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With 45 years of experience and an active role in the current market, we have the knowledge to attract buyers and consignors from across the country and throughout the world. Willis Henry Auctions has an international reputation for successful antique auctions and is recognized as the “premier auctioneer of Shaker antiques in the country”.
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NATIVE AMERICAN & TRIBAL ART AUCTION
Saturday, March 21 at 6 PM
Turkey Creek Auction Gallery
13939 North Hwy 441, Citra, Florida
Phone: (781) 834-7774
Email: [email protected]
Historical Acoma Pueblo wedding jar, red and brown decoration on a cream/white background, signed on bottom “Old Acoma, N.M.”, from the Dr. Wolfe collection, Troy, NY, 10” h.
Framed bi-pointed knife, tannish/cream, Callaway, Co., MO, very fine, from the Dr. Wolfe collection, Troy, NY, 6 ½” l.
Rare Woodlands burl ladle, handle terminating in a carved bird’s head, from the Dr. Wolfe collection, Troy, NY, 9 ½” l.
Very good maple Iroquois effigy ladle, terminating in a human face at the hook (back), from the Dr. Wolfe collection, Troy, NY, 10 ½” l.
Rare 19th c. Plains medicine bag, symmetrical strips of beadwork in blues, yellow, and white-heart red, double quilled drops on the corners with tin cones and red trade cloth, deer skin wrapped handle, from the Dr. Wolfe collection, Troy, NY.
19th c. Plains two-sided dance drum, polychrome decorated in blue, green and red, used in spiritual ceremonies such as rain dances, in-use wear, good condition, old blue Cowan’s auction tag attached, 16” dia.
19th c. Plains pipe bag, red seed bead background, with crosses and teepee design in green, white, cobalt, yellow and red, cobalt blue and light blue border, and two vertical rectangles on opposite side, quilled parfleche strips terminating in bells and long 12” deerskin strips, 22” l.
19th c. Sioux pipe bag with beaded bottom with triangles in light blue and green, and opposite in white background with beaded gold diamond, edged in blue, red crosses, finely quilled strips in red with green and orange squares, blue edges, old tag reads “Sioux near White Pine, S. Dak.”, 21” l.
Large pictoral Navajo Yeibichai rug, 12 colorful Yei figures holding corn stalks, and bringing them to a figure holding a potted corn plant, very finely woven, zigzag border in black, gold, natural and gray, excellent condition, 5’ 10” x 9’ 6”.
Rare 19th c. Navajo wearing blanket, red, blue and natural, some pulls/holes, light stains, edges are good, 6’ 9” x 5’ 1”.
New Guinea orator’s chair, (ex. Worcester collection), painted male figure with carved features, (note: carved from one piece of wood), 51″ h.
Antique Americana Auction