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Auctions 1-50 of 50
Lot 7
*Eskimo Bentwood Tobacco Container

bentwood frame coated with a red wash; walrus ivory strip with brass pins secure joint; lid decorated with a walrus ivory carved finial, length 5.25 in. x width 2.5 in.ca 1900

Lot 10
Chugach Eskimo Polychrome Carved Wooden Figure

elongated figure with delicately carved face; face painted with a beard and red banded eyes, height 5.75 in.late 19th century

Lot 14
Yupik Eskimo Polychrome Masks

pair, each painted with distinctive tattooing; interior of eyes, nose, and mouth painted red, length 8.5 x width 5.5 in.first quarter 20th century

Lot 32
Nuu-chah-nulth Shaman Wood Figures

lot of 2, both carved of cedar and each wearing a wolf headdress, one figure depicts a shaman holding twins; other shaman holds an eagle, heights 10.5 in.early 20th century

Lot 35
Kwakwaka'wakw Figural Canoe Mast Collar

whimsically carved figure with remnants of blue, red, and black pigment; figure would be situated "upside-down", with mouth open, to receive mast (Holm 1983:93), length 9.25 in. x width 7.75 in. 19th century See The Box of Daylight - Northwest Coast Indian Art (Holm 1983: 93).

Lot 51
Tony Hunt (Kwakwaka'wakw, b. 1942) Kwagulth[sic] Raven Paddle

carved of cedar and painted on one side in red and black with a raven; opposite painted solid black; titled, signed, and dated in pencil on reverse, length 48 in.1987 Hunt is renown for his carvings of totem poles.

Lot 52
Tony Hunt Jr. (Kwakwaka'wakw, b. 1962) Kwagilth[sic] Mouse Mask

carved of cedar and painted in in light blue, red, and black; titled, signed, and dated in pencil on inside, length 18.5 in. x width 13.25 in.1985

Lot 67
Washo Basket

finely woven with a bat design encircling body, height 5.5 in. x diameter 11.5 in. first quarter 20th century

Lot 70
Plateau Corn Husk Bag From the US Children's Museum on the 19th Century

colorful dyed corn husks and yarn create bold geometric designs on both sides; opening finished with green wool; hide strap coated in orange pigment, length 23 in. x width 16.75 in. ca 1900

Lot 77
Plateau Parfleche Envelope

of large size; elongated triangular elements are painted in red and yellow with blue outlining; interior edge further embellished with triangular devices in red, blue, yellow, and green, length 33 in. x width 16.25 in. fourth quarter 19th century

Lot 175
Beatien Yazz (Dine, 1928-2013) Gouache and Ink on Paper

pair of dancers signed lower right (sight) 12.25 x 16 in.; (framed) 22 x 25.25 in. mid-20th century

Lot 186
Charles Bradford Hudson (American, 1865-1939) Oil on Canvas

Sunset, Californiasigned lower right(sight) 11.5 x 20.5 in.

Lot 188
Nocturnal Landscape, Oil on Canvas

nocturnal landscape with river unsigned (sight) 11.5 x 17.5 in.

Lot 199
Frederic Remington (American, 1861-1909), Lithograph on paper

Lithograph from A Bunch of Buckskinssigned l.r. in plate19 x 14.5 in. (sight)

Lot 200
Frederic Remington (American, 1861-1909), Lithograph on Paper

Lithograph from A Bunch of Buckskinssigned l.r. in plate19 x 14.5 in. (sight)

Lot 201
Nick Eggenhofer (American, 1897-1985) Illustration

signed lower right(sight) 10.75 x 9.25 in.

Lot 203
Edward Borein (American, 1872-1945) Etching

About To Rideetching on paperunsigned(sight) 4.75 x 6.75 in. 

Lot 215
Thomas McKenney and James Hall (American, 19th century) Hand-Colored Lithographs

19th century.  A pair of McKenney & Hall color lithographs published by J.T. Bowen, including Rant-Cee-Wai-Me and Sha-Ha-Ka, each 10 x 6.5 in. (sight).  Also including a third framed descriptive text for each impression.

Lot 233
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 289
Hopi Katsina Doll

created with pothook eyes, tubular nose, and red ears; painted in red, orange, blue, yellow, and green, height 9.75 in. second quarter 20th century

Lot 326
Zuni Kiapkwa Pottery Bowl

potted with slight flare to form; geometrics filled with fine lines and checkerboard rim decorate interior of bowl, height 3 in. x diameter 10.5 in. ca 1800

Lot 349
Jody Folwell (Santa Clara, b. 1942) Redware Pottery Jar

decorated with incised lines, sgraffito lizard motifs, and a relief lizard around rim, signed on base, height 4.25 in. 20th century

Lot 356
Ohkay Owingeh [San Juan] Redware Pottery Dough Bowl

globular form with slight rim flare; tan base with a band of highly polished red slip under rim, height 7.75 in. x diameter 12.75 in. first quarter 20th century

Lot 369
Linda Nez (Dine [Navajo], 20th century) Teec Nos Pos Weaving / Rug

finely woven with bright colors of reds, blues, greens, and browns; tuning fork border with central field filled with a variety of geometric components, 73 x 47.5 in. third quarter 20th century

Lot 379
Navajo C.N. Cotton Regional Weaving / Rug

woven of handspun wool in natural colors of dark brown, cream, and gray; center field of nesting diamonds bordered with valero stars, 74.5 x 41.5 in. ca 1900

Lot 383
Navajo Crystal Weaving / Rug

hand-spun wool woven in a natural pallet of cream, dark brown, and gray; central diamond with prongs is flanked by embellished bowtie motifs and angular boarder, 73 x 47 in.first quarter 20th century

Lot 410
Haudenosaunee [Iroquois] Onondaga Drooping Mouth Mask

carved of poplar; with label By Gata'twa "City"/ Onondaga Man Deer Clan/ age 73 yrs/ Drooping Mouth Mask/ Six Nations Res/ Ontario, length 12 in.ca 1960

Lot 412
Haudenosaunee [Iroquois] Buffalo Mask

carved with scowling features, horns, fur and horse hair coiffure, and tin eyes; interior impressed with numbers 13856-15-4171, length 11.75 in.third quarter 20th century

Lot 45
Pueblo Wooden Cradleboard

possibly Santo Domingo; formed with a terraced backboard and three bentwood hoops for visor; a hide thong is laced through hoops and attached to backboard for stabilization, length 29 in. x width 13 in. early 20th century

Lot 52
William Kootswatewa, Koots (Hopi, 20th century) Yowe, Priest Killer Katsina Doll

carved of a single piece of cottonwood; gruesome image of a katsina holding a bloody knife and the decapitated head of a priest, signed on back and dated on bottom, height 13 in. April 1973

Lot 213
Silver Ranger Belt Set with Longhorn Steers

signed in script GH ' 94 for an unknown artist.  Set includes buckle, two keepers, and the tip, length of buckle 2.25 in. 1994

Lot 225
African Trade Bead Necklaces

lot of 3.  Includes one necklace with emerald green, char brown, and lemon yellow glass beads, length 24. 5 in.; PLUS one with handmade brass beads combined with large amber beads, length 23 in.; AND one with terra-cotta colored tubular beads, length 32 in. mid-20th century 

Lot 57
[Famous People] Possible English Royalty

Lot of 3 stereoviews on matching buff mounts lacking identification or photographer's credit.  These are early, likely English views, circa 1859-1860, and artistically posed.  We suspect that the subjects are members of the British nobility.

Lot 80
[Industry/Genre] The Shoe Maker, or Jealous Wife

Photograph uncredited, but by Stacy.  Inscribed on verso The Shoe Maker or Jealous Wife. A man tends to a woman in his shoe making studio, while the shoe maker's wife peers around the curtains. Yellow mount with rounded curtains.

Lot 213
[Steamboats - St. Louis] Belle of La Crosse

Side-wheel packet, wood hull. Built in Paducah, Kentucky and completed in St. Louis in 1870. The steamer burned in St. Louis in July of 1882. Yellow mount with rounded corners.

Lot 67
Pair of Japanese Imari Bowls

Japanese, late 19th century. Two Imari bowls with scalloped edges and blue floral decorations in central interior panel. Blue four-character mark to underside of each; dia. 5.75 in. (each).

Lot 279
Mappin & Webb Art Nouveau Cup

English, 1904. An Art Nouveau style sterling cup by Mappin & Webb, having a hammered bowl with three floral form handles and baluster, leaf decorated stem on a rounded, hammered foot, bearing the lion passant, London city mark, date mark 1904 and Mappin & Webb marks on rim and foot; ht. 5.25 in, silver wt. 6.977ozt (217g.)

Lot 288
Hongxian Period Mille Fleurs Bowl

Chinese, Qing dynasty, Hongxian period, ca 1915. A footed bowl decorated with a thousand-flower design to exterior and celadon blue glaze to interior. Four-character Hongxian mark to underside; dia. 6.75 in., ht. 3.25 in.

Lot 384
Oscar Schmal Watercolor on Silk

Oscar Schmal (Yugoslavian, 1904-1976). Watercolor on silk, depicting a monastery; 23.25 x 11.5 in. (sight).

Lot 425
Royal Worcester Chinese Decorated Plates

English, 19th century. A set of ten porcelain plates and one charger by Royal Worcester decorated in the Chinese taste with scenes of figures in landscapes, marked for Royal Worcester and for the retailer J. Kennard & Sons of St. Louis; charger dia. 12.25, plate dia. 9 in.

Lot 459
Cocktail Glasses and Glass Container

American, 20th century. Five matching cocktail decorated with incised floral motifs, and one glass drum-shaped container; ht. 5.25 in. (tallest).

Lot 460
Glasses and Compote

American, 20th century. A group of five matching stemmed glasses and a glass compote, all with incised decorative motifs; ht. 7.25 in. (tallest).

Lot 471
Colored Glass Vases

Continental, 20th century. Four blue glass vases, one bottle-shaped signed Sterling B. Crandall, one having a flared and scalloped rim attributed to Mario Sanzogno, other two having flared rims and being unmarked; ht. 14.75 in. (tallest).

Lot 475
Phoenix Glass Umbrella Vase

American, 20th century. A white glass umbrella vase with molded thistle pattern, attributed to Phoenix; ht. 17.75 in.

Lot 477
Glass and Silver Flower Stand, Plus

American, 20th century. A glass flower stand with a silver base, PLUS a rectangular and footed etched glass box, and a rectangular metal frame; ht. 14.75 in. (tallest).

Lot 488
Glass Perfume Bottles

Continental, 20th century. A large collection of sixteen glass perfume bottles of various forms and sizes. One is marked Marquis by Waterford, two are marked Czechoslovakia, two are marked with the perfume brands Christian Dior New York and J. C. Brosseau, other bottles unmarked; ht. 8 in. (tallest).

Lot 528
Pair of Chinese Silk Paintings

Each 20th century, probably by the same hand. A pair of floral and landscape paintings on silk; each 68.5 x 35.25 in (sight).

Lot 553
Folk Art Genre Scene

American, late 19th century. Oil on canvas, housed in oval frame. A folk art genre scene depicting two women and three children carrying loads of wood, and three men in a field in the background. Unsigned; 15 x 19.25 in. (sight).

Lot 638
Books Related to Theater, Plus

Lot of 4: Allen, Steve. BOP Fables. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. 12mo, red printed paper over boards, 68pp. Minor shelf wear. Allen, Steve. A Flash of Swallows. Anderson (SC): Droke House, 1969. 8vo, brown cloth, w/dj, 102pp. Writing as William Christopher Stevens, this is one of Steve Allen's ventures into the world of poetry. van Lissel, Karen. Connie, Theatre Director. New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1946. 8vo, red printe...

Lot 639
A Selection of Fiction Including 1984 Manuscript Facsimile

Lot of 5: Orwell, George. Nineteen Eighty-Four: the Facsimile of the Extant Manuscript. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984. 4to, red cloth, no dj, 381pp. For each pair of pages, the right page is a facsimile of Orwell's notes/writing. The left facing page is typeset with all corrections - inserts, strike outs, etc. A treasure trove for those studying the creative process.  Ex lib., light toning on page edges, slight surface soil ...

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