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Eskimo Sealskin Model Kayak
2006, Fall American Indian Arts, September 16th
with hand-carved wooden hunter who wears a cotton coat. Kayak laden with ivory and wood fishing accoutrements: trap, two harpoons, ice pick, and oar. With wooden stand, length 16.25".

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New Guinea-Style House Post,
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Grand Zia Polychrome Dough Bowl,
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with bold heart-shaped foliates placed between hooked and split-leaf designs contained within stair-stepped rectangles, height 10.5” x diameter 20.25". Elements are reminiscent of those on a bowl in the School of American Research Collection (SAR: IAF.2187), possibly the inspiration for this example... > Item Details
Apache Basket,
Lot # 202 - Apache Basket,
woven with willow and devil's claw to form a centrally blossoming flower, cross motifs are contained within the petals and outlined crosses in negative space, height 3.25" x diameter 11.25". > Item Details
Plains Wooden Bow with Nine Arrows,
Lot # 447 - Plains Wooden Bow with Nine Arrows,
bow with twisted rawhide string, length 38.25". Arrows: five painted green with red and green bands near fletching, three of those with chipped flint tips, and remaining two missing projectile points; four arrows with painted red and black bands near fletching and only one with a metal projectile p... > Item Details
Plateau Wood-Gatherer Silver Gelatin Print,
Lot # 56 - Plateau Wood-Gatherer Silver Gelatin Print,
anonymous, circa 1910 portrait of a woman wearing a basketry hat, slightly hunched by the weight of the dry branches tied to her back, framed 11.75" x width 14.5". > Item Details
Northern Athapaskan <i>Babiche</i> Bag,
Lot # 406 - Northern Athapaskan Babiche Bag,
finger-twined in a looped technique from strips of hide, and topped with broad band of hide, either caribou or moose. Edged with purple cotton and underscored with undulating and looping braided embroidery thread. Paired red and black wool tassels with black spherical beads augment front of bag, ... > Item Details
Eskimo Child's Bola,
Lot # 3 - Eskimo Child's Bola,
made of thread-sewn sealskin, with one side embroidered with blue birds, appliquéd leaves on opposite. Sides decorated with appliquéd sealskin diamonds. Braided sinew of varying length connects balls to ivory handle, maximum length 26". > Item Details
Fine Sioux Child's Beaded Cradle Cover,
Lot # 331 - Fine Sioux Child's Beaded Cradle Cover,
thread- and sinew-sewn on hide and exquisitely beaded using colors of red white-heart, pink, black, greasy yellow, cobalt, and pea green against a unique light blue ground. Designs along side panels consist of two crossed American Flags bearing two stars each, with center of crown illustrating a Ca... > Item Details
<i>Talavai</i>, Early Morning Katsina,
Lot # 127 - Talavai, Early Morning Katsina,
with white case mask, cloud symbols on cheeks, black rectangular eyes, red ears, red tube mouth, and carved eagle feather headdress at back of head. Katsina wears a white kilt, painted sash, and retains old string at back. Katsina also has brown tag marked #93 indicating that it was part of the Mr. ... > Item Details
Navajo Twill Weaving,
Lot # 274 - Navajo Twill Weaving,
a mesmerizing design using colors of red, cream, and blue-black wool to create undulating diamonds, 61" x 27.25". > Item Details
Chippewa Bandoleer Bag,
Lot # 465 - Chippewa Bandoleer Bag,
beautifully rendered in blues, greens, reds and yellows against chalky white beaded ground on black velveteen. Bag designed with a large tulip flower and light blue zigzag border. Green and white cane bead fringe with blue yarn tassels complement the motif, length 41" x width 14.5". > Item Details
California Mission Basket,
Lot # 523 - California Mission Basket,
height 2.5" x diameter 6". This lot will be sold AS IS. No condition reports are available. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Wedding Jar by Maria and Julian Martinez,
Lot # 107 - San Ildefonso Wedding Jar by Maria and Julian Martinez,
black-on-black, with beautifully crafted shape and perfectly spaced geometric motif; signed Marie & Julian, height 5.5" x width at spouts 5". > Item Details
Signed Navajo Sterling Silver Concha Belt with
Lot # 160 - Signed Navajo Sterling Silver Concha Belt with "Storyteller" Images,
nine conchas plus buckle, each serving as a canvas for unique pictures that portrayed Navajo everyday and ceremonial life. Buckle stamped sterling and LL. BCT., buckles and conchas identical size, length 3" x width 2.25". Pieces strung on chocolate brown leather, length 46". > Item Details
D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Mad Bear, Yanktonai Dakota,
Lot # 310 - D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Mad Bear, Yanktonai Dakota,
with applied caption, Mad Bear,, and David F. Barry’s West Superior, Wisconsin studio imprint and dates 1871-79. Mad Bear, also known as Foolish Grizzly Bear, was a signer of the 1868 Fort Laramie treaty that recognized the Black Hills as part of the Great Sioux Reservation. > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Olla,
Lot # 75 - Acoma Polychrome Olla,
red, orange, and black-on-white with gently up-sloping body, short shoulder, elongated neck, and concave base. Decorated with three complicated repeating vertical friezes of thinly hatched stair-step devices, scallop-edged triangles, and various stylized floral motifs, height 11" x diameter 12.5". > Item Details
Chippewa Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 575 - Chippewa Bandolier Bag,
length 35" x width 12". This lot will be sold AS IS. No condition reports are available. > Item Details
Southern Plains Bone Hairpipe Breastplate,
Lot # 287 - Southern Plains Bone Hairpipe Breastplate,
constructed with three strips of harness leather holding two rows of hairpipes strung with hide thongs. Upper half of central leather strip wrapped with faded pink ribbon, outer edges augmented with large red white-heart beads, hide thong neck strap, length 8" x width 8.25". > Item Details
Cheholis Bow,
Lot # 39 - Cheholis Bow,
hand-carved with a simple form having pointed, notched ends and slight indentation for grip, sinew bow string, length 42". Bow retains an early collection number, 1074-43. > Item Details
Sioux Child's Beaded Hide Jacket,
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possibly of elk hide. Sinew-sewn with lanes of beadwork outlining jacket in colors of white and cobalt, back side with two American flags above a mounted rider. Short fringe decorates seams and hide rubbed with yellow pigment, length 15.5" x chest 24". > Item Details
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