Native American Art Including Selections from the L.D. "Brink" Brinkman Collection

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Datum der Auktion: 17.06.2019

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An early and important Northwest Coast rattle

An early and important Northwest Coast rattle

Los #: Lose

Schätzpreis: 200.000 $ - 300.000 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

Depicting Malo, the casemask painted in the characteristic manner, the arms carved separately and slotted into place, the body and kilt with painted details. height 11 1/2in

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

Depicting Hemis katsina, carved from a single piece of wood, the duotone casemask surmounted by the prominent tableta, "Kopta 22" written in ink to the underside of the kilt. height 17in

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

An "old type" depiction of Qoia or Kau-a katsina, the green casemask with an inverted "V" over the tube mouth, a similar band across the forehead, hanks of Native cotton yarn in place of ears. height 7 1/2in

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

Representing Ho-o-te or Ahote, with black horned casemask, the snout framed by a star and moon, a V-form design painted between the eyes and down the back of the head. height 8 3/8in

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

A representation of Heheya, with relief-carved mouth and T-form nose extending to the eyebrows, remnants of a pegged hide coiffure, rain clouds on the cheeks, terminating in separately-carved feet. height 7 3/4in

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

Representing Hakto, a Zuni katsina that appears in the Bean Dance at First Mesa, with black dots for the eyes and mouth, a rod across the top of the casemask, an arched rainbow beneath, a black-and-white ruff around the neck, with finely-painted sash. height 7 3/4in

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

A representation of Tasaf, the Navajo katsina, with prominent beak, hook eyes, warrior marks on the cheeks, carved and painted details. height 7 3/4in

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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Two Hopi katsinam

Two representations of Chakwaina, both with characteristic half-moon eyes and toothy mouth; the smaller example with appliqued mouth, the woolly hair gone, the underlying lamb skin remaining; the larger example with painted details and without coiffure. height 6 1/8 and 7 1/2in

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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Two Hopi katsinam

One a variant representation of Ahola Mana, the Germ God Maiden, the casemask divided into three color zones, stars painted across the front registers, a cockscomb atop the head, wearing carved and painted woman's attire; the other example also clad in woman's clothing, the mask showing

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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Two Hopi dolls

Depicting a man and a woman, the male figure carved with lengthy hair down the back, wearing a cornhusk headdress, body paint and a kilt; the female in traditional dress and manta, slightly hunched and with arms clutched to her chest. height 8 3/4 and 8in

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 1.800 $ - 2.800 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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Two Pueblo items

Comprising a stone female effigy, her arms at her sides, with turquoise-inlaid eyes and necklace, "Zuni Figure" on a tag at the base; together with a shell and turquoise chip inlaid shell pendant, on a later hide cord. lengths 5 3/4in and 3 1/2in

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Pueblo shield

Of thick fire-hardened buffalo hump hide, painted with mineral pigments to show a banded circular design bisected by a central checkered horizon line, the upper hemisphere aligning a pair of ring-shaped motifs, peaked elements and smaller orbs about the lower perimeter, pierced for hide neck sling

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina doll

Depicting Salako Mana, the casemask with concentric rectangular eyes and painted chin, surmounted by a stepped tableta, the sex delineated, short arms folded into the body. height 10 1/4in

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 40.000 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi doll

Representing Tsuku, a Rio Grande clown, with fur coiffure, cotton balls pendant from the ears and about the neck, "640-E-153, Tchukawymkia Clown" written in ink across one heel. height (excluding base) 10 1/4in

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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An unusual Hopi doll

Seated cross-legged and clad in a hide tunic, the separately carved arms attached with nails, wearing a Chongo or Hömsoma hairstyle and applied fur mustache, painted details. height (excluding base) 6 1/8in

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

A representation of Hahai-i Wu-uti, the Katsina Mother, a horsehair veil draped across the forehead, carved and painted details. height (excluding base) 8 3/4in

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

A representation of Kahaila, the Mad Katsina, with feather crown of painted commercial leather, framed with fur trim, a butterfly painted on the back of the casemask, the arms separately carved. height (excluding base) 10 3/4in

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

Likely a representation of Chaveyo or Tsaveyo, the Giant Ogre, the body and cloak carved from a single piece of wood, horsehair tufts atop the head, a figure painted on the back of the casemask. height (excluding base) 10 1/2in

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

Depicting Manangya, finely painted with namesake lizards over the eyes, on top of the snout and across the back of the casemask, a twisted fiber band about the top of the head. height (excluding base) 10 1/8in

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Zuni katsina

Representing Shulawitsi, Deputy to the Sun Father, also called the Little Fire God, the bare feet with toes delineated, wearing a cloth and dyed wool kilt, beaded adornments, one hand holding the remnants of a yucca whip. height (excluding base) 9 1/2in

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi doll

Wilson Tawaquoptewa, depicting an animal "katsina" with prominent beak, tall spotted ears raised overhead, the body painted in the maker's characteristic style. height 11 1/8in

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Hopi katsina

Depicting Hahai-i Wu-uti, or Grandmother katsina, with painted and carved details, red yarn fringe across the forehead and a cloth cape tied around the shoulders. height 10 7/8in

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Zuni katsina

Depicting Ahmetolela or Thlehakto Okya, Rainbow Dancer Maiden, with elaborate stepped tableta, dressed in a layered fabric costume, wearing a branch coral necklace and carrying dance wands. height 15 3/4in

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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Three Navajo ketohs

Each sandcast, the first wide, centering a rectangular turquoise flanked by conforming smaller stones; the second centering a diamond-shaped turquoise and flanked by conical button accents on the band, the band pierced in four of the cast interstices; the third a heavy example, set with three

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Navajo headstall

The brow pieces with minimal stamped decoration, the conchas with applied stamped borders and sunburst centers, the browband repoussé decorated and applied with conical sunburst buttons. length approximately 18in

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Navajo silver concha belt

Seven scalloped oval conchas with stamped and engraved decoration on a conforming leather belt, the shaped rectangular buckle repousse-decorated and stamped, set with four rectangular turquoise. length 37 3/4in, each concha 3 3/8in

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Navajo silver concha belt

With seven scalloped oblong conchas, each featuring stamped decoration on leather backings, and a chamfered rectangular buckle, all strung on a thin leather belt. length 43 in, each concha 4in

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Navajo headstall

The cheek bands and conchas stamped and engraved, the browband stamped and repousse decorated, suspending a stamped and twisted wire naja, set with turquoise throughout; attached to a Mexican silver-inlaid bit fitted with braided rawhide reins. headstall length approximately 18in

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Navajo headstall

With stamped and engraved cheek pieces and conchas, the browband repoussed and stamped. length approximately 17in

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Navajo silver headstall

Stamped and chiseled decorations adorn the cheek pieces and conchas, the repoussed browband suspending a sandcast naja with hand-form terminals. length approximately 19in

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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Two Navajo squash blossom necklaces

The first with dual strands of small silver beads and ten turquoise-set blossoms suspending a two-wire naja set with a graduated arrangement of 11 turquoise stones; the second a single strand of large silver beads and 14 blossoms suspending a cast naja centering a single turquoise stone. lengths 19

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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Two Southwest items

Including a Navajo silver box with stamped and repousse decoration, raised on button feet; and a Zuni stone-inlaid Knifewing pin. lengths 4 1/2in and 2 3/4in

Los #: 45

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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Two Navajo bracelets

Each a three-stone example with twisted wire and bead accents, the first stamped on terminal: 99.5. inner circumferences 6 7/8in and 6 3/8in, gaps 1 1/4in and 1in

Los #: 46

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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Two Zuni bracelets

Each a cluster example, the first with nine turquoise cabochons surrounding a central stone, flanked by two semicircular clusters of additional stones; the second set with a trio of oblong turquoise, each surrounded by ten teardrop-shaped turquoise. interior circumferences 7in and 6 3/4in; gaps 1

Los #: 47

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A group of Southwest jewelry items

All but one bangle set with turquoise; including a curved barrette, two cluster rings, a cluster bracelet, two turquoise-set bangles, and a bangle with stamped decoration. bracelet diameters 2 3/4in - 2 1/4in; barrette length 4in; ring sizes 9 and 8 1/4

Los #: 48

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Greenland Eskimo model umiak

The wood-framed craft covered in hide, packed with skins, camp supplies and other implements, seating five wooden figures, one male and four female rowers, each dressed in fur and cloth. height 7 1/2in, length 39in

Los #: 61

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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An Eskimo effigy

Of walrus ivory, depicting half a female figure with carved and engraved facial features, including chin tattoos. height 5in

Los #: 62Y

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A group of Eskimo items

Carved from walrus ivory, and comprising two bears, one an effigy with geometric decoration, the other for use as a pull handle; two seal toggles; a fishing lure or line weight; and a scrimshawed bow drill decorated with figures fishing, hunting, and other scenes of life. the greatest length 9 1/4in

Los #: 63Y

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Greenland Eskimo harpoon throwing board

The board decorated with bone seal effigies, the harpoon fitted with a bone terminal and tip and a sealskin line. overall length 43 3/4in

Los #: 64

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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An Eskimo wood bowl

Of oblong form, with eight inlaid diamond-shaped stones on the rim, with two painted interior bands centering a geometric design. length 11 3/4in, width 8 7/8in

Los #: 65

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Northwest Coast wood oil bowl

Richly patinated, of rectangular form, each of the shorter sides carved with a totemic animal face, likely a bear, the longer sides with fine channeling on each end. height 3in, width 7 1/8in

Los #: 66

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Northwest Coast copper

Of typical form, hammered and polished copper, painted with a totemic depiction of a bear and bear cub, likely cleaned and repainted. height 28 1/4in, width 19 1/8in

Los #: 67

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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An early and exceptional Tlingit rattle

Carved in the form of an oystercatcher, constructed of two hollowed sections lashed together with hide thongs, the bird with gracefully curving neck and inset shell eyes, the wings indicated in formline relief at the underside, framing closely tucked web feet and pronounced cloaca, the head of a

Los #: 68

Schätzpreis: 200.000 $ - 300.000 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) mask

Carved with large pierced eyes below a prominent brow, a beak-like nose, and an open oblong mouth with wide lips, articulated jaw and post teeth; painted red and black. length 10 3/4in, width 8 1/8in

Los #: 69

Schätzpreis: 25.000 $ - 35.000 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Northwest man's beaded tunic

Likely Tlingit or nearby Athabascan, trimmed with trade cloth hung in beaded fringe and beaver claw suspensions, abstract and vaguely floral decorations about the neck area, bib and cuffs. length 33in

Los #: 70

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Northwest Coast figure

Carved in the round, depicted squatting, the hands curled below the chin, with large, wide eyes, on a post handle, possibly a staff finial. height 10in, width 1 3/4in

Los #: 71

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Northwest Coast wood ladle

The scoop and part of the handle carved out and painted with the formline eye of an animal. length 10in

Los #: 72

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Zia polychrome storage jar

Decorated with a pair of arched double bands, each enclosing flowers and a bird, separated by an arrangement of stepped motifs. height 14 1/2in, diameter 18in

Los #: 85

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019

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A Zia dough bowl

The exterior decorated with solid and fine line geometric elements, the interior rim with alternating spotted and solid orange birds. height 7 1/4in, diameter 15in

Los #: 86

Schätzpreis: 0 $

Datum: 17.06.2019