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

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Date of the auction: 17.06.2019

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An early and important Northwest Coast rattle

An early and important Northwest Coast rattle

Lot #: Lose

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 17 Jun 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

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 17 Jun 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

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,800

Date: 17 Jun 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

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 17 Jun 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

Lot #: 46

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 17 Jun 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

Lot #: 65

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 17 Jun 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

Lot #: 68

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 17 Jun 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

Lot #: 69

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 17 Jun 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

Lot #: 70

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 17 Jun 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

Lot #: 72

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$4,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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A Hopi polychrome jar

Attributed to Nampeyo, the wide shoulders decorated with twice-repeating geometric panels featuring a stylized bird, cracked. height 5 3/4in, diameter 11in

Lot #: 90

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$4,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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A Santo Domingo dough bowl

Alternating leaf-form motifs set within triangular registers, set within narrow framing bands, minor restoration. height 10 3/4in; diameter 18 1/2in

Lot #: 93

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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A San Ildefonso polychrome jar

The neck adorned with sawtooth triangles, the body featuring stepped solid and fine line elements alternating with crosshatched tree-like shapes. height 10 1/2in, diameter 12 3/4in

Lot #: 112

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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A Zia polychrome jar

Decorated around the body with an undulating rainbow and alternating flying and standing birds. height 11 1/4in, diameter 12 3/4in

Lot #: 114

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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An Acoma polychrome jar

Thin walled, with a crimped rim over a body decorated with intertwined serrates, abstract feathers and solid stepped elements. height 13 1/4in, diameter 14in

Lot #: 115

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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Two Zia polychrome canteens

The larger with fine line and solid abstract decoration, the smaller with a bird perched on a flowering branch. widths 8in and 5 1/4in

Lot #: 118

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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Two Cochiti vessels

Comprising a jar decorated with four identical registers containing rain cloud and triangular elements and a globular handled jug with stylized bird's head spout. height 5 3/4in and 5 3/4in

Lot #: 135

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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Two San Ildefonso redware items

Comprising a jar and a ladle, each with black foliate and geometric painted decoration. diameter of the jar 11in, length of the ladle 7 7/8in

Lot #: 136

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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Two Zia polychrome jars

The first with ruffled rim, solid and fine-line medallions and diagonal geometric bands; the second squat with a Santo Domingo-style geometric band around the body. diameters 10 3/4in and 11in

Lot #: 137

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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Three Santo Domingo vessels

Comprising a jar and two bowls, each with geometric black-on-white decoration. diameters 10 3/4in, 14in and 8 3/4in

Lot #: 140

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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Two Pueblo pots

Comprising a Zia dough bowl and a Santo Domingo jar, each with geometric decoration. diameters 13 1/2 and 9 1/2in

Lot #: 143

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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Two Santo Domingo vessels

The jar with a continuous band with a flowering vine; the vase decorated with alternating birds and flowering plants. diameters 11 1/2 and 8 1/4in

Lot #: 144

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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Three San Ildefonso blackware vessels

Two signed for Maria Martinez, comprising a polished blackware bowl signed "Marie", a small polished black and oxidized red bowl, and a jar with geometric shoulder decoration signed "Marie + Julian." diameters 9 7/8in, 8in and 5 1/2in

Lot #: 157

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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Two Fannie Nampeyo polychrome vessels

Hopi, comprising a seed jar painted with the migration pattern and a small pitcher with abstract wing design. height 6 1/2in and 2 3/4in

Lot #: 158

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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A Grace Medicine Flower redware jar

Santa Clara, decorated in sgraffito with two abstract water serpents encircling the mouth of the jar. height 2 1/2in, diameter 4 5/8in

Lot #: 162

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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Two Robert Tenorio bowls

Santo Domingo, including a bowl with geometric exterior and various birds decorating the interior, and a handled vessel decorated on the interior with an antelope and a stalk of corn. widths 13in and 11 3/4in

Lot #: 164

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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Three Robert Tenorio vessels

Santo Domingo, comprising a large dough bowl, a high-shouldered vase and a squat vessel with ladder. diameters 17in, 11 1/2in and 6 3/4in

Lot #: 165

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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A Navajo third phase chief's-style rug

Nine-spot pattern of checkered and serrated diamonds overlaid on a banded and striped ground. size approximately 7ft 7in x 4ft 10in

Lot #: 184

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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A large Navajo Teec Nos Pos rug

With central conjoined hooked diamonds on a gray ground, within concentric serrated, looped linear, and red octagon borders. size approximately 12ft 6 3/4in x 5ft 3 1/2in

Lot #: 185

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019

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A large Navajo Teec Nos Pos rug

Lucy Yabeny Whitehorse, centering an ornate angular diamond-form medallion, hooked devices of various sorts as accents, within two distinct bow-tie borders. size approximately 13ft 7in x 9ft 3in

Lot #: 186

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 17 Jun 2019