Lot 33    

Eskimo Carved Bone and Ivory Snuff Boxes and Tubes,
2007, American Indian and Western Art, March 31
lot of 5, includes an ivory box with beveled edges decorated with red concentric circles and hatched lines, wooden bottom and lid, leather thong on lid connects a small carved seal toggle, length 2.25" x width 1.25"; PLUS a conical shaped bone box with wooden bottom and opening, length 2.5" x diameter 1.75"; PLUS an oval birch bark box with wooden lid, length 2.5" x width 1.25"; PLUS an ivory and bone snuffer, each with leather thong, length 3.75" and 3.25".

Provenance:  
Property of Western Reserve Historical Society


Condition:  
Each with red inked accession number, leather thongs brittle, conical box without lid.
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Bronze of Seated Plains Indian by <i>Carl Kauba</i>,
Lot # 377 - Bronze of Seated Plains Indian by Carl Kauba,
foundry patinated bronze figure of a middle-aged Plains warrior with eagle feather war bonnet, buckskin jacket, and quilled moccasins. Warrior holds a quirt with figural handle and is wrapped in a blanket, signed C. Kauba on side of blanket, 5.75" high.CHRIS KAUBA was an Austrian (1865-1922) who sp... > Item Details
Nunivak Island Two-Piece Ivory Cribbage Board,
Lot # 24 - Nunivak Island Two-Piece Ivory Cribbage Board,
with frame for cribbage board comprised of two carved walruses biting the tails of seals that busily chew on the tails of opposing seals. A bear cub, with teeth bared, guards each end of board. The cribbage board is made of two sea mammals that fit within the frame. Fine details executed with red an... > Item Details
Eskimo Child's Traditional Seal Gut Parka,
Lot # 42 - Eskimo Child's Traditional Seal Gut Parka,
with seal(?) fur trim along lower edge, fine leather along wrists, red yarn around face, and whimsical tuft of fur at back of head, length (w/o hood) 13" x chest 29". > Item Details
Northern Plains Beaded Hide Knife Sheath and Knife,
Lot # 434 - Northern Plains Beaded Hide Knife Sheath and Knife,
sinew-sewn using translucent blue, white, pea green, and translucent orange glass bead colors. Single row of tin cones decorates midsection; narrow leather strips, with translucent edge-beading, complete the decoration of rawhide lined sheath, length w/o drops 9". Knife with 5.5" blade and antler h... > Item Details
Souvenir Photos of the Birdcage Theatre,
Lot # 284 - Souvenir Photos of the Birdcage Theatre,
includes 18 5.5" x 3.5", eleven 3.5" x 2.5" silver gelatin postcards of the theatre and surrounding Tombstone area, and 14 3.5" x 2.5" scenic views of the Birdcage in original box. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Blackware Bowl by Tonita Pena,
Lot # 174 - San Ildefonso Blackware Bowl by Tonita Pena,
with a thick undulating line dancing around body of jar, signed Tonita, height 3" x diameter 4.25". > Item Details
Plateau Beaded Hide Flat Bag,
Lot # 135 - Plateau Beaded Hide Flat Bag,
thread-sewn with 3 male elk surrounded by flowers on front of bag executed in pumpkin, light blue, medium blue, green, red white-heart, pink, greasy yellow, rose, and white; short hide fringe finishes velveteen lined bag with hide thong handle, length w/o 12" x width 10.25". > Item Details
D. F. Barry Cabinet Card of Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Lakota,
Lot # 404 - D. F. Barry Cabinet Card of Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Lakota,
with his West Superior, Wisconsin imprint and blindstamp - a classic image. > Item Details
Silver, Turquoise, and Coral Bracelet Attributed to Dan Simplicio,
Lot # 310 - Silver, Turquoise, and Coral Bracelet Attributed to Dan Simplicio,
Zuni, and in his bold style with silver leaves and flowers combined with an abstract silver cluster and a bold piece of branch coral beside a large turquoise, width 3" x inside measurement 5.5". Attribution from a dealer in Gallup, NM (Schaaf 2003: 290). > Item Details
Lot # 338 - "Indian Rider" by William Meuttman,
oil on canvas, signed W. Meuttman lower right, also with Meutmann inscribed on frame's plaque; 15.5" x 21.5" (sight), 25" x 31" (w/frame).WILLIAM MEUTTMAN (1869-1948) was born to German parents in Cincinnati, Ohio. He trained under Duveneck and was a member of the Cincinnati Art Club. Like his con... > Item Details
Blackfoot Beaded Hide Awl Case,
Lot # 436 - Blackfoot Beaded Hide Awl Case,
sinew-sewn, with glass seed bead colors of black, blue, pink, white, green, and yellow creating a banded design. A long drop wrapped with beads and tin cones finishes the case; two shorter drops hang from sides of cap, length w/o drop 11.5". > Item Details
Hopi Third Mesa Plaque,
Lot # 275 - Hopi Third Mesa Plaque,
of sumac with central image of an eagle, diameter 14.25". > Item Details
San Ildefonso Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 171 - San Ildefonso Polychrome Jar,
black- and red-on-white, of squat body, elongated neck, and flaring rim. Lower portion of body decorated with angular lines, hooks, and stepped fretwork. Vertical designs divided by rows of dots decorate neck, height 10.25" x diameter 11". > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 233 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
Ganado, woven of hand-spun wool in colors of gray, black, cream, and red. Modified Greek key border surrounds a central diamond with similar hooked edges, 68.75" x 44.5". > Item Details
Santo Domingo Jars,
Lot # 196 - Santo Domingo Jars,
lot of 3, black- and red-on-white, all with bold floral motifs on body, includes a jar with flared neck, 7.25" x diameter 7"; PLUS another with height 6.75" x diameter 7"; AND a double-spouted handled jar with height 6" x diameter 11". > Item Details
Cree- Metis Hide Gloves with Fine Silk Embroidery,
Lot # 55 - Cree- Metis Hide Gloves with Fine Silk Embroidery,
depicting intricate flowers, buds, and leaves in soft pink, rose, dark rose, nestled in shades of green and blue. Gloves trimmed with otter fur and lined with black velvet and red wool, length 12". Illustrated in American Indian Artifacts: The John Painter Collection (Painter 1991: 139). > Item Details
Two Eskimo Silver Gelatin Prints by Beverly B. Dobb,
Lot # 2 - Two Eskimo Silver Gelatin Prints by Beverly B. Dobb,
one showing a mother with child, bundled in her hood, marked Copyright 1903 by B.B. Dobbs - 176, framed 10.5" x 7"; AND one showing a child in his parka, marked Dobbs Nome; framed 10.25" x 8.5". BEVERLY DOBBS (1868-1937) was born in Marshall, Missouri. At the age of 20, Dobbs started a photography s... > Item Details
Crow Beaded Hide Rifle Scabbard,
Lot # 448 - Crow Beaded Hide Rifle Scabbard,
thread- and sinew-sewn with beadwork in colors of white, blues, and reds. Red wool trimmed with green velvet decorates ends; long fringe falls from opening and bottom seam, length 42". > Item Details
Apache Figural Oval Tray,
Lot # 276 - Apache Figural Oval Tray,
coiled of willow with a complex design of twenty men, "mountains," and double-headed dogs. Basket may be Jicarilla Apache because dark elements appeared to have been dyed black and border motif has red spots, height 2.80" x diameter 16.25". > Item Details
<i>Big Medicine</i> by Peter Fillerup,
Lot # 370 - Big Medicine by Peter Fillerup,
bronze on wood base measuring 15" in diameter, with sculpture itself 32" high. Plaque on base containing title Big Medicine. Artist's name, date, and numbered on inscription on bronze base Peter M. Fillerup, 1985/ 5/12.Peter M. Fillerup (1953- ), son of noted Western painter Mel Fillerup, was born... > Item Details
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