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John Koshman, Tom Tiulana, John Kokuluk (Inupiat, 20th century) Whalebone and Baleen Sculptures
5/12/2016 - American Indian Art: Timed Online Auction - ends 5/23
lot of 3, includes a whalebone face mask by John Koshman; signed in ink on base, height 5.5 in.; PLUS an owl inua by Tom Tiulana, removable mask; signed on back in ink, height 4.75 in.; AND a Nunivak Island mask by John Kokuluk; with two baleen baleen rings, height 5 in.
20th century


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Navajo Moki Third Phase Chief's Blanket / Rug
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Plains Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag
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unique bag; sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of pea green, pink, greasy yellow, and cobalt; with additional hide pouch attached to throat of bag; hide coated in orange pigment; tin cone embellishments, overall length 19 in.late 19th century > Item Details
Navajo Silver Concha Belt of Grand Size
Lot # 203 - Navajo Silver Concha Belt of Grand Size
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Edward Curtis (American, 1868-1952) Photogravure Restrike <i>Mosquito Hawk</i>
Lot # 332 - Edward Curtis (American, 1868-1952) Photogravure Restrike Mosquito Hawk
taken from The North American Indian, vol, 3, plate 102(image) 17.25 x 11.5 in.; (overall) 22 x 17.5 in.ca 1970s > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weavings / Rugs
Lot # 278 - Navajo Regional Weavings / Rugs
lot of 2, includes one weaving with central field designed with arrow fletching and serrated railroad track border, 55 x 36 in.: AND a small throw, 36 x 19 in.second quarter 20th century > Item Details
Lela (1895-1966) and Luther (1911-1987) Gutierrez Santa Clara Polychrome Pottery Plate
Lot # 80 - Lela (1895-1966) and Luther (1911-1987) Gutierrez Santa Clara Polychrome Pottery Plate
designed with a Rainbow Guardian and a frog; signed on reverse, diameter 5.25 in. second quarter 20th century > Item Details
Navajo Carvings of Katsina Dolls
Lot # 141 - Navajo Carvings of Katsina Dolls
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Great Lakes Child's Beaded Bandolier Bag
Lot # 400 - Great Lakes Child's Beaded Bandolier Bag
thread-sewn with pouch beaded in using an eccentric color palette and whimsically designed with chief's head, canoe, pipe, tomahawk; straps with crosses and directional wheels, length 23 in.ca 1930 > Item Details
Earl Talayumptewa (Hopi, 20th century) <i>Soyok Mana</i> Katsina
Lot # 115 - Earl Talayumptewa (Hopi, 20th century) Soyok Mana Katsina
who travels with the ogre on her collecting trips.  Katsina is carved of wood and painted in many colors, height 8.5 in. Katsina signed on base, "Earl Talayumptewa Soyok Mana." fourth quarter 20th century > Item Details
Alaskan Eskimo Model Snowshoes and Sealskin Pouch From the Collection of Jim Ritchie (1938 - 2015), Toledo, Ohio
Lot # 16 - Alaskan Eskimo Model Snowshoes and Sealskin Pouch From the Collection of Jim Ritchie (1938 - 2015), Toledo, Ohio
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Northeastern Quilled Birchbark Box From the Collection of Jim Ritchie (1938 - 2015), Toledo, Ohio
Lot # 414 - Northeastern Quilled Birchbark Box From the Collection of Jim Ritchie (1938 - 2015), Toledo, Ohio
quilled using colors of green, pink, blue, yellow, and cream, height 2.75 in. x length 6.75 in. x width 4.75 in.second quarter 20th century > Item Details
Paiute Beaded Basket
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Belen Tapia (Santa Clara, 1914-1999) and Stella Chavarria (Santa Clara, b. 1939) Pottery
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Plains Elk Antler Scraper From the Collection of Dick Jemison, Alabama
Lot # 392 - Plains Elk Antler Scraper From the Collection of Dick Jemison, Alabama
antler with metal blade at tip; blade affixed using hide thongs, length 12.75 in.late 19th century > Item Details
Hopi <i>Tasap</i> Katsina Doll from a Dallas Collection
Lot # 106 - Hopi Tasap Katsina Doll from a Dallas Collection
carved with a thin body, yucca ruff, and red-dyed hair composed of horse hair and wool yarn; single shell garter on back of leg, height 10.5 in. second quarter 20th century > Item Details
Fannie Nampeyo (Hopi, 1900-1987) Pottery Dish
Lot # 100 - Fannie Nampeyo (Hopi, 1900-1987) Pottery Dish
square dish with shallow walls; exterior of walls painted with ears of corn integrated with various geometric elements; signed on base, height 1.75 in. x width 7 in. mid-20th century > Item Details
Navajo Storm Pattern Weaving / Rug
Lot # 275 - Navajo Storm Pattern Weaving / Rug
finely woven with a design of a serrated storm pattern, 46 x 30.5 in.third quarter 20th century > Item Details
Collection of Northern California and Tlingit Baskets
Lot # 32 - Collection of Northern California and Tlingit Baskets
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Navajo Regional Weavings / Rugs From the Historic Glen Isle Resort
Lot # 253 - Navajo Regional Weavings / Rugs From the Historic Glen Isle Resort
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Angela Baca (Santa Clara, 1927-2014) Redware Melon Pottery Bowl
Lot # 76 - Angela Baca (Santa Clara, 1927-2014) Redware Melon Pottery Bowl
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