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Auction 3005B

May 5, 2017 10:00AM

05-05-2017 05-05-2017

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Solomon Islands Paddle Club

Solomon Islands Paddle Club

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Solomon Islands Paddle Club, with midrib on blade and conical butt, lg. 44 3/4 in. Provenance: William Oldman collection with original round metal-rimmed tag "Oldman/Solomon, Florida"; Leo and More ...

Samoa Billet Club

Samoa Billet Club

Lot:
62
Sold for:
$308$250

Samoa Billet Club, c. 19th century, decorated with bands of incised triangles, traces of lime remaining, lg. 37 3/4 in. Provenance: Kimpel collection; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Fiji Islands Carved Wood Club

Fiji Islands Carved Wood Club

Lot:
63
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Fiji Islands Carved Wood Club, "totokia," the ironwood form with chip-carved grip, (some wood loss), lg. 33 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Fighting Staff

Maori Carved Wood Fighting Staff

Lot:
64
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Maori Carved Wood Fighting Staff, c. 19th century, "taiaha," the stylized face with red wax eyes on one side and one remaining abalone eye on the reverse, dark patina, lg. 50 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

Austral Islands Ceremonial Paddle

Austral Islands Ceremonial Paddle

Lot:
65
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Austral Islands Ceremonial Paddle, c. first half 19th century, allover geometric carving, with six stylized dancers at the butt, dark patina, lg. 52 in. Provenance: Dr. Terry Barrow; Leo and More ...

Three Maori Jade Ear Ornaments

Three Maori Jade Ear Ornaments

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Three Maori Jade Ear Ornaments, Ngatiana tribe, Taranaki area, North Island, New Zealand, lg. to 4 in. Provenance: Terry Emerson; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Maori Jade Ornament

Maori Jade Ornament

Lot:
67
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

Maori Jade Ornament, "hei tiki," c. 19th century, with original cord and bone toggle, ht. 3 3/4 in. Provenance: Edmund Muller Beromunster, House Zum Dolder Beromunster, Switzerland; Leo and More ...

Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box

Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box, "Waku Huia," c. first half 19th century, with projecting tiki heads on each end of the narrow elongated box, the top and bottom covered with scrolling design, dark More ...

Maori Figural Carved Wood Hand Club

Maori Figural Carved Wood Hand Club

Lot:
69
Unsold
 

Maori Figural Carved Wood Hand Club, "Wahaika," c. late 18th century, with recumbent tiki on the inside and grotesque mask at the butt, square pierced handle, dark patina, includes metal stand, lg. More ...

Lakota Fully Beaded Infant's Moccasins

Lakota Fully Beaded Infant's Moccasins

Lot:
70
Unsold
 

Lakota Fully Beaded Infant's Moccasins, c. last quarter 19th century, with remnant cloth at the cuffs, lg. 4 1/4 in. More ...

Apache Child's Beaded Hide High-Top Moccasins

Apache Child's Beaded Hide High-Top Moccasins

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$400$325

Apache Child's Beaded Hide High-Top Moccasins, c. 1880, the thick rawhide soles with upturned tows, beaded with symbolic designs in blue, green, and white, (minor bead loss), lg. of soles 5 in. More ...

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins

Lot:
72
Unsold
 

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins, c. 1870s, partially beaded with blue and white designs using small regular and cut beads, (old repairs), lg. 5 in. More ...

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins

Lot:
73
Sold for:
$461$375

Cheyenne Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins, c. last quarter 19th century, with an abstract thunderbird design, lg. 5 in. More ...

Two Pairs of Plains Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins

Two Pairs of Plains Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins

Lot:
74
Unsold
 

Two Pairs of Plains Beaded Hide Infant's Moccasins, c. last quarter 19th century, one pair with commercial leather soles, lg. to 5 in. More ...

Lakota Beaded Buffalo Hide Moccasins

Lakota Beaded Buffalo Hide Moccasins

Lot:
75
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Lakota Beaded Buffalo Hide Moccasins, c. 1870s, with multicolored geometric designs, lg. 10 in. More ...

Blackfeet Beaded Hide Moccasins

Blackfeet Beaded Hide Moccasins

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Blackfeet Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1890, thick buffalo hide beaded with a linear bar design on the vamps, lg. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Blackfeet Beaded Buffalo Hide Moccasins

Blackfeet Beaded Buffalo Hide Moccasins

Lot:
77
Sold for:
$984$800

Blackfeet Beaded Buffalo Hide Moccasins, c. 1870s, the soft-sole forms with multicolored floral designs, traces of cloth at the ankle, (minor bead loss), lg. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Plains Cree Beaded Hide Moccasins

Plains Cree Beaded Hide Moccasins

Lot:
78
Sold for:
$984$800

Plains Cree Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1880, soft-sole forms beaded with geometric and horse track designs, green cloth inset at ankle, traces of red ochre, lg. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Sioux Beaded and Quilled Hide Moccasins

Sioux Beaded and Quilled Hide Moccasins

Lot:
79
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Sioux Beaded and Quilled Hide Moccasins, c. 1870s, the bifurcated tongues with tin cone and horsehair danglers, (minor quill loss), lg. 10 1/2 in. Provenance:The Dr. Colin F. Taylor collection. More ...

Crow Beaded Hide Moccasins

Crow Beaded Hide Moccasins

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Crow Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. last quarter 19th century, the soft-sole forms beaded on the vamps and along the sides, (minor bead loss), lg. 9 1/2 in. More ...

Pair of Southern Plains Beaded Buffalo Hide Moccasins

Pair of Southern Plains Beaded Buffalo Hide Moccasins

Lot:
81
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Pair of Southern Plains Beaded Buffalo Hide Moccasins, c. 1870s, beaded in red, white, and blue with buckskin heel fringe, lg. of foot 10 1/2 in. More ...

Sarcee Beaded Hide Moccasins

Sarcee Beaded Hide Moccasins

Lot:
82
Sold for:
$984$800

Sarcee Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1890, partially beaded on buffalo hide with multicolor floral designs, the ankle flaps with red cloth trim, (some stitch separation), lg. 10 in. Provenance: The More ...

Northern Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins

Northern Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins

Lot:
83
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Northern Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1880, the hard-sole forms with multicolor geometric designs, (some bead loss), lg. 10 in. Provenance: The Dr. Colin F. Taylor collection, acquired from More ...

Scarce Pair of Paiute/Shoshone Beaded Hide Moccasins

Scarce Pair of Paiute/Shoshone Beaded Hide Moccasins

Lot:
84
Sold for:
$984$800

Scarce Pair of Paiute/Shoshone Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1870s, with thick rawhide soles, a row of lazy stitch bead work around the foot, the vamps beaded with multicolored designs using an unusual More ...

Pair of Crow or Blackfeet Side Seam Moccasins

Pair of Crow or Blackfeet Side Seam Moccasins

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Pair of Crow or Blackfeet Side Seam Moccasins, c. 1860s, made of thick buffalo hide and beaded with a multicolored stripe design on the vamps, (minor bead loss), lg. 10 in. More ...

Comanche High-top Woman's Moccasins

Comanche High-top Woman's Moccasins

Lot:
86
Unsold
 

Comanche High-top Woman's Moccasins, c. 1890, with yellow and red pigments, beaded detail, and a row of metal studs up the side, ht. 17 in. Provenance: The studio collection of Taos artist Bert More ...

Ute Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins

Ute Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins

Lot:
87
Unsold
 

Ute Beaded Cloth and Hide Moccasins, c. 1860, with thick buffalo hide soles and beaded with multicolored geometric designs, includes a custom stand, lg. 10 in. More ...

Crow or Plateau Commercial Leather Panel Belt

Crow or Plateau Commercial Leather Panel Belt

Lot:
88
Unsold
 

Crow or Plateau Commercial Leather Panel Belt, c. 1870s, the beaded panels alternating with square shanked tacked panels, lg. 44, wd. 2 3/4 in. More ...

Nez Perce Beaded Hide Woman's Dress

Nez Perce Beaded Hide Woman's Dress

Lot:
89
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Nez Perce Beaded Hide Woman's Dress, c. first quarter 20th century, with beaded yoke and fringed with bugle beads and cowrie shells, traces of yellow pigment at the yoke, lg. 49 in. More ...

Plains/Plateau Beaded Hide Gauntlets

Plains/Plateau Beaded Hide Gauntlets

Lot:
90
Sold for:
$738$600

Plains/Plateau Beaded Hide Gauntlets, c. 1900, with multicolored floral designs, lg. 14 1/2 in. More ...