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".

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<i>Pohlik Mana</i> Plaque,
Lot # 150 - Pohlik Mana Plaque,
cut cottonwood, traditional painted face, elaborate tableta with rain clouds and with turkey feathers and hide tie on back for hanging, length 7" x width 9.5". > Item Details
Tlingit Basket and Northwest Coast Carrying Basket,
Lot # 838 - Tlingit Basket and Northwest Coast Carrying Basket,
lot of 2. Includes a small finely twined basket of spruce root with three stepped decorations of light and dark grasses in false embroidery, height 3.25" x diameter 3.25"; AND a small open weave basket with a cotton handle strung through six loops fitted into weave of basket. Top edge has solid twin... > Item Details
Ogre Katsina,
Lot # 541 - Ogre Katsina,
hand-carved cottonwood with green case mask with red and yellow lightning rods on face, red ears, and carved horsehair beard. Katsina wears a white kilt with brocaded ceremonial sash, height w/o Plexiglas base 8.25". Ogre retains traditional cotton string on back. > Item Details
Trios Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 479 - Trios Polychrome Jar,
ca 1880-1900, red and black-on-white. Potted with a globular body and slightly flared rim. A scalloped band encircles the rim, which has been underscored by feathers. A double spirit break line separates neck from body, rain bird imagery on body, height 10.5" x diameter 12". > Item Details
Salish Lidded Trunk,
Lot # 844 - Salish Lidded Trunk,
possibly Fraser River, formed with narrow bands of wrapped cedar decorated with alternating bands of black and red cherry bark stitches, hide handle on lid, height 8.75" x length 17.25" x width 9.5". > Item Details
Plains Doll,
Lot # 342 - Plains Doll,
with carved, wooden face covered in leather and beaded, thread-sewn features; body is muslin. Doll wears traditional fringed, beaded, white leather dress with red ribbon tie and beaded, leather leggings and moccasins. Remnants of horsehair remain on top of head, height 13". > Item Details
Birch Bark Log Carrier with Bentwood Handle,
Lot # 683 - Birch Bark Log Carrier with Bentwood Handle,
with wonderful naturalistic designs etched into bark¯one side depicts a moose in the forest and walking toward an Indian paddling his canoe on a lake; other side depicts a busy village scene with a tipi, a pot suspended over ground, an Indian man butchering a deer with a tomahawk, and a huge owl in ... > Item Details
Sioux Legging Strip with Tipi and Flag Design,
Lot # 280 - Sioux Legging Strip with Tipi and Flag Design,
sinew-sewn hide beaded with lazy stitch in colors of cobalt, greasy yellow, red white heart, translucent green, and facetted metal beads against a white ground, length 30.5" x width 2.5". The First People's Museum of the American Indian and Eskimo purchased this piece 30 years ago for an exhibit ... > Item Details
<i>Hemis</i> Katsina,
Lot # 568 - Hemis Katsina,
hand-carved from cottonwood with case mask that is half red and half white and with an elaborate tableta with rainbow and numerous phallic symbols. Body paint is black and katsina wears white kilt brocade sash design on one side, height w/o Plexiglas base, 12.25". > Item Details
Navajo Concha Belt,
Lot # 196 - Navajo Concha Belt,
ca 1930-1955, has eight conchas, one serves as buckle and has a turquoise, and 8 butterflies, each with center oval turquoise. Conchas have delicate stamping surrounding repoussé, length 2.7" x width 2". > Item Details
Dugout Canoe,
Lot # 727 - Dugout Canoe,
made of northern pine, with highly finished sides, floors with visible steel adze or axe tool markings, found near James Oliver's Castle on the Shiawassee River, Michigan, length 148" x width 20.5". > Item Details
Pima Figural Basket,
Lot # 27 - Pima Figural Basket,
coiled willow fashioned with flat bottom and slightly flared sides, five devil's claw figures decorate body, braided rim, height 4" x diameter 6". > Item Details
Large Pueblo Drum with Beater,
Lot # 175 - Large Pueblo Drum with Beater,
hollowed soft wood log with one side covered with stretched hide and attached using a long rawhide thong laced through hide and threaded through bottom of log, painted red, black, and blue, with single leather wrapped rawhide handle on side, indecipherable writing on inside of log, length 17.5" x wi... > Item Details
Cheyenne Woman's Dress,
Lot # 642 - Cheyenne Woman's Dress,
ca 1910-20, brain-tanned hide with fine twisted fringe, mescal beans (sophora secundiflora) and cut iridescent metallic beads around chest. Long fringe hangs from sleeves, in two rows along side seams, and at bottom. Knotted fringe on body of dress, blue and red undulating lane along bottom with tin... > Item Details
Contemporary Southwestern Ceramics,
Lot # 106 - Contemporary Southwestern Ceramics,
lot of 5. Includes a group of small delicately carved red and black ware seed jars from such artists as Tom Tapia - San Juan, height 1.5" x diameter 2"; Vangie Tafoya - Jemez, height 2.5" x diameter 3"; Mae Tapia - Santa Clara, height 1.5" x diameter 1.5"; Golden Rod - Santa Clara, height 2" x diame... > Item Details
Silver Ornaments,
Lot # 183 - Silver Ornaments,
lot of 3. Includes finely stamped, cutwork bracelet marked "sterling" and with thunderbird hallmark, width .78" x opening 1.25"; PLUS oblong pin with hand-engraving of elongated whorling logs with central flower, length 2.3"; AND thunderbird with outstretched wings delineated with lots of small dot ... > Item Details
Oglala Sioux Beaded Hide Dress,
Lot # 641 - Oglala Sioux Beaded Hide Dress,
similar to one in Hail's Hau, Kola! (1993:12). Thread and sinew-sewn brain-tanned hide(?) with fully beaded yolk in white, blue, cobalt, and yellow against a red ground decorated using tipis, divided hourglasses, stepped terraces, diamonds with forked and pronged corners design, with central medalli... > Item Details
Chippewa Floral Moccasins,
Lot # 701 - Chippewa Floral Moccasins,
thread-sewn buckskin intricately beaded in colors of cobalt, light blue, red white heart, white, and translucent green and pink. Inside reinforced with tan cotton, cuffs bound with red cotton, "108" written in ink on sole, purchased in Seattle, WA in 1957, length 9.5". > Item Details
Navajo Pins and Barrette with Turquoises,
Lot # 207 - Navajo Pins and Barrette with Turquoises,
lot of 5. All silver, includes a barrette with traditional stamping, repoussé buttons, and three round turquoises, stamped "sterling," length 2.75"; PLUS a pin with buttons, appliquéd scallops and curlicues, and an oval turquoise, length 2.75"; PLUS a small geometric bird pin with small, round turqu... > Item Details
<i>Chaveyo</i>, Ogre Katsina,
Lot # 561 - Chaveyo, Ogre Katsina,
hand-carved from cottonwood with a black case mask, a toothy snout, pop eyes, white blossom and moon on cheeks, red ears, tousled hair hanging on forehead, and wildcat skin ruff. Figure wears a carved brocaded sash as a loincloth. Chaveyo carries a knife and a sword; his body paint is brown with whi... > Item Details
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