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Eskimo Torso

Eskimo Torso

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1285
Estimate:
$500 - $700

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 ...

Black- and Silver-painted Odd Fellows Tecumseh Lodge Warden's Axe

Black- and Silver-painted Odd Fellows Tecumseh Lodge Warden's Axe

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1798
Unsold
 

Black- and Silver-painted Odd Fellows Tecumseh Lodge Warden's Axe, America, 19th century, the blade with painted inscription "TECUMSEH/IOOF/1033," the other side with painted three-link chain, with More ...

Two Small Inuit Carved Ivory Pipes

Two Small Inuit Carved Ivory Pipes

Auction:
3258T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 29, 2019
Lot:
1087
Sold for:
$135$110

Two Small Inuit Carved Ivory Pipes, early 20th century, one with a walrus lying atop, the other with a bowl designed as a claw holding a ball, lg. 4 1/4, 3 1/2 in., respectively. More ...

Set of Four Lithographs from The History of the Indian Tribes of North America

Set of Four Lithographs from The History of the Indian Tribes of North America

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$738$600

Set of Four Lithographs from The History of the Indian Tribes of North America, four hand-colored lithographs from Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall's book, which was published in Philadelphia in More ...

Ledger Drawing Attributed to Sitting Bull

Ledger Drawing Attributed to Sitting Bull

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Ledger Drawing Attributed to Sitting Bull, pen and ink on paper, depicts a warrior on horseback capturing an armed man on foot, signed "Sitting Bull" below the horse, a 19th century Philadelphia art More ...

Cabinet Card Photograph of Two Sioux Women

Cabinet Card Photograph of Two Sioux Women

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
46
Unsold
 

Cabinet Card Photograph of Two Sioux Women, unknown photographer, inscribed "Great Bear Children, Sioux Chief, 1882" on the reverse, mounted in an ornate wood frame, photo 6 x 4 in. More ...

Cabinet Card Photograph of a Comanche Warrior

Cabinet Card Photograph of a Comanche Warrior

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$246$200

Cabinet Card Photograph of a Comanche Warrior, by Hamilton, Oklahoma City, mounted in an ornate wood frame, photo 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. More ...

Cabinet Card Photograph of Sitting Bull

Cabinet Card Photograph of Sitting Bull

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$738$600

Cabinet Card Photograph of Sitting Bull, by D.F. Barry Studios, Bismarck, mounted in an ornate wood frame, photo 5 1/2 x 4 in. More ...

Edward Curtis Photograph   Blackfoot Tipis

Edward Curtis Photograph Blackfoot Tipis

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Edward Curtis Photograph Blackfoot Tipis, signed and dated "Edward S. Curtis, 1926," laid down onto card, photograph 8 3/8 x 6 1/8 in. More ...

Post Card Photo of Two Indian Girls

Post Card Photo of Two Indian Girls

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$154$125

Post Card Photo of Two Indian Girls, in a bone frame decorated with line engravings of a buffalo, horse, tipi, and pipe, image size 5 x 3 1/2 in., framed. More ...

Southern Plains Beaded Peyote Pouch

Southern Plains Beaded Peyote Pouch

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
67
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Southern Plains Beaded Peyote Pouch, 19th century, circular beaded soft hide pouch with sun motif on the front, and painted star on the back, long drops with four large metal beads, old attached More ...

Blackfoot Beaded Hide Mirror Bag

Blackfoot Beaded Hide Mirror Bag

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
68
Sold for:
$800$650

Blackfoot Beaded Hide Mirror Bag, c. 1900, the bag beaded on one side with multicolored geometric designs, including a large cross on the main panel and smaller one on the triangular flap, with long More ...

Pair of Lakota Beaded Hide Moccasins

Pair of Lakota Beaded Hide Moccasins

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
74
Sold for:
$861$700

Pair of Lakota Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1880s, rawhide soles, beaded with a combination of geometric designs and American flag motifs, soft hide cuffs, lg. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Three Pairs of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

Three Pairs of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$800$650

Three Pairs of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins, Lakota, early 20th century, the three with rawhide soles and hide uppers, beaded with multicolored geometric designs, two with beaded bifurcated tongues, More ...

Two Pairs of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

Two Pairs of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$554$450

Two Pairs of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1890s, the larger pair with rawhide soles with multicolored beaded designs on a white ground, (hide very stiff), the smaller pair with parfleche soles, More ...

Two Pairs of Plains Beaded Moccasins

Two Pairs of Plains Beaded Moccasins

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
82
Sold for:
$923$750

Two Pairs of Plains Beaded Moccasins, c. 1890s, the first Ojibwe, fully beaded canvas tops and hide sole, the second Northern Plains, soft sole, with vamps beaded with multicolored devices and cloth More ...

Central Plains Beaded Hide Knife Sheath

Central Plains Beaded Hide Knife Sheath

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
92
Sold for:
$984$800

Central Plains Beaded Hide Knife Sheath, Lakota, c. 1890, beaded on one side in multicolored designs on white ground, with period knife, lg. 9 3/4 in. More ...

Central Plains Beaded Hide Knife Sheath

Central Plains Beaded Hide Knife Sheath

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Central Plains Beaded Hide Knife Sheath, Lakota, c. 1870s, beaded on both sides with geometric designs on a blue ground, with period knife, (some bead loss), lg. 10 3/4 in. More ...

Ojibwe Beaded Hide Knife Sheath

Ojibwe Beaded Hide Knife Sheath

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Ojibwe Beaded Hide Knife Sheath, c. 1890, fully beaded on one side in a floral pattern on blue ground, with a bone handled knife, lg. 12 in. More ...

Two Plains Indian Catlinite Books and a Catlinite Turtle

Two Plains Indian Catlinite Books and a Catlinite Turtle

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$338$275

Two Plains Indian Catlinite Books and a Catlinite Turtle, c. 1900, the turtle with an incised design on the shell and "Winona a Sioux" inscribed on the underside; a second book decorated with floral More ...

Black Stone Pipe Bowl

Black Stone Pipe Bowl

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
101
Sold for:
$431$350

Black Stone Pipe Bowl, Blackfoot, second half 19th century, with four holes at base and three grooves cut on each side, lg. 3, ht. 4 1/4 in. More ...

Cree Buckskin Beaded Coat and a Western Hide Jacket

Cree Buckskin Beaded Coat and a Western Hide Jacket

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$984$800

Cree Buckskin Beaded Coat and a Western Hide Jacket, c. 1920s, Cree coat with three pockets, cuffs, and two front panels decorated in beaded floral designs; the Western buckskin jacket with beaded More ...

Nez Perce Blanket Strip

Nez Perce Blanket Strip

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Nez Perce Blanket Strip, c. 1880s, on buffalo hide, with three rondels, and four rectangular panels, with multicolored geometric designs on a blue background and dark green border, (stiffness to More ...

Plains Beaded Hide Pad Saddle

Plains Beaded Hide Pad Saddle

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
158
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Plains Beaded Hide Pad Saddle, Cree, c. 1890, the hourglass-shaped padded seat with multicolored floral triangles at the corners, trimmed with four rectangular floral beaded tabs with strands of More ...

Two Seminole Wood Dolls

Two Seminole Wood Dolls

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
181
Sold for:
$861$700

Two Seminole Wood Dolls, early 20th century, both wearing traditional patchwork clothing, with painted details on the heads, ht. 12 1/2 and 7 in. More ...

Iroquois False Face Mask

Iroquois False Face Mask

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$923$750

Iroquois False Face Mask, c. 1920s, painted red with metal eye decoration and black horsehair, leather strapping at the back, old tag from Edward H. Merrin Gallery, ht. without hair 10 1/4, wd. More ...

Eastern Woodlands Ball-headed Club

Eastern Woodlands Ball-headed Club

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Eastern Woodlands Ball-headed Club, Iroquois, c. 1850s, slightly curved handle terminating in a ball head, with separately carved grip with single hole for attachments, empty knot hole on the top of More ...

Northeast Beaded Bag

Northeast Beaded Bag

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Northeast Beaded Bag, Iroquois, Seneca, c. 1850s, black wool broadcloth, glass beads, the front with an intricately designed turtle, with later metal clasp and chain, 8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. More ...

Northeast Birch Bark Lidded Container

Northeast Birch Bark Lidded Container

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
212
Sold for:
$400$325

Northeast Birch Bark Lidded Container, 19th century, Penobscot, decorated with foliate and bird imagery on sides and lid, ht. 2 3/4, lg. 4 in. More ...

Large Northeast Birch Bark Pictorial Container

Large Northeast Birch Bark Pictorial Container

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$308$250

Large Northeast Birch Bark Pictorial Container, Penobscot, c. 1890s, one side has an image of a woman, the other a fish, tied together with cane strips, ht. 16 in. More ...