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Auctions 1-50 of 148
Lot 13
Inuit Soapstone Sculpture

signed in syllabics and with disk number, height 11.75 in. mid-20th century

Lot 40
Wasco Sally Bag

with native repaired hide patches; hide thong drawstring closure; braided cotton carrying strap, height 11.25 in. x diameter 8 in.first quarter 20th century

Lot 58
Navajo Pottery Vases

lot of 2, both unsigned; includes a wedding vase, height 9.25 in. x diameter 5.25 in.; AND a larger vase, height 9.5 in. x diameter 8.75 in. third quarter 20th century

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

Lot 107
Hopi Palhik Mana Katsina Doll from a Dallas Collection

colorfully painted with rounded formed tableta; collection code srxy inked on foot, height 15.5 in. mid-20th century

Lot 119
Nah-Neh-See-Yho (Hopi, 20th century) Koyemsi Katsina Doll

carved of wood and painted in opaque colors to resemble a red muddy-clay look, the body color of the mud-head clown.  The katsins holds a rattle depicting a clown, height 12 in.  Katsina signed on reverse of base, "Koyemsi Nah-Neh-See-Yho (Hopi, 20th century) 1990." 1990

Lot 128
Brian Smith (Hopi. 20th century) Katsina Doll

carved of wood and painted in bright colors, height 10.5 in.  Signed on underside of base, "He-e-e B. Smith Hopi." ca 2000

Lot 129
Irwin Poleahla (Hopi, 20th century) Great Horned Owl Katsina Doll

carved of wood and painted in bright colors, height 13.75 in.  Signed on underside of base, "Owl Old Oraibi. AZ Irwin Poleahla 04/97." ca 1997

Lot 131
D. Bert (Hopi, 20th century) Snow Maiden Katsina Doll

carved of wood and painted in soft colors, height 8.75 in.  Signed on underside of base, "Snow Maiden D. Bert." ca 2000

Lot 142
Lot 143
Katsina Doll from the Collection of John O. Behnken, Georgia

possibly Navajo, height 12.25 in. mid-20th century

Lot 210
Harley Niblack (American, 1984-1966) Carved Side Table

two-tiered design with rustic wagon wheel accents and a low relief horse carving; height 35 in. x  width 26.5 in. x depth 20 in. mid-20th century Dr. Harley Niblack, (1894-1966) started as a pharmaceutical saleman prior to becoming a Denver chiropractor. By inventing a weight-reducing machine, he became financially secure at the age of 42 and took up carving and animation with a vengeance. He started with carving faces in peach...

Lot 235
Navajo Moki Third Phase Chief's Blanket / Rug

finely woven using colors of maroon, purple-blue, cream, and black, 59 x 58 in.late 20th century

Lot 244
Navajo Twill Weaving / Rug From the Historic Glen Isle Resort

woven of hand-spun wool woven in colors of red, black, and cream; integrated chevron pattern, 65 x 42 in.second quarter 20th century

Lot 257
Navajo Western Reservation Weaving / Rug From the Historic Glen Isle Resort

hand-spun wool woven using colors of rust, black, cream, and gray; designed with a modified eye-dazzler motif of zigzagging serrated bands, 60 x 39 in.second quarter 20th century

Lot 302
Huichol Yarn on Board From the Collection of Jim Ritchie (1936 - 2015), Toldeo, Ohio

image 15 x 15 in.; framed 17.75 x 17.75 in.mid-20th century

Lot 307
Jerome Tiger (Creek / Seminole, 1941-1967) Lithographs on Paper From the Collection of Jim Ritchie (1938 - 2015), Toledo, Ohio

lot of 3, all framed under non-glare glass, includes:Trail of Tears (print)signed and dated lower rightsight 5.5 x 9 in.; framed 8.5 x 11.75 in.1966Innocent numbered 870/1500 lower left, signed and dated lower rightsight 7 in. x 5 in,; framed 13.5 x 11.5 in.1967A Walk Through the Great Mysteries (limited edition)numbered 996/1500; signed and dated lower rightsight 17 x 12 in.; framed 22.75 x 17.75 in.1967

Lot 310
Dale DeWitt (American, 1936-2013) Gouache on Paper From the Collection of Jim Ritchie (1938 - 2015)

untitledsigned and dated lower rightsight 13.5 x 10.25 in.; framed 21.25 in. x 17.5 in.1989

Lot 314
Phileas Gagnon (French, 1854-1915) Colored Lithograph on Paper PLUS

lot of 2, includes a colored lithograph from Le costume historique : types principaux du vêtement et de la parure, rapprochis de ceux de l'intérieur de l'habitation dans tous les temps et chez tous les peuples. (Paris : Firmin-Didot, 1876-1888) Racinet, A.,(sight) 13.5 x 10.75 in., (framed) 14.5 x 11.25 in.; AND a colored lithograph by John Mix Stanley entitled Council with White Man's Horse, plate 17 and t...

Lot 331
Silver Gelatin Photograph of a Native American Girl

sight 9.5 x 7.75 in.; framed 16 x 14 in.20th century

Lot 334
Books about Joseph Brant, Renown Iroquois

lot of 2.  Includes Joseph Brant 1743-1807: Man of Two Worlds, by Isabel Thompson Kelsay, 1984, Syracuse University Press, paperback; AND Onaquaga: Hub of the Border Wars, Marjory Barnum Hinman, 1975, Valley Offset, hardback with dustjacket.

Lot 377
Turkish Loom-Beaded Coin Purse

pouch created with a radiating pattern of blue, rose, amber, translucent green; triangular drop dated 1930, length 6.5 in.ca 1930

Lot 410
Ho Chunk [Winnebago] Beaded Hide Moccasins

thread-sewn with folded cuffs which are edge-beaded in white; toe end of cuff slightly embellished with a band of pea green, white, red, and dark blue beadwork, length 9.25 in.mid-20th century

Lot 427
Northeastern Corn Pounder From the Collection of Jim Ritchie (1938 - 2015), Toledo, Ohio

double-headed with light carved detailing, length 46 in.ca 1900

Lot 94
Tiffany & Co. Elsa Peretti Full Heart Necklace in 18 Karat Yellow Gold

Elsa Peretti full heart pendant and chain in 18k yellow gold for Tiffany & Co. 24mm x 21mm. 24" Tiffany & Co. chain. 6.3 dwt.

Lot 125
Elgin and Aristo Park Pocket Timers

An Elgin Timer Bureau of Ordnance stop watch in a 52mm nickel case, ca 1942. White dial with black Arabic numerals. Countersunk 30-minute dial. Number 2181. Also, a Park Watch Co. Aristo Park number 11 football and basketball timer. 48mm white metal case. White dial with black and red Arabic numerals. 30 minute dial at 12 o'clock.

Lot 147
Concord 18 Karat Yellow Gold Tank Watch

Concord 18k yellow gold tank watch. Model 58-09-848. 24mm x 32mm including lugs. Sapphire crystal. White dial with subseconds and applied markers. Waffle pattern center dial with minutes chapter. Roman numerals at 3, 9 and 12 o'clock. Movado ETA 980.163 fifteen jewel quartz movement. Case marked Italy.

Lot 163
Tudor Prince Oysterdate Model 9050/0

Tudor Prince Oysterdate Rotor Self Winding model 9050/0, ca 1969. ETA 2784 Auto-Prince 25 jewel movement. Rolex twin-lock crown. Rolex Oyster stainless steel bracelet. Steel blue dial with applied silver hash marks and silver stick hands. Acrylic crystal with cyclops date window.

Lot 167
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust in Stainless and 18 Karat Gold

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust, ca 1991. Model 16233. Stainless and 18k yellow gold. Screw down back. Twin-lock Rolex crown. Fluted bezel. Rolex Jubilee band. Gold dial with gold markers and gold stick hands. Sapphire crystal with cyclops date window. Rolex 31 jewel 3135 movement. Rolex box included.

Lot 170
Cartier Santos Galbee 1564 in Stainless Steel

Cartier Santos Galbee 1564 in stainless steel. Off white dial. Blue Roman numerals. Date window. Blued steel hands. Blue sapphire crown cap. 29mm. Hidden deployment clasp. Quartz movement.

Lot 12
Sonia Delaunay (French, 1885-1979)

Design from Porto from Sonia Delaunay: Ses Peintures, Ses Objets, Ses Tissus Simultanés, Ses Modes, Paris: Librairie des Arts Decoratifs, [ca 1925] pochoirfacsimile signed l.r., dated 1915 l.c.framed14 x 19 (sight)This is one of twenty plates depicting designs for costumes and textiles from Sonia Delaunay's artist's book Sonia Delaunay: Ses peintures, ses objets, ses tissus simultanés, ses modes. Accompanied by poem...

Lot 31
John Cheney Wood (American, 1922-2012)

Untitledlithographsigned in pencil l.r.12 imp. in pencil l.l. and 42-5B in pencil on verso unframed17 x 15 in. (sheet size)

Lot 32
John Cheney Wood (American, 1922-2012)

Untitledphotolithographsigned and dated 1977 in pencil l.r.1/12 in pencil l.r. and 42-6B in pencil on versounframed22.25 x 14.75 in. (sheet size)

Lot 55
George Nakashima Dining Table

American (New Hope, Pennsylvania), mid-20th century. A George Nakashima (1905-1990) walnut dining table of rectangular form, the two-board top with three dovetails, raised on turned legs with stretchers; ht. 28.5, wd. 72, dp. 39.75 in.

Lot 78
Betty Woodman (American, b. 1930)

Handled Basketearthenwareartist stamp on footca 1978ht. 13.5, wd. 7.5 in. Hearkening to later works by Woodman in the 1990's, this classic form has the same vitality of her current works.

Lot 79
Betty Woodman (American, b. 1930)

Pair of Bowls and Jarearthenwareca 1990 ht. 3.5, dia. 5.75 in. (each bowl)ht. 5.25, dia. 4.25 in. (jar)

Lot 83
Lana Kessler (American, 20th-21st Century)

Raku Vesselsigned on undersideca 2001 ht. 7, dia. 8.75 in. Lana Kessler is a Brooklyn born ceramic artist, who still works in Monmouth County, New Jersey.  She has received numerous regional awards for her raku fired works.

Lot 84
John Pagliaro (American, b. 1970)

Sad Aurora stoneware and porcelain   signed on baseca 2003 ht. 9.75, wd. 14.5, dp. 12.25 in.  Pagliaro was born in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania and attended Swarthmore College, obtaining his BA in Fine Art in 1993. He also attended the Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 1995-97 and the University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, where he received his MFA in  Ceramics, 2000. Awards include the Mendocino Art Center Merit Award...

Lot 58
Mid-17th Century Germanic Wheellock Blunderbuss

1.75" bore diameter, 22" barrel with German proofs top flat. Walnut stock, iron wheellock, long cavalry bar on left side. Brass tag on trigger guard reads F.W. Roebling III, Collection Trenton N.J. 51. From a descendant of the famous bridge builders, including the Cincinnati Suspension Bridge and the Brooklyn Bridge.

Lot 103
Thos. W. Cofer Correspondence with His Wife, 1864

ALS from Cofer to Mag, May 22, 1864. Cofer says that the most recent letter from his wife proves that she did not receive his previous correspondence, so he must reiterate. He says he is attempted to collect all that was owed to him before being ordered to evacuate, and left $1,127 in the care of the Tignor family. Accompanied by another ALS written the following day, dated Richmond, May 23, 1864, 1p, 5 x 8 in., saying that the previous day’s ...

Lot 112
16th Century Comb Morion Helmet

Iron helmet with 2.5" comb, brim comes to a 2.75" point at both ends. Body and comb etched with three decorative bands of floral motifs with the figure of an eagle on both sides of the comb and facial profile portraits on the body, and two rope-like bands on the brim.  Helmet has a small hole piercing the top of the comb, complete with brass rivets and an iron plume holder, body is unlined.

Lot 123
Model 1832 U.S. General's Sword and Scabbard

30" double edged blade with central fuller, etched with military and floral motifs, no maker's mark.  Hilt has gilt brass clam shell and "D" guard  both embossed with pearl edging, urn shaped engraved pommel, grip wrapped in silver wire. Brass scabbard retains much of the gilt finish, engraved with floral patterns.

Lot 124
Republic of Mexico Model 1804 Lion Head and Snake Hilt Sword and Scabbard

27" shortened quillback blade etched with Mexican eagles, military and floral motifs, unmarked.  Hilt has a nickel plated stylized serpent "S" cross guard and lion head pommel with ring, grip of grooved walnut. Complete with nickel plated metal scabbard.

Lot 125
Model 1832 U.S. General Officer's and Staff Sword and Scabbard

31" double edged blade with deep central fuller, etched with US, military and floral motifs, maker marked N. P. Ames / Cutler / Springfield.  Hilt has a gilt brass double clamshell and "D" guard edged in a pearl line, and an engraved globe pommel, grip of banded silver.  Complete with black leather scabbard with brass mountings engraved in multiple line bands, with double hanger rings an...

Lot 126
Model 1840 Heavy Calvary Presentation Quality Saber

34.5" blade etched with a "US" monogram, eagle and military trophy motifs on a gilt panel. Spine marked "IRON:PROOF" with an oak leaf pattern. Maker marked on the obverse above the ricasso "HORSTMANN /  & SONS / PHILADELPHIA;", ricasso stamped with the king's head logo of the German blade maker Weyersberg. Hilt has a three-branch guard embossed with floral elements and Phrygian helmet pommel edged with acant...

Lot 127
Model 1830 U.S. Navy Sword with "5-Ball" Guard

30" curved blade with single fuller, gilt filled engravings of an eagle, military and patriotic motifs on a blued panel, ricasso marked Warranted.  Hilt has a gilt brass single branch "5-ball" naval style guard and pillow pommel, grip of fluted ivory. Scabbard lacking.

Lot 128
Model 1850 U.S. Marine Officer's Sword

30" German made blade etched with "U.S.M.C.", military and floral motifs, ricasso marked with the Weyersberg king's head logo and "W. HORSTMANN / & SONS / PHILADELPHIA" retailer's mark. Hilt has brass two branch guard filled with pierced floral filigree, Phrygian helmet pommel embossed with acanthus leaves, grip wrapped in shark skin brass twist wire. Complete with black leather scabbard with brass mounts.  In 1859 the Mar...

Lot 129
Model 1830 U.S. Navy Officer's Sword with "5-Ball" Guard

25" shortened German import blade engraved with military and floral motifs still retaining some of the gilt finish, ricasso maker marked on the obverse "S.H.S." and "en / Solingen" on the reverse. Brass hilt has a double branch "5-ball" guard filled with a sunburst disc, pillow pommel that has a high cap rivet stand, checked ebony grip has a diamond shaped white bone inlay with engraved flag and anchor.  Lacking the ...

Lot 160
Cased Pair of Flintlock Muff Pistols by Haslett of Baltimore

.36 caliber smoothbore, 1.375" round screw barrels, engraved barrels with sun bursts at breech, engraved bands in the middle of the barrels and at the muzzle.  Engraved frames with gold seals on the left side of frame with Haslett Baltimore markings.  Gold-lined flash pans.  Silver wire inlaid in the bag shaped walnut grips with checkering and silver butt caps.  Interesting mahogany casing, side-by-side style with oi...

Lot 161
Early Pair of French Flintlock Pistols by Picart A. Ohbinge

.710 bore diameter, 14" long barrels with sighting flats, chiseled at the breech and muzzles. The breeches are each decorated with a chiseled acanthus molding  of demon masks en suite with the barrels and locks inset with a silver demon mask cast in low relief, signed brass rounded locks with linear borders and each inset with a silver demon mask on the tail, the cocks and the steel regions are chiseled in ...

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