DoneSun, Jun 26, 2011 7:00 PM UTC
Native Art & Artifacts Auction
Over 400 items featuring a superb Northwest Coast chief?s ceremonial helmet ca. 1840, 19TH C. Tlingit or Tsimshian chief?s raven rattle, 19TH C. Bella Bella dance mask, Makah grouse rattle ca. 1900, 2 blanket boxes, 1 with painted lid, 1 with 4 totem legs by Charlie James 1925 and a totem carved by Charlie James, 19TH C. Nuu-chah-nulth painted hat. Collection of 25 argillite carvings including Issac Chapman, Ike and Tom Hans, Jay Simeon, Christian White and a shaman?s amulet ca. 1900. Fully imbricated Chilcotin burden basket with 29 zoomorphic figures, fine Tlingit rattle top basket. 3 Vancouver and Vancouver Island estates with over 50 Northwest Coast masks and 25 silver bracelets. 25 Navajo heavy silver and turquoise bracelets. Beadwork of all description includes 19TH C. Ojibway and Chippewa bandolier bags, Woodlands tobacco bag ca. 1880, Blackfoot pipe bag ca. 1870, rare 19 TH C. quill work leggings, silver bear ring signed Reid 76, Norval Morrisseau paintings, Navajo rugs, pottery, Inuit sculptures, adzes, arrowheads.....