August 25, 2013 08:00 PM EDT Cincinnati


Eskimo Seal Skin Moccasins and Doll with Seal-gut Parka

lot of 2. Seal-skin moccasins with beaded vamps and soft fur trim at top, length 5 in.; AND doll with hand-embroidered leather face, leather mukluks, sealskin leggings, and fur parka under gut rain parka, height 13.5 in.
ca 1960s.

Dr. Kent Vickery (1942 - 2011) grew up with parents who were avid collectors of Native American Southwestern arts and crafts. Kent started developing his own collection in the 1950's while on family vacations. Summer excursions to various Pueblos and to the Gallup Ceremonials sparked a true love in Kent and spurred him to earn his PhD from Indiana University in Anthropology/ Archaeology where he specialized in Ohio Valley archaeology. He taught at the University of Cincinnati in the Anthropology Department for almost 34 years and on retirement, he and his wife, Karen, moved to Woodland Park, CO.

Provenance:From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen vickery, Colorado

Condition:Moccasins excellent; doll's parka with insect damage and is brittle, otherwise fine.

Estimate: $100 - $200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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