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Eskimo Carved Ivory Dog Sleds with Teams of Dogs,
2007, American Indian and Western Art, March 31
lot of 13, includes nine dogs of various sizes, average length 1.25"; AND four sleds, two with chain-link leads, length 2.5", 3.25", 2", and 1".

Provenance:  
Property of Western Reserve Historical Society


Condition:  
All with red inked accession numbers, some parts of chain broken.
Sold: $2,300.00
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Nez Perce Corn Husk Flat Bags,
Lot # 132 - Nez Perce Corn Husk Flat Bags,
lot of 2 twined bags. Includes 1 with geometric decorations executed in wool yarn in colors of fuchsia, green, purple, orange, and cream and with dyed corn husk accents in colors of yellow, blue and purple, bag with leather handles, length 10.25" x width 9.25"; AND another larger bag with triangula... > Item Details
Nunivak Island Carved Ivory Cribbage Board,
Lot # 23 - Nunivak Island Carved Ivory Cribbage Board,
fully carved in-the-round with intertwining Arctic life: walrus, seals, otters, foxes, salmon, and a gull twist around tusk, animals with baleen eyes and scrimshawed with red and black ink, length 26". c.f. 1980 Ray, Dorothy Jean. The Artists of the Tundra and the Sea, Seattle: University of Washin... > Item Details
Plains Rawhide Saddle,
Lot # 441 - Plains Rawhide Saddle,
with wooden frame covered with rawhide and laced together with thin strips of rawhide. Decorated with incised lines and circles on both pommel and cantle, padded rawhide underside stuffed with grass and with wrought iron buckles attached behind cantle and along sides. Wrought iron stirrups hang from... > Item Details
D. F. Barry Photograph of Chief Gall, Hunkpapa Lakota,
Lot # 403 - D. F. Barry Photograph of Chief Gall, Hunkpapa Lakota,
mounted in the photographer's original paper folder, with Barry's blindstamp on portrait and mount, illustrated Barry label on back, 10.75 x 6.75". Gall (ca 1840-1894), a renown chief, was famous for his military efforts in the wars against the US and for his participation in the Battle of Little B... > Item Details
Large Apache Olla,
Lot # 282 - Large Apache Olla,
with devil's claw wrapped rim, delicate starting circle emerging into Apache star that flowers into overall bold motifs of zigzagging open diamonds filled with checked crosses, stacked blocks, and small diamonds, height 18" x diameter 15". > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 258 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
Ganado, of hand-spun wool using black, beige, cream, and gray against a red ground creating a central three-tiered diamond flanked by crenellated lines and bordered with outward pointing arrows, 7 warp/inch, 22 weft/inch; 81.5" x 50". > Item Details
Prairie Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag with Tamper,
Lot # 507 - Prairie Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag with Tamper,
thread- and sinew-sewn with lanes of greasy yellow, pumpkin, "exploding blue," white, black, rose, red white-heart, opalescent, and amber glass beads along lower portion. Black and white pony beads edge sides of bag and opening flap that is further enhanced with pinked red wool. Soft fringe finishe... > Item Details
<i>Sarino Canyon, Arizona</i> by William Meuttman,
Lot # 337 - Sarino Canyon, Arizona by William Meuttman,
oil on canvas, signed W. Meuttman lower right. Title is inscribed on stretcher, as well as on two labels on verso foam core including Altermann Galleries label; 11.5" x 17.75" (w/o frame), 17.5" x 24" (w/frame).WILLIAM MEUTTMAN (1869-1948) was born to German parents in Cincinnati, Ohio. He trained... > Item Details
Hopi Vase by Fanny Nampeyo,
Lot # 154 - Hopi Vase by Fanny Nampeyo,
black- and red-on-creamy orange, depicting elegantly elongated rain birds, signed with a corn plant, height 10" x diameter 4.25". > Item Details
Santo Domingo Jar,
Lot # 547 - Santo Domingo Jar,
black- and red-on-cream, with 4 large birds nestled in heavily outlined branches, height 8.5" x diameter 10.25". This lot will be sold AS IS. No condition reports are available. > Item Details
Navajo Transitional Weaving,
Lot # 241 - Navajo Transitional Weaving,
softly woven of hand-spun wool using colors of red and black against a cream ground to create a busy design of solid and serrated diamonds surrounded by a zigzagging border, 4 warp/inch x 9 weft/inch; 97.5" x 56". > Item Details
Eskimo Carving from Fossilized Walrus Ivory Chair Back,
Lot # 12 - Eskimo Carving from Fossilized Walrus Ivory Chair Back,
depicting numerous human figures and animals in bas relief on front and back, holes drilled on underside edge probably for chair attachment, length 12.5" x width 2.25". > Item Details
Early Great Lakes Loom Beaded Garter,
Lot # 493 - Early Great Lakes Loom Beaded Garter,
with red yarn warps and cut rose and white pony beads forming nested squares flanked by a serrated border. Garter ends with braided yarn, length w/o braids 11.5". > Item Details
Santo Domingo Jar,
Lot # 201 - Santo Domingo Jar,
with globular body, outward flaired lip, and concave base. Pleasing, bold florals wind around body, spirit-broken line highlights rim, height 9" x diameter 10.5". > Item Details
Lot # 328 - "Indian Hunter" by Nicholas Firfires,
oil on canvas, signed Nicholas Firfires, CA; 11.5" x 15.5" (sight), 20" x 24" (w/frame).NICHOLAS FIRFIRES (1917-1990) was born in Santa Barbara, California. After a brief stint as a illustrator following WWII, Firfires devoted himself entirely to fine art and Western scenes. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Blackware Jar by Maria and Julian Martinez,
Lot # 179 - San Ildefonso Blackware Jar by Maria and Julian Martinez,
with alternating feather and rainclouds wrapping around rim and body, signed Marie & Julian, height 3.5" x diameter 4.5". > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Lidded Basket by Anita Angelo,
Lot # 570 - Tohono O'odham Lidded Basket by Anita Angelo,
coiled yucca with willow accents creating a linear geometric pattern on body, height 8" x diameter 7.5". This lot will be sold AS IS. No condition reports are available. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 251 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
Two Grey Hills, woven in colors of black, cream, and browns, with a central diamond edged with stepped devices and interlocking bands, 8 warp/inch x 40 weft/inch; 47" x 31.5". > Item Details
Navajo Germantown Yarn Sash,
Lot # 560 - Navajo Germantown Yarn Sash,
finely woven in colors or red, green, and off-white, length w/o fringe 83" x width 3.75". To be sold at end of auction. This lot will be sold AS IS. No condition reports are available. > Item Details
Santa Clara Blackware Jar by Agapita Tafoya,
Lot # 185 - Santa Clara Blackware Jar by Agapita Tafoya,
with globular body and restricting neck, deeply carved shoulder depicts "kiva steps," signed Agapita Tafoya, height 5.5” x diameter 6.5”. AGAPITA SILVA TAFOYA (1904-1959) was the sister-in-law of Margaret Tafoya and wife of Camilio Tafoya. Although not prolific, she was mother to a family of potters... > Item Details
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