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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Apache Cotton Saddle Bag,
Lot # 181 - Apache Cotton Saddle Bag,
hand-sewn pieced diamonds in red, white, black, green, and yellow backed with polished cotton, long fringe, 11" central opening edged with red binding, length (excluding fringe) 54" x width 17.25". > Item Details
Blackfeet Tacked Knife Sheath and Knife,
Lot # 658 - Blackfeet Tacked Knife Sheath and Knife,
leather sheath with approximately seven rows of brass tacking along outer seam and eight rows on cuff, 2.25" parallelogram-shaped belt hole cut into side, length 13" x width 5"; with Sheffield butcher knife with wooden handle, blade length 8", total length 12.5". > Item Details
Great Lakes Yarn Bag,
Lot # 733 - Great Lakes Yarn Bag,
possibly Chippewa. Tightly woven in vibrant colors of purple, pink, green, yellow, orange, blue, green, black, and tan, designed with dizzying pattern, one side with undulating lines separated by bands of hourglasses and circles, opposite with serrated chevrons and stacked triangles separated by ban... > Item Details
Great Lakes Burl Bowl,
Lot # 721 - Great Lakes Burl Bowl,
ash, with beautifully marbled texture, footed bottom and two side handles, greatest height 5.25" x length 16.75" x width 12". > Item Details
Leather Saddle,
Lot # 667 - Leather Saddle,
made of wooden frame wrapped with sinew-sewn rawhide and heavily augmented with leather. Pommel and cantle decorated with five rows and two rows of brass tacks respectively. Leather seat and girth straps have paired round iron rings, hide thongs in back for bed roll, hide thongs in front for lariat,... > Item Details
Miscellaneous Indian Photo Postcards,
Lot # 425 - Miscellaneous Indian Photo Postcards,
lot of 22, fifteen chromolithographs, rest black and white. Includes images "A Birch Bark Indian Home", "Indians Making Lacrosse Sticks on Cornwall Island", "Indian Squaw Watching the Passing Tourists", "Sequoyah", and "Summer Villa of the Oldest Inhabitant on Salt Lake Route, among many others, som... > Item Details
Totem Pole Photographs in Arts and Crafts Frames,
Lot # 909 - Totem Pole Photographs in Arts and Crafts Frames,
both in period Arts & Crafts oak frames, includes a stunning image of Chief Shake's (Shakes's) Totem, in Fort Wrangle, Alaska, raised in 1896 in honor of two of his sons (Wyatt 1989:97); AND a second Totem pole, slightly more weathered in appearance than the other but also quite striking. Both 9" x ... > Item Details
Cree/ Athapaskan Beaded Black Wool Panels on Hide Jacket,
Lot # 872 - Cree/ Athapaskan Beaded Black Wool Panels on Hide Jacket,
trimmed in strips of fur down fronts, along lower edge of garment and cuffs, and on pocket flaps. Simple flowers beaded in various shades of blue are spaced along a "thorny" stem of white beads on front bands; amalgamation of stylized geometrics, some with brass marcasites, covers back yoke. Small b... > Item Details
Large Hopi Vase,
Lot # 84 - Large Hopi Vase,
red and black-on-creamy orange decorated with feathers or rainbird designs, hole in bottom for drainage, height 8" x diameter 6". > Item Details
Net Making Tools,
Lot # 401 - Net Making Tools,
lot of 2. Each of hand-wrought steel and each probably used as a shuttle for making fishing nets, one shuttle with closed "U" shape on either end, length 9.5"; AND other shuttle with a closed eye on one end that extends and tapers to a sharpened blade on the other, 13.25". Label states that these ar... > Item Details
Kiowa Peyote Beaded Hide Pouch,
Lot # 608 - Kiowa Peyote Beaded Hide Pouch,
with ultra-fine beadwork on both sides. Design resembles the actual peyote button. Delicate twisted leather fringe has been rubbed with red ochre. Pouch is topped with blue beaded edge and white shell heart, diameter 2.2". > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Pictorial Basket,
Lot # 32 - Tohono O'odham Pictorial Basket,
coiled yucca forming a globular body with constricted neck, flared rim, and devil's claw panels of stacked right triangles and four little dogs around center of body, height 11.5" x diameter 12". > Item Details
Cree Embroidered Mittens and Disk,
Lot # 707 - Cree Embroidered Mittens and Disk,
lot of 2. Includes a pair of mittens with a delicately embroidered floral design in muted colors of tans, green, blue, and gray with an endearing little flower on thumbs, cuffs lined with red wool, metal hook clasps on cuffs, length 12.25"; AND a similarly embroidered disk decorated with a central f... > Item Details
Hupa/ Karok/ Yurok Hat,
Lot # 9 - Hupa/ Karok/ Yurok Hat,
twined geometrics using an overlay technique, old tag inside reads, "From- Rev. Henry Marcotte, 1934," height 4" x diameter 7". > Item Details
Lot of Southwestern Pueblo Pottery,
Lot # 98 - Lot of Southwestern Pueblo Pottery,
lot of 3. Includes small cylindrical Hopi vessel decorated with alternating geometric patterns and black rim, bottom signed with incised triangular marking, height 4" x diameter 3"; PLUS small Santa Clara stone-polished red ware vessel, accession number on bottom, height 3" x diameter 3.5"; AND Sant... > Item Details
Delaware Child's Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 702 - Delaware Child's Hide Moccasins,
thread-sewn beadwork in cobalt, pink, white, greasy yellow, and translucent green with a nested triangular pattern on vamps, cuffs with purple velveteen and pink ribbon, length 4.5". Adorable little shoes! > Item Details
Margaret Tafoya, Santa Clara Jar,
Lot # 517 - Margaret Tafoya, Santa Clara Jar,
gorgeous stone-polished black-on-black jar with slightly restricted opening, design deeply carved with four inverted stepped terraces hanging from the rim and silhouetted by large undulating, organic devices, signed "Margaret Tafoya/ Santa Clara," height 9.5" x diameter 12.5". > Item Details
<i>Poli Sio Hemis</i> Katsina,
Lot # 566 - Poli Sio Hemis Katsina,
hand-carved from cottonwood with pale green case mask, black snout, and an elaborate tableta with rainbow and phallic symbols. Katsina also has hand-carved ceremonial sash, fox tail in back, and cotton string around neck, height w/o Plexiglas stand 11.5". > Item Details
Tesuque Wall Pocket,
Lot # 57 - Tesuque Wall Pocket,
black and red-on-cream slip rendered with water imagery of clouds, possible rain birds, and rain. Central image depicts rain and thunder contained within a kiva (Anderson 2002), wall side of pocket reflects the step imagery of the kiva, central hole for hanging, height 3.5" x width 4.5" x depth 2.5"... > Item Details
Salish Basket,
Lot # 841 - Salish Basket,
coiled over a flat slat and imbricated in black and cream in a repetitive zigzag, braid work on rim, height 7.5" x longest diameter 8.5". > Item Details
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