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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Northwest Coast Carved Mountain Sheep Spoon,
Lot # 856 - Northwest Coast Carved Mountain Sheep Spoon,
with elegant pointed handle with beveled edges, length 10.25". Label states that spoon was purchased in Seattle in 1958. > Item Details
Mexican Blankets,
Lot # 110 - Mexican Blankets,
lot of 2. Includes a double-faced blanket with an optically intriguing geometric design in black, reds, blues, and cream; opposite side has same pattern with change in values, length 79.5" x width 53.5"; AND a heavy double-faced blanket with a plaid pattern in greens, reds, and orange, with tan stri... > Item Details
Pueblo Pottery Moccasins,
Lot # 74 - Pueblo Pottery Moccasins,
lot of 2. Includes a pair of traditional Pueblo woman's double-cuffed boots with white slip, height 2.25"; AND a pair of Nambe(?) red and black-on-white slipped moccasins with red micaceous paste decorated stars and lines, length 4". > Item Details
Northwest Figure with Outstretched Arms,
Lot # 884 - Northwest Figure with Outstretched Arms,
possibly Nootka, carved of wood, of upper torso only, has red ochre paint on face and arms; black paint for hair and eyebrows, and with small remnant of nail in palm of right hand, height 3.25" x width 6". Arms are mortised into torso (Sturtevant 1990, 7:402). > Item Details
Navajo Moccasins with 10 Silver Buttons,
Lot # 178 - Navajo Moccasins with 10 Silver Buttons,
have traditional tan leather uppers and cream soles, 10.25" long. One moccasin has six buttons; other has four. > Item Details
Hopi Canteen and Bowl,
Lot # 81 - Hopi Canteen and Bowl,
red and black-on-creamy orange canteen formed of soft lines, flattened bottom and bulging top. Central bird image with whorling log encircled by a double line with spirit break, two handles, length 6" x width 5"; AND a black-on-creamy orange bowl with a two panel motif, one side with possible rain c... > Item Details
Tlingit Walrus Ivory Pipe Signed
Lot # 877 - Tlingit Walrus Ivory Pipe Signed "Cyot",
beautifully carved of a thin piece of ivory, imagery of a whale with tongue extended and abalone eyes and a woman with rattle, laying on its back. Signed "Cyot," accession numbers inked on bottom, length 9.25". Ivan Otterlifter, (1936-1999) Cherokee, also known as Cyot, was born in the Pacific Nort... > Item Details
Navajo Katsina Motif Jewelry,
Lot # 219 - Navajo Katsina Motif Jewelry,
lot of 3. All silver, includes a Yei figure ring with detailed stamping defining facial features and clothing, signed "A" and marked "sterling," size 8; PLUS a great pin-pendant consisting of six raised diamonds separated by eight "buttons" and with a center stone of a painted Hilili katsina on bone... > Item Details
Small Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 131 - Small Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920s, finely woven hand-spun wool in colors of black, aniline red, and variegated gray against a cream ground. Designed with a pop art diamond center bordered by serrated zigzags, four gray and black corner tassels, length 55.5" x width 33". > Item Details
Large Navajo <i>Yei</i> Rug,
Lot # 523 - Large Navajo Yei Rug,
ca 1930s, beautifully woven of tightly hand-spun wool in vibrant colors of aniline-dyed orange, green, natural browns and cream against a wonderfully rich aniline-dyed red ground. Six attenuated, solid-colored body Yei figures with traditional necklaces are surrounded by a dark brown border, feather... > Item Details
Navajo Ketoh,
Lot # 192 - Navajo Ketoh,
leather band has fine stamping surrounding five "bubble" baroque turquoise sets, length 3.5" x width 2.25". > Item Details
Artic Clothing, Boots and Mittens,
Lot # 791 - Artic Clothing, Boots and Mittens,
lot of 3. All handmade and truly ethnographic. Includes pair of child's sealskin(?) boots with canvas trim on top, small white trade beads outlining center front seam, navy wool and string braided tie at rear, and cotton string for front tie, height 10"; PLUS an adult pair of sealskin boots with fur... > Item Details
Kiowa Beaded Hide Leggings,
Lot # 631 - Kiowa Beaded Hide Leggings,
ca 1890, rubbed with yellow ochre and trimmed with tiny white beads along edges of triangular extensions. These "flaps" are lined in either peach or purple cotton and terminate in bead wrapped tassels that hold 3.5" strips of silk ribbon. Artisan used heavy cotton string to create the lengthy fringe... > Item Details
Banded Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 127 - Banded Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
tightly hand-spun wool with lazy weave in a striped banded pattern in colors of blues, red, orange, gray, brown, cream, purple, and yellow. Corners with serrated diamond blocks and commercial blue wool tassels, length 30.5" x width 60". > Item Details
Ring Toss Games,
Lot # 883 - Ring Toss Games,
includes one Plains-style game made from a forged metal pin with curled end, four perforated metatarsals decorated with clear beads and attached to pin by a blue beaded strand of sinew with loop fringe at end, length of pin 7.5" x beaded sinew string 12.5"; AND a Northwest Coast-style game made from... > Item Details
Northwest Coast Argillite Pipe Attributed to George Hunt, Sr.
Lot # 880 - Northwest Coast Argillite Pipe Attributed to George Hunt, Sr.
carved in bold relief illustrating an eagle grabbing a toothy killer whale. Human face forms bowl and flows into back of eagle. Label states that pipe was purchased at the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition held in Seattle. Pipe is attributed to renowned carver and hereditary chief "Yalawa-Negegdz... > Item Details
Northwest Coast Wooden Spoon,
Lot # 854 - Northwest Coast Wooden Spoon,
with modern simplicity tapers to a blunt point that has a small hole near tip, length 10.3". > Item Details
<i>Umtoinaqa</i>, Making Thunder Katsina,
Lot # 554 - Umtoinaqa, Making Thunder Katsina,
hand-carved from cottonwood, with bitter yellow case mask, red ears, black triangular mouth, and black warrior marks on cheeks. Body painted same bitter yellow with black stripes; katsina wears white kilt, height w/o Plexiglas stand, 10". Katsina retains cotton string around neck. > Item Details
Two Acoma Whimsical Pottery Pieces,
Lot # 76 - Two Acoma Whimsical Pottery Pieces,
lot of 2. Includes a match holder with two places for cigarettes, decorated with repeating triangles on designs on outside, fret design on inside, remnants of cigarette burns inside; AND a figurine wearing a red button shirt and red boots, with a traditional Puebloan hairstyle, height 5.25". > Item Details
Hand Tinted Photograph of Osage Couple,
Lot # 416 - Hand Tinted Photograph of Osage Couple,
with man seated dressed in full regalia, wearing his bear claw necklace, feather roach, and fringed hide jacket. His wife stands by his side wearing a dentillium necklace and holds a large feather, oval photograph 16.5" x 13.5" in gilded oval frame with gold over paint, convex glass, 21.5" x 18.25".... > Item Details
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