LiveAuctioneers.com provided Intenet live bidding. More than 350 bidders signed up for the sale through LiveAuctioneers, and they placed 274 bids online bids.
The highest selling lot in the auction was a gouache on paper by Henry Farny titled Yarns of a Summer Day. The painting realized $310,000.
Additional paintings by Western artists were offered in the sale. A work by Joseph Henry Sharp, titled California Chrysanthemums sold for $24,600, an oil on canvas piece by Howard Terpning, titled Yellowstone Fall, was hotly contested and sold for $19,680, a watercolor on paper by James Boren, titled Heading for Dodge City, sold for $6,000, and an oil on canvas by Ken Carlson, titled Steer sold for $12,000.
Beaded items were highlighted in the sale. A Sioux beaded hide rifle scabbard sold for $12,000, and a Sioux beaded buffalo hide possible bag realized $13,200.
Exceptional pottery and basketry inspired competitive bidding in the auction. An Apache figural tray basket hammered down at $22,140, an Acoma polychrome olla realized $9,225, an Apache figural olla sold for $5,535, and a Nampeyo of Hano attributed canteen sold for $3,567.
Additional notable lots included a Navajo late classic woman’s dress from the estate of William Haskell Simpson which realized $14,400, a Pauta Saila dancing bear stone sculpture sold for $9,225, a Joseph Jourdain inlaid pipe tomahawk hammered down at $8,400, and a Zuni inlaid rainbow guardian blossom necklace suite realized $6,765.
For more information about the auction or to consign for future auctions, call Danica Farnand at 513-871-1670 ext. 215.
ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE