Lot 605    

J.D. Mackin, Western Oil Painting, "Snow Trapper",
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
oil on canvas. Beautifully painted Northern Plains winter scene with two Native Americans on horseback with packhorse, one is wearing a capote jacket and other in buckskin, mountains in background. Painting length 24" x width 18", mounted in original frame, length 29.75" x width 23.75". J.D. Mackin, 5th generation Montanian, grew up in Glacier National Park, while he has described himself as "Internationally Unknown", his work belies this fact because he has works in many private and public collections across the country.

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Elegant Apache Beaded Pouch,
Lot # 367 - Elegant Apache Beaded Pouch,
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Blackfeet Rawhide Rattle,
Lot # 318 - Blackfeet Rawhide Rattle,
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Seminole Patchwork Skirt,
Lot # 164 - Seminole Patchwork Skirt,
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Carved Wood Effigy Staff,
Lot # 699 - Carved Wood Effigy Staff,
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Three Early Native American Photographs,
Lot # 339 - Three Early Native American Photographs,
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Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 434 - Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
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Western Great Lakes Beaded Buckskin Jacket,
Lot # 195 - Western Great Lakes Beaded Buckskin Jacket,
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Smithsonian Annual Reports Plus,
Lot # 57 - Smithsonian Annual Reports Plus,
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Edward Curtis Photogravures of Wichita and Cheyenne,
Lot # 450 - Edward Curtis Photogravures of Wichita and Cheyenne,
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Lot # 115 - Hopi and Other Puebloan Ceramic Vessels,
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Southern Great Lakes Burl Bowl,
Lot # 671 - Southern Great Lakes Burl Bowl,
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African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask,
Lot # 733 - African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask,
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University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
Lot # 38 - University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
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Plateau Bag with Butterfly Motif,
Lot # 623 - Plateau Bag with Butterfly Motif,
is twined of cotton string with 12 aniline dyed cornhusk butterflies. Bag has leather binding and muslin lining; string handle attached with leather straps, height 12". > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 395 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
black and orange on white slip with indented base, decorated with geometric designs on body and possible stylized rain bird on neck, "Acoma, New Mex." on bottom; 6.75" high x 8.5" diameter. > Item Details
Hopi Katsina Doll,
Lot # 90 - Hopi Katsina Doll,
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Plains Cree Beaded Scissors Case,
Lot # 570 - Plains Cree Beaded Scissors Case,
thread-sewn hide, beaded in reds and yellow with blue accents, heart-shaped opening with high scalloped back. Elegant flower design with red cotton ribbon edging and a white satin ribbon handle, length 8.25". > Item Details
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Lot # 283 - Stone Clubs,
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Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 244 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium green, red, cobalt, greasy yellow, white, and crystal clear. Design on vamps consists of a large rectangle filled with small rectangles and with two short rectangular tabs on either side of large one. Small stepped triangles decorate soles and ... > Item Details
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