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Lot 240
Remington Schuyler (American, 1884-1955) En Grisaille Oil on Canvas

Western Scene Signed Remington.Schuyler l.r. 17.5 in. x 32.5 in. (sight). Schuyler, an illustrator of Western scenes, probably executed this painting during the second quarter of the 20th century for a later illustration.  This work is reminiscent, and possibly influenced by, the nocturne of Frederic Remington.

Lot 350
Large Choctaw Double-Walled Basket

Second quarter 20th century. A large Choctaw double-walled basket designed with diamonds and chevrons; square base smooths to a rounded opening; ht. 12.25, dia. 20 in.

Lot 310
Sharecropper Couple with Cotton and Basket by William Aiken Walker

William Aiken Walker (American, 1838-1921). Oil on canvas portraits of a sharecroppers, the man with a pipe in his mouth and a cotton sack, the woman with a basket of cotton, both in a field of cotton, framed in a gilt and gesso frame, signed WA Walker. l.l.; 7.75 x 4 in. (sight).

Lot 296
Great Lakes Ball Club, From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon

gracefully tapering handle shaped with scallop midway and further detailed with file-branding along portion of underside; face of ball deeply carved with cross, suggestive of the four directions; remnants of yellow and orange pigment on surface, length 25.5 in.  early 19th centuryPLEASE NOTE: Accession number 11/4589 inked on base of club.

Lot 304
Eastern Plains Tacked Ball Club From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon

studded with 109 brass tacks decorating one side of the tapering handle; a long iron nail is inserted into the ball head and affixed with lead; the opposite side is carved with a single groove at grip, overall length 21.5 in., length of nail 3.25 in. 19th century

Lot 243
Ken Ottinger (American, b. 1945) Oil on Canvas

Plains Indian Signed K.A. Ottinger / 1973 / © Copyright Kenneth A. Ottinger Accos. Inc. l.r. Verso with paper label Ken Ottinger / Painter-Collector / Post Office Box 65116 / Los Angeles, Calif. 90065 / Area 213 254-8042 19.25 in. x 15.25 in. (sight).

Lot 585
Early Folk Art Carved Cane

American, 19th century. A finely carved folk art cane in pine with a wrist and hand forming the handle which holds the shaft and a lengthy 4.75 inch ferrule; lg. 38.5 in.

Lot 353
Northern Plains Beaded Hide Doll

thread-sewn doll with cloth body stuffed with fur; thin lanes of beadwork beaded in pink, light blue; pea green, red white-heart, and medium blue; doll with sculpted face, beaded eyes, and rouge on cheeks and forehead, height 11.5 in. late 19th century  

Lot 105
Warren Ondelacy (Zuni, 1895-1972) Attributed Cluster Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace

unsigned and made with Villa Grove Turquoise.  Classic example with large naja with 64 turquoise stones in naja alone, length 32 in.   mid-20th century

Lot 744
Tennessee Mahogany Veneer Buffet With African American History

American (Tennessee), 19th century. A mixed woods buffet having three aligned drawers over four cabinet doors flanked by fluted columns, the drawers and doors with matched mahogany veneer, all rising on turned feet; ht. 45, wd. 67.5, dp. 21.25 in. Lot includes a letter dated 1931 from M.W. Blair, the proprietor of the Hermitage Antique Shop in Nashville, Tennessee, which details the provenance of the piece from the 19th century to 1931. In the...

Lot 242
Treva Wheete (American, 1890-1963) Color Woodcut on Paper

Manuel of Tesuque Signed Treva Wheete and dated 35 l.r. Titled l.l. and numbered 106/200 Housed in a black metal frame 9.5 in. x 7.5 in. (sight).

Lot 334
Tooth Decorated Military Jacket

wool military jacket with two brass buttons marked S. Appel & Co., (1864-1935) buttons; badge on jacket composed of a V topped with a crown; front of jacket covered with herbivore teeth and carved bone imitation teeth; all sewn with black thread, length 25.5 in. x chest 32 in. 19th century S. Appel & Co. is the mark of Solomon Appel & Company, New York, NY., c. 1864. One listing indicated that the firm w...

Lot 90
Margaret (b. 1936) and Luther (1911-1987) Gutierrez Santa Clara Polychrome Bowl

globular form and decorated with paired deer dancers and geometrics, signed on base, height 4 in. x diameter 4.5 in. mid-20th century

Lot 289
Crucita Melchor (Santo Domingo, b. 1932) Bowl

designed with winged devices along outside and a large Zia bird with bird tracks, and a flower decorate inside; signed on base, height 3.5 in. x diameter 8.75 in. mid-20th century Crucita Melchor was given the 2013 SWAIA (Southwestern Association of Indian Arts) Lifetime Achievement award.

Lot 248
Gene Kloss (American, 1903-1996) Etching and Drypoint

Gunnison River Cliffs  Signed, titled and numbered 24/75 in margin Plate size 12 in. x 17.5 in.

Lot 162
Historical Glass and Ceramic Wares

English and American. An assembled group of three historical items, including an Anthony Shaw ironstone bowl with transfer-decorated depiction of Fort Street Church, Detroit, a Daughters of the American Revolution hand-painted porcelain cup and saucer signed and dated Brinkerhoff '07 and with a DAR monogram, a polychromed glass William Jennings Brian plate, unmarked; bowl dia. 9 in.

Lot 38
Pueblo Hide Dance Shield

assembled with two pieces of thick rawhide and attached together with a series of hide thong stitches; face of shield has been over-painted with snakes and frogs around a central winged figure, diameter 21 in. shield late 19th - early 20th century; painting likely mid - third quarter 20th century

Lot 25
Haida Button Blanket

thread-sewn and woven of red and black wool; a variety of shell buttons outlines the skeletal bear figure, length 68 in. x width 63.5 in. second quarter 20th century

Lot 287
Chiwewe Signed, Isletta Bowls

lot of 2, including one signed in pen, Chiwewe/ Isleta, NM and 1998 N.M State Fair/ Male Reserve Grand Championship in marker around base, height 4.25 in. x diameter 7 in.; AND another polychrome seed jar with a sand finish along lower portion; signed in pen on shoulder, height 6 in. x diameter 8 in. late 20th century

Lot 100
Zuni Bowl

painted with bold designs of traditional stylized rainbirds and feathers, height 6 in. x diameter 14.75 in. third quarter 20th century

Lot 249
Rod Goebel (American, 1946-1993) Oil on Masonite

Talpa Bouquet Signed Rod Goebel l.l. Verso inscribed "Talpa Bouquet" / Original Oil by Rod Goebel and stamped REPRODUCTIONS RIGHTS RESERVED / Rod Goebel's Studio Housed in original gilt and gesso frame 10.5 in. x 16.5 in. (sight).

Lot 250
Gerry Metz (American, b. 1943) Oil and Watercolor on Board

Indian Squaw Signed Gerry Metz l.r. Housed in a gilt wood frame 7.25 in. x 9.25 in. (sight).

Lot 830
Hepplewhite Corner Washstand

English, 19th century. A Hepplewhite corner washstand in mahogany with lightwood inlays, the top having a basin hole and two round holes for toilet accessories, the lower shelf with one drawer, all rising on three square legs; ht. 38.25, wd. 22, dp. 14 in.

Lot 13
Eskimo Lidded Basket

small and delicately woven basket with slightly faded diamond decorations on both body and lid; lid with bulbous handle which is broken but still attached, height 4 in. x diameter 4.25 in. second quarter 20th century 

Lot 189
Navajo Western Reservation Runner

hand-spun wool woven using vibrant colors of blue, red, gold, cream, light brown; bold design of stepped diamonds quartered with differing colors and thick outlined diamonds, 121 in. 60.5 in. (10 ft. x 5 ft) second quarter 20th century

Lot 178
Navajo Transitional Weaving / Rug

hand-spun wool woven using colors of red, cream, and blue; serrated diamonds and a central Valero star decorate weaving, 74 x 56 in. late 19th century

Lot 193
Navajo Teec Nos Pos Weaving / Rug

hand-spun wool woven using colors of dark brown, cream, light brown, and gray; a Greek key border surrounds outlined diamond and bowtie devices, 76.25 x 47.5 in. first quarter 20th century

Lot 201
Navajo Pictorial Single Sunday Saddle Blanket

woven using colors of black, yellow, blue, green, red, and gray; designed with a tree of life filled with a variety of birds; Greek key border; added looped fringe along lower edge, overall length 44 x 34 in. mid-20th century

Lot 227
Henry Howard Bagg (American, 1852-1928) Oil on Canvas

Buffalo Trail Signed H H Bagg l.r. Housed in original carved wood frame inscribed in pencil on verso Charles S. Grieve-Framer- / 8229 St Monica Blvd / L.A. 46 Label on verso HENRY HOWARD BAGG-Amer. / Lincoln, Nebraska 1852-1928 / Ref: American Art Annual / (1898-1934) / Bayley, F.W.-"Little / Known Early American / Portrait Painters" / Mallett-"Index of Artist" 21.25 in. x 35.25 in. (sight).

Lot 158
Phil Loretto (Jemez, 21st Century) Pueblo Necklace

with hand-engraved beads, some of which are chock-full of meaningful love symbols.  These messages include "I love me," "when I look into your eyes," and "let's make love" on the reverse of a heart-shaped bead featuring two kokopelli. Remaining beads are also handmade and engraved with delightful images. The large center medallion is engraved with images Loretto has ei...

Lot 374
Western Pennsylvania Secretary Bookcase

American (Western Pennsylvania), 19th century. A walnut secretary with cherry bookcase, married, with poplar secondary, the upper case with broken scrolled pediment, an inlaid plinth and shaped paneled doors, and having mortise and tenon construction. The secretary with a fitted interior over three long drawers. Brasses are original. Mary Meyer South 51? written in pencil on drawer underside; ht. 106, wd. 44, dp. 22  in.

Lot 191
Navajo Ganado Variant Weaving / Rug

woven of hand-spun wool and designed with serrated diamonds surrounded with a thin red border, 75.5 x 41 in. early 20th century

Lot 491
[Ethnology] Indian Notes and Monographs, 1924-1930, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 11, Indian Notes. Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation: New York. Volume 1, Number 3 (July 1924) Volume 4, Number 1 (January 1927) Volume 4, Number 2 (April 1927) Volume 5, Number 1 (January 1928) Volume 5, Number 3 (July 1928) Volume 5, Number 4 (October 1928) Volume 6, Number 1 (January 1929) Volume 6, Number 2 (April 1929) Volume 6, Number 3 (July 1929) Volume 6, Number 4 (October 1929) Vol...

Lot 388
[Exhibition] The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples with Exhibition Catalogue, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 2, includes: Harrison, Julia, Ruth Holmes Whitehead, and Ruth Phillips, et al. The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples. McClelland and Stuart and Glenbow Museum: Toronto. 1987 (hardcover) Harrison, Julia. The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples, A Catalogue of the Exhibition. McClelland and Stuart and Glenbow Museum: Toronto. 1987 (hardcover)

Lot 406
[Southwest] Books on Hopi Culture and History, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 5, includes: Courlander, Harold. The Fourth World of the Hopis: The Epic Story of the Hopi Indians as Preserved in their Legends and Traditions. University of New Mexico Press: Albuquerque. 1971. Fewkes, Jesse Walter. Prehistoric Hopi Pottery Designs. Dover Publications, Inc.: New York. 1973. Kramer, Barbara. Nampeyo and Her Pottery. University of New Mexico Press: Albuquerque. 1996. (hardcover) Patterson, Alex. Hopi Pottery Sy...

Lot 411
[Southwest] Books on Prehistoric Pottery and Culture, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 11, includes: Alberle, S.D. The Pueblo Indians of New Mexico: Their Land, Economy and Civil Organization. American Anthropological Associations: Menasha, Wisconsin. 1948. Cunkle, James. Treasures of Time: A Guide to Prehistoric Ceramics of the Southwest. Golden West Publishers: Phoenix. 1994. Kankainen, Kathy (ed). Treading in the Past: Sandals of the Anasazi. Utah Museum of Natural History and University of Utah Press: Salt Lake....

Lot 408
[Southwest] Archaeological Monographs of the Southwest, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 5, including: Amsden, Charles Avery. Prehistoric Southwesterns From Basketmaker to Pueblo. Southwest Museum: Los Angeles. 1949. Goddard, Pliney Earle. Indians of the Southwest. American Museum of Natural Histiry: New York. 1913. Judd, Neil. The Material Culture of Pueblo Bonito. Smithsonian Institution: Washington DC. 1954. McGregor, John. Southwestern Archeology. University of Illinois Press: Urbana. 1965. (hardcover...

Lot 115
Navajo Silver Squash Blossom Necklace

with fourteen blossoms and a large heavy naja that complement hand-made beads.  Necklace is strung on grocery string, length 26 in. ca mid 20th century

Lot 380
[Arctic] Books on Arctic Life and Art, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 4, including: Burtland, Cottie. Eskimo Art. Hamlyn Publishing Group: New York. 1973. (hardcover) Damas, David (ed.). Handbook of North American Indians: Volume 5 - Arctic. Smithsonian Institution: Washington, D.C. 1984. (hardcover) Issenman, Betty. Sinews of Survival: The Living Legacy of Inuit Clothing. UBC Press: Vancouver. 1997. (hardcover) Oakes, Jill and Rick Riewe. Our Boots: An Inuit Women's Art. Douglas and McI...

Lot 456
[Southwest Art] Books on Native Artists, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 3, includes: Bernstein, Bruce and W. Jackson Rushing. Modern By Tradition: American Indian Painting in the Studio Style. Museum of New Mexico Press: Santa Fe. 1995. (hardcover) Hibben, Frank. Kiva Art of the Anasazi at Pottery Mound. KC Publications: Las Vegas. 1975. (hardcover) Oklahoma Museum of Art. 100 Years of Native American Painting. Oklahoma Museum of Art: Oklahoma City. 1978.

Lot 415
[General] Books on the Southwest, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 7, including: Cornett, James. Indians and Desert Animals. Nature Trails Press: Palm Springs, California. 2000. Dutton, Bertha. Let's Explore Indian Villages Past and Present. Museum of New Mexico Press: Santa Fe. 1970. Tamarin, Alfred and Shirley Glubok. Ancient Indians of the Southwest. Doubleday and Co.: New York. 1975. (hardcover) Tyler, Hamilton. Pueblo Birds and Myths. Northland Publishing: Flagstaff. 1991. Underhil...

Lot 433
[Plains] Books on Ledger Art, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 10, including: Berlo, Janet Catherine. Spirit Beings and Sun Dancers: Black Hawk's Vision of the Lakota World. George Braziller Publishers: New York. 2000. (hardcover) Cohoe, Hoebel, E. Adamson, and Karen Daniels Petersen. A Cheyenne Sketchbook. University of Oklahoma Press: Norman. 1964. (hardcover) Cowdrey, Mike. Arrow's Elk Society Ledger. Morning Star Gallery: Santa Fe. 1999. Ewers, John. Murals in the Round: Painte...

Lot 465
[Photography] Books on Photographers of the West, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 7, including: Andrews, Ralph. Indians as the Westerners Saw Them. Bonanza Books: New York. 1963. (hardcover) Bierhorst, John (ed.). The Girl Who Married a Ghost: And Other Tales from the North American Indian. Four Winds Press: New York. 1978. (hardcover) Gidley, Mick. The Vanishing Race: Selections from Edward S. Curtis' "The North American Indian". Taplinger Publishing Co.: New York. 1977. (hardcover) Jackson, C...

Lot 467
[Photography] Books on Photographers of the West, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 6, including: Brown, Mark H. and W.R. Felton. The Frontier Years. Henry Holt and Co.: New York. 1955. (hardcover) Brown, Mark H. and W.R. Felton. Before Barbed Wire. Henry Holt and Co.: New York. 1956. (hardcover) Horan, James D. Mathew Brady: Historian with a Camera. Bonanza Books: New York. 1955. (hardcover) Phillips, David (ed.). The Taming of West: A Photographic Perspective. Henry Regnery Co.: Chicago. 1973. (hardcover) ...

Lot 387
[Northwest Coast] Boaz's The Social Organization and the Secret Societies of the Kwakiutl Indians, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

Boaz, Franz. The Social Organization and the Secret Societies of the Kwakiutl Indians. Smithsonian Institution: Washington, D.C. 1895. (hardcover)

Lot 490
[Ethnology] Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, Parts 1 and 2, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, Parts 1 and 2. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30. Smithsonian Institution: Washington, D.C. 1907. (both hardcover)

Lot 452
[History] Autobiographies of Sitting Bull, Little Crow, and Crazy Horse, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 6, includes:  Anderson, Gary. Little Crow: Spokesman for the Sioux. Minnesota Historical Society Press: St. Paul. 1986. Bray, Kingsley. Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life. University of Oklahoma Press: Norman. 2006. (hardcover) Cooke, David. Fighting Indians of the West. Dodd, Mead and Company: New York. 1954. (hardcover) Jones, Douglas. Arrest Sitting Bull. Charles Scribner's Sons: New York. 1977. (hardcover) Pollack, Eile...

Lot 429
[Plains] Grinnell's The Fighting Cheyennes, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

Grinnell, George Bird. The Fighting Cheyennes. Charles Scribner's Sons: New York. 1915. (hardcover)

Lot 431
[Plains] Books on Religious Events From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 4, includes: Erdoes, Richard. The Sun Dance People. Alfred A. Knopf: New York. 1972. (hardcover) Lowie, Robert. Indians of the Plains. McGraw-Hill Book Co.: New York. 1954. Mooney, James. The Ghost Dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890. University of Chicago Press: Chicago. 1965.  Spier, Leslie. The Prophet Dance of the Northwest and its Derivatives: The Source of the Ghost Dance. George Banta Publishing Co.: Menos...

Lot 453
[History] Books on the Indian Wars, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 8, includes: Allen, Charles W. and Richard Jensen (eds.) From Fort Laramie to Wounded Knee. University of Nebraska Press: Lincoln. 1997. (hardcover) Connell, Evan. Son of the Morning Star. North Point Press: San Francisco. 1984. (hardcover) Dixon, Joseph K. The Vanishing Race: The Last Great Indian Council, Gen. Custer's Indian Scouts' Account of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. The Rio Grande Press: Glorieta. 1973. (har...

Lot 457
[Literature] Scott Momaday and Ray Young Bear From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 4, includes: Momaday, N. Scott. The Names. Harper and Row: New York. 1976. Momaday, N. Scott. The Man Made of Worlds. St. Martin's Press: New York. 1997. (hardcover) Woodland, Charles. Ancestral Voice: Conversations with N. Scott Momaday. University of Nebraska Press: Lincoln. 1989. (hardcover) Young Bear, Ray. Remnants of the First Earth. Grove Press: New York. 1996. (hardcover)

Lot 463
[Art] Early Portrayals and Accounts of the American Indian, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 4, includes: Boehme, Sarah, Christian Feest, and Patricia Johnston. Seth Eastman: A Portfolio of North American Indians. Afton Historical Society Press: Afton, Minnesota. 1995. (hardcover) Donnelly, Joseph. Wilderness Kingdom, Indian Life in the Rocky Mountains: 1840-1847. The Journals and Paintings of Nicolas Point, S.J. Holt Rinehart and Winston: New York. 1967. (hardcover) Harper, J. Russell. Paul Kane's Frontier. Universit...

Lot 414
[Southwest] Biographies and Autobiographies From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 5, includes: Davis, Carlyle and William Alderson. The True Story of Ramona. Dodge Publishing Co.: New York. 1914 Jackson, Helen Hunt. Ramona. Little Brown and Co.: Boston. 1932. (hardcover) Reichard, Gladys. Dezba, Woman of the Desert. J.J. Augustin Publisher: New York. 1939. (hardcover) Simmons, Leo. Sun Chief: The Autobiography of a Hopi Indian. Yale University Press: New Haven. 1976. (hardcover) Underhill, Ruth. The Autob...

Lot 493
[Ethnology] Books on the Changing Native Culture (19th-20th century) From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 8, includes: Bordewich, Fergus. Killing the White Man's Indian. Doubleday: New York. 1996. (hardcover) Holder, Preston. The Hoe and the Horse on the Plains. University of Nebraska Press: Lincoln. 1970. (hardcover) James, George Wharton. The Indian's Secrets of Health. The Radiant Life Press: Pasadena. 1917. Kneale, A.H. Indian Agent. The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: Caldwell, Idaho. 1950. Martien, Jerry. Shell Game: A True...

Lot 450
[Art] History and Art of the Wild West, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 6, includes: Ahlborn, Richard. Man Made Mobile, Early Saddles of Western North America. Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington, D.C. 1980. Hogarth, Paul. Artists on Horseback: The Old West in Illustrated Journalism, 1857-1900. Watson-Guptill Publications: New York. 1972. (hardcover) McCracken, Harold. The West of Buffalo Bill. Happy N. Abrams: New York. nd. (hardcover)  Moses, L.G. Wild West Shows and the Imag...

Lot 483
[General] Books on American Indian Art and Culture, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 6, includes: Douglas, Frederic and Rene D'Harnoncourt. Indian Art of the United States. The Museum of Modern Art: New York. 1941. (hardcover) Maxwell, James. America's Fascinating Indian Heritage. The Reader's Digest Association: Pleasantville, New York. 1978. (hardcover), Parsons, Elsie Clews. American Indian Life. Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press: Lincoln. 1970. Penny, David. North American Indian Art. Th...

Lot 482
[General] Books on American Indian Art and Culture, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 6, includes: Bancroft-Hunt, Norman. North American Indians. Courage Books: Philedelphia. 1992. (hardcover) Brown, Steven. Sun Dogs and Eagle Down. University of Washington Press: Seattle. 2000. (hardcover) Johnston, Ruth. The Buffalo Cookbook. Hancock House Publishers: Blaine, Washington. n.d. (hardcover) Taylor, Colin. The Native Americans: The Indigenous People of North America. Smithmark Publishers: New York. 1991. (har...

Lot 487
[Genera] Collection of Early Hobbyist Magazines, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 81, includes: 11 issues of The American Indian Hobbyist. 1958-1961.  3 issues of American Indian Tradition. 1961-1962. 20 issues of American Indian Arts and Crafts. 1971-1974. 47 issues of Moccasin Tracks. 1980-1987.

Lot 477
[General] Books on American Indian Art and Culture, From the Library of Richard Pohrt Jr.

lot of 12, includes: Ashton, Robert. Jozefa Stuart. Images of American Indian Art. Walker and Company: New York. 1977. Boehme, Sarah, Gerald Conaty, et al. Powerful Images: Portrayals of Native America. University of Washington Press: Seattle. 1998. Coe, Ralph T. Lost and Found Traditions: Native American Art 1965-1985. University of Washington Press: Seattle. 1986. Feest, Christian. Studies in American India...

Lot 209
Fred Harvey Company Photograph

on textured paper and with blindstamp copyright 1906/ Fred Harvey in lower left, in original wooden frame, sight 17 x 13 in. framed 18 x 22 in. ca 1906

Lot 377
Cherokee Double-Wall Lidded Basket

double-walled basket woven with river cane creating a diamond pattern on both lid and base, height 7 in. x width 6.5 in. mid-20th century

Lot 170
Navajo Late Classic Woman's Dress, From the Estate of William Haskell Simpson (1858-1933)

two panels of raveled flannel have been finely woven using colors of lac and cochineal red; aniline red, indigo, and dark brown; each panel with 10 spider woman crosses and further detailed with alternating thick, thin and scalloped bands, 33.75 x 49 in. ca 1870 Dye test available. 15 warp/ inch; approximately 60 weft/ inch This dress was purchased by the current owner from the estate of William Haskell Simpson (1858-1933). &...

Lot 371
Hudson River Valley Landscape

American, mid-19th century. A Hudson River School landscape depicting the Hudson River Valley, housed in a gold leaf frame. Unknown artist, unsigned. 35.25 x 21.25 in. (sight). 

Lot 44
Nuu-chah-nulth Wooden Polychrome Paddle

graceful form and painted on both sides of blade with Sisiutl swimming towards a net, length 57 in. 20th century

Lot 722
Vigilant and Valkyrie Lithograph by Currier & Ives

American, 19th century. Lithograph on paper by Currier & Ives, in wood frame with gilt liner, the plate measuring 16 x 23.25 in. 

Lot 186
Mexican Pendant with Tiger Eye

set in a hand-crafted sterling mounting and suspended from a silver chain, height 2 in. ca mid 20th century   

Lot 254
James Erwin Boren (American, 1921-1990) Watercolor on Paper

Monument Valley Signed and Dated James Boren / 1966 l.r. Title printed on Altermann Galleries label on verso Housed in a gilt wood frame 20.25 in. x 26.75 in. (sight). Illustrated Krakel, Dean.  James Boren: A Study in Discipline. Fagstaff, AZ, Northland Press. 1968.  Pg. 35, Illustrated. A copy of the book is presented with the lot.

Lot 255
Allan Houser (American, 1914-1994) Acrylic on Canvas

The Stud Signed Allan Houser l.l. Housed in a gilt and gesso Southwestern frame 23.5 in. x 17.5 in. (sight).

Lot 228
Howard Norton Cook (American, 1901-1980) Oil on Board

Taos Dancer Signed l.r. Title inscribed on verso Housed in original paint-decorated wood frame Labels on verso from Cline Gallery Fine Art and Wiggins Fine Art 19.25 in. x 14.75 in. (sight).

Lot 229
Freemont Ellis (American, 1897-1985) Oil on Canvas

Borderland Signed Fremont F. Ellis l.r. Title inscribed on verso Housed in a carved and gilt wood frame Labels on verso from Altermann Galleries and Fenn Galleries Ltd. 19.5 in. x 24.75 in. (sight).

Lot 756
Italian Ceramic Bengal Tiger

Italian, 20th century. A hand-painted ceramic sculpture of a bengal tiger, depicted in a menacing and prowling stance, on an oval base, marked Italy and 900/172 on underside of base; ht. 7, lg. 12.25 in.

Lot 299
New England Albany Slip Stoneware Vase

American (New England), mid 19th century. An Albany slip stoneware vase with two handles and beautiful yellow slip treated decorations; ht. 10 in.

Lot 237
Pennsylvania Redware Three Gallon Jug

American (Pennsylvania), 19th century. A three gallon redware storage jar with circling geometric pattern around center; ht. 12 in.

Lot 27
Nuu-chah-nulth Polychrome Humanoid Mask

elongated face painted in back, red, cream, and green; ribbed coiffure with double-carved inset eyes, furrowed brow, and cross hatched beard with toothy grin, length 11.75 in. x 6.75 in. ca 1900

Lot 168
Mamie Deschillie (Navajo, 1920-2010) Stuffed Cardboard Cutout

playfully painted and stuffed leopard with googly eyes and earrings signed on body sight 15 x 13.75 in.; framed 20.5 x 23.5 in. fourth quarter 20th century

Lot 144
Augustine and Rosalie Pinto (Zuni, 20th century) Raised Mosaic Bracelet and Ring

lot of 2, both signed ARP for Augustine Pinto, inside length 5.5 in. x width 1.75 in. x gap 1.25 in. ; ring 4.25.  See Wright's 1989 book, page 107.  ca third quarter 20th century

Lot 95
Maria Martinez (1887-1980) and Popovi Da (1922-1971) San Ildefonso Blackware Plate

with the repeating feather design in a gunmetal finish; signed and dated on base, diameter 6.5 in. August 1966

Lot 163
Two Plates of Historical Interest

Continental, 19th century. A lot of two plates, including a blue and white Maastricht plate titled Buffalo Hunt, and a transfer printed Potsdam plate depicting Napoleon in Egypt, also with impressed Maastricht; largest dia. 8.25 in.

Lot 257
Acoma Jar

decorated with large open foliates on on body which are surrounded by hatched and solid geometrics, height 8.75 in. x diameter 10.5 in. mid-20th century

Lot 82
Marie Zieu Chino (Acoma, 1907-1982) Jars

lot of 3, includes a small jar with four heart-line deer and signed on base, height 3.5 in. x diameter 4.5 in.; PLUS a larger jar also with four heart-line bucks; signed on base, height 6 in. x diameter 7.25 in.; AND a fine-lined geometric bowl; signed on base, height 3.75 in. x diameter 5 in. mid-20th century

Lot 25
Early Midwestern Glass

American, 19th century. An amber blown glass goblet with snap pontil, and a green blown glass rinser with polished snap pontil; largest ht. 5.5 in.

Lot 167
Santo Domingo Painted Dance Bag

composed of red and yellow painted canvas with a long hide strap; tin cones dangle from the lower edge and are attached to a strip of hide sewn to the bag, length of bag 9.25 in. x width 9.25 in. second quarter 20th century

Lot 196
J.B. Moore Navajo Crystal Storm Pattern Weaving / Rug

hand-spun wool woven in colors of red, black, cream, and gray; a bold storm pattern with water bugs and whirling logs design fills central field; variant of plate 28, 80 x 42 in. (7ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 4 in.) first quarter 20th century

Lot 69
Patriotic Fort Orange Stamp Club Exhibition Poster, 1930

American (New York), 1930. A hand-drawn poster for the Fourth Annual Exhibition of the Fort Orange Stamp Club, dated March 15-31, 1930, with a large American flag created from stamps at the center, surrounded by scenes of postal service history, signed l.r. Chas B Svennson / Albany, N.Y.; 24 x 26.25 in. 

Lot 69
Pima Baskets

lot of 3, including one large basket filled with meandering lines, height 6.5 in. x diameter 16.75 in.; PLUS another basket with a bowl shape and rich patination, height 5 in. x diameter 13.5 in.; AND a smaller basket with flared rim and thick bands radiating from center, height 4 in. x diameter 10.5 in. ca 1900

Lot 47
Burled Maple Ditty Box

American, 19th century. A burled maple ditty box of rectangular form, having a lift top and a single compartment interior; ht. 4.5, wd. 7.5, dp. 4.75 in.

Lot 108
Tommy Singer Navajo (b. 1940) Chip Inlay Cuff

in a delicate curvilinear pattern, inside length 5.8 in. x width 1.25 in. x gap 1 in. third quarter 20th century

Lot 107
Navajo Silver Cuffs and Ring

lot of 3.  Bracelet with carved jet stone embellished with turquoise and fine silverwork marked sterling on reverse at terminal, inside length 5.5 in. x width 2.1 in. x gap 1 in.; PLUS a Navajo agate stone set in ultra simple mounting, inside length 5 in. x width 2.25 in. x gap 1 in.; AND a matching agate ring, size 6. ca third quarter 20th century

Lot 276
Ruby Panana (Zia, 21st century) Olla

decorated with Zia birds under rainbows; signed on base, height 8.25 in. x diameter 10 in. late 20th century

Lot 267
Adelle Nampeyo (Hopi, b. 1959) Jar PLUS

lot of 3, includes a jar by Adelle Nampeyo which she decorated using the migration pattern; signed on base, height 4 in. x diameter 5.25 in.; PLUS a Zia bowl, height 3.25 in. x diameter 6.75 in.; AND a redware Jemez jar signed Chinana, height 6.5 in. x diameter 8.25 in. third- fourth quarter 20th century 

Lot 200
Pueblo Olive Shell Heishi Necklaces

lot of 2, includes one four-strand necklace, length 22 in.; AND fine five-strand necklace, length 23 in. mid- third quarter 20th century

Lot 908
19th Century Lodge Staff in Old Paint

American, late 19th century.  A long staff with triangular head, American colors; lg. 66 in.

Lot 594
American Forest Fire Scene by Howard Streight

Howard Streight (American, 1836-1912).  Oil on canvas, dating to 1891, and signed l.l., a fine and large oil depicting a forest fire; 30 x 50 in. (sight).  Housed in original frame. Howard Streight was born in Brown County, Ohio, but worked extensively in Denver, CO and California throughout his career, namely for the Kansas Pacific Railroad.  The subject is probably a Colorado fire.

Lot 582
Patriotic Whalebone Cane

American, 19th century. A square carved whalebone cane with polychrome painted decoration of stars and stripes; lg. 34.5 in. 

Lot 126
Navajo Silver and Bisbee Turquoise Ring and Earrings

lot of 2, including a silver ring with two cabochons of bisbee set in a simple bezel and surrounded with twisted wire and applied silver dots, size 7; AND a pair of screwback earrings each with a teardrop shaped bisbee stone also set in a simple bezel, length 2 in. third quarter 20th century

Lot 586
Carved Folk Art Snake Cane

American, 19th century. A carved wooden cane in the form of a gnarled tree with a snake winding around the upper shaft, having a handle in the bust-length form of a mustached sailor in a ribboned cap whose chest is hollowed to contain an arched-back cat, JBL carved into man's back; lg 36.5 in.

Lot 807
Patent Model of Bed Bottom with Tag

American, 19th century. The J.W. Wilder Bed Bottom, patented November 5th, 1867. Includes original tag and certification from the U.S. patent office; l. 11.25 in., ht. 6 in.

Lot 420
GL Ashworth & Bros and J.&G. Alcock Nautical Transferware Dishes

English, 19th century. An assembled group of six transfer-decorated ironstone pieces including two plates and one lidded serving dish in the brown American Marine pattern by GL Ashworth & Bros, marked in print American Marine / GLA & Bros and impressed Ashworth / US. Lot also includes three transfer-decorated plates in the brown, blue, and green Neptune pattern by J. & G. Alcock, marked in print Neptune and impressed J.&G. Alcock ...

Lot 546
Baleen Pantry Box

American, 19th century.  An oval pantry box in baleen with wooden bases engraved with trees, floral sprigs and American sailing ships; ht. 2.5, wd. 7, dp. 5 in.  

Lot 307
Crow Child's Beaded Hide Moccasin and Umbilical Cord Fetish

lot of 2, including a single child's moccasins; thread-sewn smoke-tanned hide and beaded using small beads of pink, pea green, rose, translucent green, and light blue, length 5 in.; AND a thread-sewn lizard fetish beaded in green, blue, red, and purple, length 4 in. 20th century

Lot 233
Sidney H. Riesenberg (American, 1885-1962) Oil on Board

Cavalry Scene Signed l.l. Housed in a gilt wood frame 17 in. x 16.5 in. (sight).

Lot 228
Twin Fine Splint Baskets

American, 19th century. Two small splint woven basket, one a buttocks basket of  oak or hickory, ht. 6 in., lg 5.75 in., the other, a handled example with  tightly-woven foot; ht. 5.25 in., dia. 5.5 in.

Lot 38
Group of Blown and Molded Glass

American, 19th century. An assembled group of colored glass including a small blown goblet in teal, a pressed dish in canary, a small plate in rose and a pair of miniature molded milk glass compotes; dish ht. 3.6, dia. 5.8 in.

Lot 266
Isleta and Acoma Bowls

lot of 2, including one Isleta bowl with cross-hatched decorations, height 2.75 in. x diameter 5 in.; AND an Acoma bowl with looped rim and signed M. Brown (Mabel Brown), height 3 in. x diameter 4.75 in. second quarter - mid-20th century

Lot 194
Navajo Teec Nos Pos Weaving / Rug

hand-spun wool with a meandering line border, serrated hour glass forms, and bows and arrows, 90 x 49 in. second quarter 20th century

Lot 175
Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket

hand-spun wool woven using colors of red, carded brown, indigo, blue, and yellow; with nine serrated and stepped diamond anchor points surrounded by thin bands, 47 x 60 in. late 19th century 

Lot 238
Ken Ottinger (American, b. 1945) Bronze

First Lesson Signed K.A. Ottinger and dated 1973 Numbered 5/16 ht. 7.5 in., largest base dia. 11 in.

Lot 46
Don Lelooska (Kwakwaka'awkw, 1933-1996) Plains Doll

doll with a smiling green and black painted face, wears a beaded hide dress, hide leggings and moccasins; she holds a double-headed catlinite club; a letter from the Lelooska Foundation is included identifying that this doll was likely made between 1956-1957 and probably a collaboration between Lelooksa and his mother, Shona Hah (Cherokee, 1912-1997), height 15.5 in. mid-20th century

Lot 25
*Peter L. Smith (Cup'ik, 1912-1995) Nunivak Island Wood Carving

flounder carved of wood and detailed in black and red; a round walrus with ivory tusk is affixed to the back of the fish; signed on base, length 12.75 in. third quarter 20th century

Lot 329
Gros Ventre Beaded Parfleche Knife Sheath with Knife

thread-sewn and beaded using colors of white, medium blue, rose, pumpkin, pea green, and pink; green wool borders beadwork and is affixed to to sheath with hide lashings, length 15.25 in.; AND a wooden handled Thomas Wilson Shear Steel Sheffield Knife, length 12.5 in. ca 1900

Lot 45
Don Lelooska (Kwakwaka'awkw, 1933-1996) Decorative Mask

a sculptural carved tired old man; he wears a buffalo horn headdress; shell disks pierced through with hide drops strung with dew claws and large beads detail sides; signed on reverse, overall length 28 in. x width 16 in. mid-20th century

Lot 225
Joseph Henry Sharp (American, 1859-1953) Oil on Canvas

California Chrysanthemums Signed J H Sharp l.r. Title inscribed in pencil on verso Housed in original gilt and gesso Southwestern frame 19.5 in. x 23.5 in. (sight). While Joseph Henry Sharp was widely regarded as a painter of the American Indian, he is only recently being celebrated for his still life paintings.  A recent publication- In Poetic Silence: The Floral Paintings of Joseph Henry Sharp (2010)- a work by Thomas Minc...

Lot 7
Alaskan Souvenirs

lot of 8, includes three decorated walrus ivory letter openers in decorated cardboard boxes; PLUS a walrus ivory bear, button, and heart pendant; AND a seal and doll in seal fur parka, doll height 9.5 in. and seal length 7 in. second quarter to mid-20th century

Lot 14
Fossilized Walrus Ivory

lot of 3, total weight 52.14 oz.

Lot 207
Rolled Turquoise Necklace with Jacla

graduated beads terminate with silver cones, length 25 in. ca 1970s

Lot 352
Amish Turkey Track Quilt

American (Berlin, OH), ca 1860s. A quilt with repeating appliquéd pattern of turkey track roundels and stars in acid green print fabric on quilted white ground with green print binding; 70 x 80 in.

Lot 884
River Crossing by Samuel P. Dyke

Samuel P. Dyke (American, act. 1835-1876).  Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1850, l.r.; 16 x 22 in. (sight).  Housed in original frame and untouched.

Lot 382
Group of Hepplewhite Inlay Dining Chairs

American, 19th century. A group of ten dining chairs in mahogany, two armchairs and eight side chairs, having shield backs featuring satinwood inlay paterae and fans, all with sepentine seat rails, over- upholstered seats and quadrangular tapering legs with moulded edges, both armchairs with spade feet; ht. 36, wd. 20.5, dp 17.25 in (side chair), ht. 38, wd. 24,25, dp. 18.5 in (armchair).