Lot 223    

Hubbell Trade Bead Necklaces,
2004, American Indian Art Auction / Sept 18-19
lot of 2. Both of European manufacture and made to appeal to the Southwestern Indians love of turquoise. One is of pale, translucent turquoise beads separated by twenty-four opaque balls and eight opaque pear shaped beads from which is suspended a pendant of a larger pear bead and a smaller one, length 27"; AND another of eleven melon beads separated white glass balls with a black disc on either side, length 17.5".

Ex First People's Museum of the American Indian and Eskimo

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Kiowa Beaded Hand Belt,
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Northwest Coast Raven Mask,
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Sioux Beaded Hide Child's Knife Sheath,
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Dentalium Shell Necklaces,
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Makah Basket-Covered Bottle,
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Plains Pouches,
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Wooden Totem Poles,
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Northwest Coast Wooden Spoon,
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