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".

Couple small chips in rim, nothing appears under UV light, smoke cloud on one side
Sold: $12,362.50
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Blackfoot Buffalo Scrotum Rattle,
Lot # 736 - Blackfoot Buffalo Scrotum Rattle,
filled with three rocks then sinew-sewn closed, with wooden handle wrapped with canvas and leather, torn red wool hangs from handle, length 11" x diameter 5". > Item Details
<i>Powamui</i>, Hair Knot Katsina,
Lot # 508 - Powamui, Hair Knot Katsina,
hand-carved and painted with a white face mask and female hairstyle. She probably has bowl with water in her hands, height w/o Plexiglas 8.5". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Cuffs with American Flags,
Lot # 203 - Sioux Beaded Cuffs with American Flags,
thread and sinew-sewn on hide in colors of red, cobalt, light blue, white, translucent green and pink, and greasy yellow. With central star and two American flags surrounded by flowers, fringe on sides, lined with hide, length 7". > Item Details
Navajo Wide Ruins Weaving Signed by Martha Etsitty,
Lot # 133 - Navajo Wide Ruins Weaving Signed by Martha Etsitty,
tightly woven of hand-spun earth toned wool and designed with thin stripes and bands of feathers, woven signature in corner "M.E.," length 60" x width 31". > Item Details
Assiniboine Girl's Beaded Hide Leggings,
Lot # 629 - Assiniboine Girl's Beaded Hide Leggings,
probably from Fort Belknap, in colors of pink, green, red white-hearts, cobalt, and white on a vibrant blue ground, height 8" x 10.25". > Item Details
Navajo Open-Field Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 128 - Navajo Open-Field Double Saddle Blanket,
hand-spun wool tightly woven in colors of dark brown and aniline red against a cream ground. Simple design consists of a reciprocal stair step border, four corner ties, length 52" x 26". > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 759 - Chippewa Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1890, thread-sewn hide with couched floral beadwork on black velveteen in colors of light blue, light green, corn yellow, and white. Cuffs edged with red calico, length 9.25". > Item Details
Salish Imbricated Tray,
Lot # 357 - Salish Imbricated Tray,
coiled circular basket with handles and bold five-pointed star in center. Additional imbricated interest on rim of tray, executed in red, black, and cream plant fibers, height 1.5" x diameter 17". > Item Details
Blackfoot  Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 189 - Blackfoot Beaded Hide Moccasins,
first thread and sinew-sewn hide moccasins with beadwork in colors of black and greasy yellow against a light blue ground, with soft-tanned hide soles. Canvas cuffs enhanced with red wool, length 10.25". > Item Details
San Ildefonso Blue Corn Vase and Saucer,
Lot # 86 - San Ildefonso Blue Corn Vase and Saucer,
lot of 2, includes a red-on-burnished red vase with negative feather images wrapped around neck underscored by a spirit broken line, signed "Blue Corn/ San Ildefonso Pueblo," height 4.25" x diameter 4.5"; AND a black-on-burnished red saucer with a fat fish in center and bordered with parallel solid ... > Item Details
Hopi Vase by Adelle Nampeyo,
Lot # 92 - Hopi Vase by Adelle Nampeyo,
black and red-on-creamy orange, with bulbous body and restricted neck. Feather motifs wrap around shoulder and stretch down body, signed with a cornstalk and "Adelle Nampeyo," height 6" x diameter 5.5". Adelle Nampeyo (1959-) comes from a long line of great potters. She is the great-granddaughter o... > Item Details
Algonquian Potato-Stamped Lidded Storage Basket,
Lot # 260 - Algonquian Potato-Stamped Lidded Storage Basket,
plain plaited of wide and narrow wefts splints and decorated with a dot pattern on the green-yellow or the red-orange slats, length 20" x width 13.5" x height 10.5". > Item Details
Hopi Brocaded Sash,
Lot # 174 - Hopi Brocaded Sash,
finely woven of cotton warp strings, with weft brocading of navy, red, green and black aniline dyed wool illustrating the Broad Face katsina, length 40" x width 12". > Item Details
Sioux Quilled Hide Vest,
Lot # 633 - Sioux Quilled Hide Vest,
ca 1900, thread-sewn. Front quilled into a busy floral design with eye-popping red, orange, purple, fuchsia, green, blue, and yellow. Back quilled with flowering bushes surrounding a galloping elk with sparkling red jeweled eye, lined with red satin and edged with red beads, width (under arms) 22"... > Item Details
Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 554 - Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
hand-spun wool woven in cream, brown, and aniline red. With serrated bands alternating in color and central black and white checked band, length 55" x width 33" > Item Details
Plains Beaded Pouches,
Lot # 237 - Plains Beaded Pouches,
lot of 2, including one thread-sewn and beaded on hide in green, yellow, faceted metal, and blue against a white ground, fringe on sides, drawstring closure, length (excluding fringe) 5"; AND another thread and sinew-sewn with green, red white heart, and cobalt beadwork. With traces of yellow and r... > Item Details
Santo Domingo Bowl,
Lot # 81 - Santo Domingo Bowl,
of squat form painted in red and white-on-burnished red. Shoulder designed with a band of scallops edging an undulating vine of plump flowers, solid red underside, height 4.25" x diameter 9". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag,
Lot # 704 - Sioux Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag,
thread-sewn with beadwork in greasy yellow, blue, white, and green, with clear cane beads and hide fringe at bottom, traces of yellow ocher on hide. Bag lined with black cotton, length (including fringe) 21". > Item Details
Hopi Maiden Katsina,
Lot # 521 - Hopi Maiden Katsina,
with thin wood painted squash blossoms pinned in yarn hair, short tube mouth, blue case mask, height 10.75. > Item Details
Navajo Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 135 - Navajo Saddle Blanket,
woven of handspun wool in colors of gray, cream, black, and aniline red. Wonderful banded design alternating between wide solid bands and delicate parallel lines, four fluffy corner ties, length 33.5" x width 32.5". > Item Details
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