Fall American Indian Art

Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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OH 45232 Cincinnati
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Datum der Auktion: 19.09.2013

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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 Condition: Expertly repaired bird head - appears to have been a very clean break

Los #: 1

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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carved with thunderbird and killer whale and painted in red, black, and green; mounted on wooden base and numbered 5 on back of thunderbird's head, height 14.5 in. x width 13 in. second quarter 20th century Condition

Los #: 2

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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carved with thunderbird and bear holding a shield; painted in red, black, and green; mounted on wooden base and signed on reverse; underside of base with dedication and dated June 2, 1926, height 15.75 in. 1926 Condition: Wing has been repaired (obvious

Los #: 3

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Tlingit Carved Wooden Transformation Figure

poised with an animalistic stance and painted in brown paint, height 14.25 in. x width 5 in. late 19th century

Los #: 4

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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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; collection number on handle, length 12 in. x diameter 8 in. late 19th century

Los #: 5

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Ethel Washington (Inupiat,1889-1968) Dolls

carved of birch and details executed in India ink. Mother wears a rabbit (or squirrel) fur parka embellished with tiny red and black wool stitches. In her mittened hands she carries a wooden berry scoop and a berry basket made of birch bark, height 9.25 in. A child, similarly dressed in a fur coat

Los #: 6

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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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

Los #: 7

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Eskimo Wooden Puzzle Snuff Box From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio

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 Provenance: From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio Condition: Couple missing spots of wood on lid and on lower portion of

Los #: 8

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Sheldon Bogenrife (Inuit, 21st Century) Baleen Basket From the Collection...

finely woven basket topped with a delicately carved seal finial; signed and numbered under lid; included is a tag, Native Handicraft from Alaska, height 2 in. x diameter 1.75 in. late 20th century Dr. Kent Vickery (1942 - 2011) grew up with parents who were avid collectors of Native American

Los #: 9

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Eskimo Male Doll

hand-carved and filed walrus ivory with a golden patina; detailed with piercings for labrets and belly button, height 2.5 in. Condition: Missing bead inserts

Los #: 10

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Eskimo Carved Walrus Ivory Seal Buttons

lot of 6, each with two heads and with features detailed with baleen and ink, length 2 in. second quarter 20th century

Los #: 11

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Eskimo Walrus Ivory Chess Pieces

30 pieces, set carved in cream walrus ivory and fossilized walrus ivory, pawns depicted as seals draped over rocks, rooks, knights, and bishops are polar bears, igloos, walruses; the king and queen are Eskimo figures, heights 1 in. to 2 in. second quarter 20th century Condition: No board included

Los #: 12

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Ray Williams Nuu-Chah-Nulth Carved and Painted Totem Pole

four figure totem topped with a spread-winged eagle; painted in bright colors and signed twice on wings, height 71 in. (5 ft. 11 in.) x width 61 in. (5 ft. 1 in.) third quarter 20th century

Los #: 13

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Glen Pollard (Haida, b.1957) Carved Argillite Pipe From the Collection of...

signed and titled Wolf and Frog on underside; bone mouthpiece insert, length 7 in. late 20th century Dr. Kent Vickery (1942 - 2011) grew up with parents who were avid collectors of Native American Southwest arts and crafts. Kent started developing his own collection in the 1950's while on family

Los #: 14

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Ivan Otterlifter (Cherokee, 1936-1999) Carved Killer Whale

articulated carving with open mouth and hinged fins, painted in black, red, and blue and detailed with mother-of- pearl insets; signed Cyot on tail, length 23 in. third quarter 20th century Condition: Tail has been repaired

Los #: 15

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Tony Gulbrandsen (Tsimshian, 21st Century) Carved Wolf Mask

painted wolf mask with cedar bark mane; signed on reverse, length 6.5 in. x width 6.25 in. late 20th century Provenance: From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado

Los #: 16

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Heber Reece (Tsimshian, b.1955) Carved Eagle Helmet

hand-carved alder painted in red and black; eagle with inset abalone eyes; red and black appliqued skirting, length of mask 14.5 in.; length of skirting 21.5 in. late 20th century

Los #: 17

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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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 fully imbricated basket, height 6.75 in. x width 10.5 in. early 20th century

Los #: 19

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Northern California Baskets From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen...

lot of 3, including two spherical baskets with one decorated with stars, height 4 in. x diameter 5 in.; and another designed using stacked parallelograms, height 2.75 in. x diameter 4 in.; AND a conical shaped basket, height 3.75 in. x diameter 6 in. early 20th century Provenance: From the

Los #: 20

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Hupa Basketry Hat

designed with parallelograms and radiating decoration on top, height 3.5 in. x diameter 6 in. second quarter 20th century

Los #: 21

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Northern California Baskets From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio

lot of 3, including a basketry hat, height 3.75 in. x diameter 7 in.; PLUS a basket with yellow-dyed bird quill decoration, height 3.25 in. x diameter 8.75 in.; PLUS an oval open-work basket, length 13.75 in. x width 7.75 in. second quarter 20th century Provenance: From the Collection of Jan

Los #: 22

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Northern California Mush Bowl From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio

woven with a globular body and decorated using stacked parallelograms and triangles, height 7 in. x diameter 9.5 in. second quarter 20th century Provenance: From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei (1943-2013), Ohio Condition: Some soiling to inside

Los #: 23

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Yokuts Rattlesnake Basket Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado

with four horizontal bands of bracken fern triangles and redbud diamonds, height 3.75 in. x diameter 6.5 in.. early 20th century Provenance: From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado

Los #: 24

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Southern California Basketry Olla

coiled willow or sumac over narrow rods create a basket that is decorated with multi-colored geometric bands and simple checked motifs near rim, height 5.5 in. mid-20th century Dr. Kent Vickery (1942 - 2011) grew up with parents who were avid collectors of Native American Southwestern arts and

Los #: 25

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Panamint Basket From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio

fairing walls and decorated with vertical bands of stacked triangles, height 10.25 in. x diameter 21 in. early 20th century Provenance: From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio

Los #: 26

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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California Mission Basket

beautifully mottled weave with central six-sided star, height 2 in. x diameter 13.5 in. first quarter 20th century

Los #: 27

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Apache Oval Basket

coiled willow over three rods and with multi-colored decorations of stylized interlocking diamonds and stepped rods radiating out from center, length 13.25 in. mid-20th century Dr. Kent Vickery (1942 - 2011) grew up with parents who were avid collectors of Native American Southwestern arts and

Los #: 28

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Pomo Gift Basket From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado

with shell disks stitched around upper rim and same shells finished with abalone discs suspended at sides, height 3 in. x diameter 7.25 in. mid-20th century Dr. Kent Vickery (1942 - 2011) grew up with parents who were avid collectors of Native American Southwest arts and crafts. Kent started

Los #: 29

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Datum: 19.09.2013

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Washo Basket From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio

with three diagonal redbud decorations swirling around body, height 5.75 in. x diameter 9.5 in. second quarter 20th century Provenance: From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio

Los #: 30

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Nez Perce Corn Husk Bag

decoration composed of dyed corn husk with one side decorated with blocks and opposite side with stacked triangles, length 16.5 in. x width 13 in. early 20th century

Los #: 32

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Datum: 19.09.2013