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 Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
Lot # 495 - Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
ca 1880, all sinew-sewn. Throat and sides beautifully decorated with lanes of green, red, and light blue beads. Main panel with crisp triangular, rectangular, cross, and diamond shapes in light and dark blue, red, white, greasy yellow against a green ground. Quilled slats decorated with rectangles o... > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 391 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
ca 1910-1920. Traditional shape, black and red-on-white slip. Crisp, geometric, terraced pattern alternating between hatched and solid triangles peaking 5 times around jar. Internal rim and lower 1/4 of jar painted red; 9" high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
Santee Sioux Beaded Hide Gaiters,
Lot # 591 - Santee Sioux Beaded Hide Gaiters,
with curvilinear leaf and petal motif ascending from ankle to calf. Gaiters close with brass buttons; stirrups attach with same buttons, height 15". > Item Details
Ojibwa Beaded Knife Sheath,
Lot # 211 - Ojibwa Beaded Knife Sheath,
with cotton back and beaded floral design on front in colors of blues, greens, and yellows against a white ground. Black cotton belt loop on back, 12" long. > Item Details
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
Sioux Child's Parfleche Case,
Lot # 552 - Sioux Child's Parfleche Case,
is hide-sewn, painted in red, yellow, and blue and designed with hatched triangles. Two circular disks close top and bottom and are tied to body with hide fringe, red wool strip covers side seam, length 8.5". > Item Details
Cheyenne Beaded Hide Women's Leggings,
Lot # 478 - Cheyenne Beaded Hide Women's Leggings,
ca 1895, have sinew-sewn beads in colors of yellow-gold, red, turquoise, cobalt, green, and white in an intricate pattern of parallel stripes that form blocks. Some stripes are outlined with rows of triangles while others are filled with tiny rectangles. Leggings have a delicate edging of red and t... > Item Details
Four Classic Books on Midwestern Archaeology,
Lot # 35 - Four Classic Books on Midwestern Archaeology,
including Barrett, S.A. Ancient Aztalan. Milwaukee: Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee, Vol. XIII, 1933. Small 4to, untrimmed in printed paper wraps, 402 pp, including all plates, maps and fold outs. PLUS Cole, Fay-Cooper, et al. Kincaid A Prehistoric Illinois Metropolis. Chicago... > Item Details
Beaded Ball,
Lot # 730 - Beaded Ball,
ca 1880, in translucent colors of red, green, yellow, and purple, designed with parallelograms. Cotton loop for hanging, height 2.5". > Item Details
Bannock Beaded Hide Gloves,
Lot # 627 - Bannock Beaded Hide Gloves,
have identical abstract floral motifs in colors of dark green, purple, cobalt, red, white, tan-orange, and clear yellow. Fringe extends from cuff, length 11". > Item Details
Warren King Moorehead's <i>Etowah Papers</i>,
Lot # 22 - Warren King Moorehead's Etowah Papers,
Andover(MA): Dept. of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Yale Univ. Press, 1st edition, 1932. Small 4to in original green cloth boards, 178 pp with all plates and maps including fold out maps. A rare classic of American archaeology by one of America's foremost early archaeologists. > Item Details
Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
Lot # 675 - Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
ca early 20th century. Has a lid and is decorated with cut potato stamps in form of red hearts, length and width 12" x height 9". > Item Details
Southern Teton Lakota  Beaded Knife Case,
Lot # 274 - Southern Teton Lakota Beaded Knife Case,
probably Hunkpapa, ca. 1890, sinew-sewn hide beaded in blue, greasy yellow, red with white hearts, and black with a white border; decorated in a simple geometric pattern, 5.5 x 2". > Item Details
Navajo Regional Miniature Weavings,
Lot # 144 - Navajo Regional Miniature Weavings,
lot of 3, ca 1930s. All handspun wool woven in browns, gray, and aniline dyed red against natural cream ground. Includes a small weaving with stacked triangle design, corner ties; 13.5" long x 11" wide; PLUS square weaving with storm(?) pattern design, light fringe on one side, three corner ties; ... > Item Details
Ojibwa Men's Beaded Velveteen Leggings,
Lot # 684 - Ojibwa Men's Beaded Velveteen Leggings,
ca 1890. Elaborate floral pattern wraps around the lower edge. Bead colors are in shades of pinks and reds, blues, greens, yellows -- all connected with opalescent clear bead stems. Metal sequins outline florals and stems creating a "starry" effect on the black. Leggings are bound in blue ribbon a... > Item Details
Edward Curtis Photogravures,
Lot # 453 - Edward Curtis Photogravures,
lot of 3. From The North American Indian. Includes "Arikara Medicine Ceremony - Dance of the Fraternity" (Plate 158), Folio V, 1909. 1908 copyright (Curtis), photogravure from copper plate by John Andrews & Son (Boston), image 11.5" x 15.5" in brown ink on rice tissue with 18" x 22" mat of hand-mad... > Item Details
Blackfeet Beaded  Pipe Bag,
Lot # 267 - Blackfeet Beaded Pipe Bag,
has thread-sewn beadwork on each side and motifs of banked rectangles combining to from large diamonds in colors of red, ink, greasy yellow, green, pink, cobalt, dark green, and clear on a light blue ground. Small remnant of red cloth remains on top edge. Black ink number, "3612", is written on one... > Item Details
Zia Polychrome Bowl,
Lot # 403 - Zia Polychrome Bowl,
ca 1900, with deep, thick, high walls. Outside decorated with band of stylized rainbirds and red slipped inside, "Reyest" signed near base; 5.25" high x 9.5" diameter. > Item Details
Pueblo Culinary Pots,
Lot # 405 - Pueblo Culinary Pots,
lot of 3, all either late 19th or very early 20th century. Includes a micaceous tempered jar with single loop handle applied at shoulder, notched lip decoration; 6.25" high x 7.5" diameter; PLUS a jar also with single loop handle at shoulder to lip. Heavy fire clouding on body from use; 8.4" high x ... > Item Details
WPA Era Watercolor of Zuni Pottery Design,
Lot # 347 - WPA Era Watercolor of Zuni Pottery Design,
depicts four deer in a "house of deer," similar to the designs published by Kenneth Chapman for the Indian Arts Fund in Santa Fe around the same time, framed 28.5" long x 21.5" high. > Item Details
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