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603Lot 603: Eva Wolfe Native American Cherokee BasketEva Wolfe Native American Cherokee BasketLot 603: Eva Wolfe Native American Cherokee Basket

Eva Wolfe (North Carolina, 1922-2004) large Cherokee double-weave rivercane lidded storage basket, rectangular form, comprised of dyed butternut and bloodroot weavers woven in the Chief's Daughter design. 9 1/4" H x 14 1/2" w x 10" D. 20th century. Note: Retains the original Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual tag as well as a Cherokee Indian Fall Festival Exhibition program with Eva Wolfe's biography, June 18 – October 28, 1978. The exhibition was organized by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board of the U.S. Dept. of the Interior, in cooperation with Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual Inc., Cherokee NC. It is not known if this basket was part of this exhibition. CONDITION: Excellent condition. No damage. [See more photos →]

$2,800.00$3,200.00
604Lot 604: Large Native American Cherokee Rivercane BasketLarge Native American Cherokee Rivercane BasketLot 604: Large Native American Cherokee Rivercane Basket

Late 19th century Native American Cherokee large river cane gathering basket, square form, likely Knox or Loudon County, Tennessee. 10 1/4" H x 23 1/2" x 19 1/2". CONDITION: Overall good condition. Losses to three corners and scattered losses to rim. Some interior staining and overall grime. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
605Lot 605: Eddie Beyuka Zuni Dancer Bolo TieEddie Beyuka Zuni Dancer Bolo TieLot 605: Eddie Beyuka Zuni Dancer Bolo Tie

Vintage 1978 signed Eddie Beyuka Zuni bolo tie, silver with various inlaid stones in the form of a drum dancer. Engraved en verso with date and artist's name and address. 6" L. Provenance: Nashville, TN Collection, ex-L. Bush Cole estate (Nashville, TN). CONDITION: Leather cord is missing tips. Miniscule shallow chip and 1/8" separation to turquoise in headdress; miniscule chip to black stone at end of "feather", possibly in the making. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
606Lot 606: Zuni Squash Blossom Necklace, Bird MotifZuni Squash Blossom Necklace, Bird MotifLot 606: Zuni Squash Blossom Necklace, Bird Motif

Zuni Southwestern multi stone inlaid sterling silver Squash Blossom necklace, with bird motif to naja surrounded by twelve (12) bird fetishes on a double strand of 1/4" diameter silver beads. Naja measures 3 x 3 inches and is stamped STERLING en verso. 29" L overall. Weighs 6.36 oz troy. American, circa 1970. Provenance: Nashville, TN collection, ex-L. Bush Cole estate (Nashville, TN). CONDITION: Very good condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$700.00
607Lot 607: Old Pawn Double Bear Claw and Coin Buckle, BeltOld Pawn Double Bear Claw and Coin Buckle, BeltLot 607: Old Pawn Double Bear Claw and Coin Buckle, Belt

Old Pawn Navajo inlaid sterling silver double Bear Claw buckle and leather belt, inlaid with 1943 Liberty silver half dollar. Oval buckle with two bear claws or talons, encircled with red coral and surrounding silver circle, feather and flower motifs inset with 3 turquoise stones. Marked STERLING en verso. Belt with raised leaf design and inset 1943 silver dollar Liberty Walking half dollar coin. Buckle – 3" H x 3 3/4" W. Belt length – 45" L. Mid/late 20th century. Provenance: Nashville, TN collection, ex-L. Bush Cole estate (Nashville, TN). CONDITION: Some wear to coin, light wear to belt, overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
608Lot 608: 2 Native American Navajo Rugs, Eye Dazzler & Ganado2 Native American Navajo Rugs, Eye Dazzler & GanadoLot 608: 2 Native American Navajo Rugs, Eye Dazzler & Ganado

2 Native American Navajo Rugs, Eye Dazzler & Ganado. 1st item: Navajo wool rug, eye dazzler design, woven in colors of cream, black, orange, tan, dark brown and red with cream and dark brown borders. 62 3/4" x 41 1/2". 2nd item: Navajo wool rug, Ganado design, with various pictorial elements including repeating red and brown crosses, arrows and triangles. Woven in colors of red, dark brown or black, tan, light brown, and cream, spirit line present at one corner. 70" x 52". Both rugs 1st half 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with even wear. One end with old repairs. 2nd item: Overall general even wear with a few areas of thinning to weave and small holes. Scattered wear and losses to ends. [See more photos →]

$700.00$900.00
609Lot 609: 2 Navajo Native American Rugs2 Navajo Native American RugsLot 609: 2 Navajo Native American Rugs

2 Navajo Native American Rugs. 1st item: Navajo wool rug, storm pattern variation, woven in colors of black or dark brown, grey, cream and light tan. Spirit line noted to one corner. Both long sides of rug fitted with fabric rod pockets for hanging. 50 1/2" x 65". 2nd item: Navajo wool rug, Chinle pattern, woven in colors of black or dark brown, tan and cream. Serrated or stepped diamond design to the center. Both short sides fitted with fabric rod pockets for hanging. 69 1/2" x 43". Both rugs 20th century. CONDITION: Both rugs overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$500.00$700.00
610Lot 610: Navajo Eyedazzler Wool Blanket Navajo Eyedazzler Wool BlanketLot 610: Navajo Eyedazzler Wool Blanket

Navajo blanket or rug, central field woven in an Eyedazzler diamond pattern in colors of red, green, yellow/gold, orange, cream and tan within a black, tan and cream geometric border. 71 3/4" x 48 1/2". Early 20th century. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: Overall scattered areas of moth damage. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
611Lot 611: Navajo Rug, Two Gray Hills PatternNavajo Rug, Two Gray Hills PatternLot 611: Navajo Rug, Two Gray Hills Pattern

Navajo rug or weaving, Two Gray Hills pattern, woven in colors of tan, black, brown and cream by Maggie Black. Consisting of a stepped and hooked central diamond with multiple geometric borders, spirit line to one end. 48 1/4" x 38". 2nd half 20th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Light sun fading noted to one side. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
1054Lot 1054: Native American Mortar & Grinding Stone PestleNative American Mortar & Grinding Stone PestleLot 1054: Native American Mortar & Grinding Stone Pestle

Native American stone mortar together with a grinding stone pestle. Grinding stone measures 5" L. Mortar measures 6 1/2" H x 12 1/2" dia. Circa 3000 BC – 1200 AD. Provenance: Private Nashville, TN collection, purchased at an auction in Springfield, TN many years ago. CONDITION: Both items exhibit general wear commensurate with age. [See more photos →]

$200.00$250.00