Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneSat, Jun 6, 2009 5:00 PM GMT
North American Native Art & Artifacts Auction
Over 500 Items featuring an Important Tlingit shaman's oystercatcher rattle ca. 1880, Ojibway beaded bandolier bag ca. 1860, Cree beaded bandolier bag Archdeacon Malcom Scott collection ca. 1890, Great Lakes 19TH C. beaded bandolier bag Ex. Michael Johnson collection, 19TH C. Chippawa beaded bandolier bag, 19TH C. Ojibway, Nez Perce and Sioux beaded vests, rare 19TH C. Athabascan beaded sled bag, over 20 pairs of beaded moccasins include 19TH C. Shoshone seamless fully beaded moccasins. Superb Apache gathering basket with 32 stacked figures ca. 1900, Northwest Coast basketry fishing creel, Thompson River burden baskets, 19TH. C. Haida painted spruce root hat, 3 fine Pima trays, Yokut basketry bowl ca. 1900, Klikitat, Tlingit, Nuu-chah-nulth, and Lillooet baskets. 19TH carvings include Haida alder frog bowl, Wasco burl bowl with skeleton figures, 19TH C. Tsimshian clapper, Tlingit halibut hook, Great Lakes powder flask and Tlingit paddle. Two early Charlie James totem, Arthur Shaughnessy totem, Tlingit frontlet, carved masks, paddles and rattles. Argillite carvings by Robert Davidson, Rufus Moody, William Gladstone, Christian White, Jay Simeon, Tom Hans, Ed Russ, Haida argillite trade pipe ca. 1890 and a superb 16 ½ totem attributed to Jim Mackay. Fine ivory walking stick with gold and silver work by Barry Wilson, rare Nova Scotia powder horn 1864, Tupilaks and antler carvings, Inuit sculptures, 19TH C. Nez Perce cornhusk bags, Navajo rugs, parfleche containers, Santa Clara blackware jar by Maria Martinez ca. 1920's signed "Marie", 2 San Idefonso jars by Margaret Tafoya, kachinas and tabletas. Original paintings by Judith P. Morgan and Norval Morrisseau, fine gold bracelet by Russell Smith, Ksan 18K gold owl pendant, stone mauls and arrowheads, and much more.....