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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Early Seminole Woman's Skirt and Cape,
Lot # 741 - Early Seminole Woman's Skirt and Cape,
with colorful patchwork combined with narrow bands of color. Skirt is predominately a coral calico, length 36.5" x waist 29". Cape is red with narrow appliquéd rickrack-style band, length 23.5”. > Item Details
Crow Elk Bone Quirt,
Lot # 665 - Crow Elk Bone Quirt,
a classic example with leather wrist strap and leather thongs attached to handle through drilled holes, length of handle 14.25". > Item Details
Santo Domingo Bowl,
Lot # 50 - Santo Domingo Bowl,
red and black-on-cream, potted with a bulbous body, flaring sides, and rim. Decorated with an outlined herbaceous design, height 7.75" x diameter 8.25". > Item Details
Northwest Coast Mask,
Lot # 894 - Northwest Coast Mask,
probably Tlingit, hand-carved and painted in colors of red, white, black, and blue in an elaborate design that accentuates features. Carver placed a small frog in the mask's mouth and gave the mask abalone eyes and long reddish-brown hair, height 16.5". > Item Details
Great Lakes Quilled Birch Bark Glove Box and Frame,
Lot # 371 - Great Lakes Quilled Birch Bark Glove Box and Frame,
adorable set, with elongated rectangular lidded box decorated with white floral quillwork on sides, crisscrossed at seams, "GLOVES" written in white quills on top surrounded by budding vine, "X" and diamonds along edge of lid, length 12.25" x width 3.75" x depth 3.25"; AND a picture frame with white... > Item Details
Navajo Eyedazzler,
Lot # 138 - Navajo Eyedazzler,
with an extreme tight weave of hand-spun wool in colors of gray, cream, black, and aniline red. Eye bugging pattern of nested serrated diamonds bordered with stepped terraces, length 62.5” x width 41.5". > Item Details
Plains Catlinite Pipe and Stem,
Lot # 317 - Plains Catlinite Pipe and Stem,
“L” shaped rectangular bowl with pronounced anterior angled projection, beveled sides, tubular bowl opening, beveled square stem opening, length 5.25" x height 3.25"; wooden stem with flattened mouthpiece graduating to circular anterior, beautiful patina, length 12.5". > Item Details
Blackfeet Doll,
Lot # 647 - Blackfeet Doll,
with hide face and nose and with cloth body, beaded eyes, earrings, and necklaces. Doll wears red and black gingham dress, red fabric moccasins, and has pale olive yarn tassels on braids, moccasins, and at waist. Hair and braids are black fabric. Folded leather makes her arms; paper tag reads, "Blac... > Item Details
Hopi Third Mesa Wicker Tray,
Lot # 20 - Hopi Third Mesa Wicker Tray,
plaited rabbitbrush in a rainbow of colors including orange, blue, green, pink, and yellow in a star-flower pattern, wrapped rim, wire on back for hanging, diameter 12.5". > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 23 - Tohono O'odham Basket,
coiled willow, decorated with interlocking frets of devil's claw, height 8" x diameter 10.75". > Item Details
Two Pairs of Miniature Snowshoes,
Lot # 807 - Two Pairs of Miniature Snowshoes,
lot of 2. Includes long, oval shaped pair with wooden frames rubbed with red pigment and with lacings of fine strips of rawhide, sinew, and thread at toe and rear junction, length 15.5" x width 2.6" (note one snowshoe is .5" shorter than other); AND a miniature pair with wide, center portion of fram... > Item Details
<i>Koyemsi</i>,  Mud Head Katsina,
Lot # 564 - Koyemsi, Mud Head Katsina,
hand-carved from cottonwood with reddish brown case mask and body paint. Three gourds and a horn are attached to the mask; black kilt is made from a woman's old dress. Koyemsi carries a feather and a rattle along with a doll size katsina as a gift for a child, height w/o Plexiglas stand, 12.5". > Item Details
Crow Fully Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 627 - Crow Fully Beaded Hide Moccasins,
sinew-sewn in colorful artistic floral motif with great outlining on leaves. Blossoms created with translucent turquoise beads and outlined with maroon beads. Traditional Crow beadwork pattern borders floral and moves around heel, length 9.25". > Item Details
Blackfeet Beaded Hide Leggings,
Lot # 630 - Blackfeet Beaded Hide Leggings,
ca 1900, thread and sinew-sewn brain-tanned hide decorated with an understated creeping vine along outer leg, beaded in red, greens, orange, blues, and faceted metal, fringe along back and above beadwork, length 33" x width 13". > 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
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
Salish Berrying Basket,
Lot # 840 - Salish Berrying Basket,
coiled over a flat slat with imbricated black and cream stepped design. Basket has woven tump line made of red, brown, tan, and white wool on cotton base; band is attached to basket with string and then with leather ties, height 7.5" x longest diameter 9". > Item Details
Great Lakes Maple Paddle,
Lot # 723 - Great Lakes Maple Paddle,
beautifully carved with broad flat blade, a narrow rounded shaft, and broad flat handle. Openwork carving resembling ribbon work at end of handle, length 66.5". > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Cap,
Lot # 383 - Iroquois Beaded Cap,
seven panels of dark brown velveteen beaded in colors of blue, light blue, amber, red, white, clear, and green into lush floral designs underscored by multicolored bands of undulating lines and a row of continuous leaves, dotted with metal sequence, red ribbon top knot, muslin lined, diameter 7.5". > Item Details
Plains Tipi Liner,
Lot # 677 - Plains Tipi Liner,
sinew-sewn beadwork on canvas in colors of black, greasy yellow, red white heart, and white, tufts of red wool placed intermittently along lanes. Seven medallions beaded on hide in same colors along top edge with thick sinew threads hanging from their centers, width 49.5" x length 74.5". > Item Details
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