Gold Rush, Western, & Native American – Las Vegas

Morphy Auctions
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Datum der Auktion: 12.04.2019

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Hammer-Poll Tomahawk.

Circa 1690-1720, very heavy blade overall especially near the eye. The eye is decorated with 13 vertical cuts. The haft is plain and round. Styles similar to this have been identified as Iroquois. Former Don Euing collection. Condition: (Very Good). Item Dimensions: 27-3/4"L

Los #: 1001

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Prairie Style Pipe Tomahawk.

Circa 1840's, Prairie style with flared blade signed D.H. Fuller/Boston. Straight side faceted bowl that unscrews to accommodate a spike. Diamond shaped haft is file branded and brass tacked on one side only with incised chevrons on both sides. Head is mounted from fore end. Former Don Euing

Los #: 1002

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Northern Plains Pipe Tomahawk.

Circa 1850-1865, this tomahawk has an 8" steel head, original leather gasket, and an unusually long original haft. Most likely made of ash, haft shows deep file branding and a beautiful warm patina. Condition: (Excellent). Item Dimensions: 27-1/2" L

Los #: 1003

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Fine Plains Pipe Tomahawk.

Circa 1860's, Plains style with wide flared blade with copper line inlay of a tobacco plant on left side of blade. Haft is file branded with two partial rings of brass tacks with lead tips on both ends of haft. There is a dangle of brass beads and a 9" black hair drop. Former Don Euing collection

Los #: 1004

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Early Halberd Pipe Tomahawk.

Circa 1740, very rare early French halberd type. Narrow flared blade with cutting edge slanting on a bias. Bowl flares in two stages, with a round haft with steel spike rising above the head and flaring. Steel ferule inset 2-3/4" before the mouthpiece. Former Don Euing collection. Condition

Los #: 1005

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Spontoon Pipe Tomahawk.

Circa 1850-1860, hand forged steel head clad with copper. Head is also engraved with a dot and curved lines pierced with a round hole. Blade is in the shape of an elongated heart. Haft is file branded and tacked. Former Don Euing collection. Condition: (Excellent). Item Dimensions: 18-1/2"L

Los #: 1006

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Sioux Saddle Blanket.

Spectacular 19th century saddle blanket with period trade cloth backing and wonderful 5-1/2" wide beaded perimeter strip. Strip having desirable figures including horse and riders, American flags and vallero stars, comprised of small early beads including white hearts, cobalt blues and greasy

Los #: 1007

Schätzpreis: 4.500 $ - 6.500 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Pawnee Painted Buffalo Robe.

Circa 1860's -1870's Indian tanned buffalo robe with painted pictographs of horses. In good condition with some paint fading. The style of horses compares strongly with Pawnee robes in several museum collections. The horses without riders with saddle blankets indicate gift horses, a status symbol

Los #: 1008

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Sioux Pictorial Beaded Vest.

Circa 1880's sinew sewn vest featuring armed warrior figures. Front depicts two warriors standing with rifles, and two mounted on horses. Back of vest features three mounted warriors and three crosses. Executed in light blue, green, red, dark blue, brown and greasy yellow beads on a white field

Los #: 1009

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Northern Plains Indian Fetish Belt.

Circa 1880-1890, sinew sewn beads on native tanned buckskin. Belt is comprised of two turtle amulets, knife sheath, awl case, and a small pouch. All are attached to the buckskin belt with with beaded ends terminating in tin cones with horsehair tufts. Condition: (Very Good). Item Dimensions: 51"L

Los #: 1010

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Lot Of 4: Plains Indian Catlinite Pipes.

Lot consists of circa 1890-1900's catlinite pipes. Three sizes (20", 18", 17"). The largest pipe has a "T" style bowl with beaded wood stem. Next largest is made entirely of catlinite with a tomahawk style head. Smallest has a painted red, rawhide wrapped wood handle with a catlinite tomahawk head

Los #: 1011

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Beaded Blackfeet Moccasins.

Circa 1880-1890, thread sewn on Indian tanned buckskin with muslin ankle cuffs. Beadwork executed in floral pattern of green, pink, red, dark blue, light blue, and butterscotch beads against a white background. Condition: (Very Good). Item Dimensions: 11"L x 4"W

Los #: 1012

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Plains Cree Beaded Gauntlets.

Circa 1900-1915, fringed buckskin gauntlets with nice floral patterns executed in royal blue, dusty sky blue, transparent pink, yellow, and rose beads. Lined in blue cloth, these show period wear but are nice example and very displayable. A few small wear spots on the underside of the fingers, and

Los #: 1013

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 1.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Sioux Female Doll.

Circa 1890-1900, doll is made of Indian tanned hide, metal sequins, porcupine quill and human hair. Fringed buckskin dress has beaded geometric patterns executed in white centered rose, dark blue and white beads. Buckskin belt is fashioned with large metal sequins representing conchos. Condition

Los #: 1014

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Cheyenne Indian Buckskin Doll.

Circa late 1800's, Cheyenne male buckskin doll with beaded eyes and mouth. Horsehair braids have red cloth wraps. Doll has a beaded choker of yellow, dark blue and white beads and a shirt with strips of white and dark blue beadwork, as well as fringed leggings and red cloth breech cloth. Traditional

Los #: 1015

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Sioux Indian Female Doll.

Circa 1885-1895, female doll made of Indian tanned buckskin, horsehair, dentallia shells and glass beads. Doll is wearing a fringed dress with fully beaded yoke and a belt executed in dusty blue, dark blue, greasy yellow, green and white centered rose. Leggings and moccasins are also beaded

Los #: 1016

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Arapaho Female Buckskin Doll.

Circa 1880's, sinew sewn doll made of Indian tanned buckskin and horsehair stuffed muslin. Doll is adorned with buffalo hair, beaded eyes and mouth, cowrie shell and bead earrings. Fringed dress is rubbed in red ochre pigment, and has beaded designs executed in greasy yellow, green, and light blue

Los #: 1017

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Apache Indian Doll.

Circa 1880's, doll is made of supple buckskin with heavily fringed dress. Dress exhibits typical Apache beadwork and is adorned with tin cone tinklers and black thread braided hair. Condition: (Very Good). Item Dimensions: 13-1/2"T x 5-1/2"W

Los #: 1018

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Sioux Indian Beaded Buckskin Doll.

Circa 1880's, doll is sinew sewn and made of Indian tanned buckskin and buffalo hair. Fringed dress is beautifully beaded with lazy stitched yoke finished in colors of light blue, rose, dark blue, greasy yellow, white and pink. She is wearing a large black bead necklace and a fully beaded belt

Los #: 1019

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Walla Walla Prison Spurs.

Fantastic double mounted spurs with scalloped heel bands including shields and 3 dimensional hearts, exaggerated long shanks with chap guards and terrific heart concho straps. Having extremely rare inmate number marked on bottom of shanks. Condition: (Very Good). Item Dimensions: 9-1/4"L

Los #: 1020

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Lot Of 2: Circa 1970's Silver Plate Double Rowl Engraved Tom Mix Style Spurs.

Tom Mix was known as the "King of the Cowboys". He appeared in over 160 motion pictures between 1909 and 1935; performed rodeo stunts with Sells Floto Circus between 1929 and 1931; Ralston Purina sponsored the Tom Mix Radio Show beginning in 1933. He is mostly known to today's younger generation as

Los #: 1021

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Early Iron Ring Bit.

Stunning early Colonial style ring bit, uncommonly large, with stylish deep engraving, a fabulous cut-out lip bar and ring with decorative hand forged dangles and original chains. Condition: (Very Good

Los #: 1022

Schätzpreis: 1.800 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Early Colonial Iron Spurs.

Very scarce heavy iron spurs with long articulated shanks, figural dogs, original heel chains, and huge 8-point rowels. Completed by a great looking pair of period dove wing straps. Condition: (Very Good). Item Dimensions: 9-1/2"L

Los #: 1023

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Walla Walla Prison Horsehair Bridle.

Very unusual hitched horsehair bridle with bold colors in geometric patterns, using double round cheeks, very unique silver and ribbon rosettes, multiple tassels, terrific romel reins, and it's original iron bird bit. In beautiful condition with crisp colors and wear. Condition: (Very Good

Los #: 1025

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Deerlodge Prison Horsehair Bridle.

Extremely attractive large hitched horsehair bridle, using five very uncommon colors, focused around a predominantly green and orange presence, with eight large tufted tassels, unusual matching paint horse hair wrapped glass rosettes, original horsehair curb strap, its original iron bit, and topped

Los #: 1026

Schätzpreis: 3.500 $ - 4.500 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Navajo Silver Bridle.

Noteworthy massive early Navajo beautifully designed sterling silver bridle with incredible 3-1/2" scalloped conchos and brow band nadja, complimented by a very early iron ring bit and finely braided horsehair reins covered in great horsehair tassels. Condition: (Very Good

Los #: 1027

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Silver Mounted Saddle.

This saddle has floral tooled leather and is heavily adorned with silver conchos, silver sunburst diamonds, and horse head decoration. The pommel, saddle swells and seat back are capped in engraved silver. Initials "RLW" are found on the back of the seat. Straps are all banded in silver. The saddle

Los #: 1028

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Mario Hanel Salesmans Sample Saddle.

Seldom seen salesman's sample saddle, with decorative border pattern of beautifully detailed floral tooling, with 7" seat, tapaderos and horsehair cinch. From the Ray Bentley Collection. Condition: (Very Good). Item Dimensions: 18-1/2" x 11"W

Los #: 1029

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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101 Ranch Saddle.

Intriguing early square skirted high back saddle with full coverage basket stamped tooling incorporated with fascinating tooled bucking horses and riders on the fenders and jockeys. Clearly marked "101R" on the back of its radical 5" tall cantle. Having medium size swells, a 14" seat, attractive

Los #: 1030

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 12.04.2019

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Lot Of 2: Sioux Turtle Fetish And Eastern Sioux Patriotic Beaded Bag.

Lot consists of: A) Circa late 1800's buckskin stuffed turtle amulet with dark blue beaded head and neck. Beaded design of dark blue squares on body and legs. Turtle has edge beading in dark blue with tin cones and horsehair attached to ends of legs. Size: 9" x 4 ".; B) Circa 1900 Eastern Sioux

Los #: 1032

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 12.04.2019