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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Tlingit Imbricated Basket
Lot # 52 - Tlingit Imbricated Basket
finely woven with meandering lines framing an undulating band, height 5.5 in. x diameter 6.5 in. ca 1900 > Item Details
Plains Courting Flute
Lot # 151 - Plains Courting Flute
assembled of two pieces of hollowed wood and wrapped with buffalo gut; remnants of red pigment, total length 22 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Haida Argillite Charger
Lot # 36 - Haida Argillite Charger
carved on both sides; front of charger designed with dogfish surrounded by nine whales; opposite side depicts an octopus with swaying tentacles and two large whales, diameter 11.25 in. ca 1900 > Item Details
Crow Beaded Parfleche Knife Sheath
Lot # 153 - Crow Beaded Parfleche Knife Sheath
thread and sinew-sewn with beadwork in colors of white, light blue, cobalt, pea green, and red white-heart; one side edged in red wool; sheath coated in red pigment, length 12.5 in. x width 3.75 in. fourth quarter 19th century > Item Details
Apache Miniature High-top Hide Moccasins
Lot # 182 - Apache Miniature High-top Hide Moccasins
thread-sewn and beaded using black and white; uppers with yellow pigment; cactus kickers and seam around sole enhanced with blue pigment, length 4 in. x height 4 in. ca 1900 > Item Details
Navajo Child's Squash Blossom Necklaces and Bracelets Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
Lot # 227 - Navajo Child's Squash Blossom Necklaces and Bracelets Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
lot of 6. Includes a child's necklace with single strand of small silver beads with seven three-pronged squash blossoms on each side attached by bead top; triple band naja ending in hands; oval turquoise as pendant; silver chain and clasp, length 16.5 in.; PLUS a child's single strand of silver bea... > 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
Western Great Lakes Catlinite and Brass Pipe Tomahawk Head
Lot # 115 - Western Great Lakes Catlinite and Brass Pipe Tomahawk Head
exquisitely carved with brass wire inlay on bowl and outlining chevron; beveled blade face decorated with an Underwater Panther on side and fox on opposite, total length 7.25 in. 19th century > Item Details
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
Karl Bodmer Aquatint Engraving: Tab. 20, <i>Mandan Indians</i>,
Lot # 194 - Karl Bodmer Aquatint Engraving: Tab. 20, Mandan Indians,
Sin-Chida and Manchsi-Karehde, with Bodmer's blindstamp, published by Ackermann & Co. 96 Strand, April 1th, 1841 (sic) plate 18.75 in. x 14 in. > Item Details
Blackfoot Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag
Lot # 100 - Blackfoot Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag
thread-sewn and beaded using colors of light blue, cobalt, and greasy yellow; elongated throat edge-beaded with blue beads; differing designs decorate lower portion of bag which is beaded on canvas; soft fringe finishes bag, total length 33 in. ca 1870 > Item Details
Atakapa Lidded Basket
Lot # 318 - Atakapa Lidded Basket
woven with an argyle-like pattern on body; lid with slightly differing design and augmented with a hint of red-dyed splints, height 10 in. x width 9.5 in. mid-20th century For further information about Atakapa weaving see the New Orleans Museum of Art's 2007 Blue Winds Dancing: The Whitecloud Collec... > Item Details
Edward S. Curtis Photogravure <i>Arikara Medicine Fraternity</i>
Lot # 106 - Edward S. Curtis Photogravure Arikara Medicine Fraternity
plate no. 157 from portfolio 5 of The North American Indian; 1908 copyright and produced by John Andrew & Son, image 15.75 in. x 12 in.; framed 27.5 in. x 21.5 in. > Item Details
Western Great Lakes Catlinite Pipe and Bowl
Lot # 116 - Western Great Lakes Catlinite Pipe and Bowl
composed of three sections detailed with incised parallel lines; bulbous bowl also decorated with delicate lines, total length 15 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Navajo Turquoise Tab Necklaces
Lot # 252 - Navajo Turquoise Tab Necklaces
lot of 2, each with a tag indicating that the necklace was part of the Indian Ridge Museum in Elyria, Ohio. One necklace strung on heishi and one two strand necklace with turquoise beads separating tabs, lengths 26 in. and 12 in.ca 1920 > Item Details
Northwest Coast Wooden Bowl and Ladle
Lot # 38 - Northwest Coast Wooden Bowl and Ladle
lot of 2, includes a small bowl with bear heads carved on ends; script on base Yukon June 1918, height 1.75 in. x length 5.5 in.; AND a ladle painted with a raven in scoop, length 10.25 in. early 20th century > Item Details
Hopi Second Mesa Baskets
Lot # 313 - Hopi Second Mesa Baskets
lot of 5, largest basket with Crow Mother and an Eagle Dancer, height 12.5 in. x 11.75 in.; PLUS another basket with Heyheya and Yellow Corn Maiden, height 9.25 in. x diameter 9.5 in.; PLUS a smaller oval basket decorated with Crow Mother, height 5.5 in. x length 11 in.; PLUS a basket with deer, hei... > Item Details
Navajo Painting of Holy People from the Nightway Chant
Lot # 305 - Navajo Painting of Holy People from the Nightway Chant
attributed to Dennis Hathale pigment on muslin; pair of Humpback guardians, also known as seed gatherers, flank Talking God, the teacher, shown carrying a medicine pouch made of a weasel, and Calling God who is associated with fertility and farming, framed 45 in. x 45 in. fourth quarter 20th centu... > Item Details
Yokuts Basket
Lot # 92 - Yokuts Basket
with coiled self-rim featuring dark red stitches alternating with light stitches; design of gopher snake around body, height 6.5 in. x diameter 10.5 in. first quarter 20th century > Item Details
Haida Halibut Hooks
Lot # 57 - Haida Halibut Hooks
lot of 3, all bentwood with cedar wrappings; bone, iron, and wood hook, lengths 6.75 in.; 5.75 in.; 6.5 in. early 20th century > Item Details
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