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Auction 3243B

May 18, 2019 10:00AM

05-18-2019 05-18-2019

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Four Plains and Plateau Beaded Bags

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Three Great Lakes Loom-beaded Items

Lot:
175
Sold for:
$277$225

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...