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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Southern Plains Beaded Hide Ornaments
Lot # 171 - Southern Plains Beaded Hide Ornaments
thread-sewn and beaded using colors of rose, white, cobalt, and translucent green; spiraling design beaded on one side; ornaments stuffed with fabric, diameter of beaded portion 2.5 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Sioux Child's Buffalo Hide Moccasins
Lot # 140 - Sioux Child's Buffalo Hide Moccasins
sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of translucent green, greasy yellow, dark blue, and white, length 4.5 in. fourth quarter 19th century > Item Details
Cheyenne Child's Blanket Strip
Lot # 144 - Cheyenne Child's Blanket Strip
thread and sinew-sewn on softly tanned hide; decorated with glass bead colors of white, dark blue, light blue, red white-heart, greasy yellow, pea green, and pumpkin; roundels enhanced with quilled hide thongs finished with tin cones and blue wool; reverse of strip shows remnants of yellow pigment, ... > Item Details
Zuni Jar
Lot # 275 - Zuni Jar
globular form with concave base; body painted with stylized rain birds, height 6 in. x diameter 8.75 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Santo Domingo Shell and Bead Necklace Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
Lot # 235 - Santo Domingo Shell and Bead Necklace Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
single strand orange shell tabs and pale-blue glass trade beads with pendant of large orange shell tab, length 28 in. first quarter 20th centuryVirginia Doneghy (1900-1981) was a lifetime collector of Native Southwestern jewelry. Her passion begun in the late 1930s on a trip to Santa Fe where she c... > Item Details
Tsimshian Mask of a Woman
Lot # 68 - Tsimshian Mask of a Woman
delicately carved with protruding brow ridge, hollowed cheeks, hooked and flattened nose, and pointed chin; teeth with white pigment and lower lip with small abalone labret; lower portion of mask framed with cedar bark; upper edge of mask with small holes for attachments; verso with inked accession ... > Item Details
Shona Hah Kwakiutl Carving of Tlingit Chief
Lot # 79 - Shona Hah Kwakiutl Carving of Tlingit Chief
carved of wood with potlatch hat, raven rattle, and painted dance apron, height 17 in. 20th centuryShona Hah (1912-1997) or Mary J. Smith was Cherokee by birth and became the matriarch of the Lelooska family. Her artwork, and especially her "Little People," has left a legacy of Northwest Coast peop... > Item Details
Navajo Tufa-Cast Silver and Turquoise Bracelet
Lot # 208 - Navajo Tufa-Cast Silver and Turquoise Bracelet
baroque Blue Gem stones complement the curvilinear cuff, inside length 2 in.ca 1970 > Item Details
Hopi Painted Gourd Rattles
Lot # 256 - Hopi Painted Gourd Rattles
lot of 2, both decorated with blue pigment and with carved wooden handles; larger rattle with Maltese cross painted on both sides, lengths 9.5 in. and 11 in. second quarter 20th century > Item Details
Tlingit Bone Amulet
Lot # 59 - Tlingit Bone Amulet
transforming figure showing characteristics of multiple animals; body pierced with circular holes, length 5 in. 19th century Similar examples labeled as "Soul Catchers" are illustrated in 1960 Andrews, Ralph W. Indian Primitive: Northwest Coast Indians of the Former Days (p 98). > Item Details
Plains Painted Hide Drum
Lot # 159 - Plains Painted Hide Drum
bentwood frame covered with hide and painted with central yellow circle and red markings in opposite quadrants, diameter 13.5 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Lowell Talashoma, Sr. (1950-2003) Hopi <i>Ho'ote</i> Katsina
Navajo Jaclas, Turquoise with White Shell
Lot # 251 - Navajo Jaclas, Turquoise with White Shell
lot of 3, all with a tag indicating that they were part of the Indian Ridge Museum in Elyria, Ohio. Each jacla with red trade beads at the ends, lengths range from 5.25 in. to 6.0 in.ca 1920 > Item Details
Edward S. Curtis Photogravure <i>Atsina Warriors</i>
Lot # 109 - Edward S. Curtis Photogravure Atsina Warriors
plate no. 179 from portfolio 5 of The North American Indian; 1908 copyright and produced by John Andrew & Son, image 15.75 in. x 11.75 in.; framed 24 in. x 21.5 in. > Item Details
Pauline Glasses Navajo Pictorial Weaving <i>Night Dances</i>
Lot # 302 - Pauline Glasses Navajo Pictorial Weaving Night Dances
commercial wool and finely woven with 86 men, women, and dancers, two horses, four carts, and two houses, 36 in. x 63 in. 20th century > Item Details
Greenland Eskimo Walrus Ivory Tupilaks
Lot # 5 - Greenland Eskimo Walrus Ivory Tupilaks
lot of 3; smiling beings each holding a walrus mask; detailed with baleen, heights range from 3.5 in. to 4.25 in. mid-20th century > Item Details
Ganado Red Navajo Runner
Lot # 290 - Ganado Red Navajo Runner
finely woven with background of red and central field an elongated diamond, 136 in. x 34 in. third quarter 20th century > Item Details
Heishi Multi-Strand Necklaces Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
Lot # 231 - Heishi Multi-Strand Necklaces Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
lot of 2, includes a three strand necklace with string wrapping at back of neck, length 29 in.; AND a necklace of very fine heishi, length 26.5 in.ca 1950sVirginia Doneghy (1900-1981) was a lifetime collector of Native Southwestern jewelry. Her passion begun in the late 1930s on a trip to Santa Fe ... > Item Details
M. Begay Turquoise Cluster Bracelet
Lot # 209 - M. Begay Turquoise Cluster Bracelet
with 80 stones. Most likely this bracelet is Navajo because of the silversmith's last name; even though there are many Begay names in the books, an "M" that matches hallmark cannot be found, inside length 5.75 in x width 3.25 in.ca 1970 > Item Details
Helen Begay Navajo Pictorial Weaving <i>Shadow of the Yeis</i>
Lot # 301 - Helen Begay Navajo Pictorial Weaving Shadow of the Yeis
artistically woven with four figures shadowed by Yeibichai dancers, 46 in. x 27 in. 20th century > Item Details
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