Lot 64    

Tlingit Basketry Covered Pottery Vases,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 2 contemporary pieces, both twined in colors of natural, red, and black in stepped motif. Includes one with simple bands near the rim, height 7". AND the other has two handles, height 6".

Condition:  
Both are in excellent condition.
Est $200 - $300
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Cabinet Card of Sitting Bull,
Lot # 343 - Cabinet Card of Sitting Bull,
copy silver print of a photo by William R. Cross, at Fort Randall, 1882. Original lower margin caption included in photograph, No. 1 in a series published by Bailey, Dix & Mead, Fort Randall, D.T. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Wood Effigy Stem,
Lot # 507 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Wood Effigy Stem,
traditional "T" shaped bowl with flat base for resting, paired raised annual rings approx. 1" from each end and bowl; 4" high x 7.5" long. Carved effigy hardwood stem with an otter and other geometric chip carving, all highlighted with pyro highlights, 19" long; total length 26.6". Wonderful old p... > Item Details
Penobscot Root Stock Decorated Club,
Lot # 202 - Penobscot Root Stock Decorated Club,
classic single piece club with handle section carved with fern-like motifs, nice old patina; 26" long. > Item Details
Acoma Wedding Vase,
Lot # 387 - Acoma Wedding Vase,
beautifully decorated with symmetrical design of rain birds on neck of spouts and angular geometric patterns on body. Handle painted with black rectangles. Collected at Laguna, N.M. in August, 1916; 15" high x 11.5" maximum diameter. Unique to find a wedding jar of this scale. > Item Details
Hubbell Trading Post Token,
Lot # 159 - Hubbell Trading Post Token,
silver colored metal with inscriptions. One side reads, "J. L. Hubbell 4033 Ganado, Arizona," on reverse: "Good For $1.00 in Merchandise." The post probably used tokens of this type between 1900 and 1920, octagon shape; 1.5" diameter. > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Great Lakes Indian,
Lot # 334 - Cabinet Card of Great Lakes Indian,
albumen cabinet card with "W.V. Hubbard, Portland, Ind." imprint. Seated studio portrait of young Native American male in buckskin. Inked inscription on rear "Henry Springer White Cloud Omaha Agency Burt Co. Neb." > Item Details
Sioux Bible, Plus.
Lot # 54 - Sioux Bible, Plus.
Anonymous. Katolik Anamie-Masinaigan Wetchipwewissing, 24mo in worn and faded green cloth boards with embossed cross on each, printed floral pastedown and end papers. Published by Benziger Brothers, N.Y., Cincinnati and Chicago, n.d. Illustrated, 322 pp; AND an ink 2 page Ms letter in Siouan langu... > Item Details
Hopi Snake Dance by Ben Wittick,
Lot # 461 - Hopi Snake Dance by Ben Wittick,
lot 2, both albumen; 7.75" x 9.5", mounted on larger cardstock, 10" x 12", signed and titled in negative, including image entitled "Moqui Indian Village, Arizona" with inked inscription on rear, "Snake Dance of the Moqui's-Aug. 11th 89 Beginning of the Dance;" AND an image entitled "Ng-Nue-Si, Moqui... > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Baskets PLUS,
Lot # 76 - Tohono O'odham Baskets PLUS,
lot of 4. Includes 3 made of coiled yucca with simple devil's claw geometric designs. The first has a lid and a tag stating: "Papago Indian Handicraft from Kitt Peak Arizona Made by Angelita Frank at Kige Mak.," 3.25" high x 8" diameter. PLUS a basket with lid, 5" high x 5.25" diameter. PLUS an Afr... > Item Details
Eskimo Walrus Ivory Cribbage Board by Happy Jack,
Lot # 711 - Eskimo Walrus Ivory Cribbage Board by Happy Jack,
not signed, but typical of his work. This piece is profusely engraved with caribou, arctic foxes, polar bears, walrus, seals, boats sleds and more. Initials on game board surface, "A.C.B.," total length 17". > Item Details
Plains Doll,
Lot # 277 - Plains Doll,
has a molded leather face with painted features and a knitted flesh-colored cloth body. Doll has thread hair with red yarn ties, leather dress and moccasins, loom beadwork belt and headband, and a necklace of black and clear beads, 13.5" high. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Half Leggings,
Lot # 473 - Sioux Beaded Half Leggings,
ca 1890, have stylized floral designs in dark red, turquoise, rose, cobalt, brass marcasites, green, on a tanned hide with calico cloth backing. Legging fronts are trimmed with a red woven braid and a sage colored braid; backs have a navy denim binding; 17.5" high. > Item Details
Crow Beaded Belt,
Lot # 303 - Crow Beaded Belt,
20th century, heavy "harness" type leather, the margins decorated with robin's egg blue beads stitched in two diagonal lanes, with the interior decorated with rows of brass tacks and alternating panels rectangles and crosses of red, green yellow mauve and blue beads. An exceptionally long belt (67... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
Lot # 497 - Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
ca 1890. Sinew and thread-sewn. Throat with rolled lane of white, dark blue, green and red-white heart beads, repeated in wide lanes along sides. Main panel decorated with a central device of green beads, oultined in translucent red beads, with bordering geometric devices of dark blue and yellow. ... > Item Details
Southwestern  Polychrome Bowls,
Lot # 116 - Southwestern Polychrome Bowls,
including 2 Hopi bowls with simple geometric designs; 2" high x 4" diameter and 2.5" high x 4" diameter; AND a hemispheric Acoma bowl with interior bird design, triangular corrugations around rim. "Acoma, NM" written on bottom; 5" diameter. > Item Details
Apache Flop Head Club,
Lot # 364 - Apache Flop Head Club,
ca 1870, with rawhide covered ball head, straight rawhide covered wood handle with blue and white bead work at top and bottom; 19" long. Fine old polished patina. > Item Details
Plains Beaded Rattle and Roach Spreader,
Lot # 525 - Plains Beaded Rattle and Roach Spreader,
lot of 2. Includes a roach spreader constructed of a parfleche base with two upright pheasant feathers set in metal bases created from a "Mennen Borated Baby Talcum" tin can. A hollow bone, unattached to base, would also support a feather. Tin holders are wired to keep talcum tin supports upright. F... > Item Details
Navajo Cooking Pots,
Lot # 154 - Navajo Cooking Pots,
lot 2, 20th century, simple gourd-shaped jars made with brown clay and sealed with pinon pitch. According to the consignor, this type of pot is used to cook stew as well as prepare medicinal herbs. Made by Mary Begay from Lukaichkai, New Mexico (near Shiprock); 8.25" high x 5" diameter, and 8" high ... > Item Details
Eskimo Whalebone Pin,
Lot # 712 - Eskimo Whalebone Pin,
with handsome carved top knob of four diamonds, each centered with a "dot." Lower end tapers to a point; object was possibly part of a fishing implement or a net making tool, 20.5" long. (For similar examples see, Nelson: Pl. LI.) > Item Details
Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket,
Lot # 408 - Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket,
circa 1880, soft and finely woven in natural ivory, dark brown, indigo, and dyed red. Designed with a central pattern of stepped diamonds repeating half and quartered along the margins, with three of four corner ties; 79" long x 60" wide. > Item Details
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