Lot 489    

American Indian Weekly Ration Ticket,
2007, American Indian and Western Art, March 31
dated 1884 and with Bull 66 written on the reverse. Ticket is punched demonstrating use and is good for 10 people, however ticket does not list Agency, Tribe, or Band, length 3.25" x width 1.25". Paper ticket with green twisted cord through hole. For similar ticket see (Painter 1991:60,610)

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expected wear demonstrated by punches, but very good.
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Early Alaskan Photo Album by Beverly B. Dobbs,
Lot # 1 - Early Alaskan Photo Album by Beverly B. Dobbs,
small oblong folio, bound in pebbled leatherette, containing 84 silver gelatin prints of varying sizes mounted on 10" x 12" pages. Album records portraits of Eskimos, the Alaskan landscape, downtown Nome, gold miners, Victorian tourists, dog sled teams, and Alaskan life. BEVERLY DOBBS (1868-1937) w... > Item Details
California Elderly Woman Making Mush by Shona-Hah,
Lot # 105 - California Elderly Woman Making Mush by Shona-Hah,
unsigned, with carved features and clothing by Shona-Hah. This bare-footed figure with long gray braids wears a thread-sewn calico dress under a gray-brown fringed shawl. She prepares a grainy mush in a traditional manner, with mortar and pestle, height 9". SHONA-HAH (1912-1997) or Mary J. Smith w... > 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
Sioux Beaded Hide Cuffs,
Lot # 488 - Sioux Beaded Hide Cuffs,
sinew-sewn in colors of cobalt, red white-heart, greasy yellow, and green in pleasing traditional geometric pattern on a white beaded ground. Entire cuff is outlined with narrow red white-heart zigzag pattern, height 5.25". Cuffs with hide roll to retain their shape, probably original. > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded Hide Mittens,
Lot # 518 - Chippewa Beaded Hide Mittens,
thread-sewn and beaded with marcasites and bottle green, white, yellow, cobalt, and medium blue glass seed beads to form stunning bold foliate imagery. Cuffs edged with rabbit fur and fringed along outer edge. Red and black braided yarn decorated with pom-poms, attach mittens together (so you don't... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Case with Knife,
Lot # 435 - Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Case with Knife,
sinew-sewn on harness leather with couched beadwork along one edge in colors of pea green, dark blue, red white-heart, greasy yellow, and white, length 11.25". Knife with 6" single-edge blade and wooden handle. > Item Details
111A. Cabinet Card of Chief Joseph on D. F. Barry Mount,
Lot # 3001 - 111A. Cabinet Card of Chief Joseph on D. F. Barry Mount,
with manuscript title, Chief Joseph and imprint, D.F. Barry West Superior, Wis., repeated verso with portrait of Chief Gall. The portrait was taken ca 1877 approximately a year before Barry became a protégé of O. S. Goff, who also circulated the image; this card dates to the 1890s when Barry was in... > Item Details
Carved Whale Bone Trap Trigger,
Lot # 93 - Carved Whale Bone Trap Trigger,
with backward curving stake and tip carved to represent a bird effigy, possibly a merganser, riding a sea serpent, length 11.5 > Item Details
<I>Indian Fording Stream</i>, by Gerry Metz,
Lot # 351 - Indian Fording Stream, by Gerry Metz,
opaque watercolor on board, signed Gerry Metz lower left corner; 10.5" x 14.5" (sight), 20" x 23.5" (w/frame).GERRY MICHAEL METZ (1943- ) is a sculptor and painter residing in Scottsdale, Arizona. His preferred subject matter is that of the Old West. > Item Details
Eskimo Jade Sharpener and Bone Harpoon, PLUS
Lot # 46 - Eskimo Jade Sharpener and Bone Harpoon, PLUS
lot of 4, includes slender sharpener with drilled hole at one end, length 5"; PLUS a hand-carved stone with jade inscribed in ink, length 2.25"; PLUS a carved ivory harpoon point with incised arc design and with metal blade, length 5.5"; AND a garnet faceted crystal, diameter .60". > Item Details
Karok Lidded Basket,
Lot # 118 - Karok Lidded Basket,
beautifully twined with half-twist overlay creating intricate, stepped horizontal bands marching around basket and swirling around lid, height 6.25" x diameter 5.5". > Item Details
Three Eskimo Photographs,
Lot # 3 - Three Eskimo Photographs,
ca 1900, each taken near Nome, Alaska and framed under glass in simple gold-gilt frame. The first shows a young mother with her infant fast asleep in the hood of her parka and is titled in the negative Wegaruk and Copyright 1905 by Lomen Bros. Nome #17, frame 8.5" x 10.75"; PLUS another photo of tw... > Item Details
Lot # 347 - "Twilight Indian Camp" by Thomas W. Lorimer,
oil on board, signed Thomas W. Lorimer/79. Signature also includes a fish symbol. Two labels on verso, one from the Pepper Tree Art Show with a biography on the artist and another advertisement from Southwest Art, a full page with information on Lorimer; 10.5" x 20.5" (sight), 20" x 30" (w/frame).... > Item Details
Kiowa Beaded Hide Whetstone Case,
Lot # 388 - Kiowa Beaded Hide Whetstone Case,
sinew-sewn on harness leather with lanes of rose, cobalt, translucent green, and white glass beads outlining front, back, and cover of case, fine fringe finishes both cover and body, hide thong loop, length (w/ fringe) 7.25". > Item Details
San Ildefonso Blackware Bowl by Maria and Santana Martinez,
Lot # 177 - San Ildefonso Blackware Bowl by Maria and Santana Martinez,
with feather design wrapping around rim and dimpling in between, signed Marie & Santana, height 4" x diameter 6". > Item Details
Eskimo Bone and Ivory Implements for Dog Sleds,
Lot # 49 - Eskimo Bone and Ivory Implements for Dog Sleds,
lot of 6, includes an ivory dog swivel with leather ties, length 4.75"; PLUS another "rigging" for a sled, length 5.75"; AND 4 great hand carved hooks--two bone and two ivory, length of largest 3.75". > Item Details
Deer Katsina by Julian Martinez,
Lot # 325 - Deer Katsina by Julian Martinez,
gouache on paper, signed Julian Martinez lower right, matted and framed 10.25" x 13.75" (w/o frame); 18.5" x 21.75" (w/ frame). > Item Details
Navajo Germantown Eyedazzler,
Lot # 229 - Navajo Germantown Eyedazzler,
tightly woven in colors of purple, red, green, and cream, with alternating bands of zigzags flanked by sawtooth devices, 12 warp/inch, 60 weft/inch; 53" x 35" > Item Details
<i>El Alma de Maria</i> Tin Retablo,
Lot # 363 - El Alma de Maria Tin Retablo,
from Mexico and of oil(?) paint on tin. "The Soul of Mary" shows the Virgin at the time of the Annunciation. She wears a dress with the Holy Spirit and holds a rose and a lily, both symbols of Mary's purity, length 13.5" x 15.5". > Item Details
Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace,
Lot # 319 - Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace,
with beautiful hand-filed beads, heavy tufa cast naja with bold stamping, and 6 elegant blossoms all strung on cord, length 30"; naja height 3.4". > Item Details
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