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American Indian and Western Art September 20, 2013


American Indian and Western Art

Cowan’s 6270 Este Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45232 513.871.1670 Fax 513.871.8670 cowans.com

Auction: September 20, 2013 10 a.m.

Exhibition: September 19, 2013 Noon - 5 p.m. September 20, 2013 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

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Front Cover: Lot 311 Inside Front and Back Covers: Lots 95 and 269


Specialists For This Auction

Danica M. Farnand indianart@cowans.com

Susan Labry Meyn

Graydon Sikes art@cowans.com

Tyrone Campbell

Cowan’s is pleased to offer property from the following: Mr. John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980), Utah (Deaccessioned from the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University)  Mr. Marvin L. Lince, Oregon Mr. Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Findlay, Ohio Dr. Kent Vickery (1942 - 2011) and Karen Vickery, Colorado Other Private Collections

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In our fields, corn flowers are there. Above the plants, Hummingbird Boys are hovering. In our fields, corn flower are there. Above the plants Hummingbird Girls are making their sounds. Here, butterflies, there are blue butterflies above the flowers, yellow butterflies above the flowers. Beautifully, they are coming. The Rain God Youths are singing. The Rain God maidens are making their sounds. The blue butterflies, the yellow butterflies are above the flowers. Blue butterflies and yellow butterflies, beautifully, they appear above the flowers. -Taken from The Form and Function of the Basket Dance of San Juan Pueblo Linda J. Goodman

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1 Dick Price (Kwakwaka’wakw, 1880-1936) Attributed Polychrome Totem four figure totem of thunderbird, whale, bear, and man painted in colors of black, green, red, cream, yellow, and brown; mounted on square base height 33 in. x width 13.25 in. second quarter 20th century $5,000 - $7,000 2 Charlie James (Kwakwaka’wakw, 1867-1938) Polychrome Totem numbered 5 on back of thunderbird’s head, height 14.5 in. x width 13 in. second quarter 20th century $3,500 - $4,500

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3 Charlie James (Kwakwaka’wakw, 1867-1938) Polychrome Totem underside of base with dedication and dated June 2, 1926 height 15.75 in. 1926 $3,000 - $4,000

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4 Tlingit Carved Wooden Transformation Figure poised with an animalistic stance and painted in brown height 14.25 in. x width 5 in. late 19th century $3,000 - $4,000 5 Tsimshian Carved and Painted Rattle composed of two hand-carved alder halves attached using thick sinew; Sisiutl is depicted on both sides in black and red length 12 in. x diameter 8 in. late 19th century $5,000 - $7,000

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6 Ethel Washington (Inupiat, 1889-1968) Dolls mother with child, height 9.25 in.; AND father in hunting attire, height 10.75 in. second quarter 20th century $3,000 - $5,000 7 Bob Konana (Inuit, b. 1938) Sculpture signed in syllabics and in Roman height 11.25 in. x width 6.75 in. third quarter 20th century $1,000 - $1,500

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8 Eskimo Wooden Puzzle Snuff Box hand-carved oval box with split puzzle top with cartridge casing and screw hinge; carved walrus ivory peg length 4.5 in. x height 1.5 in. early 19th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $400 - $600 9 Sheldon Bogenrife (Inuit, 21st Century) Baleen Basket signed and numbered under lid height 2 in. x diameter 1.75 in. late 20th century From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $500 - $700 10 Eskimo Male Doll detailed with piercings for labrets and navel height 2.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000

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11 Eskimo Carved Walrus Ivory Seal Buttons lot of 6, detailed with baleen and ink lengths 2 in. second quarter 20th century $400 - $500 12 Eskimo Walrus Ivory Chess Pieces 30 piece set carved in cream walrus ivory and fossilized walrus ivory heights 1 in. to 2 in. second quarter 20th century $1,000 - $1,500 11

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13 Ray Williams Nuu-Chah-Nulth Carved and Painted Totem Pole signed twice on wings height 71 in. (5 ft. 11 in.) x width 61 in. (5 ft. 1 in.) third quarter 20th century $3,000 - $5,000

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14 Glen Pollard (Haida, b.1957- ) Carved Argillite Pipe Wolf and Frog signed and titled on underside length 7 in. late 20th century From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $500 - $700 15 Ivan Otterlifter (Cherokee, 1936-1999) Carved Killer Whale articulated carving; signed Cyot on tail length 23 in. third quarter 20th century $1,000 - $1,500

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16 Tony Gulbrandsen Tsimshian Carved Wolf Mask signed on reverse length 6.5 in. x width 6.25 in. late 20th century $600 - $800 17 Heber Reece (Tsimshian, b.1955- ) Carved Eagle Helmet length of mask 14.5 in.; length of skirting 21.5 in. late 20th century $1,000 - $1,500

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18 Tlingit Basket height 8.25 in. x diameter 11 in. early 20th century $1,000 - $2,000 19 Klickitat and Puyallup Imbricated Baskets lot of 2, including a Klickitat berry basket with cotton loops for tumpline, height 9 in. x width 11.5 in.; AND a Puyallup imbricated basket height 6.75 in. x width 10.5 in. early 20th century $500 - $700 20 Northern California Baskets lot of 3, height 4 in. x diameter 5 in.; height 2.75 in. x diameter 4 in. AND height 3.75 in. x diameter 6 in. early 20th century From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $400 - $600 21 Hupa Basketry Hat height 3.5 in. x diameter 6 in. second quarter 20th century $200 - $400

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22 Northern California Baskets lot of 3, height 3.75 in. x diameter 7 in.; height 3.25 in. x diameter 8.75 in.; AND length 13.75 in. x width 7.75 in. second quarter 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $1,000 - $1,500 23 Northern California Mush Bowl height 7 in. x diameter 9.5 in. second quarter 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $400 - $500 24 Yokuts Rattlesnake Basket height 3.75 in. x diameter 6.5 in. early 20th century From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $1,000 - $1,500

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25 Maidu Basket height 5.5 in. mid-20th century From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $400 - $600 SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 CINCINNATI, OHIO

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26 Panamint Basket height 10.25 in. x diameter 21 in. early 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio $3,000 - $5,000 27 California Mission Basket height 2 in. x diameter 13.5 in. first quarter 20th century $700 - $900 14

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28 Pomo Oval Basket length 13.25 in. mid-20th century From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $400 - $600


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29 Pomo Gift Basket height 3 in. x diameter 7.25 in. mid-20th century From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $600 - $800 30 Washo Basket height 5.75 in. x diameter 9.5 in. second quarter 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio $600 - $800 31 Plateau Corn Husk Sally Bag rim detailed with large blue, red white-heart, black, and clear glass beads and dentalium shells height 5.25 in. x diameter 4.25 in. late 19th century $500 - $700 31

32 Nez Perce Corn Husk Bag length 16.5 in. x width 13 in. early 20th century $400 - $600 33 Hupa Sinew-Backed Polychrome Bow hourglass shape with painted sinew-backing and sinew-string; grip wrapped with hide length 36.5 in. 19th century $800 - $1,000

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34 Northern Plains/ Plateau Wire-Wrapped Pipe Tomahawk with Drop possibly Blackfoot, with thick wire-wrapped handle coated with red pigment; sinew-sewn thick hide drop, possibly elk, beaded in colors of pink, dark blue, bottle green, pumpkin, rose, and white; long streaming fringe hangs from end; small eastern-style head firmly affixed to haft. Old collection label with manuscript note: Head dug at Houston County, Minn. Stem same area (1850), Sioux/ Pipe Tomahawk, copper wire wrap. Beaded decoration, length of tomahawk 24.25 in., length of drop 35 in, length of head 6.5 in. 19th century $10,000 - $15,000

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35 Thompson River Beaded Hide War Shirt and Leggings thread and sinew-sewn softly tanned hide; with applied strips beaded in colors of light blue, dark blue, greasy yellow, and red white-heart; fringe along sleeves augmented with ermine and horsehair; hide tabs with cutouts further embellish cuffs and lower hem; neckline detailed with burgundy velveteen, length 29 in. x chest 42 in.; leggings with similar fashioned detailing, length 31 in. late 19th century $6,000 - $8,000

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36 Plateau Boy’s Beaded Hide War Shirt sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of dark, light, and medium blue, bottle green, red white-heart, greasy yellow, and white; triangular beaded panels framed with fringe hang from both sides of collar; long fringe further detail chest and sleeves total length 29 in x chest 30 in. ca 1900 $4,000 - $6,000

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37 Plateau Man’s Beaded Hide War Shirt thread-sewn on softly tanned hide and beaded using colors of rose, dark and light blue, white, and bottle green; ermine tails wrapped in red wool hang from seams; long fringe further embellishes shirt length 24.5 in. x chest 46 in. second quarter - mid-20th century $3,000 - $5,000

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38 Plateau Beaded Canvas Dress Yoke thread-sewn on canvas and fully beaded using tubular glass beads; lower edge decorated with a variety of ornaments including bells, tin cones, and ornamental glass beads length 15 in. x shoulders 17 in. late 19th century $1,000 - $1,500 20

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39 Flathead Beaded Dress Yoke length at middle 8.5 in. x width 14.25 in. late 19th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $1,000 - $1,500


40 Nez Perce Woman’s Beaded Hide Dress thread-sewn on softly tanned hide; yoke beaded in light blue, pink, white, rose, and dark blue; larger glass beads, strung on hide thongs, hang from bust line; remnants of yellow pigment on hide length 46 in. x chest 42 in. late 19th century $6,000 - $7,000

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41 Plateau Woman’s Beaded Hide Dress thread-sewn moose hide fully beaded in an assortment of bright reflective colors; yoke fully beaded in wide bands and finished with looped cane beads; lower portion of skirt embellished with a floral pattern and fringe length 48 in. x chest 42 in. first half 20th century Accompanied by a copy of a photograph of Ruthe Larsen wearing the dress and a note of provenance written by Larsen: Nov 9 - 1992/ Authentic moose hide with old seed beads made around 1890./ Ruthe Larsen was Miss Indian America in 1957 and wore this dress at that time. Ruthe is a full blood Gros Ventre from Ft. Belknap. Ruthe’s mother, Angela Ragged Robe purchased the dress from Mary Jackson, a Crow Indian (married a Blackfoot)./ The design was an inter-change between Nez Perce and Crow, typical for the era./ Cordially, Ruthe Larsen Purchased by Angela Ragged Robe for her daughter Ruthe Larson (Gros Ventre) from Mary Jackson, (Crow) $5,000 - $7,000

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42 Plateau Beaded Hide Moccasins length 11 in. ca 1900 $1,000 - $1,500 43 Blackfoot Beaded Hide Moccasins length 11 in. ca 1900 $600 - $800 44 Plateau Beaded Hide Moccasins length 10.5 in. first quarter 20th century $500 - $700 45 Plateau Painted Parfleche Envelopes museum attributes maker to Plenty Buffalo (Crow); each parfleche painted in green, orange, yellow, red, and blue length 25.5 in. x width 12 in. early 20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $1,000 - $2,000 46 Plateau Painted Parfleche Envelope length 27 in. x width 13 in. late 19th century $800 - $1,200

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47 Ute Beaded Hide Tab Pouch tail of bag finished with brass bell length 13.5 in. late 19th century $1,000 - $1,500 48 Plateau Beaded Hide Saddle Bags total length 122 in. early 20th century $800 - $1,000

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49 Blackfoot Beaded Hide Cradleboard full size cradle, thread-sewn using glass beads of faceted pink, light and medium blue, and rose; hood composed of red wool and green felt ribbon height 38.25 in. x width 15.25 in. early 20th century $5,000 - $7,000

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50 Ute Beaded Hide Cradleboard sinew-sewn on hide; miniature moccasins and gauntlets hang from basketry visor; lizard umbilical charm hangs from side length 33 in. x width 13.75 in. ca 1930s Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $2,000 - $2,500 51 Plateau Beaded Hide Doll Cradle with Doll thread-sewn softly tanned hide beaded using colors of light blue, pink, pea green, red white-heart, bottle green, dark blue, rose, and greasy yellow; child with softly sculpted face with beaded eyes and black horsehair length 14.25 in. late 19th century $3,000 - $4,000

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52 Umatilla/ Modoc Beaded Hide Dolls lot of 2, thread-sewn softly-tanned hide dolls, each with sculpted, embroidered, and beaded facial features and long braided hair; hints of red pigment blush the dolls’ faces and strands of beads, shell, and bells embellish dresses heights 13 in. late 19th century $5,000 - $7,000 53 Northern Plains Beaded Hide Doll hand-stitched muslin body with beaded features and beaded hide garments height 15.5 in. ca 1900 $800 - $1,200

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54 Northern Plains Beaded Hide Doll thread and sinew-sewn with face beaded and painted with yellow pigment and detailed with red pigment height 12.75 in. late 19th century $2,500 - $3,500 55 Crow Pair of Beaded Hide Dolls male and female dolls thread-sewn and lightly detailed with lanes of small glass beads heights 11 in. and 12 in. ca 1900 $2,000 - $3,000 54

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56 Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Cradle sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of red white-heart, dark blue, pea green, greasy yellow, and white; beaded tab on hood ornamented with brass bells and light blue glass tube beads length 24.5 in. x width 9.5 in. fourth quarter 19th century $6,000 - $8,000

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57 Cheyenne Figural Quilled Hide Cradle Cover thread and sinew-sewn with upper portion composed of yellow tinted hide and decorated with quilled images of stars, butterflies, and birds; tab quilled with tipis and cross and edged with green silk; blue wool attaches to upper portion length 31 in. fourth quarter 19th century $3,000 - $5,000 58 Sioux Beaded Hide Model Tipi length 20.25 in. x width 32 in. ca 1900 $1,500 - $2,500 59 Sioux Beaded Hide Turtle Umbilical Fetish length 7 in. ca 1900 $800 - $1,000

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60 Cheyenne Infant and Apache Doll Beaded Hide Moccasins lot of 2, including a pair of Cheyenne Infant moccasins; inked on soles M--(?) Lone Jr.; length 3.75 in.; AND a pair of Apache doll “cactus kickers” length 6.5 in. ca 1900 $500 - $700 61 Northern Plains Child’s Beaded Hide Moccasins length 5 in. late 19th century $400 - $600

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62 Northern Cheyenne Girls Beaded Hide Leggings and Moccasins leggings coated with blue pigment total length 20 in.; length of moccasin 8.5 in. late 19th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $1,500 - $2,000 63 Cheyenne Beaded Hide Moccasins length 10.5 in. ca 1900 $600 - $800


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64 Cheyenne Beaded Hide Moccasins length 10.75 in. ca 1900 $600 - $800

66 Crow Beaded Hide Moccasins length 9.5 in. late 19th century $1,000 - $1,500

65 Cheyenne Beaded Hide Moccasins length 10 in. early 20th century $600 - $800

67 Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Moccasins length 10.25 in. ca 1900 $700 - $900

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68 Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Figural Moccasins checkerboard vamps and dragonflies along sides of moccasins length 10 in. fourth quarter 19th century $1,000 - $1,500 69 Sioux Beaded and Quilled Hide Moccasins length 10.5 in. ca 1900 $1,000 - $1,500

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70 Sioux Beaded and Quilled Hide Moccasins lot of 2, including a child’s pair, length 7.5 in.; AND a adult pair decorated with crosses length 10.5 in. late 19th century $500 - $700 71 Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins length 10 in. late 19th century $800 - $1,200


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72 Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins length 10.5 in. early 20th century $600 - $800

74 Central Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins length 10.25 in. ca 1900 $700 - $900

73 Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins lot of 2, including an adult pair, length 10 in.; AND a heavily worn child’s pair detailed with yellow pigment length 7.25 in. ca 1900 $1,500 - $2,000

75 Southern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins length 9 in. ca 1900 $800 - $1,000

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76 Kiowa Beaded and Polychrome Hide Moccasins sinew-sewn and decorated with small beads of faceted rose, pony trader blue, greasy yellow, and white; long hide trailers with yellow, red, and blue pigment further intensify the design; old inked price on sole of one moccasin, length 10.25 in. ca 1900 $4,000 - $6,000 34

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77 Cree Beaded Hide Vest with Dedication inked on inside left To/ Adelphine Chaloux/ from the one who loves her/ “Jaquima” Don Gregorio-Bonacina, Bronc and Steer Rider, Peace River, British Columbia, Canada; painting of cowboy and steer on reverse by Gregorio-Bonacina, length 21.75 in. x chest 30 in. ca 1900 $1,500 - $2,500


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78 Arapaho Beaded Hide Leggings yellow pigment on hide, length 23.5 in. ca 1900 $1,000 - $1,500 79 Sioux Beaded Hide Leggings length 16.5 in. ca 1900 $600 - $800 80 Cheyenne Beaded Hide Leggings length 31.5 in. late 19th century $1,000 - $1,500

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81 Sioux Beaded Hide Hair Drop total length 33 in. x width 3 in. early 20th century $400 - $600 82 Northern Plains Chokers and Earrings lot of 4, including two chokers composed of white and black tubular glass beads separated by leather spacers, lengths 13.5 in. and 12 in.; AND a pair of earrings also composed of white tubular and faceted cobalt beads length 5.75 in. 19th century $1,000 - $1,500

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83 Plains Beaded Hide Necklace with Dew Claws cotton fabric thong is strung with blue beads and 78 carved dew claws; a carved bone caterpillar detailed in red hangs from necklace length 25 in. fourth quarter 19th century $400 - $600


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84 Sioux Beaded Hide Figural Remnant probably once the body of a tobacco bag. Beaded design shows two warriors, each wearing a trailing war bonnet, astride his horse length 13 in. x width 6 in. fourth quarter 19th century $1,000 - $1,500 85 Northern Plains Beaded Hide Pouches lot of 2, including a pouch with both sides beaded, length 7 in. x width 4.5 in.; AND a smaller pouch, length 5.75 in. x width 4 in. late 19th century $400 - $600 86 Cheyenne Figural Beaded Hide Strike-a-Light Bag house and cross imagery on face of bag; front comprised of commercial leather while back is native tanned, overall length 12 in. ca 1900 $800 - $1,200 87 Southern Plains Beaded Hide Strike-a-Light Bag sinew-sewn hourglass form with tin cone dangles, length 6 in. fourth quarter 19th century $1,000 - $1,500

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88 Sioux Catlinite Pipe Bowl with Quilled Wooden Stem tapered with tightly plaited quillwork in colors of red, purple, and blue, length 23.75 in.; T-shaped catlinite bowl with beveled anterior projection length 7.75 in. late 19th century $2,000 - $3,000 89 Blackfeet Pipe Bowl carved of black stone and detailed with incised line outlining form and finished with a row of dots; round lead inlay further embellishes pipe length 3.5 in. 19th century $800 - $1,200

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90 Sioux Beaded and Quilled Tobacco Bag total length 38 in. late 19th century $800 - $1,000 91

91 Arapaho Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag total length 38 in. late 19th century $2,500 - $3,500 92 Plains Cree Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag bifurcated tab opening detailed with edge beading and with cutouts length 24 in. fourth quarter 19th century $800 - $1,000

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93 Plains/ Western Great Lakes Drum Sticks lot of 2, including a painted drum-rattle with wooden form wrapped in rawhide; both sides decorated, length 18 in.; AND a wooden drum stick with hooked end and notched handle length 14.25 in. late 19th century $400 - $500 94 Sioux Beaded and Quilled Buffalo Hide Society Bag thread and sinew-sewn; brightly dyed quillwork decorates both front and back. Bag further ornamented with red-dyed feathers; central focus is a quilled buffalo head total length 16.75 in. x width 6.75 in. late 19th century $2,500 - $3,500

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95 Walter Bone Shirt Attributed, Sioux Pictographic Calf Hide calf hide painted with a variety of scenes; central image is of a warrior on a wounded horse and an outline of a hand; smaller designs include thunderbird, horse tracks, buffalo tracks, man with rifle, pipe bowl, and arrows length 21 in.; mounted on cotton, 27 in. x 22 in. late 19th century For comparable work of Walter Bone Shirt’s mounted warrior on a wounded horse, see Art of the American Indian Frontier The Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Detroit Institute of Arts (1992:292). $2,000 - $3,000

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96 Sioux Beaded and Quilled Matched Buffalo Hide Possible Bags lot of 2, thread and sinew-sewn on softly-tanned thick buffalo hide and beaded using colors of red whiteheart, medium blue, dark blue, bottle green, greasy yellow, and white; red, white, and green quillwork decorates front of bags; tin cones filled with blond and yellow-dyed horsehair detail corners of bags; Fenn Collection tag on one bag height 14 in. x width 23 in. late 19th century From the Collection of Forrest Fenn, New Mexico $8,000 - $10,000 97 Cheyenne Beaded Buffalo Hide Possible Bag sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of dark blue, red white-heart, light blue, greasy yellow, pea green, and white; tin cones filled with red horsehair decorate sides; 6-17-57/ R. Velich written on reverse of bag, height 12 in. x length 21 in. fourth quarter 19th century Ex Ralph W. Velich, Collection, Omaha, Nebraska $3,000 - $4,000

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98 Sioux Beaded Hide Saddle Bags thread and sinew-sewn and beaded using white, red white-heart, pea green, and cobalt; bags backed with canvas and finished with fringe total length 66 in. x width 15 in. late 19th century $3,000 - $4,000 99 Sioux Beaded Hide Saddle Blanket length 61 in. x width 34.5 in. early 20th century $2,500 - $3,500

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100 Cheyenne Beaded Hide Sheath unusually large size, sinew-sewn and beaded in colors of medium blue, greasy yellow, dark blue, red white-heart, white, black, and pink; sheath edged with tin cones filled with dyed horsehair; sheath finishes with long gray tail total length 36 in., length of sheath 23 in. fourth quarter 19th century $3,000 - $5,000 SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 CINCINNATI, OHIO

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101 Plains Wooden Lance shaft with rawhide wrapping around top; rawhide with remnants of red pigment; two dark blue, white, and red white-heart beaded hide roundels hang from rawhide; long metal sword blade inserted into shaft, total length 86.25 in.; length of blade 14 in. 19th century $1,000 - $2,000 102 Plains Hide Shield Cover softly tanned hide with drawstring closure around wooden hoop; parfleche pouch attached to front with hide thong, diameter 22.5 in. third quarter 19th century Ex Drew Bax Collection, Denver, Colorado $3,000 - $4,000

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103 Sioux Hide Bowcase and Quiver with Bow and Arrows bowcase length 34 in.; sinew-backed recurved bow length 43 in.; AND 16 metal-tipped polychromed wooden arrows, average length 24 in. fourth quarter 19th century $2,500 - $3,500

104 Sioux Beaded Hide Bow Case and Quiver thread and sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of pink, bottle green, white, rose, greasy yellow, amber, and light blue to create a checkerboard design along ends of cases and strap; also included are three metal-tipped arrows and bow coated in orange pigment length of case 35 in., length of arrows 24 in.; length of bow 38 in. bowcase and quiver late 19th century $7,000 - $9,000 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

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108 Kiowa Polychrome Wood and Hide Quirt/ Club tapering wooden handle with chip-carved designs, decorations colored with red and blue pigment; sinew-sewn hide flop head also coated with a red pigment is affixed to quirt end; hide wrist strap; old collection tag with number and attribution, length 27.5 in. fourth quarter 19th century $3,000 - $5,000

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Marvin L. Lince Collection 109 Rare Blackfoot Sinew-Backed Elk Horn Bow elegantly curved form composed of a single elk antler. Bow edges decorated with barely-visible notched lines; bow backed with red-dyed sinew and stabilized at ends with sinew-wrapping. Bow has Heye accession number 20/6557 length 30.5 in. early 19th century There are only a few known examples of Plateau elk antler or bighorn sheep horn bows; of those found, one is curated at the Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg and dated mid-1800s (Cat. No. H4-5-4); another is located in the British Museum within the Duke Paul Wilhelm Collection. That bow is noted as Hidatsa and made of elk antler with buffalo sinew backing, 1820-1825 (Cat. No. 5204). Lastly an elk antler bow detailed with red wool and quillwork is in the Warnock collection (WC8808037), dated 1825-1850. Objects from the Warnock collection were exhibited in 1995 at the Wheelwright Museum in Santa Fe. As rare as these objects are, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took the time to record similar antler bows in their journals when they encountered the Shoshone on their way West. Although thus oppressed by the Minnetetarees [Hidatsa], the Shoshonees are still a very military people. Their cold and rugged country inures them to fatigue; their long abstinence makes them support the dangers of mountain warfare, and worn down as we saw them, by want of sustenance, have a look of fierce and adventurous courage. The Shoshonee warrior always fights on horseback; he possesses a few bad guns, which are reserved exclusively for war, but his common arms are the bow and arrow, a shield, a lance and a weapon called by the Chippeways, by whom it was formerly used, the poggamoggon. The bow is made of cedar or pine covered on the outer side with sinews or glue. It is about two and a half feet long, and does not differ in shape fro this used by the Sioux, Mandans and Minnetarees. Sometimes, however, the bow is made of a single piece of the horn of an elk, covered on the back like those of wood with sinews and glue, and occasionally ornamented by a strand wrought of porcupine quills and sinews, which is wrapped round the horn near its two ends. The bows made of the horns of the bighorn, are still more prized and are formed by cementing with glue flat pieces of the horn together, covering the back with sinews and glue, and loading the whole with an unusual quantity of ornaments (Lewis and Clark 1902: 122123) 1902 Lewis, Meriwether and William Clark. History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark to the Sources of the Missouri, Across the Rocky Mountains, Down the Columbia River to the Pacific in 1804-6: A Reprint of the Edition of 1814 to Which All the Members of the Expedition Contributed, Vol. II. New Amsterdam Book Company: New York. From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon; Ex Dr. William H. Lewis Collection $15,000 - $25,000

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110 Crow Foot’s (1836-1890) Blackfeet Dag Knife with Beaded Hide Sheath blacksmith made knife with maple handle detailed with two brass tacks on head of knife, length 16.75 in., length of blade 10 in.; sinew-sewn buffalo hide knife sheath lined with rawhide and beaded in colors of light blue, dark blue, red white-heart, pink, greasy yellow, and pea green; lower edge of sheath detailed with white beaded fringe, length 24.5 in. x width 4.5 in. Included is a framed letter written in 1888 on United States Indian Service letterhead at the Blackfeet Indian Agency. Letter states that the knife was owned by Crow Foot; on reverse of the frame: Dr. Martin to John I Chambers/ Jacksonville, Illinois. United States Indian Service/ Blackfeet Agency/ Piegon, Montana/ Oct. 8, 1888 This “Smooka”, was once the property of “Crow Foot”, the Great Chief of the Blackfeet, once the most powerful and warlike of the Indian Tribes. A few years ago, they could muster ten thousand warriors. The greater part of them, live in British America. Crow Foot used the knife as one instrument of warfare, and in a personal combat with two “Cree” a few years ago. He killed them both and took their scalps, which circumstance he noted by driving two brass tacks in the handle of the knife. A few months ago “Crow Foot” visited this Agency, (for our people are under his rule) and brought this knife with him and gave it to one of the Indians, here, and thos[sic] Indian gave it to the Esonuckey. So you may be sure its history is correct. Crow Foot is grow old and I trust that he will soon wrap his blanket around him and lie down to pleasant dreams. So note(?) it be. Mine. Esonuckey Crow Foot (1836-1890) was a renowned warrior who took part in 19 tribal battles, sustaining wounds on six occasions. Attaining chieftainship in 1870, he made peace with his Cree neighbors and welcomed the Northwest Mounted Police to Blackfoot territory. Dr. George S. Martin (1867-1932) was the Blackfeet Agency’s physician for 13 years and wrote several papers discussing the horrific cases and deaths due to tuberculosis on the reservations. He advocated for the prevention and treatment of this deadly disease. According to census records Martin was born in Missouri where he spent most of his adult life, until his death, in Montana. Martin married twice; the second marriage was to a Blackfeet woman, Alice. John I. Chambers (1836- ?) of Jacksonville, Illinois, is listed in the 1880 census as a lumber merchant. The relationship between Martin and Chambers is unclear. From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $40,000 - $60,000

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Marvin L. Lince Collection 111 Plateau Beaded Hide Blanket Strip possibly Nez Perce, sinew-sewn on softly tanned hide using a beautiful pallet of glass beads: light blue, pink, dark blue with some areas outlined in pea green, greasy yellow, and red white-heart length 61 in. x width 4 in. fourth quarter 19th century From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $25,000 - $35,000

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Marvin L. Lince Collection 112 Cheyenne Beaded Buffalo Hide Cradle sinew-sewn on buffalo hide using glass bead colors of dark blue, greasy yellow, pea green, red white-heart, and white; boxes and triangular devices decorate body; a single lane of red white-heart beads details middle of cradle; cradle is mounted on thin wooden slats decorated with brass tacks formed into blocks and Xs; wood further embellished with red pigment and forked tips length 40 in. fourth quarter 19th century From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $20,000 - $30,000

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Marvin L. Lince Collection 113 Cheyenne Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag sinew-sewn on softly-tanned thick hide and decorated using bead colors of light blue, red white-heart, pea green, medium blue, and greasy yellow; quilled slats and thin fringe finish bag total length 43 in.; length of bag 26 in. late 19th century From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $2,500 - $3,500

114 Lakota Sioux Polychrome Courting Flute carved with the head of a crane and detailed with openwork and spiral carved bands; stylized bird saddle covers tone hole and is affixed using cotton cord embellished with brass beads; a hoop woven with hide mesh hangs from the open mouth of the crane by a twisted hide thong; flute body painted in blue, red, green, and purple length 31.75 in. late 19th century Accompanying flute is a handwritten note: Flute / John R. Colhoff Pine Ridge, S.D./ This is a real Sioux Love Flute made by John Colhoff and used by him, he was very gifted player. The flute is made of cedar to give it a good tone./ Very fine and old / 1918. 52

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Census records show that John R. Colhoff was born between 18771880 and noted as living on Pine Ridge Reservation in 1890. Courting flutes with avian characteristics stem from the Siouan legend of a woodpecker teaching a hunter how to make a flute from the branch of a cedar tree. Once the hunter made the flute, he used it to captivate his lover. Flutes carved with long necks and open-beaked birds can be found within the Collections of the American Museum of Natural History (Cat. No. 50.1/ 518); National Museum of the American Indian (Cat. No. 10/9295); and the National Music Museum, University of South Dakota (Cat. No. NMM 4050). From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $6,500 - $8,500


Marvin L. Lince Collection 115 Northern Plains Wooden Quirt highly polished quirt carved with three rings; tightly braided lash affixed to handle with wooden peg; buffalo hide wrist strap sinewsewn and beaded using pony trader blue, red white-heart, and white glass beads; remnants of old label Sioux(?) Rider... Minnesota and collection number adhered to handle total length 41 in.; length of handle 12.25 in. third quarter 19th century From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $10,000 - $15,000

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116 Western Tomahawk with Brass Wire Wrapping haft tightly wrapped with a thick gauge brass wire and pierced with twisted hide strap; triangular cast head detailed with grooves along one side of blade and around opening of barrel-shaped bowl length 16.25 in.; length of head in. x width of blade 3 in. 19th century A similar example is curated at the National Museum of the American Indian, as noted by Hartzler and Knowles in Indian Tomahawks & Frontiersmen Belt Axes (1995: 211), and in the American Museum of Natural History (Cat No. 50.2/4496 AB). From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $15,000 - $20,000

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Marvin L. Lince Collection 117 Western Plains Tomahawk with Antelope Drop forged blade with double cutouts outlined with dots; bowl is formed into an elongated barrel-shape and embellished with three finely hatched rings. The haft is highly polished and filebranded, studded with brass tacks at ends and decorated with two deeply incised X’s on one side and a crosshatch on opposite; a blue and white beaded rawhide drop formed in the shape of antelope horns is attached to haft with a hide thong length 22 in.; length of head 9.5 in. x width of blade 4 in. fourth quarter 19th century From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $35,000 - $45,000

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118 Western Plains Pipe Tomahawk file-branded haft studded with tack decorations and pierced though for suspension; forged iron blade with heart-shaped piercing and surrounded by engraved dots length 22 in.; head length 10 in. x blade width 5 in. 19th century From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $15,000 - $20,000

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119 Prairie Inlaid Wooden Quirt hewn of oak with a warm patina; angular lead inlay decorates both sides of quirt; a tightly braided lash is affixed to quirt using a wooden peg; thick hide wrist strap total length 35 in. 19th century From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $4,500 - $3,500

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120 Eastern Sioux Gunstock Club an iron blade, with star cutout, is inserted into the maple stock. Brass tacks outline the stock on both sides; club grip has a beveled edge decorated with lightly incised zigzags and is wrapped with sinew-sewn skunk skin. One face of the club has a faint pencil notation, Chief of the Sioux length 26 in., length of blade 5 in. 19th century From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $25,000 - $35,000

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121 Eastern Plains Ball Club with rounded, tapering, file-branded handle that gradually flattens to a wide surface that has a cut-out crescent near the ball head. The lower end of the handle has a hole, probably for ornaments. In addition, one side of the handle is decorated with a burned and painted buffalo head; opposite side is decorated with a deeply carved cross. A 2.25 in. iron spike has been inserted into the burl ball length 25.75 in. third quarter 19th century From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $20,000 - $30,000

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122 Great Lakes Pipe Tomahawk with Brass and Silver Inlay forged head with tulip-shaped bowl; delicately engraved inlay of flowers and stars decorates the bowl and blade. Tomahawk has a beautifully striped and richly patinated tiger-maple haft total length 22 in., length of head 8.25 in. x width of blade 4 in. 19th century From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon; Ex Arnold Chernoff (1934-1985) Collection $50,000 - $75,000

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123 Eastern Plains Otter Skin Quilled Bag sinew-sewn with paws and tail decorated with geometric quillwork in colors of red, blue, cream, and orange; tin cones filled with red yarn decorate ends of paws while quilled fringe terminating with brass bells hangs at the end of the tail overall total length 49 in. 19th century The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University has within their collections an otter bag acquired on the Lewis and Clark expedition. In their catalogue description they discuss this style of bag: Although otter pouches such as this are often associated with the Midewiwin or Medicine Society of the Great Lakes region, they were also widely used on the Plains as tobacco and pipe containers (Cat. No. PM#99-12-10/53052). From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $25,000 - $35,000 124 Micmac Steatite Pipe Bowl with Inlay large form with tulip-shaped bowl detailed with lead and catlinite inlay; slightly flared square keel with scalloped details is pierced for suspension length 5 in. x width 2.25 in. early 19th century Similar examples are published in George West’s Tobacco, Pipes, and Smoking Customs of the American Indian (1934: plate 171, fig. 5, 6). From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon $10,000 - $15,000

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Marvin L. Lince Collection 125 Red River Metis Quilled Hide Knife Sheath with Dag Knife sinew-sewn on softly tanned buckskin and expertly quilled using porcupine quills dyed in red, blue, and cream; sheath with birchbark liner; thin hide fringe, hanging from edge of sheath, is banded with wrapped quillwork and finished with loops, length 13.5 in. Unmarked Sheffield-made knife; handle composed of water buffalo horn, bone, and brass rivets length 14 in., length of blade 7.5 in. x width 2.5 in. ca 1830 The knife was made in Sheffield, England; the handle was carved from water buffalo horn, which probably came from India. This type of a “dag”, a “stabber”, or a “beaver tail”, was a presentation gift given to chiefs by British officials who were seeking their favor, much like peace medals and trade guns. The bottom edge of the handle has neatly scalloped edges, and the old Sheffield grind marks extend under the handle, proving that the blade was ground before blade and handle were assembled. It has not been polished or sharpened since.

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The sheath, which was made for this knife by a woman, has flower designs that are delicately outlined with line quilling on the front. It features 30 quilled loops across the front, 22 quilled side hangs, and the original birchbark liner. (Painter 2002: 38) Exhibited: 1990-1992 Plains Indian Museum, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming Published: 2001 Taylor, Colin. Native American Weapons 2002 Painter, John. A Window on the Past: Early Native American Dress from the John Painter Collection From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon; Ex John Painter Collection, Ohio; Ex Kurt Schindler, Germany; Ex Howard Roloff, British Columbia $45,000 - $55,000

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126 F.A. Rinehart (American, 1861-1928) Platinum Photographs lot of 4, including: No. 1151 - Chief Goes To War and Chief Hollow Horn Bear / Sioux; No. 1169 - Chief Hollow Horn Bear / Sioux; and Nos. 762 and 763 half-length portraits of Chief Goes To War (Sioux), each with his 1898 copyright at lower left, 7.25 in. x 9.25 in. $2,500 - $3,500 127 F.A. Rinehart (American, 1861-1928) Platinum Photographs lot of 3, including No. 786 - Touch The Cloud / Cheyennes; No. 867 Swift Dog / Sioux; and No. 1518 - Shot In The Eye / Sioux, each with his 1898 or 1899 copyright at lower left, 7.25 in. x 9.25 in. $2,000 - $2,500 128 F.A. Rinehart (American, 1861-1928) Platinum Photographs lot of 3, including No. 766 - Keeps The Mountain (Sioux); No. 870 With Horns / Sioux; and No. 876 - Sleeping Bear / Sioux, each with his 1898 copyright at lower left, 7.25 in. x 9.25 in. $1,500 - $2,500

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129 F.A. Rinehart (American, 1861-1928) Platinum Photograph of Geronimo Geronimo (Guiyatle) - Apache, identified in the negative at lower center, with Rinehart’s 1898 copyright at lower left and No. 881 at lower right, 7.25 in. x 9.25 in. $1,500 - $2,500 130 F.A. Rinehart (American, 1861-1928) Platinum Photograph No. 550 - Buried Far Away – Cocapah, with his 1899 copyright at lower left, 7.5 x 9.5 in. $1,500 - $2,500 131 F.A. Rinehart (American, 1861-1928) Platinum Photographs lot of 4, including No. 746 - Kill Spotted Horse (Assiniboines); No. 776 - Spies On The Enemy / Crow; No. 789 - Hubble Big Horse / Cheyenne; and No. 1415 - Kiowa, each with his 1898 or 1899 copyright at lower left, 7.25 in. x 9.25 in. $2,000 - $2,500

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132 Charles H. Carpenter Hand-Tinted Photograph The Scout titled lower left and signed lower right in negative, mounted on deckled paper and in original frame, image 9.25 in. x 7.25 in.; frame 14 in. x 12.25 in. ca 1900 $800 - $1,000 133 Edward Curtis (American, 1868-1952) Photogravure The Kiva Stairs - San Ildefonso from The North American Indian; v.17; plate 584; on japon vellum, 1924, folio, plate 11.5 x 15.5 in. $2,000 - $2,500

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134 Edward Curtis (American, 1868-1952) Photogravure The Offering - San Ildefonso from The North American Indian; v.17; plate 586, 1925, folio, plate 11.25 x 15.5 in.; framed 27 x 31 in. $3,000 - $5,000

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135 Edward Curtis (American, 18681952) Photogravure A Zuni Girl from The North American Indian; v.17; plate 613, 1903, folio, plate 11.5 x 15.5 in.; framed 23.25 x 29 in. $3,000 - $5,000 136 Edward Curtis (American, 18681952) Photogravure A Zuni Woman from The North American Indian; v.17; plate 614, 1903, folio, plate 11.5 x 15.5 in.; framed 23.25 x 29 in. $2,500 - $3,500 137 Edward Curtis (American, 18681952) Photogravure A Corner of Zuni from The North American Indian; v.17; plate 615; on japon vellum, 1903, folio, plate 11.5 x 15.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500

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138 Edward Curtis (American, 1868-1952) Photogravure Son of the Desert from The North American Indian; v.01; plate 1904; on Van Gelder, 1904, folio, plate 11.5 x 15.5 in. $5,000 - $7,000

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139 Roland Reed (American, 1864-1934) Silver Gelatin Moose Call copyrighted lower left, with handwritten inscription on verso The Moose Call - Ojibway - A Roland Reed photograph / copyright and owner R. F. Williams, 20 x 16 in. $1,000 - $1,500

141 Roland Reed (American, 1864-1934) Silver Gelatin The Hunters copyrighted lower left, with handwritten inscription on verso The Hunters “Ojibway” - A Roland Reed photograph / copyright and renewal owned by R. F. Williams, 20 x 16 in. $800 - $1,000

140 Roland Reed (American, 1864-1934) Silver Gelatin Papoose--Pack-a-Back copyrighted lower left, with handwritten inscription on verso Papoose - “Pack-a-Back” - Ojibway - A Roland Reed photograph / copyright renewal owned by R. F. Williams, 20 x 16 in. $800 - $1,000

142 Roland Reed (American, 1864-1934) Silver Gelatin Up The Cutbank, Blackfoot copyrighted lower left, with handwritten inscription on verso Papoose - “Up the Cutback” - A Roland Reed picture/ copyright and owner/ R. F. Williams, Cable Wis., 20 x 16 in. $1,000 - $1,500

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143 Roland Reed (American, 1864-1934) Silver Gelatin The Statue of de Chelly copyrighted and signed lower left, with handwritten inscription on verso Papoose - “The Statute[sic] of de Chelley[sic] - Navaho - A Roland Reed photograph / copyright and renewal owned by R. F. Williams, 20 x 16 in. $1,000 - $1,500 144 Roland Reed (American, 1864-1934) Silver Gelatin Pueblo Potter unsigned, 20 x 16 in. $800 - $1,000 145 Roland Reed (American, 1864-1934) Silver Gelatin Home of the Fathers copyrighted and signed lower right, with handwritten inscription on verso Home of the Fathers - Hopi - Taken by Roland Reed / copyright owner/ R. F. Williams, Williams is Roland Reed’s cousin, 20 x 16 in. $800 - $1,000 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

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146 Roland Reed (American, 1864-1934) Glass Slides with Prints lot includes 48 glass slides, 3.25 in. x 4 in., comprising a Keystone View Co. series titled Reed Indian Units, No. I and No. II, numbered 1-49 and missing only slide No. 44. 14 of the views are nicely tinted in multiple colors. Each title is also included as a modern 8 in. x 10 in. print, and No. 7 - The Parting as two 15.125 in. x 19.5 in. prints, one of which is professionally framed to 26 in. x 30.75 in. Lot is accompanied by research regarding Reed and archival sleeves and envelopes for each item, housed in archival boxes. $1,000 - $1,500

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147 Where the Two Came to Their Father: A Navajo Way Pochoir Prints 18 pochoir prints housed within original box. Where the Two Came to Their Father: A Navajo War Ceremonial by Maud Oakes and Joseph Campbell, published by Bollingen Series, Old Dominion Foundation, Richmond, VA each print 18 in. x 23 in. 1943 $200 - $300

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148 Peter Shelton (Hopi, b. 1920) Watercolors pair of watercolors each signed Hoyesva and dated in lower left and lower right of images respectively canvas size 7.5 in. x 7.5 in. 1963 Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $600 - $800


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149 John Nieto (American, b. 1936) Acrylic on Canvas Mexican Gray Wolf titled, signed, and dated on reverse; signed lower right 41.5 in. x 45.5 in. 1991 $4,000 - $6,000 150 John Nieto (American, b. 1936) Acrylic on Canvas Wolf Robe - Cheyenne titled, signed, and dated on reverse; signed upper right 41.5 in. x 31.5 in. 1989 $4,000 - $6,000

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151 Helen Hardin (Santa Clara, 1943-1984) Acrylic on Board The Old Priest signed and dated lower right; signed and titled on reverse sight 7.5 in. x 5.5 in.; framed 15.5 in. x 17.5 in. 1977 $2,000 - $3,000

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152 R.C. Gorman (American, 1932-2005) Gouache Abstract Study signed in graphite lower right 21.5 x 16.25 in. $800 - $1,200 153 Joseph Lonewolf (Santa Clara, b. 1932) Etchings lot of 2, numbered and signed in pencil; with artist blindstamp unframed 25 in. x 19.5 in. third quarter 20th century $200 - $400


154 Estella Loretto (Jemez, 21st Century) Bronze A Dance with Grace signed on base height 22 in. 20th century $1,000 - $2,000 155 Cliff Fragua (Jemez, 21st Century) Stone Sculpture Song of the Wind Spirits signed and dated on reverse height 28 in. 1999 $600 - $800

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156 Cliff Fragua (Jemez, 21st Century) Stone Sculpture Canyon Winds signed and dated on reverse height 17 in. 1999 $600 - $800

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157 Joseph Henry Sharp (American, 1859-1953) Oil on Canvas Pueblo Drummer signed and inscribed Taos, NM l.l. title inscribed on verso housed in original gilt and gesso Southwestern frame 18 in. x 12 in. The Pueblo Drummer offered here was probably executed in the 1920s and was a recurring theme for Sharp at the peak of his artistic career. Loose, colorful brushstrokes, typical of the Taos School modernists, combined with their attention to light are present in the best of Sharp’s Taos works. The sitter, also known as Elk Foot Jerry or “Hunting Son,” often posed for Sharp. It is conceivable that Sharp had a hand in the construction of, or at least the matching of, the frame for this painting. A Private Collection, Cincinnati, Ohio By Descent in the Family $40,000 - $60,000

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158 Joseph Henry Sharp (American, 1859-1953) Oil on Canvas Crow Encampment signed l.r. housed in the original Southwestern frame 22 in. x 26.5 in. The expansive and impressionist encampment scene offered here was probably executed shortly after the first decade of the 20th century. Sharp spent several years on a Crow Agency, Montana from 1905-1909 and, during that period, he painted a large number of encampment scenes. Around 1910, Sharp began to work almost exclusively in Taos, New Mexico where his vibrant scenes were often more formulaic in nature. He used Southwestern Indian models and painted them in the surrounding desert area in their Pueblo homes. Sharp of well known for this portrait of Indians but rarely painted Plains encampment scenes. A Private Collection, Cincinnati, Ohio By Descent in the Family $80,000 - $120,000

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159 Joseph Henry Sharp (American, 1859-1953) Monotype Portrait of an Indian a single impression without duplicates 14 in. x 11 in. $2,000 - $3,000

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160 Gene Kloss (American, 1903-1996) Etching and Drypoint Desert Drama signed, titled and numbered 28/35 in margin plate size 11 in. x 17.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000

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161 Gene Kloss (American, 1903-1996) Etching and Drypoint Gunnison River Cliffs signed, titled and numbered 24/75 in margin plate size 12 in. x 17.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000

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Joseph Scheuerle (1873-1948) Born in Austria, Joseph Scheuerle immigrated to Cincinnati in 1882 where he attended public school and took classes at the Cincinnati Art Academy. After teaching for a brief stint at the Ohio Military Institute, he became a commercial artist at the Strobridge Lithographing Company. In 1900, Scheuerle took a job in Chicago creating poster illustrations for Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show which allowed him to befriend many of the Native American performers. At the same time, Scheuerle made important contacts within the local art community, including Charles Marion Russell (1864-1926), Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953), William Elling Gollings 1878-1932), and Joe DeYong (1894-1975). Between 1909 and 1938, Scheuerle frequently traveled West, often accompanied by his wife Carolyn and daughter Margaret, to draw members of the Sioux, Crow, Blackfoot, and Cheyenne tribes. The portraits offered for sale here date from this period and are fantastic examples of Scheuerle’s ability to highlight the dignity and individuality of his Native American sitters. On the back of each work, Scheuerle has recorded a written description of the sitter including the tribe, reservation, and other personal details about his visit. In some cases, additional drawings are present.

162 Joseph Scheuerle (American, 1873-1948) Watercolor on Paper White Bull, Ogalala Sioux titled upper right, signed and dated 1911, lower right. 12.75 in. x 8.75 in. A full bird’s eye view of Pine Ridge and the surrounding area is executed in graphite and watercolor on verso, along with a description of the sitter. $8,000 - $12,000

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163 Joseph Scheuerle (American, 1873-1948) Watercolor on Paper Nan Poon Ya, Nespelem titled upper right signed, inscribed Colville Res., Wash, and dated 1915 lower left 13 in. x 9 in. Fully inscribed on verso with description of the sitter, dated again and signed on verso. Frame is open on reverse. $8,000 - $12,000

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164 Joseph Scheuerle (American, 1873-1948) Watercolor on Paper Bulltail, Crow titled upper right signed and inscribed Crow Agency, Mont, 1938 lower right 12.5 in. x 8.75 in. A wonderful inscription and sketch on verso describes Bull Tail in depth and his namesake. $8,000 - $12,000

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165 Nick Eggenhofer (American, 1897-1985) Illustration signed lower right 10.75 in. x 9.25 in. (sight) $1,000 - $1,500 166 Arthur Diehl (American, 1870-1929) Oil on Canvas In the Far West signed lower right and with title plaque 15.5 in. x 23.5 in. (sight) $1,000 - $1,500

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167 Ken Ottinger (American, b. 1945) Oil on Canvas Plains Indian signed lower right 19 in. x 14 in. $1,000 - $2,000 168 Helen Alison Frase Penniman (American, b. 1882) Oil on Canvas signed lower left; with a paper label on verso from Peabody Institute and Charcoal Club Exhibition of Works of American Artists, label also contains the artist’s name and address as well as the painting’s title in ink 29.25 in. x 21.25 in. (sight) $800 - $1,200

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169 Rocky Landscape with Lake and Rainbow, Oil on Board dated 1920 lower left; with an illegible signature 19.25 in. x 29.25 in. (sight) $800 - $1,200 170 F.R. Glass (American/Cincinnati, b. 1862) Watercolor and Gouache on Paper Pony Trainer signed lower left 12 in. x 17.75 in. (sight) $1,000 - $1,500 171 Jacob Pfeiffer Oil on Canvas Night Scene signed lower right 20 in. x 24 in. $1,000 - $2,000

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172 Victor Casenelli (American, 1867-1961) Oil on Canvas Indian Encampment signed lower right 19.5 in. x 30.5 in. (sight) $4,000 - $6,000 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

173 Russ Vickers (American, 1923-1997) Oil on Canvas signed lower right 20 in. x 30 in. (sight) $5,000 - $7,000

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174 Karl Bodmer (Swiss, 1809-1893) Aquatint Engraving Dance of the Mandan Indians published by Ackerman & Co. blindstamp l.c. original coloring and gum arabic 9.5 in x 13.5 in. $1,500 - $2,500

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175 Karl Bodmer (Swiss, 1809-1893) Aquatint Engraving An Arikara Warrior published by Ackermann & Co. blindstamp l.c. 10 x 14 in. $2,000 - $3,000 176 Karl Bodmer (Swiss, 1809-1893) Etching and Aquatint Tab XVI. A Skin Lodge of an Assiniboin Chief full margins, and with blindstamp plate size 10 in. x 13.75 in. $800 - $1,200


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177 Karl Bodmer (Swiss, 1809-1893) Etching and Aquatint Tab XVII. Beaver Hut published by Ackerman & Strand blindstamp l.c. plate size 9.25 x 12.5 in. $2,000 - $3,000

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178 Karl Bodmer (Swiss, 1809-1893) Etching and Aquatint Tab XII. Washinga Sahba’s Grave on Blackbird’s Hills published by Ackerman & Strand blindstamp l.c. plate size 9 x 12 in. $2,000 - $3,000

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179 James Otto Lewis (American, 1799-1858) Lithograph Portraits titled Weesh-Cub and Ker-O-Meenee published by Lehman & Duval, 1825 each sheet size 18.75 in. x 11.25 in. $300 - $500 180 James Otto Lewis (American, 1799-1858) Lithograph Portraits four lithographs titled Waa-Pa-Laa, Com-No-Sa-Qua, Cha-Co-To, and A Celebrated Ottawa Chief published by Lehman & Duval, 1825 and 1827 each 21 in. x 17.5 in. (framed) $600 - $800 181 James Otto Lewis (American, 1799-1858) Lithograph Portraits four lithographs titled The Little Crow, Mauck-Coo-Maun, Waa-Kaun-SeeKaa, and Pe-A-Jick published by Lehman & Duval, 1825 each 21 in. x 17.5 in. (framed) $600 - $800

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182 Ron Parker (American, b. 1942) Acrylic on Paper Early Winter Coyote signed and dated 94 lower right 22 in. x 35.5 in. (sight) $3,000 - $5,000 183 Frederic Remington (American, 1861-1909) Color Lithograph on Paper a rare impression from the Robert Howard Russell series, 1904 20 in. x 15 in. (sight) $1,500 - $2,500

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184 Lithograph in Carved Frame early 20th century hand carved and painted frame 26 in. x 32.5 in. $400 - $600 185 George Varian (American, 1865-1923) Charcoal on Paper Indian Dance Ceremony signed lower right 17.75 in. x 17.75 in. (sight) $500 - $700

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186 Carl Kauba (German, 1865-1922) Bronze signed at foot length 6 in. From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $800 - $1,200 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

187 Chester Kirk (American, b. 1869-) Plaster Sculptures pair of plaster models of Indian subjects one titled Buffalo Dancer, the other untitled height of tallest 28.5 in. $1,000 - $1,500 SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 CINCINNATI, OHIO

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188 Navajo First Phase Concha Belt with seven simply stamped silver conchas backed with old leather; simple hand-wrought buckle also stamped with dots concha diameter 3.75 in.; length of belt 41 in. ca 1900 $10,000 - $15,000

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189 Phil Loretto (Jemez, 21st Century) Pueblo Necklace hand-engraved beads filled with images and words of love; central medallion engraved with images of personal experience signed dated, Indian Market 1988 length 27 in. 1988 $3,000 - $4,000 190 Navajo First Phase Revival Concha Belt with seven large round conchas and a matching buckle, possibly made by either Fred Adaki or Austin Wilson conchas are leather backed concha diameter 4 in.; length of belt 39 in. ca 1950 $3,000 - $5,000

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191 Joe H. Quintana (1915-1991) Cochiti Silver Concha Belt concha length 2.4 in.; buckle length 3 in.; belt length 37.5 in. Buckle signed J H Quintana Cochiti NM. ca 1960s-1970s $1,000 - $2,000 192 Navajo Silver Concha Belt concha length 1.5 in. x buckle length 2 in. x belt length 47 in. Buckle stamped N and sterling. ca 1970 $300 - $400 193 Navajo Ketoh and Bangle lot of 2, including a leather-backed ketoh stamped with floral images, length 2.5 in.; AND a hand-wrought bangle, inside length 8.25 in. ca 1900 $1,000 - $1,500

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194 Dan Simplicio (Zuni, 1917-1969) Turquoise and Silver Bracelet and Necklace lot of 2, both pieces are hand-wrought silver with carved baroque turquoises accented with large coral nugget or branch coral stones. Bracelet is stamped with his hallmark of a star on inside, inside length 5.25 in. x width 2.25 in. x gap 1.3 in.; AND an unsigned necklace with hand-wrought chain, length 21.5 in. ca 1950 $3,000 - $4,000

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195 Pueblo Record Back Necklace and Earrings lot of 3, necklace with matching earrings designed with thunderbird pendant embellished with crushed turquoise, red plastic, and gypsum, necklace length 27 in. ca 1930 $500 - $700 196 Navajo Squash Necklace with Silver Half Dollars tufa-cast naja and bold beads from which hang eight silver halfdollars, dating from 1941-1946, length 27 in. ca 1946 $300 - $500 197 Zuni Fetish Necklaces lot of 2; length 30 in.; AND 27 in. ca 1970 $700 - $900

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198 Joe H. Quintana (Cochiti, 1915-1991) Silver Necklaces with Turquoise and Lapis lot of 2, each pendant stamped JHQ lengths 16 in. ca 1970s $500 - $700 199 Joe H. Quintana (Cochti, 1915-1991) Silver, Coral, and Turquoise Necklaces lot of 4, includes one with stamped silver pendant with turquoise; signed on reverse of pendant, length 10 in.; PLUS a necklace with coral inset onto diamond-shaped pendant; signed on reverse of pendant, length 12.75 in.; PLUS two necklaces with elongated silver beads interspersed with coral or turquoise beads; each necklace with silver tag stamped JHQ, lengths 11.75 in. and 11.5 in. Necklaces without pendants are from the Estate of Irma Bailey, Albuquerque, New Mexico $600 - $800

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200 Joe H. Quintana (Cochiti, 1915-1991) Silver and Coral Necklace oval pendant with natural coral setting in center; signed on reverse, length 16.5 in. third quarter 20th century $800 - $1,000 201 Joe H. Quintana (Cochiti, 1915-1991) Graduated Silver Necklaces lot of 2, both with hallmarked tag on clasp, length 10 in.; AND length 12.25 in. third quarter 20th century From the Estate of Irma Bailey, Albuquerque, New Mexico $800 - $1,000 202 Joe H. Quintana (Cochiti, 1915-1991) Silver Headband length 12.75 in. Signed JHQ. ca 1970s . $200 - $300

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203 Joe H. Quintana (Cochiti, 1915-1991) Necklaces and Rings lot of 4, all signed; includes a pendant, length 18 in.; PLUS another pendant, length 18 in.; PLUS a ring, size 4.75; AND a ring, size 6.5. ca 1970 $500 - $700 204 Joe H. Quintana (Cochiti, 1915-1991) Silver Watchband with Bisbee Turquoise Plus lot of 3, watchband stamped JHQ, width 3 in., gap .75 in.; AND two cuffs, each length 3 in., gap .75 in. ca 1970 $800 - $1,000 205 Joe H. Quintana (Cochiti, 1915-1991) Silver Belt Buckles and Watch Band lot of 4. Includes a watchband, inside length 5.5 in. x gap .78 in.; PLUS a buckle, length 2.5 in.; PLUS a buckle, length 2.2 in.; AND another buckle, length 1.75. Each piece stamped JHQ. ca 1970s $600 - $800 206 Joe H. Quintana (Cochiti, 1915-1991) Silver Bud Vase with silver tag with JHQ, height 9 in. ca 1970 $500 - $700 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

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207 Diego Romero (Cochiti, 1964 -) Bowl Paradox signed on outside rim height 4.5 in. x diameter 8.5 in. 2009 $2,000 - $3,000 208 Diego Romero (Cochiti, 1964 -) Bowl Golfball Moon signed on outside rim height 4 in. x diameter 8.5 in. 2002 $2,500 - $3,500

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209 Navasie Family Hopi Pottery lot of 5, including a jar made with a sharp shoulder by Joy Navasie, Second Frog Woman (1919-2012), signed on base with frog hallmark, height 3.75 in. x diameter 7.5 in.; PLUS a jar by Loretta Navasie (b. 1948, daugher of Joy Navasie), signed with frog hallmark and “L”, height 4.5 in. x diameter 6.25 in.; PLUS the largest in the grouping potted by Marianne Navasie (b. 1951-, daughter of Joy Navasie), signed with frog and tadpole hallmark, height 8.75 in. x diameter 10.5 in.; PLUS a seed jar by Grace Navasie (b. 1953- daughter of Joy Navasie), signed with frog and “G”, height 4.5 in. x diameter 9.5 in.; AND a jar by Fawn Garcia Navasie, (b. 1959, niece of Joy Navasie), signed on base, height 5.5 in. x diameter 8 in. second half 20th century $4,000 - $5,000

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210 Joy Navasie, Second Frog Woman (Hopi, 1919-2012) Bowl signed on base, height 3.75 in. x diameter 10.75 in. mid-20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $800 - $1,000 211 Steve Lucas (Hopi, b.1955-) Redware Jar one section decorated with a school of fish; vertical bands of zigzags and striations fill the rest of the body; base detailed with sgraffito; signed S. Lucas/ Koyems, height 4.25 in. x diameter 6 in. late 20th century $500 - $700

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212 Fannie Polacca Nampeyo (Hopi, 1904-1987) Jar painted with the migration pattern; signed on base height 4.5 in. x diameter 6.75 in. third quarter 20th century $1,000 - $1,500 213 Clinton Polacca Nampeyo (Hopi, b. 1958-) Seed Jar of large form and decorated with a bold migration pattern signed on base height 9.5 in. x diameter 13 in. ca 2000 $1,000 - $1,500

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214 Iris Youvella Nampeyo (Hopi, b. 1944-) Vases lot of 2, elegantly formed buffware vases with applied decorations of ear of corn; both signed on base height 5.75 in. x diameter 4 in.; AND 2.5 in. x diameter 3 in. fourth quarter 20th century $600 - $800 215 Hopi Polychrome Seed Jar complex design of wing and tail feathers height 5.25 in. x diameter 9.5 in. ca 1900 $1,500 - $2,000


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216 Hopi Set of Shallow Bowls lot of 4, all decorated with a spread-winged bird heights 2 in. x diameters 9.25 in. mid-20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $800 - $1,000 217 Hopi Shallow Bowls Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) lot of 4, includes two pairs of bowls with each set decorated with a swirling design, one suggestive of a fish and the other suggestive of a bird, heights 2 in. x 9.5 in. AND 1.5 in. x diameter 9.75 in. mid-20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $600 - $800

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218 Hopi Vases Collected lot of 3 cylindrical vases, smaller vase heights 7.75 in. and 8 in. x diameter 4 in.; large vase height 14.25 in. x diameter 7 in. mid-20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $600 - $800 SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 CINCINNATI, OHIO

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219 Carlos Dunlap (San Ildefonso, 1958-1981) Olla signed on bottom height 14 in. x diameter 13.5 in. 1979 $2,000 - $3,000 220 Blue Corn (San Ildefonso, 1920-1999) Blackware Bowl Avanyu and clouds on shoulder, signed on base height 2.25 in. x diameter 4 in. fourth quarter 20th century $300 - $500

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221 Maria (San Ildefonso, 1887-1980) and Julian Martinez (San Ildefonso, 1879-1943) Blackware Bowl gunmetal finish; signed on base height 3.75 in. x diameter 5 in. 1925-1943 Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $500 - $700 222 Maria (San Ildefonso, 1887-1980) and Santana (San Ildefonso, 1909-2002) Martinez Blackware Jar signed on base height 5.5 in. x diameter 7 in. 1943-1954 From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $800 - $1,000


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223 Maria (San Ildefonso, 1887-1980) and Santana (San Ildefonso, 1909-2002) Martinez Blackware Jar wide shoulder detailed with feathers; signed on base height 4.5 in. x diameter 7 in. 1943-1954 From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $600 - $800

225 Margaret Tafoya (Santa Clara, 1904-2001) Blackware Bowl squat form decorated with a deeply carved fret band; signed on base height 3.75 in. x diameter 8.75 in. mid-20th century $2,500 - $3,500

224 Maria (San Ildefonso, 1887-1980) and Santana (San Ildefonso, 1909-2002) Martinez Blackware Jar gunmetal finish with feather design on neck; signed on base height 3.75 in. x diameter 4.5 in. 1943-1954 From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $500 - $700

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226 Pablita Tafoya Chavarria (Santa Clara, 1914-1979) Wedding Vase signed on base, height 10.5 in. x diameter 7 in. mid-20th century $600 - $800 227 Linda Cain (Santa Clara, b. 1949) Carved Blackware Bowl whimsically carved with a stealthy Avanyu moving through a busy geometric world; signed and dated on base height 3 in. x diameter 3 in. 1989 $500 - $700

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228 Alton Komalestewa (Hopi/ Santa Clara, 21st Century) Redware Melon Jar globular body with ribbed surface; signed and hallmarked on base height 6.25 in. x diameter 8 in. ca 2000 $1,000 - $1,500 229 Helen Shulpa (Santa Clara, 1928-1985) Black and Sienna Melon Bowl signed on base height 4.75 in. x diameter 6.5 in. ca 1975-80 $2,000 - $3,000


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230 Lucy Lewis (Acoma, 1898-1992) Jar painted with two parrots and flowers; signed on base height 4.25 in. x diameter 4.75 in. fourth quarter 20th century $800 - $1,000 231 Mildred Antonio (Acoma, b.1937) Polychrome Olla substantial size and fully decorated with heart-line elk and sheep signed on base height 16.5 in. x diameter 15 in. late 20th century $2,000 - $2,500

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232 Zia Jar Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) height 9 in. x diameter 10 in. second quarter 20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $400 - $600 233 Zuni Jar height 7 in. x diameter 9 in. late 19th century $400 - $600

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234 Collection of Miniature Pueblo Pottery lot of 40 pieces, including four pieces by Lucy Lewis (1898-1992), one by Delores Lewis (b.1938-), five pieces by Grace Chino (1929-1994), three by Marie Z. Chino (1907-1982), two by Ana Lozano, five by Martha (Suazo) Haungooah (1940?-1980?), four by Margie Naranjo, and single pieces by Grace Navasie (b. 1953-), Anita L. Suazo (b. 1937), Wanda Aragon (b. 1948), Mary Smalt, Lolita Concho (b. 1910-), and Norma Hernandez; remaining pottery is with unknown hallmarks or unsigned sizes range from height .75 in. x diameter .75 in. to height 2.5 in. x diameter 2.25 in. mid - late 20th century $2,500 - $3,500 235 Juan Quezada (Mata Ortiz, b.1939-) Polychrome Olla substantial size detailed with geometric and avian designs in black and red on a buff surface; two applied extensions are placed at opening signed on base height 11 in. x diameter 16 in. fourth quarter 20th century $2,000 - $4,000 236 Humberto Ponce (Mata Ortiz, b.1924-) and Mauro Quezada (Mata Ortiz, 21st Century) Jars lot of 2, including one by Humberto Ponce, potted with bulbous body and short neck, height 7 in. x diameter 8 in.; AND one by Mauro Quezada, height 8 in. x diameter 8 in. late 20th century $800 - $1,000

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237 Pima Ollas lot of 2, height 7 in. x diameter 8.5 in. AND height 10 in. x diameter 9.5 in. early 20th century $800 - $1,200 238 Pima Baskets lot of 2, height 4.5 in. x diameter 16 in. AND height 3.5 in. x diameter 12.5 in. early 20th century $800 - $1,200

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239 Pima Baskets lot of 2, height 5.75 in. x diameter 15 in. AND height 6 in. x diameter 17 in. early 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $1,000 - $1,500 240 Pima Figural Basket designed with four spread-winged eagles and 12 dogs height 4 in. x diameter 18 in. early 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $600 - $800


241 Large Apache Basket height 6.75 in. x diameter 22 in. early 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $3,000 - $4,000

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242 Apache Polychrome Figural Basket designed with central flower and nine dogs height 5.5 in. x diameter 22 in. second quarter 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $2,500 - $3,500 243 Apache Olla height 13 in. x diameter 12.5 in. early 20th century $2,500 - $3,500

244 Western Apache Figural Olla globular body decorated with eight standing figures, zigzagging bands with portions filled in vertically divide basket, height 21.5 in. x diameter 24 in. late 19th century This basket was purchased at the “Oak Hill” Estate, Virginia, former home of President James Monroe. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fairfax were the current owners of the estate until Mr. Fairfax’s death in 2006, when the estate auction was held. Included is an advertisement bill listing the basket. From the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fairfax $10,000 - $15,000

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245 Apache Olla decorated with seven wolves, whirling logs, and other pendulous geometrics height 11 in. x diameter 12 in. early 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $2,000 - $3,000 246 Apache Figural Olla decorated with three dogs and five humans, four with hands in the air and one with headdress height 14 in. x diameter 12 in. first quarter 20th century $1,500 - $2,000

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247 Yavapai Apache Figural Basket designed with 10 humans paired with 10 dogs height 3.25 in. x diameter 16.5 in. early 20th century $800 - $1,200 248 Apache Basket height 4.25 in. x diameter 16.75 in. late 19th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $600 - $800

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249 Apache Figural Basket 10 dogs, three humans, and a cactus decorate basket height 6 in. x diameter 14.5 in. second quarter 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $600 - $800 250 Apache Figural Basket decorated with a double zigzaging band with crosses, and a dog in the ebb of the lines; Durham written in center height 2.75 in. x diameter 12.25 in. second quarter 20th century $600 - $800

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251 Apache Figural Basketry Tray designed with four humans and eight dogs diameter 15.5 in. ca 1900 From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $600 - $800 252 Apache Figural Basket designed with nine standing humans and “hanging� diamonds situated along the rim and within the recesses of the triple zigzagging band height 4.5 in. x diameter 17.25 in. early 20th century $700 - $900 253 Apache Figural Basket 12 deer, eight humans, and eight crosses height 4.5 in. x diameter 16.75 in. early 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $1,000 - $1,500 254 Apache Baskets lot of 2 height 3.75 in. x diameter 15.75 in.; AND height 4.5 in. x diameter 16.25 in. From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $1,000 - $1,500 255 Apache Figural Basket decorated with a row of 21 dogs standing on bands of alternating triangles height 3.5 in. x diameter 16.25 in. early 20th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $1,000 - $1,500 256 Apache Coiled Basket diameter 13.25 in. mid-20th century From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery $600 - $900 257 Evelyn Henry Attributed San Carlos Apache Burden Basket monumental size with long hide fringe terminating in tin cones, length 21 in. x diameter 30 in. 20th century $1,000 - $2,000

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258 Apache Infant’s Beaded Hide Moccasins length 4.5 in x total length 9.75 in. ca 1900 $400 - $600 259 Apache Beaded Hide Moccasins length 8.75 in., total length 12.5 in. late 19th century $1,800 - $2,200 260 Apache Beaded Hide Doll Cradle with Doll bentwood and slat frame covered with thread and sinew-sewn hide beaded using dark blue, white, and red white-heart glass beads; hide coated with orange pigment. Doll made with hide face, beaded eyes, and cloth hair; she nestles safely inside cradle length 8.5 in. late 19th century $1,000 - $1,500

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261 Apache Hide Lariat Remnant Collected by First Lieutenant Charles B. Gatewood (1853-1896) braided rawhide rope; The Bell Telephone Company of Philadelphia business card of James R. Hunsicker attached to rope, penciled on face of card 1st Lt. Charles Gatewood, ISC/ Woodstock, VA, on verso Piece of “Lariat” taken from “Geromino”[sic] when he was last captured by U.S. Cavalry/ Property of James R. Hunsicker. fourth quarter 19th century First Lieutenant Charles B. Gatewood (1853-1896) was instrumental in persuading Geronimo to surrender. Gatewood, fluent in the Apache language, was given charge of the White Mountain Apache Scouts by Brigadier General George Cook. Gatewood’s philosophy was to treat his scouts with respect and cultural understanding, which was wellreceived by both the scouts and Geronimo. At one meeting Geromino told Gatewood, “you are always welcome in my camp, and it is always safe for your to come” (Roberts:1994). On August 24, 1886, Gatewood visited Geromino in his camp and discussed surrender. Almost two weeks later, Geronimo and his band turned themselves in to General Miles. Roberts, David. (1994). Once They Moved Like The Wind: Cochise, Geronimo, And The Apache Wars. New York: Simon and Schuster. From the Collection of James R. Hunsicker; Collected by First Lieutenant Charles B. Gatewood, USC (1853-1896) $700 - $900

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262 Apache Girl’s Sunrise Ceremony Beaded Hide Tunic composed of a single piece of softly tanned hide; neckline outlined with a single lane of thread-sewn beadwork; three red and blue beaded circles and four green and orange painted cactuses stretch across chest; bust line and sides augmented with long thin fringe; bottom of tunic decorated with tin cones, length 20 in. x chest 40 in. fourth quarter 19th century Jerard Paul Jordan Gallery, Ashford, Connecticut $10,000 - $15,000

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263 Hopi Sip-ikne Zuni Warrior Katsina height 9 in. first quarter 20th century $800 - $1,000 264 Hopi Tuskiapaya Katsina height 8.25 in. ca 1930 $800 - $1,000 265 Hopi Osokchina Cholla Cactus Katsina height 11.25 in. second quarter 20th century From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $500 - $800 267

266 Zuni Hemis Katsina with articulated arms and colorfully painted height 15.5 in. second quarter 20th century $500 - $700 267 Edmund Nequatewa Sr. (Hopi, 1877-1969) Hide Drum hollowed cottonwood center with both sides covered with rawhide; attached tag states the piece was sold at Polacca Trading Post, purchased on Feb. 7, 1970; reverse of tag Made by Edmund Nequaptewa[sic] Sr. 1968/ Byron Hunter Jr., height 16.5 in. x diameter 16.25 in. Drum beater length 15 in. 1968 Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (19061980) $500 - $700 268 Clitso Dedman (Navajo, 1897-1953) Yeibichai Dancers lot of 2, carved man and woman each wearing their associated mask, signed on each foot Clitso, heights 11 in. and 9 in. second quarter 20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (19061980) $1,000 - $1,500

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269 Navajo Sandpainting on Hide painted on deerskin using colors of pink, blue, black, orange, and yellow; figures depict Big Thunder from the Shooting Way chant 61 in. x 45 in. second quarter 20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $3,000 - $5,000

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270 Joe Lee Navajo Sandpainting on Board with sand colors of yellow, red, white, black, and brown; a rainbow guardian surrounds three holy people, Talking God, Fringemouth God, and female Yei 34.5 x 60.5 in. ca 1940 Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $3,000 - $5,000

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271 Navajo Sandpainting Variant “Black Gods of Corn” from the Nightway Chant woven by Mrs. Albert G. Sandoval, hand-spun wool and designed with eight black figures holding baskets; a corn plant with ears of corn and a blackbird is situated in the center and all are surrounded by a Rainbow Guardian 77.5 in. x 71.5 in. mid-20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $5,000 - $6,000 272 Navajo Shiprock Yei Weaving 39 in. x 53.5 in. ca 1930 $700 - $900

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273 Navajo Yei Weaving woven with four large Yei figures separated by eight smaller figures; a Rainbow Guardian surrounds all, 96 in. x 66.5 in. late 20th century $3,000 - $5,000

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274 Navajo Yei Weaving woven by Ella Thomas 59 in. x 34.5 in. mid-20th century $600 - $800 275 Navajo Germantown Weaving finely woven in five colors of Germantown yarn: red, purple, green, cream, gold, and cream 58 in. x 75 in. late 19th century $2,000 - $4,000

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276 Navajo Germantown Weaving 38 in. x 17 in. early 20th century From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $800 - $1,000 277 Navajo Western Reservation Weaving 70 in. x 42 in. first quarter 20th century $600 - $800 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

278 Navajo Western Reservation Weaving 55 in. x 40 in. second quarter 20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $500 - $700

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279 Navajo Western Reservation Weaving 90 in. x 52.5 in. first quarter 20th century $1,500 - $2,500

281 Navajo Red Mesa Weaving 64.5 in. x 46.5 in. second quarter 20th century $600 - $800

280 Navajo Double Saddle Blanket 51.5 in. x 34 in. second quarter 20th century $500 - $700

282 Navajo Klagetoh Runner 97.5 in. x 49 in. second quarter 20th century $1,000 - $1,500

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283 Helen Begay Navajo Teec Nos Pos Weaving finely woven by wool designed with a tuning fork border and an intricate central field 91 in. x 92 in. 20th century Purchased from Two Grey Hills Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming $6,000 - $8,000

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284 Navajo Roomsize Ganado Weaving hand-spun wool with a large classic central diamond decoration 146.5 in. x 106 in. (12 ft. x 8 ft 8 in.) second quarter 20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $6,000 - $8,000

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285 Navajo Ganado Roomsize Weaving impressive weaving of handspun wool in colors of red, black, cream, and gray; large diamonds edged with hooked devices fill center field; crenelated border 151.5 in. x 108 in. (12 ft. 6 in. x 9 ft.). second quarter 20th century Deaccessioned by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University; Collected by John S. Boyden, Sr. (1906-1980) $8,000 - $10,000 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

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286 Navajo Storm Pattern length 36 in. x width 24 in. third quarter 20th century $1,000 - $1,500 287 Navajo Wide Ruins Weaving 63 in. x 93 in. mid-20th century $800 - $1,000 288 Navajo Transitional Weaving 77.5 in. x 56 in. ca 1900 $800 - $1,000

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289 Navajo Transitional Weaving 60.5 in. x 37 in. late 19th century $600 - $800 290 Navajo Transitional Third Phase Chief’s Blanket 82 in. x 51 in. ca 1900 $2,500 - $3,500 289

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292 Navajo Second Phase Chief’s Blanket woven of hand-spun wool in colors of cream, brown, and aniline red 54.5 in. x 45 in. late 19th century $3,000 - $5,000


293 Navajo Classic Woman’s Dress two panels finely woven of raveled two-ply Bayeta; lac and cochineal dyed with native handspun indigo blue and dark brown/black 49 in. x 33.25 in. ca 1865 See Mera, H.P., Navajo Textile Arts, plate 94, page 98; “In early times... decorative devices consisted solely of a number of indigo stripes running transversely across the ends” (page 97). $20,000 - $30,000 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

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294 Eastern Prairie Polychrome Gunstock Club curved body tapering toward a straight handle terminating in a pierced finial. Club has a triangular iron piercing point; handle engraved on each side with chip-carved decorations depicting a pinwheel, a triangle, and crescents; handle also has a cascading motif along the upper edge and a fine surface patina, length 22.25 in. early 19th century $10,000 - $15,000

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295 Micmac Figural Crooked Knife chip-carved handle elegantly depicting a feline; steel blade inserted into wire-wrapped handle total length 11 in. ca 1900 $500 - $700 296 Great Lakes Polychrome Crooked Knife handle abstractly depicts a horse hoof, with deep angular carving in red and black pigment total length 9 in. fourth quarter 19th century $800 - $1,000 297 Penobscot Crooked Knife with Double Heart Motif handle deeply carved with two hearts and cross-hatched diamonds total length 10 in. fourth quarter 19th century $400 - $600

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298 Prairie Quilled Calumet Pipe Stem Sauk/ Fox(?), Iowa(?), long thin stem tapering to mouth piece and decorated with finely braided porcupine quills dyed in colors of red, blue, white, and black; hourglass imagery suggestive of thunderbird is detailed on both front and back; remnants of red pigment on stem total length 34 in. ca 1800-1820 For similar examples see: 1934 West, George A. Tobacco, Pipes and Smoking Customs of the American Indian, plate 183, fig. 1. 1973 Flint Institute of Art. Art of the Great Lakes Indians, pp 16, 18. Ex Paul Gray, New York $10,000 - $15,000

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299 Eastern Great Lakes Effigy Burl Bowl carved of ash and decorated on one side with a stylized effigy, possibly a bear, height 4 in. x diameter 13.25 in. Published in: 2005 Powers, Steve. North American Burl Treen: Colonial and Native American. Mercantile/Image Press, MA. This is an unusual effigy bowl. From the view below, it does not seem atypical - a very beautiful well hewn round bowl with a stepped and castellated back. However, when turning the bowl around we see a rounded and pointed projection jutting out from the castellation. It is the sort of device that is more commonly found on effigy ladles, the effigy acting as a hook. Here, however, it is obviously not a hook. The carving appears to be a stylized and reductive interpretation of a bear’s head or muzzle. The presentation of the effigy stemming off and far away from the interior is quite unusual. Though all of the elements of early Southern New England (Algonquin) effigy Bowls are present - the rounded bowl with broad basin, the single sided castellated back and effigy - time and distance has made the execution, interpretation, and sensibilities very different in overall feel (Powers 2005: 117). Ex Peter Brams, New York Ex Trotta-Bono, New York Ex Descendants of Fannie Bird, Nebraska $10,000 - $15,000

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300 Western Great Lakes Catlinite Pipe Bowl stepped anterior projection and rear finished with scalloped edge length 7 in.; height of bowl 3.75 in. late 19th century $500 - $700 301 Eastern Woodlands Burl Bowl height 5 in. x width 11.75 in. x length 17 in. 19th century $2,500 - $4,500

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302 Eastern Woodlands Painted Burl Bowl oval form with flat bottom and old red paint on outside walls; heavy wear on inside bottom height 4.75 in. x length 17.5 in. x width 13 in. 19th century From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio $1,000 - $1,500 303 Great Lakes Carved Maple Ladle collection label with manuscript Chippewa/ Spoon given by Mrs. Mink, Mille Lacs Lake, Minn. 1947; penciled on back of handle Mrs. Mink, Mille Lacs 1947 length 20 in. x width of scoop 5.75 in. second quarter 20th century $400 - $600 304 Great Lakes Carved Ladle wide scoop with beveled and tapering handle length 9.5 in. ca 1900 $400 - $600 304

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307 Great Lakes Carved Ladles lot of 4, including one carved of beautifully marbled burl, length 8.25 in. x width of scoop 4.75 in.; PLUS another with handle suggestive of an avian form, length 8 in. x width of scoop 4.25 in.; PLUS another with notched handle and old label Used in 1806, length 8 in. x width of scoop 4.5 in.; AND a small delicately carved spoon, length 4 in. x width of scoop 1.75 in. 19th century $600 - $800


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308 Iroquois False Face Mask Blower-style mask with deeply carved eyebrows, tin eyes, and full red lips, length 10.5 x width 6 in. mid-19th century A very early example of the form; according to George Hammel of the New York State Museum “My impression is (date) second quarter of the 19th century, possibly a quarter century earlier. The mask reminds me of the Faces collected by Lewis H. Morgan in the middle of the 19th century.� The mask retains ... suspension cords; these accoutrements are normally missing from 19th century masks. Interestingly the artist retained carving marks on the lower lip, in a dance this treatment creates a faceted shimmering effect in the light. One of the masks Morgan collected displays this same feature and is likely by the same maker (Mackley 2008: 13). 2008 Mackley, Brant. Tribal Masterworks from America and Beyond. Brant Mackley Gallery, Hummelstown, PA. Ex Steve Michaan, NY; Brant Mackley, PA; Richard Rockforn, NY; Private Natural History Museum, NY; Collected by Chauncey W. Crandall, NY $6,000 - $8,000 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

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309 Iroquois Six Nations Reserve John Elliott False Face Mask signed on reverse Secondary Mask by John Elliott Six Nations Reserve length 11.5 in. early 20th century $600 - $800 310 Iroquois Carved False Face Mask length 10.5 in. x width 6.5 in. 20th century From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado $600 - $800

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311 Pottawatomie Pictorial Beaded Bandolier Bag loom beaded using an array of colors; front panel beaded on red wool and edged with silk and cotton ribbon; two central figures are the focus of the pouch, total length 38 in. x width 10 in.  third quarter 19th century For a similar example see: 1980  Feest, Christian. Native Arts of North America  (pp 120-122, plate 113). Ex Alan Silberberg, Massachusetts $6,000 - $8,000

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312 Chippewa Carved Pictorial Disk possibly Midewiwin Society; circular disk carved with a face with tacked eyes on one side and human figure standing on a crosshatched crescent on opposite; carving enhanced with red pigment diameter 7.5 in. 19th century Ex Larry Frank, New Mexico; Ex Trotta-Bono, New York $4,000 - $6,000

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313 Chippewa Model Birchbark Canoe accurate model canoe with pine pitch sealant and paddle length 36.5 in. x 7 in. early 20th century $600 - $800

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314 Winnebago Beaded Hair Wrap length of drops 36 in. ca 1900 $1,000 - $1,500 315 Prairie Porcupine Hair Roach length 12 in. ca 1900 $800 - $1,000

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Accepting Exceptional Consignments American Indian and Western Art Live Salesroom Auction April 4, 2014 Featuring the third and final portion of the Marvin L. Lince Collection of American Indian Weapons and Accoutrements

Comanche Child’s Doll Cradle Price Realized: $34,075

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Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Carbine Custer Period S/N 21577, possible LBH battle gun To be offered October 2013

Historic Firearms and Early Militaria Live Salesroom Auction October 22-23, 2013 10:00 am EST Also featuring Class III weapons and including the collections of Dr. David M. Nash, Harold R. (Bob) Peterson and Richard Wray. Bid Bid in person, by phone, absentee or live online.

Catalogue View catalogue online at cowans.com or request a printed catalogue by emailing FIREARMS1013 to evan@cowans.com

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Inviting Exceptional Consignments Fine Jewelry and Timepieces Live Salesroom Auction December 8, 2013 12:00 pm

Ladies Vintage Platinum Star Ruby and Diamond Ring Price Realized April 2013: $4,500

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It is specifically understood and agreed that the rescission of the sale and refund is exclusive and in lieu of any other remedy which might otherwise be available as a matter of law or in equity, and such remedy is conditioned upon the buyer returning the property in the same condition as at the time of sale. Cowan’s shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages. All sales are final, with no returns or refunds except as provided in this limited warranty. Except as provided in the immediately proceeding paragraph, EVERY LOT IS SOLD “AS IS”, without any representations or warranties by Cowan’s or the seller as to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, condition or value of the property, or the correctness or completeness of the catalogue or other description of the property, and no statement, whether written or oral, shall be deemed such a representation, warranty or assumption of liability. Cowan’s makes no representation or warranty that the buyer of manuscript material, photographs, prints or works of art will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights. Cowan’s does not guarantee the working order of any clock, watch, electronic or mechanical device. Dimensions given in the catalogue descriptions may be approximate. 7) DEFINITIONS OF AUTHORSHIP. “By” or “Maker/Artist” — in our opinion, the work is by the artist or maker stated “Attributed to” — in our opinion, the work is probably, but not definitely, by the artist or maker stated “Signed” or “Marked” — in our opinion, the signature or mark is that of the stated artist or maker “Bearing the signature (or mark) of” — in our opinion, the signature or mark is probably, but not definitely, that of the artist or maker stated “Circle of” — in our opinion, the work is of the period and by an artist or maker closely associated with the stated artist or maker “School of” — in our opinion, the work is by a pupil or follower of the stated artist or maker “Manner of” — in our opinion, the work is of the period and done in the style of the stated artist or maker “After” — in our opinion, the work is a copy of a work by the stated artist or maker 8) INSPECTION. Except for On-Line Only Auctions, all lots are available for inspection prior to the auction. Condition reports for most items can be found online at Cowan’s website, www.cowans.com, and prospective bidders are encouraged to contact Cowan’s directly for additional information regarding the condition of any lot. Cowan’s does not warrant the condition of any item. Buyers interested in the condition of an item are encouraged to contact Cowan’s and, to the best of our ability, we will document for the prospective bidder the condition status on any lot. Condition is always a subjective evaluation and final responsibility rests with the buyer to assess the condition of any item sold by Cowan’s. ABSENTEE, TELEPHONE AND INTERNET BIDDING Absentee and telephone bidding is offered as a free service to our customers and prospective bidders. Cowan’s shall not be responsible for any errors or failures in executing bids, either absentee, telephone or via the internet. 9) ABSENTEE BIDDING. Absentee bids are accepted via mail, fax, email and on Cowan’s website. Such bids will be posted with the time and date of arrival, with ties being awarded to the earliest bidder. Absentee bids that are faxed or emailed to Cowan’s need to be in the office at least 2 hours before the sale begins. An absentee bidder unknown to Cowan’s may be required to submit a bank letter of credit prior to the auction, or, using a credit card, deposit with Cowan’s a fee equaling 30% of the absentee bid. All absentee bids are executed competitively by a member of the auction staff. The auction staff will try to purchase the lot for the lowest price possible and will bid up to the amount designated by the absentee bidder only if necessary. Cowan’s does not accept “buy bids,” or absentee bids which have no limit. In the event of a tie bid between a floor and an absentee bidder, the floor bid will be honored. 154

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10) TELEPHONE BIDDING. Bidding live via the telephone is available on a first come, first served basis for those lots with a low estimate of $500 or greater. In order for Cowan’s to efficiently serve the needs of those who wish to bid by phone, please note the following: • To participate in the auction by telephone, potential bidders must complete and sign the absentee bid form and check “I WISH TO BID BY TELEPHONE” for the designated lots. Potential bidders may also reserve a phone line on Cowan’s website. If faxing or emailing requests for phone bidding, they need to be in Cowan’s office 2 hours before the sale begins. Once the auction begins, requests left on Cowan’s website may not be retrieved by the staff. • Telephone bidders are advised to indicate an “insurance bid”, which amount will become an absentee bid, pursuant to the absentee bidding process set forth above, if Cowan’s can not reach the bidder by telephone for a particular indicated lot. • Telephone bidders must disable any caller ID or other call blocking mechanism. • Cowan’s sells about 100 lots per hour, so telephone bidders should plan accordingly. Cowan’s will attempt to reach each telephone bidder, but Cowan’s is in no way responsible for missed calls. 11) INTERNET BIDDING. Internet bidding is available through our website; additionally, Cowan’s may post certain auctions on Live Auctioneers (liveauctioneers.com) or Proxibid (proxibid.com). There may be terms which apply solely to internet bids that should be reviewed online at the time of sale. Cowan’s is not responsible for any failure to execute a bid and shall have no liability to any bidder for any technical or other failure associated with an internet auction. 12) BIDDING INCREMENTS. The following increments are used at the auction. Absentee bids must fall within these increments. Cowan’s will automatically reduce any absentee bid to the closest increment if the bid falls outside the published range of increments. For Bids Falling Between Bidding Increment $0-500 $25 $501-1,000 $50 $1,001-3,000 $100 $3,001-5,000 $250 $5,001 and up $500 or at the discretion of the auctioneer Cowan’s reserves the right to modify increments at any time during the auction. AFTER THE AUCTION 13) BUYER’S RESPONSIBILITY. Upon the fall of the hammer, title to the offered lot shall pass to the buyer and the buyer immediately (a) assumes full risk and responsibility for the lot, including liability for loss or damage and (b) is liable for payment of the Purchase Price (as defined below) to Cowan’s. It is the buyer’s responsibility to ask specific questions on condition related concerns prior to the auction. Cowan’s will not rescind sales with buyers that have disputes regarding firearm’s bore condition. 14) PURCHASE PRICE AND PAYMENT. The discounted “Purchase Price” for each lot shall equal the hammer price, buyer’s premium, sales tax and, if applicable, all packing, handling, insurance and shipping costs. Payment may be made with cash, personal or traveler’s check or credit card. Cowan’s reserves the right to hold a purchased lot until a check has cleared. A convenience fee of $15.00 will be assessed to all transactions made in the alternate payment channels: Phone payments are made available as a convenience outside Cowan’s Auctions customary payment channels, therefore these payments are qualified as payments made in the alternative payment channel. All forms of payment made using this method will be assessed the convenience fee. Please call Cowan’s Auctions if you have any questions regarding this policy. PLEASE NOTE: A surcharge of 2% will be assessed to all credit card transactions. This surcharge is not greater than our cost of acceptance. Buyers who are present at the auction must pay the full Purchase Price at the time of the sale. Buyers who bid by telephone or who are absentee bidders will be invoiced within 5 days after the close of the auction and must pay the full Purchase Price for each purchased lot within 14 days after the date of the auction. By signing the absentee bid form or placing a bid by telephone, an absentee bidder authorizes Cowan’s to charge the Purchase Price for each lot for which such bidder is the successful bidder to the credit card number provided by telephone or on the absentee bid form, unless payment in full or alternative payment instruction is received within 14 days after the date of the auction. No property will be released by Cowan’s unless the Purchase Price has been paid in full. Institutional billing may be available, and should be arranged prior to the auction. Cowan’s may impose late charges of 1.5% per month (or the highest interest rate allowed) on any amount owed to Cowan’s that remains unpaid after 30 days. Buyer shall be liable for any collection costs or attorney’s fees incurred by Cowan’s to collect payment, to the extent permitted by law. 15) SALES TAX. Buyers are required to pay any applicable state and local sales tax. 16) SHIPPING. At the request of the buyer, Cowan’s will authorize the shipment of purchased items usually within two weeks after payment has been received. Shipment is generally made via UPS or Fed-Ex Ground. Unless buyer gives special instructions, the shipping method shall be at the sole discretion Cowan’s Auctions. Cowan’s is in no way responsible for the acts or omissions of independent handlers, packers or shippers of purchased items or for any loss, damage or delay from the packing or shipping of any property. ADVICE TO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS. Cowan’s will not ship any package containing a firearm to any location other than within the United States. Buyers outside the United States must make their own shipping arrangements taking full risk for the transportation of any firearm. Property made of or containing certain plant or animal materials, such as coral, crocodile, ivory, whalebone, baleen, tortoiseshell, etc., may require a license or certificate before exportation from the United States and importation to another country. If you are purchasing items that contain these materials, you need to check the government wildlife import requirements in the countries from which and to which the item is being shipped prior to bidding. Since the export and import licenses are independently issued by the countries of origin and destination, obtaining one does not guarantee that you can obtain the other. Purchasers are responsible for making timely payments on items won at auction, even if a license is delayed or denied. 17) SHIPPING CHARGES. Buyers are required to pay for all packing, shipping and insurance charges. Overseas duty charges are the responsibility of the successful bidder. Be aware that for larger and/or valuable items, shipping charges can be substantial. 18) REMOVAL AND STORAGE OF PROPERTY. If purchased property has not been removed, or Cowan’s has not received shipping instructions within 21 days after the auction date, a $10 per item per day storage fee may be charged to the buyer. 19) CANCELLATION OF SALE. If purchased property remains in the custody of Cowan’s for a period of 60 days following the auction, Cowan’s may, at its option, cancel the sale, retaining as liquidated damages any payments made by the buyer, or resell the property at auction or by any other commercially reasonable means, for the account and at the risk of the buyer, and in such event, buyer shall be liable for the payment of all deficiencies plus all of Cowan’s costs, including but not limited to storage and costs of both sales. This right of cancellation is in addition to any and all other remedies available to Cowan’s. 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Name (please print)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City__________________________________________________________ State_________________________________________ Zip______________________ Phone________________________________________Fax____________________________________________ Email____________________________________ I request that Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. (“Cowan’s”) (i) enter bids on the following lots up to the maximum price I have indicated for each lot in the “Absentee Bid” column; or (ii) reserve a telephone line for telephone bidding for the lots indicated. I request that if Cowan’s is unable to reach me for telephone bidding for a lot, that Cowan’s enter bids on such lot up to the maximum price indicated in the “Insurance Bid” column. I understand that Cowan’s will execute the absentee bids competitively on my behalf. I further understand that Cowan’s executes absentee bids and allows telephone bids as a convenience for customers and that Cowan’s is not responsible for failure to execute bids or for errors relating to the execution of my bids. I agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions for Bidders printed in the auction catalog and listed on Cowan’s web site www.cowanauctions.com and I understand that I am responsible for determining the condition and authenticity of any lot, and that all items are sold AS IS with no returns or refunds. By submitting this Absentee Bid Form, I authorize Cowan’s to obtain a copy of my individual consumer credit report and authorize Cowan’s, at its sole discretion, to use the information contained therein to make business decisions regarding my participation in the bidding process.

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If my bid is successful, I understand that the purchase price for each lot will be the sum of the hammer price, the buyer’s premium, sales tax and all packing, handling, insurance and shipping costs (the “purchase price”). I understand that I will be invoiced within 5 days after the auction and that I will be responsible for paying Cowan’s the full purchase price immediately upon receipt of the invoice. Cowan’s may impose late charges of 1.5% per month (or the highest interest rate allowed) on any amount owed to Cowan’s that remains unpaid after 30 days. By signing this absentee bid form I authorize Cowan’s to charge the credit card listed below for the full purchase price of each lot for which my bid is successful, unless payment in full or alternative payment instructions are received by Cowan’s within 14 days after the date of the auction.

Visa/Mastercard Number_______________________________________ Exp. Date_________________ Security Code (3 or 4 digit number on credit card)________ Print Name (as it appears on credit card)_________________________________________Signature (must be signed)______________________________________

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