalogue; hand-spun wool woven using colors of cream, dark brown, gray, and aniline red; central diamond surrounded by crooks and bordered with connecting diamonds, 73 in. x 41 in. ca 1911-1913 > Item Details
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