Fairfield Auction presents
NATIVE AMERICAN ART
Sunday, May 6th at 2pm

at our gallery
707 Main Street (route 25), Monroe, Connecticut

preview Thursday-Saturday prior, 11am - 4pm, auction day 9-11am

Session II
Native American Art

All references to time periods and cultures are only an opinion and are not a guarantee of authenticity.

Lot 501
Large Zuni Dough Bowl
with elaborate red and brown decoration
against a chalk white slip

15" diameter, 7" high
circa 1900

estimate 3000/5000

Lot 502
Maria Martinez Blackware Pot
signed "Maria & Popovi 565"
4" diameter, 3 3/4" high
dated May 1965

together with biography signed by Maria Martinez

estimate 400/600

Lot 503
Maria Martinez Blackware Pot
signed "Marie & Santana"
4" diameter, 3 1/2" high

estimate 400/600

Lot 504
Maria Martinez Blackware Pot
signed "Marie & Santana"
6 1/2" diameter, 4 1/2" high

estimate 600/900

Lot 505
Maria Martinez Blackware Vase
signed "Marie"
9 1/2" high, 6 1/2" diameter

estimate 2500/3500

Lot 506
Maria Martinez Blackware Dish
signed "Marie & Santana"
4 3/4" diameter

estimate 400/600

Lot 507
Maria Martinez Blackware Pot
signed "Marie & Julian"
4 1/2" diameter, 3 1/2" high

estimate 400/600

Lot 508
Maria Martinez Blackware Dish
signed "Marie & Popovi"
5 1/2" diameter

estimate 400/600

Lot 509
Maria Martinez Blackware Pot
signed "Marie & Santana"
7" diameter, 3" high

estimate 1000/1500

Lot 510
Maria Martinez Blackware Pot
signed "Marie Poveka"
4 1/2" diameter, 3" high

estimate 300/500

Lot 511
Kachina
Style Figure
26 3/4" high

 

Lot 512
Maria Martinez Blackware Pot
signed "Marie"
10 1/2" diameter, 10" high

estimate 3000/5000

Lot 513
Maria Martinez Blackware Pot
signed "Marie & Julian"
4 1/4" diameter, 5" high

estimate 400/600

Lot 514
Acoma Polychromed Pot
10" diameter, 7 1/2" high
early 20th century

estimate 800/1200

Lot 515
Zia Polychromed Bird Pot
signed Elizabeth Medina
7 1/2" diameter, 7 3/4" high
late 20th century

estimate 300/500

Lot 516
Zuni Polychromed Pot
7 1/2" diameter, 6" high
early 20th century

estimate 400/600

Lot 517
Pueblo Polychromed Bird Pot
identified on bottom as "San Ildefonso/ circa 1905",
7" diameter, 4 3/4" high

estimate 250/350

Lot 518
Maria Martinez Blackware Pot
signed "Maria"
11 1/4" diameter, 3" high

estimate 2000/3000

Lot 519
Maria Martinez Blackware Dish
signed "Maria & Poveka"
5 3/4" diameter

estimate 300/500

Lot 520
Maria Martinez Blackware Dish
signed "Marie & Julian"
4 1/2" diameter

estimate 400/600

Lot 521
Maria Martinez Blackware Pot
signed "Marie"
9 1/2" diameter, 4 1/2" high
some roughness at rim

estimate 1000/1500

Lot 522
Santa Clara Pueblo Blackware Wedding Vase
possibly Margaret Tafoya
with bear paw
10" high

estimate 500/750

Lot 524
Acoma Polychromed Pot

10 1/2" diameter, 8" high
early 20th century

estimate 1000/1500

Lot 525
Acoma Polychromed Pot

8 1/2" diameter,7" high
circa 1900

estimate 600/900

Lot 526
Yokut Basket

with banded rattlesnake design
9 3/8" diameter, 4 1/2" high

estimate 600/900

Lot 527
Yokut Basket

with stepped geometric design
7 3/4" diameter, 3 3/4" high

estimate 300/500

Lot 528
California Basketry Hat

with geometric design
6 3/4" diameter, 3 1/2" high

estimate 200/300

Lot 529
Large Karok Basket

11" diameter, 7" high
with damage/repairs

estimate 200/300

Lot 530
Apache Olla

8 1/2" high
circa 1900

estimate 1000/1500

Lot 531
Apache Basket

11" diameter, 3" high

estimate 400/600

Lot 532
Large Pomo Basket

with serrated diagonals
13" diameter, 8 1/2" high
circa 1900

estimate 400/600

Lot 533
Pomo Basket

each 10" diameter

circa 1900

estimate 400/600

Lot 536
California Mission Basket

11" diameter, 2 1/2" high

estimate 300/500

Lot 537
California Mission Basket

14" diameter, 4" high

estimate 300/500

Lot 538
Pair of Hopi Pots

signed Adele Nampeyo
and Nampeyo Honie
largest 5"

estimate 200/300

Lot 539
Pair of Acoma Pots

larger with a crack and 6 1/2" diameter,
circa 1930

estimate 300/500

Lot 540
Acoma Pot

signed Rose Chino,
9" diameter

estimate 400/600

Lot 541
Pair of Acoma Pots

one signed Lucy Lewis (left),
larger 6 1/2" diameter

estimate 300/500

Lot 542
Pair of Hopi Pots

signed Fawn, Roberta Youvalla Silas,
larger 5 1/2" diameter

estimate 300/500

Lot 543
Pair of Hopi Pots

signed Rayvin Nampeyo and Miriam Nampeyo Tewayguna,
larger 5 1/2" diameter

estimate 300/500

Lot 544
Pair of Hopi Pots

one with interior decoration
larger 7 1/2" diameter

estimate 400/600

Lot 545
Pair of San Ildefonso Blackware Birds

one signed Maria
larger 7 1/2" long

estimate 300/500

Lot 546
Hopi Tulip Vase

10" high

estimate 500/750

Lot 551
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Tobacco Bag

probably Ogallala,
labeled "Phillips Collection"
22" x 7" excluding fringe
late 19th century

together with umbilical lizzard fetish

estimate 1500/2500

Lot 552
Plains Parfleche Bag

10" x 7 1/2"
19th century

estimate 300/500

Lot 553
Plains Parfleche Knife Sheeth

Buffalo hide,
12" overall
19th century

estimate 600/900

Lot 554
Sioux Quilled Catlinite "T" Pipe

with buffalo design
and pewter inlay
29" overall
19th century

estimate 1500/2500

Lot 555
Sioux Beaded Tobacco Bag

rubbed with green ochre,
with three beaded tabs,
20" x 5 3/4" excluding fringe, 32" overall,
19th century

estimate 2000/3000

Lot 556
Sioux Hair Pipe Breast Plate
with hide and bell fringe
16 1/2" x 12"

estimate 500/750

Lot 557
Santee Sioux Quilled Pouch

8" x 5 3/4"
circa 1875

estimate 500/750

Lot 558
Eastern Beaded Coin Purse

3 1/4" x 2 1/4"
with presentation note inside dated 1847

estimate 400/600

Lot 559
Catlinite Pipe and Stem

with tapered block ends and fluted bulging grip, the pipe with etched alternating designs,
23 1/2" long,
19th century


estimate 1200/1800

Lot 560
Plateau Beaded Belt

31" x 5 3/4"
circa 1900

estimate 500/750

Lot 561
Banded Slate Bird Stone

labeled "Kenito Co., Michigan"
the bottom perforated
4 1/4" long

estimate 400/600

Lot 562
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Possible Bag

with silver cones and horse hair tassels,
buffalo hide
18" x 11"
19th century

estimate 1500/2500

Lot 563
Plains Parfleche Quiver

14" long, excluding feathers

estimate 400/600

Lot 564
Early Sioux Doll

with beadwork and quill breast plate
11" high,
19th century


estimate 800/1200

Lot 565
Early Arapaho Doll

with beadwork
11 1/8" high,
19th century


estimate 800/1200

Lot 566
Native American Leather Doll

with fringe and painted face,
8" high
late 19th century

estimate 200/300

Lot 567
Navajo Leather Silver Mounted Bandolier Bag

with a decorated silver powder charger attached by chain and with fitted area on side of bag,
10" x 13"
circa 1880

The present example represents a fine example of very early Navajo silversmithing, the attached decorated silver powder charger is of particular rarity.

estimate 800/1200

Lot 569
Plains Beaded Moccasins

buffalo hide
10" long
late 19th century

estimate 500/750

Lot 570
Plains Beaded Moccasins

bufallo hide,
with red fringe,
10" long
late 19th century

estimate 500/750

Lot 571
Plains Beaded Moccasins

9 1/2" long
late 19th century

estimate 400/600

Lot 572
Mounted Catlinite Pipes

eight carved stems with Catlinite heads together with four stone points.
According to family history verso, collected in the 1920's.

estimate 800/1200

Lot 574
Hopi Kachina

with green face
11" high
circa 1940

estimate 400/600

Lot 575
Hopi Kachina

with white body
9 1/2" high
circa 1940

estimate 400/600

Lot 575A
Hopi Kachina

with antlers
14 1/2" high overall
mid-20th century

estimate 400/600

Lot 575B
Tlingit Pictorial Basket

depicting orcas chasing seals with an overlooking spirit face
5" high, 6" diameter

estimate 2000/3000

Lot 576
Northwest Coast Walking Stick

with carved ivory handle
35 1/2" high

late 19th century


estimate 800/1200

Lot 577
Salish Basketry Purse

7" high, 10" wide,
early 20th century

estimate 200/300

Lot 578
Northwest Coast Lidded Basket

7 1/4" diameter, 3" high,
early 20th century

estimate 400/600

Lot 579
Tlingit Basket

with openwork at rim
7" diameter, 4" high

estimate 300/500

Lot 580
Eskimo Baleen Basket

with Ivory Walrus Head Finial,
4 3/8" high, 4" diameter,
signed Marilyn Hank Otton, Pt. Hope, AK

estimate 400/600

Lot 581
Beaded Caribou Skin Gloves

with red and black beadwork edging
15" long

estimate 200/300

Lot 582
Wakashan Lidded Basket

5" diameter, 2 7/8" high
late 19th century

estimate 300/500

Lot 583
Northwest Coast Carved Horn Ladle

the stem with clan iconography (crack)
7" long,
late 19th century

estimate 300/500

Lot 585
Pair of Northwest Coast Carved Portrait Masks

each with polychrome decoration,
larger 12" high,
late 20th century

estimate 300/500

Lot 587
Inuit Walking Stick

the whale bone shaft with walrus handle and baleen trim

estimate 300/500

Lot 588
Umatilla Medicine Bag

decorated with tube beads,
9" x 7"
with old rattlesnake skin inside
mid-19th century

estimate 800/1200

Lot 589
Tlingit Basket

with key and stair step design
8 1/4" high, 9 1/2" diameter
repair to bottom


estimate 1000/1500

Lot 590
Tlingit Openwork Basket

with two bands of decoration separated by a narrow band
7" high, 8" diameter


estimate 1200/1800

Lot 591
Tlingit or Haida Butterfly Basket

with four butterflies
3 1/2" high, 4" diameter


estimate 400/600

Lot 592
Miniature Tlingit Basket

with stepped triangles
1 1/2" high, 2 3/8" diameter


estimate 250/350

Lot 593
Attu Basket

with handle
8 " high, tears

estimate 300/500

Lot 594
Inuit Fossilized Whalebone Drummer

7" high


estimate 300/500

Lot 595
Inuit Fossilized Whalebone Group

hunter with two walrus
9 1/2" long, 4 1/2" high


estimate 300/500

Lot 596
Northwest Coast Carved Puffin

stamped "WEK" on bottom
8" high

estimate 200/300

Lot 597
Inuit Carved Stone Transformational Owl Figure

Goo Kingwatsiak, Cape Dorset
1986
13" high
together with iron stand


estimate 800/1200

Lot 598
Kenojuak Ashevak

Cape Dorset
carved stone owl
12" high
circa 1960



estimate 2000/3000

Lot 599
Anowtalik

carved stone sculpture
mother and child
8" high


estimate 500/750

Lot 600
George Arlook

Seal Spirits
stone sculpture
8 1/2" high


estimate 300/500

Lot 603
Anasazi Decorated Bowl

with geometric design
6" high, 10" diameter


estimate 400/600

Lot 606
Caddoan Redware "Four Corner" Bowl

with flared rim and incised decoration
3" high, 6" diameter


estimate 250/350

Lot 609
Pair of Pre-Historic Pots

Anasazi single handle pitcher, 6", and a Mississippian pumpkin pot, 5" high

estimate 250/350

Lot 610
Group of Four Pre-Columbian Effigy Pipes

largest 7 1/2" long

estimate 400/600

Lot 611
Pair of Mississippian Pottery Bowls
one with handles
larger 10" diameter

estimate 300/500

Lot 615
Ashevan Alda

Cape Dorset
The Wolf
stone sculpture
14 1/2" high


estimate 1000/1500

Lot 617
Lucy Tasseor (Tutsweetok)

Mother and Child
stone sculpture
11 3/4" high


estimate 2000/3000

Lot 618
Omaluq Oshutsiak

Cape Dorset
Transformational Bird/Man
stone sculpture
8 1/4" high

estimate 300/500

Lot 619
Inuit Carved Stone Figure

Markosi Annutak
4 1/2" high

estimate 400/600

Lot 623
Kenojuak Ashevak

Cape Dorset
Owls Together, 1994
22" x 24" stonecut
signed lower right, numbered 15/50


estimate 800/1200

Lot 624
Inuit Carved Carbou Antler "Many Faces" Sculpture

4 3/4" high, 11" wide

estimate 400/600

Lot 625
Inuit Stone Sculpture of a Hunter

signed "DIMU"
9" high

estimate 300/500

Lot 632
William Douglas Smith (Dugtu)

Transformation Mask
fossilized whalebone and walrus ivory
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
16" high


estimate 400/600

Lot 633
Inuit Soapstone Figure of Mother and Child

11" high

estimate 400/600

Lot 635
Northwest Carved and Polychromed Rattle

17" long
mid-20th century

estimate 300/500

Lot 636
Northwest Coast Carved Totem

with traces of poylchrome decoration
44" high
late 19th/early 20th century



estimate 500/1000

Lot 637
Haida Carved Argillte Box

with faces
signed "BOM"
2" high, 3" diameter

estimate 200/300

Lot 638
George Arlook

Spirit 2002
2 1/2" high

estimate 200/300

Lot 639
Group of Inuit Carved Bone Articles

including needle case

estimate 400/600

Lot 640
Allan Houser

Owl II, 1970
cast by AHI
2 3/4" high bronze

 

estimate 200/300

Lot 641
Allan Houser

Buffalo Hunt, 1967
12" long, 6 1/2" high
a bronze cast by Nambe Mills

 

estimate 3000/5000

Lot 642
Allan Houser

Native Song
7" high
a bronze casting

 

estimate 2000/3000

Lot 643
Phillip Haozous

Sacred Rain Arrow
12" high excluding wood base
from an edition of 202

The full size cast of Sacred Rain Arrow
in on exibit at Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut

estimate 1000/1500

Lot 644
Susan Kliewer

Maria, 2000
15" high, 13" diameter
a bronze grouping
numbered 15/45

 

estimate 1500/2500

Lot 645
Susan Kliewer

Pueblo Legacy, 2006
22" high
a bronze grouping
numbered 35/45

 

estimate 1200/1800

Lot 646
Robert Garcia

Apache
Young Family
stone sculpture
10 7/8" high


estimate 600/900

Lot 647
Kenojuak Ashevak

Cape Dorset
Summer Courtship, 2000
21" x 24" stonecut
signed lower right, numbered 18/50


estimate 600/900

Lot 648
Napachie

Cape Dorset
Atachiealuk's Battle, 1978
19" x 26"" stonecut
signed lower right, numbered 33/50

estimate 300/500

Lot 649
Latchotassie Akesuk

Cape Dorset
bird, 1997
16" high stone carving

estimate 5000/7500

Lot 650
Inuit Carved Head

with traces of red pigment
11" high, 10" diameter
early 20th century

estimate 400/600

Lot 651
Hohokam Shell Necklace

with frog pendant
pre-historic

estimate 300/500

Lot 658
Caddoan Decorated Pot

together with a Mississippian Water Bottle
7" and 8 1/2" high



estimate 300/500

Lot 659
White Mountain Redware Bowl

with decorated band
10 1/2" diameter



estimate 300/500

Lot 660
Caddoan Redware Bottle

together with a Salado Bowl
bottle 7" high, bowl 8" diameter



estimate 400/600

Lot 665
Cayuga Iroquois Beaded Cradleboard

Larry Robstock
contemporary
39" high overall



estimate 800/1200

Lot 666
Cayuga Iroquois Beaded Cradleboard

with crosses
Larry Robstock
contemporary
43" high overall



estimate 800/1200

Lot 667
Navajo Rug

with brown and red border
45" x 83"
circa 1940

estimate 500/750

Lot 668
Navajo Rug

with swastika center
46" x 71"
circa 1910

estimate 400/600

Lot 669
Navajo Rug

with diamond eye dazzler pattern
41" x 71"
circa 1940

estimate 300/500

Lot 670
Navajo Rug

with red banded ends
44" x 71"
circa 1910

estimate 500/750

Lot 671
Navajo Rug

borderless with diamond pattern
58" x 70"
circa 1925

estimate 300/500

Lot 672
Navajo Rug

with brown and white serrated diamonds
47" x 69"
circa 1910

estimate 400/600

Lot 680
Margaret Tafoya Blackware Pot

Santa Clara
3" high, 5" diameter

estimate 600/900

Lot 681
Marvin & Francis Martinez Blackware Pot

San Ildefonso
2" high, 5" diameter

estimate 250/350

Lot 682
Maria Martinez Blackware Bowl

signed "Maria Poveka"
2 3/4" high, 7 3/4" diameter

estimate 500/750

Lot 683
Maria Martinez Blackware Bowl

signed "Maria Poveka"
4" diameter, 3" high

estimate 300/500

Lot 693
Maria Martinez Blackware Bowl

signed "Maria & Popovi"
4 1/4" diameter, 3 3/8" high

estimate 400/600

Lot 697
Native American Tomahawk

with beaded drop, decorated felt tabs, tacks, and heart cut-out

estimate 500/750

Lot 698
Cochiti Pottery Mug

with bird decoration, 4 1/2" high
together with a pair of small Cochiti trays



estimate 300/500

Lot 700
Apache Gathering Tray

with decoration
16" diameter, 5" high


estimate 800/1200

Lot 702
Large California Basket

with zig-zag decoration
14" high, 17" diameter


estimate 800/1200

Lot 705
Paiute Beaded Glass Vase

with minor losses
6" high

estimate 300/500

Lot 708
Native American Carved Mortar

17" high
probably 18th century


estimate 300/500

Lot 713
Tlingit Decorated Sewing Box

signed Clarence A. Dolls?
10 1/2" diameter
contemporary

estimate 150/250

Lot 714
Pair of Pre-Historic Pottery Vessels

including Anasazi decorated redwar pot
larger 7" long

estimate 400/600

Lot 715
Caddoan Footed Pottery Vessel

with incising
10" high

estimate 250/350

Lot 716
White Mountain Redware Bowl

with decorated interior and bands on exterior
10" diameter

estimate 250/350

Lot 717
Three Stone Pipes

including one with wolf effigy
longest 7"

estimate 300/500

Lot 722
Navajo Graduated Turquoise Necklace

24" long

estimate 300/500

Lot 723
Navajo Silver and Turquoise Ladies Conch Belt

29" long with 11 conch

estimate 300/500

Lot 724
Two Navajo Silver and Turquoise Cuff Bracelets


estimate 300/500

Lot 725
Navajo Silver and Turquoise Squash Blossom Neclace

24" long

estimate 300/500

Lot 728
Pair of Navajo Silver and Turquoise Squash Blossom Neclace
s
21" and 26" long

estimate 400/600

Lot 735
McKinney & Hall

pair of stone lithographs
Indian Tribes of North America
E.C. Biddle, Philadelphia, 1833
each framed

estimate 600/900

Lot 737
Woodlands Toy Canoe

with quillwork
28" long
late 19th century

estimate 300/500

Lot 750
Inuit Model Kayak

24" long
circa 1900

estimate 600/900

Lot 752
Native American Buckskin Dress

with beadwork decoration

estimate 400/600

Lot 758
Group of Hopi Pottery (3)

including two tulip vases, each 6" high


estimate 300/500

Lot 766
Santo Domingo Pot

signed Thomas Tenorio, 1994
11 1/2" high


estimate 300/500

Lot 771
Metis Beadwork Belt

41" long, excluding fringe
late 20th century


estimate 400/600

Lot 776
Howard Terpning

Spirit Dance
36" x 26" lithograph
pencil signed, ap 29/50


estimate 400/600

Lot 777
Nez Perce Cornhusk Bag

18" x 13 1/2"



estimate 300/500

Lot 778
Iroquois False Face Mask

13" high
probably late 19th century

estimate 600/900

Lot 779
Northwest Coast Carved Mask

8 1/4" high
probably late 19th century

estimate 500/750

Lot 780
Zia Bird Pot

10" diameter
circa 1930


estimate 600/900

Lot 782
Acoma Pot

8 1/2" diameter
re-attached piece at rim
circa 1930


estimate 300/500

Lot 783
Pair of Pueblo Pots

Laguna and Casas Grande
each 6" diameter


estimate 300/500

Lot 784
Group of 3 Hopi Pots

center signed Nelli Nampeyo
4 1/2" to 6" diameter


estimate 400/600

Lot 790
Acoma Pot

reportedly a gift from the Acoma to Claude R. Wickard, when Secretary of Agriculture under F.D.R.
8" diameter, 5 1/2" high

estimate 300/500

Lot 792
Eskimo Basket

with carved wooden top/finial
5" long

estimate 300/500

Lot 794
Inuit Sculpture

Wakeman Bay
Woman Pulling Fox (leaning forward)
labeled "Joani?? Pilurtuut
and dated 1968
8" high

estimate 400/600

Lot 795
Maria Martinez Blackware Pot
signed "Marie & Julian"
with spurious Santa Clara Pueblo sticker,
4" diameter, 2 1/4" high

estimate 400/600

Lot 798
Illinois Birdstone with pop eyes
3 3/4" long

estimate 400/600

Lot 799
Acoma Canteen
9 1/2" between handles
mid-20th century

estimate 300/500

Lot 800
Apache Basket
with standing figures
8" diameter, 5" high
early 20th century

estimate 600/900

Lot 801
Native American Burled Bowl
10" diameter, 5" high
probably 18th century

estimate 800/1200

Lot 806
Apache Basket
with geometric design
12" diameter, 3" high

estimate 400/600

Lot 809
Hopi Silver Cuff Bracelet
with turqoise and coral mosaic inlay

estimate 250/350

Lot 835
Maria Martinez Blackware Dish
with stag decoration
5 3/4" diameter

estimate 400/600