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593 Lot 593: Inuit stone sculpture by Tikito (Tikituk) Qinnuayuak Inuit stone sculpture by Tikito (Tikituk) Qinnuayuak Lot 593: Inuit stone sculpture by Tikito (Tikituk) Qinnuayuak

Inuit carved hardstone sculpture by Tikituk (Tikeetoo) Quinniayuak (1908-1992), titled "Sea Spirit", depicting Sedna, the goddess of the sea and marine animals. Signed to underside and dated on receipt 1978. Retains the original purchase tag from The Arctic Art Museum Shop in Vancouver, BC. 11" H x 9" D x 8" W.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
594 Lot 594: Five (5) Inuit Carved Stone Items, incl. Anamorphic Figure Five (5) Inuit Carved Stone Items, incl. Anamorphic Figure Lot 594: Five (5) Inuit Carved Stone Items, incl. Anamorphic Figure

Five (5) Inuit carved soapstone and bone figures, including one (1) Bryon Amos (Alaska, 20th/21st Century) black soapstone carving depicting a standing, hooded figure, signed and dated "B. Amos 1991" to underside of one foot, Canada Eskimo Art sticker to underside of other foot; one (1) bone carving depicting an anamorphic figure with the body of a male human and the head and wing of a hawk having a human face visible from the open beak, one arm raised holding twine attached to a spear; one (1) brown soapstone carving depicting a bear in mid-stride, illegible signature inscribed to underside; one (1) black soapstone carving depicting a seated figure pulling the ears of a rabbit before them, Canada Eskimo Art and numbered stickers to underside; and one (1) black soapstone carving depicting a mustached figure seated on his knees holding fur or fabric, illegible signature and 2934 inscribed and Canada Eskimo Art sticker to underside. Ranging in size from 5 5/8" H x 5 3/8" W x 4" D to 5 3/4" H x 13" W x 4 1/4" D. All items 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.

CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with surface scratches and some flaws in the making. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
595 Lot 595: Seven (7) Framed Indian Prints incl. McKenney & Hall Seven (7) Framed Indian Prints incl. McKenney & Hall Lot 595: Seven (7) Framed Indian Prints incl. McKenney & Hall

Group of Native American Prints including McKenney & Hall lithographs after Charles Bird King. 1st and 2nd item: MCKENNEY & HALL, F.W. GREENOUGH, 1836, KEE SHES WA / A FOX CHIEF and MAR KO ME TE / A MENOMENE BRAVE, two hand colored lithographs, verso with accompanying folio of text; drawn, printed and colored at J.T. Bowen’s Lithographic Establishment, Philadelphia, published by F.W. Greenough, Philadelphia, 1836, from McKenney & Hall, History of the Indian Tribes of North America, 1793-1868. Framed under glass in stained molded frames. Sight – 18 1/2" h x 13 1/2" w. Framed – 20 3/4" h x 15" w. 3rd through 6th items: 4 framed hand colored lithographs with accompanying folio of text en verso, from the McKenney & Hall quarto edition, printed and colored at J.T. Bowen’s Lithographic Establishment, Philadelphia, published by D. Rice and A.N. Hart, 1855. Subjects include STUM – A-NU / A FLAT HEAD BOY; HAYNE HUDJIHINI (female); MO-HON-GO / AN OSAGE WOMAN (with child) and CHON-MON-I-CASE / AN OTTO HALF CHIEF. Sight- 9 1/4"H x 6 3/8"W. Framed – 16"H x 13"W. Framed under glass with dark blue and ivory double mats and narrow molded stained wood frames. 7th item: THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, steel engraving depicting a Native American camp site beside a river after the painting by Worthington Whitteredge, printed by D. Appleton c. 1871 for the book PICTURESQUE AMERICA. Framed under glass with ivory mat and narrow wood frame. Sight – 9 1/2" x 5 3/4". Frame – 10 1/2" x 14 1/4".

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: All items overall very good condition with light toning. The smaller prints have some scattered discoloration and minor stains, especially on Chon Mon I Case. Scattered light wear to frames. Not examined out of frame. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
598 Lot 598: Califonia Mission Native American Pictorial Basket Califonia Mission Native American Pictorial Basket Lot 598: Califonia Mission Native American Pictorial Basket

California Mission Indian pictorial basket, large coiled bowl form comprised of juncus and sumac with ten (10) polychrome horse figures encircling the rim.16 1/4" diameter x 5" H. Circa 1915. Note: The term "Mission Indians" refers to members of a number of tribes of indigenous peoples of California who lived in Southern California and were forcibly relocated from their traditional homes to live and work at Franciscan missions in the Southern California region. Purchased from David Cook, Native American Trading Company, Denver, Colorado, 1985. Copy of original receipt is available to winning bidder.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Raymond White, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Some light fading to horse figures, scattered losses to stitching throughout body and rim. [See more photos →]

$800.00$900.00
599 Lot 599: Native American Chitimacha Rivercane Basket Native American Chitimacha Rivercane Basket Lot 599: Native American Chitimacha Rivercane Basket

Native American Chitimacha single weave rivercane bowl form basket, woven in the "turtle necklace" pattern, with alternating dyed weavers. 4 3/4" H x 11 1/4" W x 10 3/4" D. 20th century.

CONDITION: Overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$800.00$900.00
600 Lot 600: Chitimacha Lidded Rivercane Basket Chitimacha Lidded Rivercane Basket Lot 600: Chitimacha Lidded Rivercane Basket

Native American Chitimacha double weave rivercane lidded trinket basket, meandering or alligator entrails design to the body with a background design of diagonal dyed red and dark brown weavers. 6" H x 4 1/2" square. 20th century.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
602 Lot 602: 2 Native American Chitimacha Rivercane Baskets 2 Native American Chitimacha Rivercane Baskets Lot 602: 2 Native American Chitimacha Rivercane Baskets

1st item: Native American Chitimacha single weave rivercane cownose form basket woven in the bird's eye pattern with dyed weavers. 5 1/2" H x 7" W. Early 20th century. 2nd item: Native American Chitimacha single weave rivercane tray form basket woven in the center with bird's eye and star patterns with dyed weavers. 2" H x 7 5/8" W. 20th century.

CONDITION: Tray basket in excellent condition. Cow nose basket with some losses to weavers near the front center and to the back near hanging opening. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
603 Lot 603: Two (2) Native American Choctaw Rivercane Baskets, incl.  Double Weave Two (2) Native American Choctaw Rivercane Baskets, incl. Double Weave Lot 603: Two (2) Native American Choctaw Rivercane Baskets, incl.  Double Weave

Two (2) Native American Choctaw rivercane baskets, one (1) double weave conical wastebasket form with dyed red and brown square and diamond band design to the body (12 3/8" H x 10 1/4" W) and one (1) small single weave round basket with squared base and dyed orange weavers, (8" H x 8 1/2" W). Both 20th century.

CONDITION: Both baskets overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
604 Lot 604: Rowena Bradley Cherokee Double Weave Rivercane Basket Rowena Bradley Cherokee Double Weave Rivercane Basket Lot 604: Rowena Bradley Cherokee Double Weave Rivercane Basket

Large Native American Cherokee double-woven rivercane storage basket with lid by Rowena Bradley (1922-2003), square form with walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers. Retains the original Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual tag. 13 1/2" H x 10" W. 20th century. Biography (courtesy of West Carolina University Hunter Library): "Rowena Bradley (1922-2003) was the third generation of known basket weavers in her family. Both her grandmother, Mary Dobson and her mother, Nancy Bradley were accomplished at making baskets. Bradley is often cited as one of only a handful of Cherokee basket weavers who carried on the complex double weave technique in the 1930s and 1940s. Her baskets won numerous awards at the annual Cherokee Indian Fairs and an exhibition of her work was held at Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual in Cherokee, North Carolina, in 1974." (https://www.wcu.edu/library/digitalcollections/cherokeetraditions/people/Baskets_RowenaBradley.html)

CONDITION: Overall very good condition with nice old patina. [See more photos →]

$3,000.00$3,400.00
605 Lot 605: Cherokee Double-Weave Lidded Rivercane Basket, Rowena Bradley Cherokee Double-Weave Lidded Rivercane Basket, Rowena Bradley Lot 605: Cherokee Double-Weave Lidded Rivercane Basket, Rowena Bradley

Native American double weave lidded rivercane basket by Rowena Bradley (1922-2003), rectangular lidded form woven in the "Eye of the Sacred Bird" pattern with dyed walnut weavers. 6 3/4" H x 8 1/2" W x 6 3/8" D. 20th century. Note: This basket was purchased in 1991 from Rowena Bradley at the Frank McClung Museum located in Knoxville, TN.

CONDITION: Overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
606 Lot 606: 2 Cherokee Rivercane Baskets, incl. Exhibited Eva Wolfe 2 Cherokee Rivercane Baskets, incl. Exhibited Eva Wolfe Lot 606: 2 Cherokee Rivercane Baskets, incl. Exhibited Eva Wolfe

1st item: Native American Cherokee double rivercane basket by Eva Wolfe (1922-2004). Low square form woven in the "Flowing Water 2" pattern with walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers Retains the original Qualla Arts & Crafts tag. 3 3/4" H x 9" square. Note: This is one of several baskets exhibited in December of 1969 by the US Department of Interior and the Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual Inc. of Cherokee, NC. It is listed as #3 in the exhibition booklet which is included with this lot. 2nd item: Native American Cherokee rivercane market basket with handle, diagonal walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers. 14 5/8" H. 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.

CONDITION: 1st item: Overall very good condition. 2nd item: Scattered losses to weavers of rim and to one corner. Unknown white substance to corner and handle. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,000.00
607 Lot 607: 2 Native American Cherokee Rivercane Baskets, incl. Prize Winner 2 Native American Cherokee Rivercane Baskets, incl. Prize Winner Lot 607: 2 Native American Cherokee Rivercane Baskets, incl. Prize Winner

1st item: Cherokee single weave rivercane wastebasket by Edmund Youngbird (b. 1922) woven in the Chain and Diamond pattern with walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers. A 1976 note states that this basket won the 2nd Grand Prize of a four day festival held at the Qualla Arts & Crafts Center in Cherokee, NC. Basket retains the original Qualla Arts & Crafts tag. 12" H x 14 1/2" W. Note: Born in 1922, Youngbird learned to weave rivercane baskets from his grandmother. He is one of the few Cherokee male weavers. 2nd item: Cherokee single weave rivercane tray woven in the Eye of the Sacred Bird pattern with walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers. 4 1/4" H x 8 3/4" square. Both baskets 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.

CONDITION: Both baskets overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
608 Lot 608: Two (2) Cherokee Baskets, incl. Double Weave Rivercane & White Oak Two (2) Cherokee Baskets, incl. Double Weave Rivercane & White Oak Lot 608: Two (2) Cherokee Baskets, incl. Double Weave Rivercane & White Oak

Two (2) Native American Cherokee baskets including one (1) square form double rivercane basket with walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers woven in the Flowing Water 2 pattern and one (1) white oak and maple barrel form basket with dyed weavers and curls by Lucille Lossiah (Qualla Boundary, 20th/21st Century), grandaughter of Betty Lossiah. 8" H x 12" W and 8 1/2" H x 9 3/4" W. Both 20th century.

CONDITION: Both baskets overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
609 Lot 609: Three (3) Native American Cherokee Baskets Three (3) Native American Cherokee Baskets Lot 609: Three (3) Native American Cherokee Baskets

1st item: Cherokee rivercane "purse" basket woven in a geometric pattern with walnut and bloodroot weavers having two wood handles attached to the rim. 7 1/2" H x 11 1/8" W x 6 3/4" D. Note: Hand written note attributes the basket to Mollie Lossiah. 2nd item: Cherokee double weave rivercane storage basket, woven by Rowena Bradley (1922-2003). Small round form with squared base woven in the Flowing Water 2 pattern with walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers. Retains the original Qualla Arts tag. 4" H x 6" dia. 3rd item: Cherokee lidded honeysuckle and white oak sewing basket by Lucy Nola George (1897-1978), with walnut dyed weavers. Retains the original Qualla Arts tag. 9" H x 10 1/2" dia. All baskets 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private East Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: All baskets in overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
610 Lot 610: 4 Cherokee Carved Figures: V. Ledford, M. Chiltoskey, & J.A. Bradley 4 Cherokee Carved Figures: V. Ledford, M. Chiltoskey, & J.A. Bradley Lot 610: 4 Cherokee Carved Figures: V. Ledford, M. Chiltoskey, & J.A. Bradley

Four (4) Native American Cherokee carved wood figures including two (2) small Virgil Ledford (b. 1940) carved animal figures of a fox and swan, both signed "V. Ledford" on underside, one (1) James Bradley (20th/21st Century) small carved owl, signed "J. A. Bradley" on left side of base, and one (1) Mary Chiltoskey (1907-2000) carved figure of a man, signed on underside of base and carved "MC" on reverse side of base. Sizes ranging from 2" W x 5" H x 3" D to 5" W x 13" H x 3 1/2" D. Note: Lot comes with supplemental pamphlet on a 1974 Virgil Ledford exhibition.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.

CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with surface wear. Fox with repaired foot. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
611 Lot 611: Native American Cherokee Carved Turtle by Gilbert Crowe Native American Cherokee Carved Turtle by Gilbert Crowe Lot 611: Native American Cherokee Carved Turtle by Gilbert Crowe

Cherokee carved cherry wood turtle with incised details on the shell, by Gilbert Crowe (1938-2005). Signed and dated, "Gil. Crowe 1971," to underside. 2 3/4" H x 5 1/2" W x 3 1/4" D. Note: Gilbert Crowe was a student of prominent carvers Going Back Chiltosky and Amanda Crowe at the Qualla School.

PROVENANCE: Private East Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition with slight age wear on the base of the turtle's feet. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
612 Lot 612: 38 Native American Jewelry Items 38 Native American Jewelry Items Lot 612: 38 Native American Jewelry Items

Assembled group of thirty-eight (38) Native American sterling silver jewelry items, including seven (7) rings, one (1) marked JROYBAL, one (1) marked MM, one (1) marked Cortez H.; six (6) pairs of earrings, one (1) marked SR for Sam Roanhorse, one (1) marked RU, one (1) marked QT; six (6) pendants, one (1) marked J. Dabbs; nine (9) bangle bracelets, one (1) marked Delbert Secatero, one (1) marked W. Long, one (1) marked CJ for Corbet Joe, one (1) marked WW for Wilbur Wauneka, one (1) marked Tahe, one (1) marked DT for Duane Tawahangva; three (3) belt buckles, one (1) marked JF for Jeanne & Felix Tsinijinnie; three (3) brooches, one (1) marked FJ for Felix Joe, one (1) marked PTG Phillip Guerro; one (1) money clip; one (1) necklace marked RB for Richard Begay; one (1) squash blossom necklace marked W; one (1) bolo tie. The items in this lot contain turquoise, coral, onyx, agate, malachite, lapis lazuli, or a combination of these stones. Gross weight of the lot is 625 grams.

CONDITION: All items overall good condition with expected general wear. [See more photos →]

$800.00$900.00
613 Lot 613: 32 Native American Jewelry Items 32 Native American Jewelry Items Lot 613: 32 Native American Jewelry Items

Assembled group of thirty-two (32) Native American sterling silver jewelry, including eighteen (18) rings, one (1) marked AW for Anita Whitegoat, one (1) marked LM, one (1) marked M Davis, two (2) marked NC, one (1) marked RVT, and one (1) marked RY; six (6) pendants, one (1) marked Phy and one (1) marked TG for Teddy Goodluck; three (3) bangle bracelets; two (2) brooches; one (1) necklace marked NJ for Nila Cook Johnson; one (1) belt buckle marked FC for Fredrick Chavez; and one (1) watch band marked Victor. Each item in this lot contains turquoise, coral, onyx, agate, or a combination of these stones. Gross weight of the lot is 462.5 grams.

CONDITION: All items overall good condition with expected general wear. [See more photos →]

$700.00$800.00
614 Lot 614: 7 Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Jewelry Items 7 Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Jewelry Items Lot 614: 7 Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Jewelry Items

Group of seven (7) Navajo turquoise sterling silver jewelry pieces, including one (1) Concho belt comprised of 16 conchos each containing a turquoise stone; pair (2) of screw-back earrings marked sterling; one (1) ring containing 3 turquoise stones; one (1) bangle bracelet containing a turquoise stone; one (1) brooch containing 3 turquoise stones, marked "sterling" and "MP" with a bull hallmark; and one(1) bolo tie containing 4 turquoise stones. Gross weight of the lot is 209.3 grams.

PROVENANCE: Private East Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Bolo tie has some damage to one end, remaining items overall good condition, [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
615 Lot 615: 9 Navajo Sterling Silver Jewelry Items 9 Navajo Sterling Silver Jewelry Items Lot 615: 9 Navajo Sterling Silver Jewelry Items

Group of sterling silver jewelry containing one (1) sterling bead necklace marked "S/D" for Sarah Duboise; four (4) bracelets, one (1) marked "H"; one (1) case marked "Icuala"; and three (3) pendants, one (1) marked "FP" for Frank Patania. Gross weight of the lot is 233.6 grams.

PROVENANCE: Private East Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: All pieces overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
616 Lot 616: 3 Pcs. Southwest Native American Turquoise & Silver Jewelry 3 Pcs. Southwest Native American Turquoise & Silver Jewelry Lot 616: 3 Pcs. Southwest Native American Turquoise & Silver Jewelry

Three (3) Native American jewelry items, including one (1) bolo tie, one (1) belt buckle, and one (1) cuff. 1st item: Sterling silver bolo tie having raised bear, leaf, and foliate designs with one (1) turquoise nugget and one (1) bear claw, unsigned but stylistically similar to Patsy Allopowa. Marked "Sterling" to underside. The bolo tie is 36" L and has a gross weight of 141.8 grams. 2nd item: Sterling silver belt buckle having raised leaf and foliate designs with three (3) large turquoise nuggets. Marked "D Sterling" to underside. The buckle is 4 5/8" x 3" and has a gross weight of 220 grams. 3rd item: Navajo sterling silver (tested) cuff bracelet with raised leaf designs, two (2) turquoise nuggets, and two (2) onyx nuggets to each side. Handwritten ink inscriptions "900/Mary Smith…" possibly for Mary B. Smith (Navajo, 20th Century) with old retail stickers to underside. The cuff is 2 1/8" x 3 1/2" and has a gross weight of 138.2 grams. Gross weight of the lot is 500 grams.

PROVENANCE: The Estates of Ora and Eleanor Eads, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: All pieces in overall good condition with general use wear. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
618 Lot 618: 12 Pcs. Native American Jewelry Items, incl. Zuni 12 Pcs. Native American Jewelry Items, incl. Zuni Lot 618: 12 Pcs. Native American Jewelry Items, incl. Zuni

Grouping of twelve (12) assorted Native American jewelry items. 1st-2nd items: Two (2) Zuni jewelry items, both comprised of silver with multi stone channel inlay, including one (1) double sun face pendant or brooch and one (1) bird brooch. Unmarked. Ranging in size from 1 3/4" to 2 1/4" L. Note: Purchased by the consignor in Orange County, CA, circa 1960-70s. 3rd-5th items: Three (3) coral and silver jewelry items, including two (2) rings and one (1) cuff bracelet. One (1) ring with "W" stamp, other ring unmarked, cuff marked KYLP. Rings range from size 5 1/2 to 6 1/2, cuff is 2 1/2" L. Note: The cuff was purchased by the consignor in Orange County, CA, San Juan Capistrano. 6th-12th items: Assorted grouping of seven (7) necklaces, comprised of turquoise, coral, and shell beads. Most with silver clasps. Unmarked. Ranging in size from 18 1/4" to 32 3/4" L. Note: The turquoise, white, and black beaded necklace was purchased by the consignor from a Cherokee gift shop, circa 1980s, the remaining jewelry was purchased by the consignor in Laguna Beach, CA, circa 1970s.

PROVENANCE: Private East Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with general wear. Silver not tested for sterling. No metal is marked. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
619 Lot 619: 8 Native American Zuni Jewelry Items, incl. Bolos 8 Native American Zuni Jewelry Items, incl. Bolos Lot 619: 8 Native American Zuni Jewelry Items, incl. Bolos

An assembled group of sterling silver Zuni jewelry, most featuring Katchina motifs, including four (4) bolos, one (1) marked M.S. Simplicio (Mark & Sarah Simplicito) and one (1) marked Waatsa (Lorraine Waatsa); two (2) pins, one (1) marked Joanita Tsalate; and one (1) pair of earrings. Each item in this lot contains a combination of turquoise, coral, onyx, and mother-of-pearl. Gross weight of the lot is 122.2 grams.

CONDITION: All items overall in good condition. One bolo missing leather tie. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
621 Lot 621: Nez Perce Corn Husk Bag & Southwest Pottery Double-Spouted Vase, 2 items Nez Perce Corn Husk Bag & Southwest Pottery Double-Spouted Vase, 2 items Lot 621: Nez Perce Corn Husk Bag & Southwest Pottery Double-Spouted Vase, 2 items

1st item: Native American Nez Perce double-sided corn husk bag, one side woven with geometric stepped designs and the opposing side with elaborate designs including whirling log, arrow, pennant, and concentric diamond, all woven in bright colors. 11 1/8" H x 9 1/4" W. Early 20th century. 2nd item: Southwest polychrome painted double spouted jar or vase with foliate decoration. Signed and dated on the base "Gallup, NM 1913". 4 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W.

CONDITION: 1st item: Minor losses to bag opening and very slight scattered losses to colored weavers. Likely missing the original carrying strap. Light overall grime. 2nd item: Overall good condition with general wear commensurate with age. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
1015 Lot 1015: 2 Inuit Carved Sculptures, Walrus and Swan 2 Inuit Carved Sculptures, Walrus and Swan Lot 1015: 2 Inuit Carved Sculptures, Walrus and Swan

1st item: Inuit carved and polished stone sculpture of a walrus, with bone tusks, seated beside a pup, both on a white limestone platform, mounted on a wood base. 10 1/2" W x 8" H x 7 1/4" D. 2nd item: Small Inuit carved and polished stone swan with long neck incised feathers. 4 1/4" W x 3 1/4" H x 1 3/4" D. Both unsigned, 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Raymond White, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Both items in overall good condition with very light surface wear. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
1016 Lot 1016: Five (5) Native American Inuit Carved Figures incl. Signed Five (5) Native American Inuit Carved Figures incl. Signed Lot 1016: Five (5) Native American Inuit Carved Figures incl. Signed

Five (5) Inuit carved soapstone figures, including one (1) Novoalia Alariaq (Cape Dorset, b. 1956) black soapstone carving depicting a fisherman figure with shorts in a wide stance holding a spearhead and a speared fish before him, signature inscribed to underside; one (1) Joanassie Oomayoualook (Port Harrison, b. 1934) small black soapstone carving depicting a female seated with arms and legs stretched out in front of her and a young child swaddled at her back, inscribed with copyright 1995 and partially illegible numbering with additional Canadian Eskimo Art sticker label and written paper label on underside; one (1) Bryon Amos (Alaska, 20th/21st Century) blue-grey soapstone carving depicting a hooded spearman figure with a white stone face holding a spear of bone attached via twine, inscribed B. AMOS 1991 with additional paper label to underside; one (1) black soapstone carving depicting a hooded figure in a wide stance, inscribed LRC to underside; and one (1) brown and black soapstone carving depicting a squatting woman lifting an object, inscribed with copyright 1985, numbering, CA, and further illegible script with additional Canadian Eskimo Art sticker label to underside. Ranging in size from 2 1/2" H x 2 1/4" W x 1 3/8" D to 8 3/4" H x 4 1/4" W x 3 3/4" D. All items 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with surface scratches and some slight flaws in the making. Some figures with slight surface damage. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
1017 Lot 1017: Johnny Inukpuk Carved Stone Sculpture of an Inuit Woman Johnny Inukpuk Carved Stone Sculpture of an Inuit Woman Lot 1017: Johnny Inukpuk Carved Stone Sculpture of an Inuit Woman

Johnny Inukpuk (Canada, 1911-2007) carved stone sculpture of an Inuit woman crouched and attired in a thick garment. Unsigned. 10" L x 10 1/2" H x 12" D.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with light overall wear. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
1018 Lot 1018: John Julius Wilnoty Small Cherokee Stone Sculpture John Julius Wilnoty Small Cherokee Stone Sculpture Lot 1018: John Julius Wilnoty Small Cherokee Stone Sculpture

John Julius Wilnoty (1940-2016) small Cherokee red steatite sculpture of a seated figure with long hair, wrapped in traditional clothing with a carved geometric pattern. Signed on underside of base "JJW". 2 3/4" H x 2" W x 2" D.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with some very light surface wear. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
1019 Lot 1019: Six (6) Native American Cherokee Baskets, incl. Rivercane Six (6) Native American Cherokee Baskets, incl. Rivercane Lot 1019: Six (6) Native American Cherokee Baskets, incl. Rivercane

1st item: Tall rivercane vase form basket having a shaped body and geometric design with walnut dyed weavers. 15 3/4" H. 2nd item: Tall rivercane quill basket. 15 1/4" H. 3rd item: Cherokee white oak waste basket with walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers and "curls", by Evelyn Hornbuckle Calhoun (1930-1999). Retains the original Qualla Arts & Crafts tag. 11 1/4" H x 13 1/2" dia. 4th item: White oak planter basket by Carol W. Welch, woven in the Chief's Heart pattern, with walnut and bloodroot alternation weavers. Retains the original Qualla Arts & Crafts tag. 7" H. 5th item: White oak fruit basket by Mary Ann Ball, retains the original Qualla Arts & Crafts tag. 5 1/4" H x 8" W x 4 3/4" D. 6th item: Honeysuckle vine lidded sewing basket by Joyce Taylor with dyed walnut and bloodroot weavers. Retains the original Qualla Arts & Crafts tag. 7 1/2" H x 8 1/2" W. All baskets 20th century.

CONDITION: 1st item: Some loss to weavers to one side of body and rim. Basket does not sit flush. 2nd item: Minor wear to some weavers, very slight losses noted to rim. Basket does not sit flush. 3rd tiem: Overall very good condition. 4th item – 6th items: All overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
1020 Lot 1020: 3 Native American Cherokee Baskets, incl.  Amanda Smoker 3 Native American Cherokee Baskets, incl. Amanda Smoker Lot 1020: 3 Native American Cherokee Baskets, incl.  Amanda Smoker

Grouping of three (3) Cherokee white oak baskets including: one (1) waste basket form by Amanda Smoker (1916-2010) with walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers retaining the original Qualla Arts & Crafts tag, one (1) melon form basket with loop handles and walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers, and one (1) large square basket with walnut dyed weavers. Ranging in size from 6" H x 19" W x 7 1/2" W. 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.

CONDITION: All baskets in overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
1021 Lot 1021: 4 Cherokee Baskets, incl. Lucy George & Qualla Book, Five (5) Items Total 4 Cherokee Baskets, incl. Lucy George & Qualla Book, Five (5) Items Total Lot 1021: 4 Cherokee Baskets, incl. Lucy George & Qualla Book, Five (5) Items Total

Five (5) Native American Cherokee basket related items, including one (1) fruit basket form with honeysuckle vine weavers by Lucy Nola George (1897-1978), retains the original Qualla Arts tag; one (1) wastebasket form with walnut and bloodroot dyed honeysuckle vine weavers by Martha Junaluska Taylor (d. 2014), retains the original Qualla Arts tag; one (1) wastebasket form walnut dyed white oak weavers by Amanda Elaine Smoker (1916-2010), retains the original Qualla Arts tag; one (1) wastebasket form with walnut and bloodroot dyed rivercane weavers; and one (1) copy of CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMAN OF THE EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE INDIANS, with an introduction by Stephen Richmond and history by Mollie Blankenship, compiled and published by Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc., Cherokee, N. C., 1987 with entry describing basketry by Lucy Nola George and the Taylor Family. Ranging in size from 4 3/8" H x 10" dia. to 13 3/8" H x 13 1/4" dia.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.

CONDITION: Three baskets in overall very good condition. Rivercane wastebasket with surface grime and scattered breaks and losses to weavers. Book in overall good condition with minor staining to scattered pages. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
1022 Lot 1022: Three (3) Native American Choctaw Rivercane Baskets Three (3) Native American Choctaw Rivercane Baskets Lot 1022: Three (3) Native American Choctaw Rivercane Baskets

Grouping of three (3) Choctaw rivercane baskets including one (1) double "swamp cane" wall basket by Jeffrey Salmon (20th Century) with the original tag and red and brown dyed weavers and two (2) carrying baskets having wrapped handles, square bases and dyed weavers. Ranging in size from 12" H x 10 1/2" W to 18 3/4" H x 14 1/2" W. All 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.

CONDITION: Largest carrying basket with losses to weavers and break to center of handle and losses to weavers of one handle terminus, wall basket with minor breaks to loop hanger. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
1023 Lot 1023: Rare Yokena pottery bowl, Mississippi Native American Rare Yokena pottery bowl, Mississippi Native American Lot 1023: Rare Yokena pottery bowl, Mississippi Native American

Rare Yokena Native American pottery bowl, found in Warren County, Mississippi, near Vicksburg, 3" H x 7" diameter.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of David B. Person, Holly Springs, Mississippi.

CONDITION: Broken in multiple places and repaired. [See more photos →]

$200.00$250.00
1024 Lot 1024: Old Pawn Silver Concho Belt plus strap, 2 items Old Pawn Silver Concho Belt plus strap, 2 items Lot 1024: Old Pawn Silver Concho Belt plus strap, 2 items

Native American Navajo Old Pawn leather and silver concho belt comprised of seven oval conchos and one larger rectangular buckle all shaped and stamped with inset turquoise on original leather belt, inscribed on underside of buckle "Pawn c. 1950-60", together with one additional leather strap without conchos. Belt with conchos: 40" L. Additional belt/strap: 43" L. Gross weight is 14.115 total troy ounces. Mid 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with general wear and some rust and oxidation to interior of conchos, some abrasion and cracking to turquoise stones, including center stone of buckle. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
1026 Lot 1026: 2 Native American Necklaces 2 Native American Necklaces Lot 1026: 2 Native American Necklaces

1st item: Navajo Modernist V-shaped sterling silver necklace by Silver Ray, with gold filled inlay featuring 25 turquoise and 2 CZs. The necklace is marked "G/F", "S.Ray", and "AM". 2nd item: Sterling silver leaf design V-shaped necklace featuring 2 turquoise, 2 coral, 4 onyx, and 2 mother-of-pearl inlay. Gross weight of the lot is 62 grams.

CONDITION: Both overall good condition with light general wear. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00