Thursday, December 19, 2019

Skinner Auction: Grievo Collection of Native American Art May 18, 2019

Post Card Photo of Two Indian Girls, in a bone frame decorated with line engravings of a buffalo, horse, tipi, and pipe, image size 5 x 3 1/2 in., framed.
Estimate $200-300

Sold For $154.

Plains Pipe with Twisted Stem and Catlinite Bowl, c. 1860/70s, polychrome twisted stem with four sets of tack-work crosses set apart evenly on the top of the stem, with two incised stars, together with the elbow-type bowl, lg. of stem 26 1/2, lg. of bowl 5 1/4 in.

Provenance: John Painter Collection, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Estimate $12,000-16,000


Central Plains Catlinite Pipe Bowl, fourth quarter 19th century, with detailed raised circular designs, lg. 8, ht. 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Sold for: $1,230

Plains Pictorial Beaded Hide Pipe Bag, c. 1870, Lakota, the soft hide bag roll-beaded at the top with one lane of beadwork descending to a lower panel, beaded on both sides, with a green and navy beaded horse and three Morning Stars on one side and the other with six green and red triangles on blue ground, with four beaded hourglass designs above the panel on each side of the bag, a long fringe from the bottom with brass bells and quill wrapping below the panel, lg. with fringe 42 1/2 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Sold for: $17,220

Copy and photos from Skinner.

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