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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San Ildefonso Blue Corn Bowl,
Lot # 512 - San Ildefonso Blue Corn Bowl,
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Lot # 566 - Poli Sio Hemis Katsina,
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Model Skin Kayaks,
Lot # 810 - Model Skin Kayaks,
lot of 2, with wooden hunter wearing cloth parka and holding bone inlaid paddle, equipped with harpoon and trap; kayak decorated with bone beads and bone tip at bow and stern, length 15.5" x height of hunter in kayak 3"; AND a kayak with wooden frame, skin cover sinew-sewn, equipped with wooden padd... > Item Details
Eskimo Carved Ivory Seal and Whale Effigies,
Lot # 819 - Eskimo Carved Ivory Seal and Whale Effigies,
lot of 4. All hand-carved and possibly taken from a hunter's whaling hat. Includes a scrimshawed leopard seal with pegs and a post to keep it propped in an alert position, length 3"; PLUS a highly detailed, scrimshawed leopard seal with flippers, length 2.5"; PLUS a stylized seal with hand-drilled ... > Item Details
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Lot # 336 - Sioux Beaded Picture Frame with Cross,
thread-sewn hide beaded in red white heart, white, pink seed beads, faceted cobalt, amber, and green. Center opening designed with Christian cross and looped edge-beading, hourglass design on back, red quilled drops with tin cones and purple feathers at corners, length 3.75" x width 2.5". > Item Details
Plateau Big Horn Sheep Spoon,
Lot # 248 - Plateau Big Horn Sheep Spoon,
hand-carved with designs painted with red ochre, quartered diamonds with alternating sections hatched, curlicues, and nested triangles, handle end pointed, length 10.25". > Item Details
Siberian Eskimo Wood Pipe,
Lot # 788 - Siberian Eskimo Wood Pipe,
of one piece with inset bowl attached with wild grass(?), length 9.75" x width 2.75" (Sturtevant 1978, 5:255). > Item Details
Navajo Concha Belt,
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Lot # 758 - Eskimo Harpoon Fore Shaft,
probably of whalebone, and hand-carved to replicate a fierce, hungry polar bear, 7.25". Note the outstanding simplicity of the ears, eyes, and teeth. > Item Details
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Plains Stone Club,
Lot # 322 - Plains Stone Club,
double-pointed quartzite head with wooden shaft inserted into head and secured with blue painted leather strip and hide fringe at top, sinew-sewn orange leather covered shaft, length 17.5". > Item Details
Huron Moose Hair Embroidered Scissor Case,
Lot # 364 - Huron Moose Hair Embroidered Scissor Case,
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Fred Harvey and Harvey Style Silver Bracelets,
Lot # 187 - Fred Harvey and Harvey Style Silver Bracelets,
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