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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Sioux Polychrome Medicine Pouch,
Lot # 553 - Sioux Polychrome Medicine Pouch,
is painted in colors of red, blue, yellow and green with geometrics outlined in black. Edges are bound in old green wool that is laced onto bag with thread, some original hide laced in one corner. Flap has four holes for leather ties underneath. Handle or hanging strap also of leather, length 15.5" ... > Item Details
Beaded and Quilled Bags,
Lot # 205 - Beaded and Quilled Bags,
lot of 3. Includes one calf hide bag that is wrapped on edges with dyed porcupine quills and is bound on flap with red calico. Tin cones hold magenta yarn; closure ornament is quill wrapped rawhide; 9.5' long x 7" wide; PLUS a drawstring leather pouch with fringed edges and a simple beaded design ... > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 415 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920, tightly handspun wool woven in classic colors of dark brown, speckled gray, and cream with aniline dyed red, in a dazzling pattern of stacked triangles; 89" long x 56.5" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Blanket Strip,
Lot # 572 - Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Blanket Strip,
ca 1895, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of green, red, and cobalt on a white ground in a motif of 4 medallions with crosses in the center of each and with the circles separated by long beaded sections filled with a vertical stripe outlined with open triangles. A well-done traditional strip, len... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 584 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of green, dark red, blue, black, and greasy yellow on a white ground. Vamps have large triangles pointed toward the toes and borders along soles are filled with parallelograms, length 11". > Item Details
Matched Sioux Beaded Hide Tipi Bags,
Lot # 464 - Matched Sioux Beaded Hide Tipi Bags,
ca 1885, with bold central design of pronged motifs extending from a green diamond that has a red window with a greasy yellow center. Broad red stripes alternating with greasy yellow stripes frame the diamond. Cobalt triangles point inward to stripes and stand out against the white ground. Flap a... > Item Details
Sioux Cross and Tipi Motif Beaded Strip,
Lot # 315 - Sioux Cross and Tipi Motif Beaded Strip,
ca 1910, sinew-sewn in colors of dark blue, white, greasy yellow, green, metallic, and translucent red with "white heart" beads against a light blue ground, with two hide ties on each end, 29.5 x 2.25". > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Three-Sided Hide Pouch,
Lot # 594 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Three-Sided Hide Pouch,
ca 1895, with fringe and a tie at the top and with aniline dyed porcupine quills in colors of red, purple, and yellow worked in narrow stripes with pictures of Indians above the bands. Beadwork in a pattern of running triangles in colors of cobalt, translucent rose, and red on a white ground also e... > Item Details
Five Plains Beaded Items,
Lot # 721 - Five Plains Beaded Items,
includes one napkin ring of blue and white loomed beads on birch-bark frame, diameter 1.5". PLUS one small beaded pouch hanging from a loomed strap, length 2.25". PLUS one loom beaded headband with porcupine quilled rosette attached to band with a trade bead, length 23". PLUS a loom beaded belt with... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded  Pipe Bag,
Lot # 502 - Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag,
ca 1895, sinew-sewn and exquisitely beaded in colors of light and dark blue, greasy yellow, green, metallic, and red with white-heart against a white ground. Throat with rolled lane and drops made of quilled hide and tin cones. Entire body beaded in American flags and intricate geometric devices. Qu... > Item Details
Three Classic Books on Kentucky Archaeology,
Lot # 36 - Three Classic Books on Kentucky Archaeology,
including Webb, Wm. S. & Funkhouser, Wm. D. Ancient Life In Kentucky. Frankfort: The Kentucky Geological Survey, 1928. 8vo in embossed navy cloth boards, 349 pp with all plates; PLUS Smith, Harlan I. The Prehistoric Ethnology of a Kentucky Site. New York: American Museum of Natural History, Vol. VI,... > Item Details
Paiute Seed Basket,
Lot # 650 - Paiute Seed Basket,
has conical form and is woven of willow in twill pattern and decorated with simple bands of lighter colored fiber that add interest to the surface; basket has two cordage handles, 14.5" high. > Item Details
Zuni Polychrome Frog Effigy Jar,
Lot # 384 - Zuni Polychrome Frog Effigy Jar,
ca 1900, black and red-on-tan. Jar has round body and lug handles which are made into frogs' heads. Bodies painted red with black spots. Alternate panels have black stylized rain birds; 4.25" high x 6.5" diameter. > Item Details
2 Pairs of Beaded Hide Moccasin Vamps,
Lot # 726 - 2 Pairs of Beaded Hide Moccasin Vamps,
Lot of 2. Includes one pair of Crow in colors of yellow, light blue, pink, orange, cobalt, red, tan-orange, orange, and white. Design consists of a small cross centered in a rectangle from which diamonds hang. Diamonds also drop from a cross bar. Number in black ink reads "CC770," length 7". AND a ... > Item Details
Iroquois Staff,
Lot # 697 - Iroquois Staff,
made of knotted hardwood with separate curved handle. A black painted Broken Nose False Face mask, probably of basswood and with blond horsehair, is attached to the handle. Staff 50.5", mask is 2". > Item Details
Bannock Polychrome Parfleche,
Lot # 626 - Bannock Polychrome Parfleche,
painted in green, red, and yellow with nested diamond design. Leather ties and separate rectangular rawhide with holes for ties, length 28" x width 13.5". > Item Details
Santa Clara Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 105 - Santa Clara Polychrome Jar,
with Avanyu entwined around middle, polished bottom third, signed, "Lela/Van Santa Clara," 6.5" high x 6" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Club,
Lot # 282 - Sioux Beaded Club,
beautifully carved and polished limestone head with deep double annular grooves on either side of leather strap mount, with muslin covered wood handle, decorated with bead work, ca late 19th century, head is 5.5" long, total length 17". > Item Details
Navajo Yeibechei Weaving,
Lot # 416 - Navajo Yeibechei Weaving,
ca 1926, tightly handspun wool woven in both natural and commercial dyed yarns, decorated with eight beautifully outlined figures with multicolored necks and framed by a border of feathers. Included is a museum tag describing the "Ya-be-chai Dance"; 90.5" long x 40" wide. > Item Details
Two Pair of Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 238 - Two Pair of Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925. Includes a pair with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of red-orange, electric blue, green, yellow, and clear in a design of a rectangle filled with a zigzag pattern on the vamps and two small tabs on either side of rectangle, small triangles fill a band along the soles, 10" long; AND a pair ... > Item Details
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