Lot 443    

Zuni Heartline Deer Olla,
2005, American Indian Auction / Mar 10-11
ca 1880s, red and black-on-white, and heavily potted with rounded body, sharply defined shoulder, gently tapering neck, quick out-turned lip, and indented base. Painted with three horizontal panels of heartline deer separated by a band of water birds. Two vertical panels depict "Grandfather standing," which according to Brunzel, "is a prayer for long life" (1929: 94). Neck is wrapped with a band of heartline, spotted fawns, separating it from body is a double spirit break line, height 10" x diameter 12.5".

Condition:  
Couple small chips in rim, nothing appears under UV light, smoke cloud on one side
Sold: $12,362.50
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

don't miss

an opportunity to bid. You can't win if you're not in.

sign up to bid

what's it worth?

ask the experts

sell your item

start selling
Iroquois Elm Bark Lidded Container,
Lot # 281 - Iroquois Elm Bark Lidded Container,
ca early 19th century, with incised decoration of heart, trees, and compass flower. Initials "M" and "C" on lid, original green paint, length 7.25" x height 4.25". Box is hand-stitched. > Item Details
Delaware Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 760 - Delaware Beaded Hide Moccasins,
thread-sewn with couched beadwork on vamps in bright colors of white, blue, red, and yellow. Cuffs lined with pink sateen bordered with blue ribbon and dotted with red diamonds, length 10". > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Baskets,
Lot # 60 - Tohono O'odham Baskets,
lot 3. Includes a small basket with devil's claw geometric motif, height 2.75" x diameter 5.3"; PLUS another with devil's claw motif and wrapped rim, height 2.75" x 6.5"; AND another with spaced-out, devil's claw tree motifs separated by stacked ovals, height 4.5" x diameter 8.5". The last has a ha... > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 144 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
lazy-woven of handspun wool in colors of cream, dark brown, and aniline red. Wonderful central railroad track design with coiled ends and double border, innermost border with outward pointing arrows, old tag sewn on edge, length 59" x width 33.5". > Item Details
Northern Plains Beaded Buffalo Hide Roundel,
Lot # 640 - Northern Plains Beaded Buffalo Hide Roundel,
possibly Blackfoot, thread and sinew-sewn hide backed with soft red trade cloth lining. Concentric circles with large central flower beaded in pea green, greasy yellow, pink, red white heart, corn yellow, light blue, and cobalt, hide fringe on edge, diameter (excluding fringe) 10". > Item Details
San Ildefonso Saucer by Marie and Julian,
Lot # 85 - San Ildefonso Saucer by Marie and Julian,
stone-polished black-on-black shallow bowl with negative central image of four wings joined together creating a bursting star, signed "Marie & Julian," height 1" x diameter 4.5". > Item Details
Mandan Child's Hightop Quilled Moccasins,
Lot # 604 - Mandan Child's Hightop Quilled Moccasins,
ca 1915, sinew-sewn brain-tanned hide with floral quillwork on vamps in pink, light blue, white, yellow, and orange, hide ties, with tag stating moccasins are from "Family of Tom Chararry," length 8". > Item Details
Hopi <i>Patung</i> Gourd Rattles,
Lot # 108 - Hopi Patung Gourd Rattles,
includes 4 rattles of assorted sizes painted in green, yellow, white, and black, with little yellow squash blossoms on the back of head and hooked and slit eyes, length 9.5" x height 12"; PLUS length 11" x height 10.5"; PLUS length 9.5" x height 9.5"; AND length 4" x width 4.25". > Item Details
Sioux Fully Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 595 - Sioux Fully Beaded Hide Moccasins,
sinew-sewn and lazy-stitched in colors of red, white, cobalt, light blue, and corn yellow seed beads, against a lime green ground. Diagonally stacked and outlined squares and triangles on vamps, similar multi-colored triangles wrap around sides. Patterned calico cuff, hide ties, length 11". > Item Details
Double Horn Club,
Lot # 225 - Double Horn Club,
two mountain sheep horns wrapped at center with faded pinked orange wool. Wooden handle wrapped of fat pinked navy wool, length 37" x width 16.5". > Item Details
Jemez Nativity Set by Marie G. Romero,
Lot # 103 - Jemez Nativity Set by Marie G. Romero,
10 pieces, all red and black-on-natural. A magnificent set of Puebloan dressed figures looking to the sky. Figures include Joseph with outstretched arms, Mary, Baby Jesus in a cradleboard, three Wise men holding gifts, a shepherd and his goat, and two prayerful onlookers, all signed (except goat a... > Item Details
Paiute Beaded Glass Bottle,
Lot # 43 - Paiute Beaded Glass Bottle,
gourd-stitched wine bottle in bright colors of white, yellow, blue, and red seed beads. Decorated with large repeating diamonds around body and parallel diagonal lines on shoulder, hide lined bottom, height 10.5" x diameter 3.75". > Item Details
Cheyenne Beaded Leggings,
Lot # 628 - Cheyenne Beaded Leggings,
ca 1890. Traditional navy wool leggings, each with exposed white selvage and each with a sinew-sewn beaded leather strip. White beadwork filled with cobalt blue beaded "tipis," having a medium blue window outlined with red beads, length along white selvage, 36". Leggings closed with machine stitch... > Item Details
Large Plateau Parfleche Cylinder,
Lot # 427 - Large Plateau Parfleche Cylinder,
made with rawhide and side-stitched close with hide thong. Long fringe hangs at seam, body painted with simple geometric lines in yellow, green, blue, and black. Holes at top where canvas may have been, length 18.75" x diameter 9.25". > Item Details
Pueblo Drum with Painted Sides,
Woodlands Wall Pocket and Basket,
Lot # 280 - Woodlands Wall Pocket and Basket,
lot of 2. Includes a plaited wood-splint pocket with stepped upper extension and a strap extension, length 13.5" x width 4.75" x height 10.75". Basket painted a tan/ cream color, extension sea-foam green; AND a small plaited container with handles and porcupine twist decoration, length 6.5" x width... > Item Details
<i>Sipikne</i>, Zuni Warrior Katsina,
Lot # 494 - Sipikne, Zuni Warrior Katsina,
hand-carved and painted with white case mask, flowers on his ears, tube mouth, and eyes joined together on forehead, height w/o Plexiglas stand 9.5". Katsina retains tag marked "#31" indicating that it was part of the Mr. and Mrs. Albert T. Miller collection, owners of the Los Angeles gallery, "49 ... > Item Details
Alaskan Basketry Victorian Oil Lamp,
Lot # 1 - Alaskan Basketry Victorian Oil Lamp,
tour-de-force coiled weaving replicating the lamp to a T. The wool embroidered flowers on the oil container simulate the painted flowers on a glass container, height 13.25". The wick control and clips for the lamp are present; one could almost light the lamp. > Item Details
Sioux  Woman's Beaded Bonnet,
Lot # 639 - Sioux Woman's Beaded Bonnet,
ca 1900, thread and sinew-sewn hide. Lazy-stitched with compound motifs of forked, pronged, and diamond shapes. Morningstar on back of bonnet, executed in colors of light blue, pea green, cobalt, greasy yellow, amber, and clear, all against a white ground. Edged in purple velveteen, purple velvet... > Item Details
Important Early Zuni Olla,
Lot # 439 - Important Early Zuni Olla,
ca 1870, black and red-on-white, and potted of beautiful form with a sharp shoulder and flared lip. Designed with two horizontal bands of repeating, finely hatched triangles reminiscent of a budding flower and divided vertically by the nested diamond outlined by curvilinear lines described as alunun... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: