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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Comanche Child's Beaded Hide Moccasins
Lot # 180 - Comanche Child's Beaded Hide Moccasins
thread and sinew-sewn; beaded using colors of white, pony trader blue, and rose; yellow pigment covers hide; long dusters and fringe on vamps; edge beaded bifurcated tongues, length 6 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Navajo Shiprock <i>Yei</i> Weaving
Lot # 294 - Navajo Shiprock Yei Weaving
finely woven with four Yei figures, central corn stalk, and Rainbow Guardian, 37 in. x 56 in. second quarter 20th century > Item Details
Comanche Beaded Hide Hightop Moccasins
Lot # 174 - Comanche Beaded Hide Hightop Moccasins
sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of dark blue, rose, and white; cobalt pigment decorates uppers and sides of moccasins, height 17.5 in. x length 8.5 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
Tlingit Figural Halibut Hooks
Lot # 55 - Tlingit Figural Halibut Hooks
lot of 2, both carved of two pieces and lashed together with cotton twine; one decorated with a mythical creature and augmented with two wooden floats along opposite side; other hook decorated with a bear's head, length 10.5 in. and 9.5 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Olla
Lot # 271 - Acoma Polychrome Olla
potted with thin walls, sharp shoulder and elongated neck; terraced devices meander around body while flowers decorate upper portion, height 12 in. x diameter 12.75 in. early 20th century > 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
Navajo Sandpainting Weaving
Lot # 299 - Navajo Sandpainting Weaving
finely woven depicting Big Thunder, 38 in. x 36.5 in.; framed 41.5 in. x 39.5 in. fourth quarter 20th century > Item Details
Northern Plains Buffalo Hide Parfleche
Lot # 149 - Northern Plains Buffalo Hide Parfleche
painted in green, blue, yellow, and red; designed with two sections of diamonds and barber poles, length 25.5 in. x 16 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Austin Wilson Silver and Turquoise Bracelet Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
Lot # 219 - Austin Wilson Silver and Turquoise Bracelet Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
Unsigned, but identified as his work on museum record. Handwrought and set with seven sky blue turquoises, inside length 5.8 in. x width 1.1 in.ca 1930sVirginia Doneghy (1900-1981) was a lifetime collector of Native Southwestern jewelry. Her passion begun in the late 1930s on a trip to Santa Fe wh... > Item Details
Navajo Transitional Third Phase Variant Chief Blanket
Lot # 285 - Navajo Transitional Third Phase Variant Chief Blanket
hand-spun wool with wide bands of red, cream, and black; five bold outlined crosses act as anchor points, 79 in. x 49.5 in. 1900-1910 > 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
Hopi Second Mesa Baskets
Lot # 314 - Hopi Second Mesa Baskets
lot of 3, includes one decorated with Heyheya, height 8 in. x diameter 12.5 in.; PLUS a smaller basket with ears of corn and mudheads, height 10 in. x diameter 8 in.; AND a basket by Claudine Selestewa, height 5.5 in. x diameter 7.5 in. fourth quarter 20th century > Item Details
Tlingit Polychrome Rattle-Top Basket
Lot # 50 - Tlingit Polychrome Rattle-Top Basket
finely woven with beautiful banded designs on body and lid, height 7.25 in. x diameter 6.75 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Eskimo Painted Wooden Ladle
Lot # 14 - Eskimo Painted Wooden Ladle
with red pigment on handle and scoop; old typed label on underside Spoon./ ... Indians, total length 10.5 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Navajo <i>Yei</i> Weaving
Lot # 293 - Navajo Yei Weaving
woven with hand-spun wool using a black ground and five brightly colored figures holding arrows, 54 in. x 43 in. second quarter 20th century > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag
Lot # 118 - Sioux Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag
sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of light blue, dark blue, greasy yellow, red white-heart, pea green, and amber; quilled slats finish the narrow bag; with two brass accession tags, total length 27 in. fourth quarter 19th 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
Haida Argillite Plate
Lot # 35 - Haida Argillite Plate
both sides decorated with fan and leaf motif, starburst in center and reverse with crosshatching; center of plate pierced, diameter 7 in. mid-19th century > Item Details
Eskimo Fishing Lures, Netting Tools, and Toggles
Lot # 32 - Eskimo Fishing Lures, Netting Tools, and Toggles
lot of 11, including two bone lures with iron hooks, lengths 1.75 in. and 2.5 in.; PLUS a fossilized ivory fish with incised gills and inset bone eyes, length 4.5 in., PLUS a beautifully decorated toggle, length 1.75 in.; PLUS the remnants of an ivory Punik bear, length 2 in.; PLUS an ivory button i... > Item Details
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