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May 18, 2019 10:00AMCalender

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  • Four Plains and Plateau Beaded Bags

    Lot: 151
    Sold for: $584$475

    Four Plains and Plateau Beaded Bags, c. 1900, the Plateau bag on commercial leather with beaded flap and large beaded handle, the three beaded hide Plains bags decorated on both sides, 8 x 8 1/2, 6 more ...

  • Plateau Contour-beaded Cloth Flat Bag

    Lot: 152
    Sold for: $984$800

    Plateau Contour-beaded Cloth Flat Bag, late 19th century, decorated on one side with contour-beaded floral designs on a green background, with hide strap, 13 x 10 3/4 in. more ...

  • Plateau Contour-beaded Cloth Flat Bag

    Lot: 153
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Plateau Contour-beaded Cloth Flat Bag, late 19th century, decorated on one side with contour-beaded floral designs on a blue background, with hide strap, 11 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. more ...

  • Large Plateau Beaded Cloth and Hide Bag

    Lot: 154
    Sold for: $677$550

    Large Plateau Beaded Cloth and Hide Bag, late 19th century, beaded on one side with floral designs, with long fringe and carrying strap, 13 1/4 x 9 1/2 in., without fringe. more ...

  • Two Plateau Beaded Cloth Bags

    Lot: 155
    Sold for: $1,169$950

    Two Plateau Beaded Cloth Bags, early 20th century, each bag beaded on one side with geometric designs, one on a blue background, the other white, each with hide straps, 13 x 10 3/4 and 10 1/4 x 10 more ...

  • Two Plateau Beaded Floral Cloth Bags

    Lot: 156
    Sold for: $492$400

    Two Plateau Beaded Floral Cloth Bags, early 20th century, each beaded on one side with floral designs with cotton linings, one with red trade cloth edging, (some loss to the red cloth edges), 10 x 8 more ...

  • Plateau Corn Husk Bag

    Lot: 157
    Sold for: $185$150

    Plateau Corn Husk Bag, Nez Perce, c. 1890, with geometric designs done with natural fiber and colored yarns, with attached hide straps, (minor fabric loss), 8 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. more ...

  • Plains Beaded Hide Pad Saddle

    Lot: 158
    Sold for: $2,337$1,900

    Plains Beaded Hide Pad Saddle, Cree, c. 1890, the hourglass-shaped padded seat with multicolored floral triangles at the corners, trimmed with four rectangular floral beaded tabs with strands of more ...

  • Plains Rawhide Covered Saddle and Western Pack Saddle

    Lot: 159
    Sold for: $431$350

    Plains Rawhide Covered Saddle and Western Pack Saddle, late 19th century, rawhide saddle with tacked horn and stirrups; the wooden pack saddle with leather straps, lg. 17 1/2 and 19 in. more ...

  • Four Metal-tip Plains Arrows and a Japanese Arrow

    Lot: 160
    Sold for: $677$550

    Four Metal-tip Plains Arrows and a Japanese Arrow, 19th century, the Plains arrows with metal tips and sinew, the Japanese arrow with a wide steel point, lg. 26 1/2 in., mounted. more ...

  • Great Lakes Hardwood Bow

    Lot: 161
    Sold for: $554$450

    Great Lakes Hardwood Bow, 19th century, with complex faceted edges on each side, dark smooth patina, lg. 50 in. more ...

  • Plains Hardwood Bow

    Lot: 162
    Sold for: $584$475

    Plains Hardwood Bow, 19th century, probably made from Osage Orange wood, traces of pigment and line-cut decoration on the inside of the bow, with original bow string, lg. 42 1/2 in. more ...

  • Plains Horsehide Bow Case and Quiver

    Lot: 163
    Sold for: $2,337$1,900

    Plains Horsehide Bow Case and Quiver, c. 1860s, the bow with sinew and ten arrows, six with metal points, (minor damage to the quiver), lg. of bow 45 1/2, lg. of bow case 36 1/4, lg. of quiver 26 more ...

  • Three Hand Drums

    Lot: 164
    Sold for: $369$300

    Three Hand Drums, late 19th century, two Plains Indian, one with painted star and moon on one side and bow and arrows on other, the second stretched hide on round wood frame, with drum beater, (some more ...

  • Plains Elk Antler Quirt

    Lot: 165
    Sold for: $1,722$1,400

    Plains Elk Antler Quirt, c. 1860s, engraved with cross hatched designs, butt end pierced for wrist strap, one end of the hide lash attached with a metal pin, the rest missing, smooth honey colored more ...

  • Plains Tacked Wood Cane with Elk Antler Tip

    Lot: 166
    Sold for: $246$200

    Plains Tacked Wood Cane with Elk Antler Tip, c. 1900, hardwood cane with metal tip, elk antler handle, and tack decoration, pieced at the top with a hide drop of beads, quill wrapping and tin cones more ...

  • Plains Pipe Tomahawk

    Lot: 167
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Plains Pipe Tomahawk, third quarter 19th century, with forged head, the ash handle with four bands of brass tacks, the haft pierced for the leather, bead, and shell attachment, dark patina, more ...

  • Plains Pewter Head Pipe Tomahawk

    Lot: 168
    Sold for: $9,225$7,500

    Plains Pewter Head Pipe Tomahawk, c. 1880s, the tack-decorated shaft with beaded hide wrapped handle, terminating in a large pewter axe head, with tall bowl and cut-out triangle, with an elaborately more ...

  • James Buchanan Peace Medal

    Lot: 169
    Sold for: $154$125

    James Buchanan Peace Medal, a bronze medal dated 1857, from the presidency of James Buchanan, with his bust on one side and an American settler speaking to a Native American Indian on the other, more ...

  • Ojibwe Beaded Wood Cradle

    Lot: 170
    Sold for: $1,722$1,400

    Ojibwe Beaded Wood Cradle, c. 1910, attached to painted wood cradle board, with cloth-backed bead decoration in a floral design, the center stitched together with hide, the cover wrapped on a wood more ...

  • Great Lakes Moose Foot Wall Pocket

    Lot: 171
    Unsold  

    Great Lakes Moose Foot Wall Pocket, mid-19th century, Huron, decorated with two panels of floral quillwork patterns, backed with fabric, lg. 13 1/4 in. more ...

  • Great Lakes Loom-beaded Bandolier Bag

    Lot: 172
    Sold for: $3,690$3,000

    Great Lakes Loom-beaded Bandolier Bag, c. 1870s, backed in commercial cloth, the straps and bag front beaded with multicolored geometric devices on a white background, the tops of the two straps more ...

  • Great Lakes Beaded Strip and Sash

    Lot: 173
    Sold for: $246$200

    Great Lakes Beaded Strip and Sash, c. 1900-20, the strip bead-decorated in floral designs on fabric, the larger sash also bead-decorated with floral designs on a white ground with wool ends, lg. 34, more ...

  • Chippewa Beaded Cloth Bandolier Bag

    Lot: 174
    Sold for: $861$700

    Chippewa Beaded Cloth Bandolier Bag, c. 1890s, beaded with multicolored floral designs on the front of the bag and wide strap, beaded fringe, red cloth edging with wool tassels from the bottom, lg. more ...

  • Three Great Lakes Loom-beaded Items

    Lot: 175
    Unsold  

    Three Great Lakes Loom-beaded Items, c. 1890, a single garter with multicolored geometric patterning and long red wool beaded ties, a sash with abstract floral patterns and six beaded tabs, and a more ...

  • Delaware Wedding Outfit Coat and Hat

    Lot: 176
    Sold for: $2,460$2,000

    Delaware Wedding Outfit Coat and Hat, fourth quarter 19th century, colorful and ornately decorated long coat and hat, with feathers and tassels, lg. of coat 33 in. more ...

  • Head of a Metal Axe

    Lot: 177
    Sold for: $154$125

    Head of a Metal Axe, Zulu, South Africa, 19th century, metal blade and wood head, cut from a longer handle, probably once used as a weapon, ht. 9 3/4 in. more ...

  • African Wood Mask

    Lot: 178
    Sold for: $123$100

    African Wood Mask, Ivory Coast, wood and pigments, hollowed out, with cut-out eyes and holes around the rim for attachments, ht. 13, wd. 7 in. more ...

  • Carved Wood African Head

    Lot: 179
    Sold for: $246$200

    Carved Wood African Head, Fang, Ivory Coast, head with heart-shaped face, protruding mouth and defined ears, dark black patina, with custom stand, ht. 12 1/2 in. more ...

  • Papua New Guinea Carving Mallet

    Lot: 180
    Sold for: $123$100

    Papua New Guinea Carving Mallet, early 20th century, Middle Sepik River region, hardwood, the butt end carved the head of a bird, with a glossy dark patina, lg. 10 1/2 in. more ...