American Indian Artifacts/Art - Santa Fe

Auction Details

Our annual 2-day summer auction will be held August 11 and 12, 2012 and will feature several private collections of American Indian artifacts, art, and related collectibles. We have a large selection of Pueblo and prehistoric pottery, great Navajo rugs and weavings, an impressive accumulation of baskets from all the regions, classic and fantastic Indian jewelry, and many pieces of rare and hard to find beadwork. This auction includes a great selection of original art as well, including that of sought after Native and Western artists, some nice bronzes, plus Eskimo relics, carvings, tradebeads, unusual tribal relics, interesting and hard to find antique and Western collectibles, and much, MUCH more.
Elizabeth Abeyta (1955-2006)400Elizabeth Abeyta (1955-2006)
Contemporary signed original pottery canteen with mudhead "stopper" and leather fringe and hanger. Very good condition. Retail $2,200.00...
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
Crow Cradleboard401Crow Cradleboard
Large classic design full sized white buckskin cradleboard with traditional crow design beadwork. Very good condition. Circa: Mid to late 1900s Siz
Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
Pony Beaded Child's Saddle402Pony Beaded Child's Saddle
One-of-a-kind vintage western saddle with buckskin covering, fringe, tradebeads, and colorful beaded designs done entirely with pony beads. Good c
Start Price : 625.00 | Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
Blackfeet Beaded Moccasins403Blackfeet Beaded Moccasins
Classic old pair of sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded elk hide moccasins with hard buffalo soles, ribbon trim, and cross figures on vamps. Very go
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to richa69 for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
Sioux Beaded Moccasins404Sioux Beaded Moccasins
Traditional sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded buckskin moccasins with colorful red designs, bifurcated tongues, and hard rawhide soles. Very good
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to gourmet for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
Cree Beaded Pipe Bag405Cree Beaded Pipe Bag
Great old 2-sided contour beaded bag with tabbed top, fringed bottom, and exceptional floral design beadwork. Good condition, buckskin split and t
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
Plateau Parfleche Case406Plateau Parfleche Case
Large colorful traditional shaped and folded rawhide "Indian suitcase" with mineral painted geometric designs. Very good condition, exc...
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
Kiowa Beaded Pipe Bag407Kiowa Beaded Pipe Bag
Classic somewhat hourglass shaped antelope hide tobacco bag with beaded stars and florals on the front. Sturdy, good condition, minor repairs. Cir
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag408Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag
Traditional 2-sided sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded pipe/tobacco bag with different geometric designs on both sides, 3-color quilled slat suspens
Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 1,800.00
Cheyenne Beaded Child's Moccasins409Cheyenne Beaded Child's Moccasins
Rare pair of sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded child's hard-soled buckskin moccasins. Good condition,some missing beads and some buckskin damage.
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
Santee Beaded Bag & Peace Medal410Santee Beaded Bag & Peace Medal
Traditional horse shoe shaped mid 1900s buckskin bag with beaded florals on the front, morning stars on back and fringed edging plus a silver Georg
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
Hopi Pottery Jar- Neva P. Nampeyo411Hopi Pottery Jar- Neva P. Nampeyo
Classic design low profile jar with 4-way polychrome design. Good condition, several scuffs and scratches. Circa: 1970s Size: 3-1/2" x 6-1/2...
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (135.00 + 27.00) x 1 = 162.00
Laguna Pottery Jar- Marie Z. Chino412Laguna Pottery Jar- Marie Z. Chino
Beautiful thin-walled polychrome olla with traditional curvilinear forms. Very good condition, nice patina. Circa: 1950s Size: 8-1/2" x 10-...
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
Santa Clara Pottery Jar- Camilio Tafoya413Santa Clara Pottery Jar- Camilio Tafoya
Rare earlier sgraffitto redware seed pot with elaborate avanyu serpent. Very good condition. Circa: 1972 Size: 2" x 2-1/2"
Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
Navajo Pottery Jar414Navajo Pottery Jar
Very rare early Gobernador thin walled polychrome olla with stepped designs and ticked rim, this could date into the 1700s. Glaze finish. Very go
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
Zuni Pottery Owl415Zuni Pottery Owl
Unusually large vintage pottery owl figure with wings, tail, hooknose, and pocket. Very good used condition, some damage to tail. Circa: 1940s Siz
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to comanche6 for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
Hopi Pottery Jar416Hopi Pottery Jar
Small wide-mouthed jar/bowl with traditional Hopi design. Very good condition, minor dings. Circa: Mid 1900s Size: 3" x 3"
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
Hopi Pottery Dish417Hopi Pottery Dish
Early black-on-yellow pottery dish with avian and tadpole (?) design. Very good condition, signed but unreadable. Circa: Early/Mid 1900s Size: 2&...
Start Price : 112.50 | Estimates : 225.00 - 450.00
Sold to emw for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
Hopi Pottery Jar- Carol Namoki418Hopi Pottery Jar- Carol Namoki
Rare pottery jar with polychrome bird figures. Very good condition but hairline crack near rim, signed "Carol Namoki - Tewa Village." C...
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to emw for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
Hopi Pottery Bowl419Hopi Pottery Bowl
Classic vintage polychrome bowl with interior bird figure. Very good used condition. Circa: 1940s Size: 2-1/2" x 6"
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
Hopi Pottery Jar420Hopi Pottery Jar
Beautiful polychrome pottery olla with feather design on shoulder and other classic design. Very good condition. Circa: Late 1900s Size: 7" ...
Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to achaiet for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
Eskimo Basket421Eskimo Basket
Exceptional finely woven Eskimo baleen basket with carved ivory walrus on lid and with ivory disc in base. Pristine condition. Circa: Mid 1900s Size
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to gents for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
Pima Basket422Pima Basket
Outstanding bowl shaped polychrome Pima basket with fylfot, butterflies, and stepped diamond motifs. Pristine condition. Circa: 1930s Size: 4-3/4...
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
Tohono O'odham Basket423Tohono O'odham Basket
A fine Papago basketry bowl with flared sides and figured motif. Excellent condition. Circa: Mid 1900s Size: 4-1/2" x 10"
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to jcorning for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
Navajo Basket424Navajo Basket
Classic Navajo tightly woven large ceremonial basketry tray with traditional broken stepped design. Circa: Late 1900s Size: 3" x 15"
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Hopi Basket425Hopi Basket
Great Hopi polychrome wicker plaque with eagle motif. Excellent condition. Circa: Late 1900s Size: 1/2" x 11"
Start Price : 137.50 | Estimates : 275.00 - 550.00
Sold to gourmet for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
Pima Basket426Pima Basket
Splendid Pima basketry bowl with double row lightning motif. Good condition. Circa: Mid 1900s Size: 3-1/2" x 13"
Start Price : 112.50 | Estimates : 225.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
Navajo Basket427Navajo Basket
Classic Navajo basketry bowl with traditional black and red stepped motif. Excellent condition. Circa: Late 1900s Size: 3" x 12"
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
Hopi Sculpture - Wikviya428Hopi Sculpture - Wikviya
Beautiful Hopi soapstone carved Indian warrior with turquoise mounted on wood base. Signed by Steve LaRance "Wikviya". Circa: Late 1900s...
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Zuni Fetish - Daniel Weahkee429Zuni Fetish - Daniel Weahkee
Fabulous Zuni bear fetish with turquoise heartline surrounded by six carved fetishes. Circa: 2005 Size: 4-3/4" x 6"
Start Price : 112.50 | Estimates : 225.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
Navajo Sculpture - B. Begay430Navajo Sculpture - B. Begay
Elegant Navajo carved alabaster Indian chief with much detail. Circa: Contemporary Size: 8-1/2" x 6"
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Hopi Bowl - Dee Setalla (b. 1963)431Hopi Bowl - Dee Setalla (b. 1963)
Hopi pottery bowl with traditional polychrome curvilinear designs inside and out. Signed, Navasie family. Circa: 1990s Size: 11-1/2" x 4-1/4...
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
Santo Domingo Olla - Robert Aguilar432Santo Domingo Olla - Robert Aguilar
Santo Domingo pottery olla with traditional curvilinear design. Signed. Circa: 1990s Size: 15" x 10-1/2"
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
Santo Domingo Bowl - Robert Aguilar433Santo Domingo Bowl - Robert Aguilar
Santo Domingo pottery bowl with traditional black on red curvilinear design. Signed. Circa: 1990s Size: 12-1/2" x 8-1/2"
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
Jemez Storyteller - E. Fragua Tsosie434Jemez Storyteller - E. Fragua Tsosie
Well done Jemez pottery storyteller with sixteen children. Signed. Circa: 1990s Size: 11" x 7"
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
2 Apache Beaded Bags4352 Apache Beaded Bags
Pair of Apache beaded hide pouches. The paint bag has ochre inside, the other has two pieces of stone medicine. Found on the Navajo Reservation. Ci
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to gourmet for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
Plateau Beaded Bag436Plateau Beaded Bag
Plateau contour beaded hide bag with floral design and belt loop. Zipper across top is intact but part of it has come off of bag. Circa: 1950s Size:
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
Northern Plains Wallet437Northern Plains Wallet
Northern Plains beaded leather wallet. Like new condition, tourist piece. Circa: 1950s Size: 7-1/2" x 3-1/4"
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
Hopi Dance Wands438Hopi Dance Wands
Pair of Hopi painted wood lightning dance wands. Shows use, long white wand has one cut-out broken off. Circa: 1960s Size: 24" x 2" & 32...
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to emw for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Hopi Kilt439Hopi Kilt
Hopi woven wool kilt. Circa: 1980s Size: 39" x 26-1/2"
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
Navajo Medicine440Navajo Medicine
Navajo pottery bowl with 26 pieces of personal medicine; 10 hide bags with 20 pieces of stone medicine, 5 carved fetishes, bull roar, and stone kni
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
Pueblo Bird Mask441Pueblo Bird Mask
Rare painted leather and wood bird head headdress. Very good well used condition. Ex: Fenn Gallery, Santa Fe. Circa: Early/Mid 1900s Size: 12&q...
Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to hunterscup for (1,700.00 + 340.00) x 1 = 2,040.00
Tabletta Headdress442Tabletta Headdress
Rare hand crafted Jemez dance mask with large tabletta. Very good used condition. Ex: Fenn Gallery, Santa Fe. Circa: Early/Mid 1900s Size: 24&q...
Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
Hopi Style Headdress443Hopi Style Headdress
Traditional design leather katsina-style helmet with wooden ears, horsehair trim, and painted features. Circa: Mid to late 1900s Size: 5" x 1...
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to emw for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
5 Hopi Child's Items4445 Hopi Child's Items
A small painted plywood tabletta, a flower wand, a lightning stick, and two small fans, all hand carved and painted. Circa: Mid 1900s Size: 11&quo...
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to emw for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
Hopi Katsina Carving445Hopi Katsina Carving
Beautiful hand carved and painted cottonwood root "Shuliwitsi" doll with dotted body. Very good condition. Circa: Late 1900s
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
Hopi Katsina Carving446Hopi Katsina Carving
Traditional hand carved and painted cottonwood root display of two subjects "interacting". Very good condition. Circa: 1960s
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Hopi Katsina Carving447Hopi Katsina Carving
Rare and beautiful hand carved and painted cottonwood root "Crow mother" doll showing her wrapped moccasins, shawl, and outstretched han...
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
Hopi Katsina Carving448Hopi Katsina Carving
Large hand carved and painted cottonwood root "watermelon katsina" crop dancer doll with large tabletta headdress. Very good condition....
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
Hopi Katsina Carving- Virgil Nomak449Hopi Katsina Carving- Virgil Nomak
Traditional hand carved and painted "Chakwaina" doll. Good condition, some missing parts. Circa: 1960s Size: 12-1/2"
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00