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)

Condition:  
expected wear demonstrated by punches, but very good.
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Navajo Transitional Weaving,
Lot # 241 - Navajo Transitional Weaving,
softly woven of hand-spun wool using colors of red and black against a cream ground to create a busy design of solid and serrated diamonds surrounded by a zigzagging border, 4 warp/inch x 9 weft/inch; 97.5" x 56". > Item Details
Pacific Island Tapa Helmet,
Lot # 589 - Pacific Island Tapa Helmet,
hand-stitched and covered with black pitch or possibly candlenut pigment. Base under tapa may be wood, height 8.5" x inside diameter 9". This lot will be sold AS IS. No condition reports are available. > Item Details
Plains Stone Head Club with Painted Handle,
Lot # 457 - Plains Stone Head Club with Painted Handle,
double-pointed head with wooden handle wrapped with red pigmented hide and an incised spiral line, length 27". > 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
Pima Basket with Figures,
Lot # 285 - Pima Basket with Figures,
coiled of willow and devil's claw depicting a row of 8 figures standing above a row of 5 horses, height 6.25" x diameter 11.5". > Item Details
Ivory Four Figure Totem,
Lot # 101 - Ivory Four Figure Totem,
with red and green inked highlights, height 8.5". > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 235 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
western reservation-style, of hand-spun wool in colors of gray, brown, black, and cream, with saw-tooth border and serrated zigzags flanking a central cross, 11 warp/inch x 40 warp/inch; 72" x 37.5". > Item Details
Navajo Turquoise and Coral Squash Blossom Necklace, Earrings, and Bracelet,
Lot # 323 - Navajo Turquoise and Coral Squash Blossom Necklace, Earrings, and Bracelet,
each baroque stone set in heavy sterling, many accented with silver leaves. Necklace strung on 2 rows of silver beads that graduate into 1 strand, length 29" x naja length 4.75"; PLUS matching bracelet, inside dimension 6.5"; PLUS pair of matching earrings with silver blossom drop, length 3"; PLUS... > Item Details
Nez Perce Corn Husk Flat Bag,
Lot # 131 - Nez Perce Corn Husk Flat Bag,
twined with bold hourglass decorations on both sides executed in wool yarn in colors of red, green, blue, yellow, and fuchsia, bag with hide thong handles, length 14.25" x width 11". > Item Details
Eskimo Engraved Fossilized Ivory Harpoon Points,
Lot # 48 - Eskimo Engraved Fossilized Ivory Harpoon Points,
lot of 12, includes a long spear point carved from antler; length 13.25"; PLUS a fossil ivory harpoon point, length 7.75"; PLUS another similar harpoon point, length 6.75"; PLUS another barbed harpoon point, length 8.25"; PLUS a toggle point, length 4"; PLUS another point with remnants of metal tip,... > Item Details
Santa Clara Blackware Bowls,
Lot # 190 - Santa Clara Blackware Bowls,
lot of 2, includes a squat jar depicting a carved Avanyu with a long tongue wrapping around shoulder, signed Rose, height 4" x diameter 7.5"; AND another with a globular shape and carved with a stepped motif on body and triangles radiating from rim, with worn signature, height 5" x diameter 6". > Item Details
Northern Plains Leather Bridle,
Lot # 442 - Northern Plains Leather Bridle,
with headstall made of elongated leather strips covered with red wool and dotted along edges with rows of sinew-sewn white glass seed beads, length 15.5", and a Spanish-style iron bit attached to leather reigns, total height on mount 36.5" > Item Details
Pair of Anaktuvuk Pass Eskimo Masks,
Lot # 29 - Pair of Anaktuvuk Pass Eskimo Masks,
both made with caribou and wolf hair, and softly sculpted features, lengths 9.25" x widths 5.5". > Item Details
Tlingit Carved Wooden Soapberry Spoons,
Lot # 72 - Tlingit Carved Wooden Soapberry Spoons,
lot of 3, each simply carved in traditional form; including one with an octagonal knob topping handle, length 12.25"; PLUS another smaller spoon with deep reddish-brown patina, length 11.5"; AND the last with an elongated elegant style, length 13.75". Steve Brown (Personal Communication, December 20... > Item Details
Acoma Olla,
Lot # 162 - Acoma Olla,
black-on-white, with globular body, slightly tapering neck, and indented base. Painted with a complex hatched design broken into three horizontal friezes, height 11.5" x diameter 13". > Item Details
Rio Grande Weaving,
Lot # 260 - Rio Grande Weaving,
tightly woven of commercial wool with wool warps, using colors of black and cream against red ground. With central Penitente-type motif depicting a bow and arrow, Christian cross, and whirling log, all bordered by a Greek key design, 9 warp/inch, 44 weft/inch; length 87" x width 52". > Item Details
Tlingit Carved Wooden Soapberry Spoon,
Lot # 71 - Tlingit Carved Wooden Soapberry Spoon,
circa 1860-1880, with long slender handle extending to a paddle shape with shallow hatched carving, possibly representative of a beaver’s tail, length 15.25". > Item Details
<i>To The Right Wind</i> by Frank Howell,
Lot # 364 - To The Right Wind by Frank Howell,
monochrome lithograph on paper, signed and titled in pencil on lower side and numbered 22/75; 15" x 22.5" (sight), 20" x 28" (w/frame).FRANK HOWELL (1937-1997) is often known for his fusion of contemporary abstract features and traditional styles. > Item Details
Santo Domingo Olla,
Lot # 193 - Santo Domingo Olla,
black-on-cream with globular body, soft shoulder, slightly flared lip, and indented base. Painted with a classic geometric design on body with a single vertical break in design, height 11" x diameter 11.25". See American Indian Artifacts: The John Painter Collection (Painter 1991: 187). > Item Details
Sioux Parfleche Envelope,
Lot # 425 - Sioux Parfleche Envelope,
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