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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Eskimo Wooden Ancestor Mask
Lot # 21 - Eskimo Wooden Ancestor Mask
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Sioux Beaded Miniature Tobacco Bag and Quilled Pipe Stem with Catlinite Bowl
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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
Navajo Silver and Turquoise Bracelet Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
Lot # 214 - Navajo Silver and Turquoise Bracelet Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
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Kiowa Beaded Hide Whetstone Case
Lot # 167 - Kiowa Beaded Hide Whetstone Case
sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of pony trader blue, rose, and white; with tin cones and brass tubular beads attached to twisted hide drops, total length 9 in.; length of case 4.5 in. fourth quarter 19th century > Item Details
Edward S. Curtis Platinum Photograph <i>By the Canal</i>
Lot # 189 - Edward S. Curtis Platinum Photograph By the Canal
on textured paper and signed by Curtis at l.r., with blind-stamp l.l., 15.25 in. x 12 in. > Item Details
Hopi Pueblo Manta
Lot # 282 - Hopi Pueblo Manta
diamond and diagonal twill weave with indigo, 54.5 x 34 in. ca 1880 > Item Details
Tlingit Rattle-Top Basket
Lot # 49 - Tlingit Rattle-Top Basket
finely woven with false embroidered design executed in orange, red, olive, and brown; height 4 in. x diameter 5 in. ca 1900 > Item Details
Yupik Eskimo Plaque Mask
Lot # 20 - Yupik Eskimo Plaque Mask
carved of a single plank and painted in red, blue, white, and black; softly carved face emerges from back panel which is pierced for attachments; pigment also placed on inside of eyes and mouth, length 10 in. x width 12.25 in. 19th century Similar examples can be found in the collections of the ... > Item Details
Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
Lot # 240 - Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
single strand of fluted beads decorated with seven four-pronged squash blossoms attached to bead; naja with twisted wire designed to complement beads, length 23 in.ca 1950Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981) was a lifetime collector of Native Southwestern jewelry. Her passion begun in the late 1930s on a t... > Item Details
Apache Beaded Hide Moccasins
Lot # 184 - Apache Beaded Hide Moccasins
thread-sewn and beaded using a wide color pallet of dark and light blue, rose, amber, black, greasy yellow, translucent green, white, and translucent pink; edge beaded cuffs and tongue, length 10 in. late 19th century > Item Details
Navajo Tufa-Cast Silver and Turquoise Ketoh Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
Lot # 226 - Navajo Tufa-Cast Silver and Turquoise Ketoh Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
with large triangular turquoise stone in center and with simple stamped motifs on arms radiating out from center silver plaque, length 3.25 in. x width 2.5 in.second quarter 20th centuryVirginia Doneghy (1900-1981) was a lifetime collector of Native Southwestern jewelry. Her passion begun in the la... > Item Details
Nuu-chah-nulth Painted Wooden Rattle
Lot # 61 - Nuu-chah-nulth Painted Wooden Rattle
two halves attched by sinew and twine and painted in red and blue; faces and wings decorate rattle, length 12 in. 19th century > Item Details
Modoc Beaded Hide Doll
Lot # 94 - Modoc Beaded Hide Doll
thread-sewn; blue and white beads decorate dress; dentalia shell necklace; red pigment on face; doll has braided hair with sinew hair ties and wears a traditional basketry hat, cotton body, height 12.25 in. fourth quarter 19th century > Item Details
Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace with Turquoise Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
Lot # 239 - Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace with Turquoise Collected by Virginia Doneghy (1900-1981)
six squash blossoms with turquoise on each side; naja with seven turquoise surrounded by half-circle wire motif, length 26 in.ca 1940Virginia 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 caught a gli... > Item Details
Kwakwaka’wakw Ceremonial Feast Bowl
Lot # 45 - Kwakwaka’wakw Ceremonial Feast Bowl
carved of cedar to depict Dzunuk’wa; traces of black graphite pigment and red paint detail hollowed cheeks, flared nose, and pursed lips; remnants of nails along brow ridge and on chin show where hair was placed; bowl has cavernous belly carved with hands along sides and bent knees. length 36... > 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
Allan Houser <i>Companions</i> Bronze Sculpture
Lot # 202 - Allan Houser Companions Bronze Sculpture
cast 18/20; height without wooden base 26.5 in.; 1979 > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins
Lot # 135 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins
sinew-sewn and beaded using translucent green, rose, greasy yellow, white, and blue; tin cones hang from tongues, length 10.25 in. late 19th century > 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
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