Thursday, January 2, 2020

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

Plains Beaded Hide Pad Saddle

Cree, c. 1890, the hourglass-shaped padded seat with multicolored floral triangles at the corners, trimmed with four rectangular floral beaded tabs with strands of large beads and red yarn tassels, lg. 19 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Sold for: $2,337.

Plains Beaded Hide Blanket Strip

Sioux, c. 1880s, with four green cross roundels and five abstract rectangle devices, red, greens, and blue on white background, lg. 59, wd. 3 5/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Sold for: $1722.

 Eastern Woodlands Bird Effigy Pipe

c. 1870s, the wood bowl in the form of a sitting bird, well used, dark rich patina, lg. 4, ht. 2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Sold For: $923.

Plateau Corn Husk Bag

Nez Perce, c. 1890, with geometric designs done with natural fiber and colored yarns, with attached hide straps, (minor fabric loss), 8 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-400

Sold For: $185.

Copy and photos from Skinner.

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