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Two Northwest Coast Basketry Bottles

Two Northwest Coast Basketry Bottles

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
489
Unsold
 

Two Northwest Coast Basketry Bottles, the shorter Tsimshian, c. 1900, with twined cedar bark and polychrome decorations over a jar, the second Tlingit, c. 1900, with bark-twined spruce root on a More ...

Two Northwest Coast Lidded Baskets

Two Northwest Coast Lidded Baskets

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
492
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Northwest Coast Lidded Baskets, Tlingit, c. 1900 for the larger basket with geometric designs on lid and sides, the second Tsimshian, c. 1900, with Alaska written on the side, ht. 4, wd. 9, and More ...

Northwest Coast Polychrome Rattle-top Twined Basket

Northwest Coast Polychrome Rattle-top Twined Basket

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
494
Sold for:
$923$750

Northwest Coast Polychrome Rattle-top Twined Basket, Tlingit, c. 1900, rattle lid, with banded geometric designs on lid and basket, ht. 3 1/4, wd. 5 in. More ...

Two Northwest Coast Twined Baskets

Two Northwest Coast Twined Baskets

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
495
Sold for:
$461$375

Two Northwest Coast Twined Baskets, Tlingit, c. 1900, both tightly woven with repeated geometric banded designs, ht. 4 1/2 and 2 3/4 in. More ...

Large Southwest Polychrome Pottery Canteen

Large Southwest Polychrome Pottery Canteen

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
525
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Large Southwest Polychrome Pottery Canteen, Hopi, first quarter 20th century, decorated on the front with a circle enclosing an elaborate avian pattern, dia. 10 1/4 in. More ...

Zuni Polychrome Frog Bowl

Zuni Polychrome Frog Bowl

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
529
Sold for:
$431$350

Zuni Polychrome Frog Bowl, early 20th century, with three spotted frogs in relief, along with tadpoles and dragonflies, ht. 4 3/4, dia. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Northwest Coast Polychrome Wood Rattle

Northwest Coast Polychrome Wood Rattle

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1419
Sold for:
$209$170

Northwest Coast Polychrome Wood Rattle, 20th century, in the form of a raven with a human figure on the top, in two pieces tied together with cord, lg. 15 1/2 in. More ...

Pair of Central Plains Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins

Pair of Central Plains Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1423
Sold for:
$197$160

Pair of Central Plains Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins, early 20th century, fully beaded with typical Lakota geometric devices on a white ground, (some bead loss), lg. 5 3/4 in. More ...

Northeast Indian Pendants

Northeast Indian Pendants

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1447
Unsold
 

Northeast Indian Pendants, Iroquois, three animal teeth strung together with cord, tooth lg. to 3 in. More ...

Seminole Palm Fiber Doll

Seminole Palm Fiber Doll

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1454
Unsold
 

Seminole Palm Fiber Doll, first half 20th century, a female wearing traditional patchwork clothing, ht. 12 1/2 in. More ...

Eskimo Torso

Eskimo Torso

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
325
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Eskimo Torso, Alaska, Thule, no arms, deep hole for the missing head to be fitted, smooth honey color patina, ht. 2 in. Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, Florida. More ...

Fragment of an Eskimo Harpoon Counterweight

Fragment of an Eskimo Harpoon Counterweight

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$492$400

Fragment of an Eskimo Harpoon Counterweight, Alaska, Old Bering Sea III period, c. 300-500 AD, ht. 2 1/4, wd. 4 1/2 in. Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, Florida. The More ...

Fragment of an Eskimo Harpoon Counterweight

Fragment of an Eskimo Harpoon Counterweight

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
338
Sold for:
$492$400

Fragment of an Eskimo Harpoon Counterweight, Alaska, Old Bering Sea III period, c. 300-500 AD, lg. 3 1/4 in. Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, Florida. The property of More ...

Eskimo Awl

Eskimo Awl

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
347
Sold for:
$154$125

Eskimo Awl, Alaska, 19th century, with stylized human head at one end, lg. 5 3/4 in. Provenance: Private collection, Stowe, Vermont. More ...

Eskimo Figure

Eskimo Figure

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
349
Sold for:
$246$200

Eskimo Figure, Alaska, historic period, possibly used as an arrow wrench, in the abstract shape of a human, ht. 2 1/4 in. Provenance: Private collection, Stowe, Vermont. More ...

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$461$375

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades, Inupiat peoples, collected from St. Lawrence Island and the mainland around Norton Sound, Alaska, lg. 8 3/4, 8, 6, 5 1/2, 4 3/4, 4 1/2, 3, and 2 3/4 in. More ...

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$523$425

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades, Inupiat peoples, collected from St. Lawrence Island and the mainland around Norton Sound, Alaska, lg. 7, 6, 5 1/2, 5 1/2, 4 3/4, 4, 2 3/4, and 2 1/4 in. More ...

Eskimo Harpoon Counterweight

Eskimo Harpoon Counterweight

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$738$600

Eskimo Harpoon Counterweight, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, Old Bering Sea II period, c. 100-300 AD, ht. 3, wd. 4 1/2 in. More ...

Eskimo Human Head

Eskimo Human Head

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Eskimo Human Head, Alaska, Old Bering Sea II period, 100-300 AD, oval, with simple grooves cut for eyes, mouth, eyebrows, and nose definition, the rear cut-out for attachment, ht. 1 1/2 in. More ...

Small Eskimo Figure

Small Eskimo Figure

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
367
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Small Eskimo Figure, Alaska, Okvik, Old Bering Sea I period, 200 BC-100 AD, elongated torso and head, traces of fine incising on torso, ht. 2 in. Provenance: Private collection, Stowe, More ...

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
388
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe, Haida, c. 1860s, classic openwork form, very finely carved with a reclining raven with long open beak, a humanoid figure holds its beak, with its knees More ...

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
389
Unsold
 

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe, Haida, c. 1830-50, classic openwork form, very finely carved with at least six separate creatures depicted, a reclining raven with small figure on its head, More ...

Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952) The North American Indian, Volume Eight.

Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952) The North American Indian, Volume Eight.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952) The North American Indian, Volume Eight. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, 1911. Folio format limited edition unnumbered out of series volume, disbound (never bound), More ...

Olmec Venus Figure

Olmec Venus Figure

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1003
Unsold
 

Olmec Venus Figure, Pre-classic, 1200-900 BC, ht. 5 in. More ...

Point Hope Eskimo Mask

Point Hope Eskimo Mask

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1220
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Point Hope Eskimo Mask, c. 1900, with bone inlay eyes, ht. 9 1/2, wd. 5 3/4 in. Provenance: Private collection, Oregon; collected in the 1920s in the Point Hope area. More ...

Prehistoric Eskimo Shaman's Torso Figure

Prehistoric Eskimo Shaman's Torso Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
316
Sold for:
$984$800

Prehistoric Eskimo Shaman's Torso Figure, Punuk period, approx. A.D. 800-1400, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, lg. 2 1/8 in. More ...

Northwest Coast Raven Rattle

Northwest Coast Raven Rattle

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
329
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Northwest Coast Raven Rattle, 19th century, with traces of an early collection label present, lg. 15 in. More ...

Mound Builder Culture Hooded Pottery Vessel

Mound Builder Culture Hooded Pottery Vessel

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
369
Sold for:
$923$750

Mound Builder Culture Hooded Pottery Vessel, Mississippian culture effigy vessel, slipped exterior surface with the head of an unknown creature, used to store grain or possibly liquids, an old label More ...

Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. Tobias Conrad Lotter (1717-1777) Pensylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York cum Regionibus ad Fluvium

Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. Tobias Conrad Lotter (1717-1777) Pensylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York cum Regionibus ad Fluvium

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
641
Sold for:
$615$500

Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. Tobias Conrad Lotter (1717-1777) Pensylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York cum Regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America Sitis. Augsburg: Lotter, 1760. Double More ...

Curtis, Edward Sheriff (1868-1952) The North American Indian,   Volume III, The Teton Sioux.

Curtis, Edward Sheriff (1868-1952) The North American Indian, Volume III, The Teton Sioux.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1201
Sold for:
$33,210$27,000

Curtis, Edward Sheriff (1868-1952) The North American Indian, Volume III, The Teton Sioux. [Norwood, Massachusetts: Plimpton Press], 1908. First edition, limited, unnumbered, text volume only, More ...