10/10/2019 - A Collector's Passion: The James B. Scoville Collection: Premier Auction

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Datum der Auktion: 10.10.2019

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Red Hawk (Oglala Lakota, 19th century) Colored Pencil and Ink on Ledger...

Kills Sioux & Pony Over Scalp signed top right in both Lakota and English (sight) 7.5 x 12 in.; (framed) 11.75 x 16.5 in. 1885 Provenance American Indian Art at Public Auction; From the Collections of Richard A Pohrt, F. Dennis Lessard, Joseph J. Rivera. (1979, lot 841

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Attributed to Goes-To-War (Brule Lakota, 19th century), Colored Pencil on...

untitled, mounted Sioux chief wielding shield and American flag being unsuccessfully attacked by a Pawnee warrior unsigned (sight) 11 x 8 in.; (framed) 18 x 16 in. ca 1890

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Apsaalooke [Crow] Beaded Hide Rifle Scabbard, From the James B. Scoville...

thread and sinew-sewn; glass bead colors of light and dark blue, red white-heart, greasy yellow, pea green, and white; red and navy wool augment designs; long fringe hangs from lower seam of case, overall length 54.5 in., length of fringe 44 in. An attached, handwritten tag reads: Chicago Historical

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Plains Mountain Lion Hide Bow Case and Quiver, From the James B. Scoville...

sinew-sewn, utilitarian case with remnants of white glass beads and red and green wool, overall length 44 in.; PLUS a sinew-backed bow, length 42.5 in.; AND three metal-tipped arrows, lengths 23-25 in. fourth quarter 19th century Provenance: Howard Lindquist, Illinois James B. Scoville, Illinois

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Plains Arrows, From the James B. Scoville Collection

lot of 4, includes three metal-tipped arrows and one with reed shaft and stone point, lengths range from 24 - 28 in. 19th century One arrow with handwritten label of provenance: Arrow from H. Alexander Redfield Collection/ Hartford, Conn./ Willed to William Shemerluk/ Purchased by Tom Haas 3/18/87

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 600 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Apsaalooke [Crow] Rifle Scabbard, From the James B. Scoville Collection

thread and sinew-sewn on a soft thick hide; the muzzle end is beaded with a geometric design in colors of light blue, greasy yellow, cobalt, white, light pink, and red white-heart; red trade wool lines the edges of beadwork; length 42 in. (excludes fringe) fourth quarter 19th century Provenance

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Blackfeet Beaded Hide Knife Sheath with I & H Sorby Dag Knife, From the...

thread and sinew-sewn; decorated with small seed beads white, dark blue, greasy yellow, red white-heart, and Charlotte-cut cobalt and pony trader blue; large "real" white beads are placed along outer edges, overall length 19.75 in.; antler handled knife with copper rivets; steel blade marked I & H

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Sioux Beaded and Quilled Buffalo Hide Knife Sheath, From the James B...

thread and sinew-sewn on buffalo hide; the top has a sky blue, navy blue, red white-heart, and white beaded geometric design; rows of blue and purple quillwork with rectangular hide patches with green pigment line the remainder of the bag; brightly quilled rawhide slats are attached to the tops and

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Sheath with W. Greaves and Sons Knife, From the...

thread and sinew-sewn; beaded in colors of red white-heart, pea green, greasy yellow, cobalt, light blue, and white; tiny tin cones are sewn along edges; recycled parfleche back, length of sheath 8 in.; heavily re-sharpened steel knife marked W. Greaves and Sons; bone handle, overall length 8 in

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Sheath, From the James B. Scoville Collection

thread and sinew-sewn on hide; abstract floral and geometric designs beaded in colors of light blue, light pink, translucent green, cobalt, greasy marigold, and white; length 9.75 in. fourth quarter 19th century Provenance: Norman and Nadine Hurst, Massachusetts James B. Scoville, Illinois

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Sheath with Knife, From the James B. Scoville...

sinew-sewn and beaded in colors of light blue, red white-heart, translucent green, and greasy yellow; parfleche lined interior, length 10 in.; with a Federalist Period sword modified to knife size; bone handle and brass eagle head pommel, overall length 15 in. fourth quarter 19th century Provenance

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Knife Case, From the James B. Scoville Collection

sinew-sewn and beaded using colors of red white-heart, greasy yellow, light blue, translucent green, and Charlotte-cut cobalt; long, thin hide fringe is wrapped with purple and white quills and finished with tin cones filled with purple dyed horsehair; rawhide lined, overall length 26 in., length of

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Sioux Quilled and Beaded Buffalo Hide Bowcase and Quiver, From the James B...

thread and sinew-sewn; thin rows of red and white quillwork decorate both sides of the bowcase and the front of the quiver; tufts of blue wool, and triangular quilled tabs with rawhide slats finished with tin cones and horsehair are added embellishments, overall length 51 in. second half 19th

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Sioux Beaded and Quilled Buffalo Hide Bowcase and Quiver, From the James B...

sinew-sewn and beaded in colors of medium blue, cobalt, pink, pea green, and greasy yellow; thin red quilled lanes; overall length 46 in. fourth quarter 19th century Provenance: Tim Kornwolf, Michigan James Scoville, Ilinois

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Plains Stone Club, From the James B. Scoville Collection

large stone head with part of the rawhide wrapped handle still present; remnants of greasy yellow, periwinkle, cobalt, and red white-heart beading, length 14 in. fourth quarter 19th century

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Plains Stone Club, From the James B. Scoville Collection

rounded granite head attached to a wood handle; handle wrapped in rawhide and laced with sinew, length 31 in. fourth quarter 19th century

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Plains Carved Wood Quirt, From the James B. Scoville Collection

with notched edges and a faint central painted red line matching the curves of the piece and extending from the top edge to the handle; thick hide wrist strap attached to the handle with a mimicking central red painted line; length 19.75 in. fourth quarter 19th century Provenance: Robert Riggs

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Southern Plains Carved Wood Quirt, From the James B. Scoville Collection

hickory, carved in the form of a water monster; 12 brass tacks articulate the figure's spine; hide lashings with red wool; remnants of red and blue pigment, length of handle 14 in., overall length 34 in. fourth quarter 19th century There are many more accounts of water monsters in the folk

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Northern Plains Saddle, From the James B. Scoville Collection

pommel and cantle are formed of elk antler and attached to wood body; lower panels are covered in buffalo hide and retain remnants of red pigment, length 20 in. x width 13.25 in. mid-19th century

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Sioux Horsehair Mecate, From the James B. Scoville Collection

dark brown horsehair plaited to form a slender mecate; tassel on one end and a leather strap on the other; length 154 in. ca 1900 Provenance: Collected on the Pine Ridge Reservation

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 400 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Sioux Quilled Hide Horse Headstall, From the James B. Scoville Collection

quilled hide with browband further decorated with red-dyed feathers in tin cones; remnants of silk ribbon at temples, width 14.5 in. x length 20 in. ca 1900

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Sioux Quilled Hide Horse Breastplate, From the James B. Scoville Collection

sinew-sewn; with a lane of beadwork in white and dark blue; red, purple, and yellow quilled slats with tin cones and horsehair hang from beaded strip, length 34.25 in. ca 1900

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Saddle Bags, From the James B. Scoville Collection

sinew-sewn; beaded panels decorated with geometric designs in colors of sky blue, greasy yellow, cobalt, translucent green, and translucent red; branded crisscrossed lines and tin cones filled with dyed horse hair are placed above beaded panel; remnants of red wool line edges; hide fringe falls

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Southern Cheyenne Beaded Buffalo Hide Saddle Bags, From the James B...

thread and sinew-sewn, fringe cascades from the lower edges; cobalt, white, greasy marigold, and translucent green glass beads form oval and rectangular shapes which are filled with red trade wool; overall length 64 in. fourth quarter 19th century

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Early Northern Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Crupper Panel, From the James...

sinew-sewn on thick hide; remnants of quillwork on front panel and edged with a lane of white and cobalt seed beads; fringe also retains remnants of quillwork and "real" size white glass beads, overall length 24 in. x width 16 in. mid-19th century Provenance: Collected ca 1845-1865, by Father John

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Cheyenne Buffalo Hide Parfleche Envelope, From the James B. Scoville Collection

painted in red, blue, and yellow; thin, geometric designs have been edged with incised outlining, length 26.25 in. x width 17 in. second quarter 19th century Provenance: Paul Gray, New York Ralph Olson, Illinois Michael Kerr, Illinois James Scoville, Illinois

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Blackfeet Buffalo Hide Parfleche Envelope, From the James B. Scoville...

hourglass designs outline with incised lines; red, blue-green, and yellow; interior decorated with elongated triangles, length 27 in. x width 17.75 in. mid-19th century Provenance: Collected on the Yakama Reservation Paul Gray, New York Michael Kerr, Illinois James Scoville, Illinois

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Blackfeet Buffalo Hide Parfleche Envelope, From the James B. Scoville...

decorated with diamonds in colors of red, yellow, and green; diamonds outlined with incised lines; interior further embellished with hourglass elements, length 29.25 in. x width 16.5 in. mid-19th century Provenance: Collected on the Yakama Reservation Paul Gray, New York Michael Kerr, Illinois James

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Plains Pipe Tomahawk, From the James B. Scoville Collection

cylindrical wood haft with cast brass head, length 22 in. ca 1900

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019

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Pipe Tomahawk, From the James B. Scoville Collection

maple haft with pewter inlaid caps on both ends, length 21 in. 19 century

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 10.10.2019