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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Lot # 506 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Catlinite Stem,
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Lot # 94 - Acoma Polychrome Ceramics,
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Arapaho Muslin Doll with Beaded and Painted Hide Face,
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Navajo Red and Brown Regional Weaving,
Lot # 147 - Navajo Red and Brown Regional Weaving,
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Silver Print Photograph of Nampeyo the Potter,
Lot # 337 - Silver Print Photograph of Nampeyo the Potter,
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Indian Dugout, Alaska Watercolor by Mellen,
Lot # 351 - Indian Dugout, Alaska Watercolor by Mellen,
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Clarence B. Moore's  <i>Some Aboriginal Sites on Green River,</i>
Lot # 23 - Clarence B. Moore's Some Aboriginal Sites on Green River,
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Western Apache Olla,
Lot # 358 - Western Apache Olla,
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Pima/Tohono O'odham PLUS,
Lot # 70 - Pima/Tohono O'odham PLUS,
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Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 389 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
black and orange-on-cream slip with indented base, body decorated with bold geometric and stylized rainbird motif; 11" high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
Navajo Yeibechai Weaving,
Lot # 419 - Navajo Yeibechai Weaving,
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Iroquois Whimsies,
Lot # 174 - Iroquois Whimsies,
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Beaded Necktie and Sash,
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Edward Curtis Northwest Coast Photogravures,
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Plains Cree Beaded Scissors Case,
Lot # 569 - Plains Cree Beaded Scissors Case,
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Sioux Stone War Club,
Lot # 546 - Sioux Stone War Club,
ca late 19th century, has a granite head with rawhide wrapped wood handle, length 26.5". > Item Details
Handbook of South American Indians Vols. 1-6,
Lot # 44 - Handbook of South American Indians Vols. 1-6,
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Lot # 559 - Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Sheath,
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