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Auction 2862B

November 7, 2015 10:00AM

11-07-2015 11-07-2015

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Rare and Historic Painted Hide by Chiricahua Apache Naiche (1856-1919)

Rare and Historic Painted Hide by Chiricahua Apache Naiche (1856-1919)

Lot:
207
Sold for:
$24,600$20,000

Rare and Historic Painted Hide by Chiricahua Apache Naiche (1856-1919), c. late 19th/early 20th century, depicting one of the last (and possibly the very last) encounter of the Chiricahua "Hostiles" More ...

Kiowa Man's Painted Hide Shirt

Kiowa Man's Painted Hide Shirt

Lot:
166
Unsold
 

Kiowa Man's Painted Hide Shirt, c. last quarter 19th century, painted yellow and with red ochre bibs and twisted green fringe, (repair at the shoulder), lg. 43 in. More ...

Early Presentation-style Pipe Tomahawk

Early Presentation-style Pipe Tomahawk

Lot:
189
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Early Presentation-style Pipe Tomahawk, with hand-forged head and ash handle with extensive silver inlays, including the mouthpiece, with dark patina from use, (some wood deterioration), lg. 17 3/4 More ...

Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket

Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket

Lot:
289
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket, c. 1870s, tightly woven with stepped diamond and cross devices and with cochineal red and indigo blue dyes, (a few small repairs, minor wool loss), 66 x 58 in. More ...

Central Plains Tacked Wood Quirt with Original Wrist Strap

Central Plains Tacked Wood Quirt with Original Wrist Strap

Lot:
196
Sold for:
$25,830$21,000

Central Plains Tacked Wood Quirt with Original Wrist Strap, c. 1860, the scalloped-edge quirt decorated on both sides with brass tacks, the buffalo hide strap with red trade cloth and black and More ...

Austral Islands Carved Ceremonial Ladle

Austral Islands Carved Ceremonial Ladle

Lot:
58
Sold for:
$31,980$26,000

Austral Islands Carved Ceremonial Ladle, c. early 19th century, the form completely covered with incised geometric designs, the handle with ten stylized heads around the perimeter, with three birds More ...

Rare Tongan Carved Wood Spear-Club

Rare Tongan Carved Wood Spear-Club

Lot:
60
Sold for:
$47,970$39,000

Rare Tongan Carved Wood Spear-Club, c. second half 18th century, carved from dense ironwood and intricately carved overall with geometric designs and with over twenty-five glyphs representing birds, More ...

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Triangular Flap Belt Pouch

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Triangular Flap Belt Pouch

Lot:
121
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Triangular Flap Belt Pouch, c. 1860, the buffalo hide pouch beaded on the flap and pouch ends with geometric designs done in small green, black, and white, and white center-red More ...

Presentation Dag Knife

Presentation Dag Knife

Lot:
185
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

Presentation Dag Knife, c. mid-19th century, the walrus ivory handle with silver rings and etched acorns, rich patina, lg. 11 1/4 in. Provenance: Arnold Marcus Chernoff. More ...

Cheyenne Rifle Scabbard Attributed to Cheyenne Chief "Roman Nose,"

Cheyenne Rifle Scabbard Attributed to Cheyenne Chief "Roman Nose,"

Lot:
200
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Cheyenne Rifle Scabbard Attributed to Cheyenne Chief "Roman Nose," c. early 1860s, with remnant fringe and red trade cloth along the side and on both ends, the ends beaded with multicolored More ...

Crow/Nez Perce Beaded Buffalo Hide Rifle Scabbard

Crow/Nez Perce Beaded Buffalo Hide Rifle Scabbard

Lot:
199
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Crow/Nez Perce Beaded Buffalo Hide Rifle Scabbard, c. 1870s, fringed at the mouth and with long fringe at both the mouth and from the barrel, with red cloth detail (insets at one side only at the More ...

Crow Painted Buffalo Hide Parfleche

Crow Painted Buffalo Hide Parfleche

Lot:
126
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Crow Painted Buffalo Hide Parfleche, c. third quarter 19th century, painted on the front and flap with classic Crow designs, with short fringe from the flap and long fringe off both sides, dark More ...

Crow Beaded Hide Possible Bag

Crow Beaded Hide Possible Bag

Lot:
140
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Crow Beaded Hide Possible Bag, c. 1880, with fringed beaded tabs at the bottom corners, hide strap, and beaded on the front and flap with classic Crow designs done in multicolored seed beads, with More ...

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Girl's Dress

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Girl's Dress

Lot:
163
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Girl's Dress, c. 1900, of classic form with fringed edges, yellow stained yoke, red/brown painted detail, the beaded strips and detail done using multicolored glass and metallic More ...

Blackfeet Beaded Buffalo Dag Sheath

Blackfeet Beaded Buffalo Dag Sheath

Lot:
186
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Blackfeet Beaded Buffalo Dag Sheath, c. 1870s, beaded on the front with geometric designs, lg. 16 3/4 in. More ...

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Tooth Amulet

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Tooth Amulet

Lot:
246
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Northwest Coast Carved Whale Tooth Amulet, c. 19th century, the female figure wearing a traditional hat and giving birth, two stylized whales at the lower sides and back, incised detail, ht. 4 1/2 More ...

Tongan Islands Carved Wood Club

Tongan Islands Carved Wood Club

Lot:
59
Sold for:
$31,980$26,000

Tongan Islands Carved Wood Club, c. early 19th century, paddle-form, completely covered in incised geometric designs, with several animal, human, and fish glyphs on both sides of the blade, the top More ...

Pair of Cheyenne Matched Beaded Hide Possible Bags

Pair of Cheyenne Matched Beaded Hide Possible Bags

Lot:
142
Unsold
 

Pair of Cheyenne Matched Beaded Hide Possible Bags, c. last quarter 19th century, beaded on the front, flaps, and side with geometric designs, tin cone and horse hair danglers, 20 x 13 in. More ...

Yankton/Hunkpapa Beaded Buffalo Hide Double Saddlebags

Yankton/Hunkpapa Beaded Buffalo Hide Double Saddlebags

Lot:
143
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Yankton/Hunkpapa Beaded Buffalo Hide Double Saddlebags, c. 1870, with multicolored geometric designs on a light blue background, trimmed with red trade cloth and brass shoe buttons, traces of yellow More ...

Lakota Quilled Buffalo Hide Woman's Robe

Lakota Quilled Buffalo Hide Woman's Robe

Lot:
206
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Lakota Quilled Buffalo Hide Woman's Robe, c. 1870s, lined with trade cloth and decorated in a classic striped design with vertical red yarn stripes, quilled fringe with dewclaw rattles at the More ...

Northeast Quilled Hide Knife Sheath

Northeast Quilled Hide Knife Sheath

Lot:
220
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Northeast Quilled Hide Knife Sheath, c. early 19th century, decorated on the front with multicolored geometric designs using multiple quilling techniques, remnant tin cone and animal hair danglers, More ...

Mohawk Carved and Painted Wood Cradle Board

Mohawk Carved and Painted Wood Cradle Board

Lot:
221
Unsold
 

Mohawk Carved and Painted Wood Cradle Board, c. third quarter 19th century, with relief-carved foliate designs and birds on the back, lg. 32 in. More ...

Curtis Orotone Canyon Del Muerto

Curtis Orotone Canyon Del Muerto

Lot:
271
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Curtis Orotone Canyon Del Muerto, in the original frame with part of the original paper label on the back, image 8 x 10 in. More ...

Curtis Orotone Oasis in the Badlands

Curtis Orotone Oasis in the Badlands

Lot:
272
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Curtis Orotone Oasis in the Badlands, in original frame and backing, original paper label, 8 x 10 in. More ...

Rare Early Cheyenne Beaded Hide Pipe Bag

Rare Early Cheyenne Beaded Hide Pipe Bag

Lot:
138
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Rare Early Cheyenne Beaded Hide Pipe Bag, c. mid-19th century, beaded on both sides using extremely small seed beads in a striped design, two long tabs from the top with pony beaded edging, with More ...

Crow Beaded Buffalo Hide Possible Bag

Crow Beaded Buffalo Hide Possible Bag

Lot:
139
Unsold
 

Crow Beaded Buffalo Hide Possible Bag, c. last quarter 19th century, beaded on the front with multicolored geometric designs, (one of the bottom tabs is a restoration), 12 x 6 1/2 in. More ...

Plains Hide Shield

Plains Hide Shield

Lot:
198
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Plains Hide Shield, c. last quarter 19th century, the inner form consisting of three thin rawhide discs tied together, the soft hide cover painted with a stylized bird in blue and yellow pigment More ...

Four Framed Plains Ledger Drawings

Four Framed Plains Ledger Drawings

Lot:
203
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Four Framed Plains Ledger Drawings, c. 1879-85, attributed to Northern Cheyenne Black Horse, depicting Black Horse's exploits beginning around 1865, 9 3/4 x 7 5/8 in. Provenance: Rainbow Man More ...

Alaskan Aleutian Island Basketry Wallet

Alaskan Aleutian Island Basketry Wallet

Lot:
229
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Alaskan Aleutian Island Basketry Wallet, c. last quarter 19th century, made from natural grasses, natural and red-dyed sea mammal gut, blue-dyed wool or mammal hair, and native tanned rawhide, wd. More ...

Navajo Germantown Weaving

Navajo Germantown Weaving

Lot:
286
Unsold
 

Navajo Germantown Weaving, tightly woven with an intricate serrate diamond and triangular design on a red background, 93 1/2 x 60 1/2 in. More ...