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Native American Painted Berry Basket with Handle, Likely Pequot or Mohegan
Southern Connecticut, Circa 1840 to 1860
Hand painted and inked


Antique Native American Painted Berry Basket, Likely Pequot or Mohegan, Circa 1840 to 1860, angle view 1

(Very good condition; H at handle: 6.25”, H: 3.75”, W: 6.25”, D: 5.75”)

$4,885

1029-32


Antique Native American Painted Berry Basket, Likely Pequot or Mohegan, Circa 1840 to 1860, angle view 2
Antique Native American Painted Berry Basket, Likely Pequot or Mohegan, Circa 1840 to 1860, wrapping detail



Native American Paint Decorated Open Top Basket, Oval Top, Square Base
Likely Mohegan, New York State, Circa 1860
Hand painted and stamped


Antique Native American Paint Decorated Open Top Basket, Likely Mohegan, Circa 1860, angle view 1

(Generally excellent with only minor loss and imperfection; H: 7.5”, W: 13.75”, D: 12.25”)

$3,450

1029-31


Antique Native American Paint Decorated Open Top Basket, Likely Mohegan, Circa 1860, angle view 2
Antique Native American Paint Decorated Open Top Basket, Likely Mohegan, Circa 1860, entire view
Antique Native American Paint Decorated Open Top Basket, Likely Mohegan, Circa 1860, bottom detail



Native American Rectangular Lidded Basket Painted Red, Hand Painted Black Decoration
Probably Southern Connecticut, Likely Pequot, Circa 1840 to 1850


Antique Native American Rectangular Lidded Basket Painted Red, Likely Pequot, Circa 1840 to 1850, angle view

(Generally excellent, minor damage/loss limited to one corner of base, else fine and original; H: 5.5”, W: 10”, D: 7”)

$6,225

1029-30


Antique Native American Rectangular Lidded Basket Painted Red, Likely Pequot, Circa 1840 to 1850, entire view
Antique Native American Rectangular Lidded Basket Painted Red, Likely Pequot, Circa 1840 to 1850, open view



Native American Open Top Basket, Hand Painted “S” and Berry Decoration
Probably New York State, Likely Mohegan, Circa 1860


Antique Native American Ladle Open Top Basket with Hand Painted Decoration, Likely Mohegan, Circa 1860, angle view 1

(Fine original condition, H: 5.5”, W: 11”, D: 11.25”)

$2,550

1029-29


Antique Native American Ladle Open Top Basket with Hand Painted Decoration, Likely Mohegan, Circa 1860, entire view
Antique Native American Ladle Open Top Basket with Hand Painted Decoration, Likely Mohegan, Circa 1860, angle view 2
Antique Native American Ladle Open Top Basket with Hand Painted Decoration, Likely Mohegan, Circa 1860, bottom detail



Outstanding Native American Decorated Lidded Basket, Probably Arnold Cisco
Grafton, Massachusetts, Nipmuck, Circa 1840 to 1860
Painted by hand and stamp, vibrant color and fine original condition; rare


Antique Native American Native American Decorated Lidded Basket, Nipmuck, Circa 1840 to 1860, angle view

(H: 10”, top diameter: 15”, bottom: 11 by 11”)

$9,250

1029-28


Antique Native American Native American Decorated Lidded Basket, Nipmuck, Circa 1840 to 1860, open view
Antique Native American Native American Decorated Lidded Basket, Nipmuck, Circa 1840 to 1860, entire view
Antique Native American Native American Decorated Lidded Basket, Nipmuck, Circa 1840 to 1860, lid detail
Antique Native American Native American Decorated Lidded Basket, Nipmuck, Circa 1840 to 1860, decoration detail 1
Antique Native American Native American Decorated Lidded Basket, Nipmuck, Circa 1840 to 1860, decoration detail 2



Exceptional Maliseet Beaded Moccasins in Fine Original Condition
Maine, Circa 1840
Straight leather soles, trade cloth, silk ribbon, double-curve motif with coiled terminals - SOLD


Antique Native American Maliseet Beaded Moccasins, Maine, Circa 1840, angle view 1

(L: 9”)

1029-47 - SOLD


Antique Native American Maliseet Beaded Moccasins, Maine, Circa 1840, entire view
Antique Native American Maliseet Beaded Moccasins, Maine, Circa 1840, angle view 2
Antique Native American Maliseet Beaded Moccasins, Maine, Circa 1840, rear angle view



Native American Round Fancy Basket with Lid, Porcupine Cones, Original Paint and Bluing
Maine, Penobscot, Circa 1860 to 1880
Outstanding form, brilliant color and fine condition


Antique Native American Round Fancy Basket with Lid and Porcupine Cone Decoration, Maine, Circa 1860 to 1880, angle view

(H: 11”, diameter: 13.5”)

$3,850

1029-27


Antique Native American Round Fancy Basket with Lid and Porcupine Cone Decoration, Maine, Circa 1860 to 1880, open view
Antique Native American Round Fancy Basket with Lid and Porcupine Cone Decoration, Maine, Circa 1860 to 1880, bottom detail
Antique Native American Round Fancy Basket with Lid and Porcupine Cone Decoration, Maine, Circa 1860 to 1880, cones detail



Woodlands Indian Canoe Paddle
Probably Maine, Likely Penobscot, Circa 1860
Chip, notch and scratch carved decoration, ridged; birch, thinning red stain - SOLD


Antique Native American Woodlands Indian Canoe Paddle, Probably Maine, Circa 1860, entire view

Literature: Pleasing the Spirits by Douglas Ewing, page 384, plate 473. (L: 74.25”)

1029-33 - SOLD


Antique Native American Woodlands Indian Canoe Paddle, Probably Maine, Circa 1860, handle detail 1
Antique Native American Woodlands Indian Canoe Paddle, Probably Maine, Circa 1860, handle detail 2



Native American Bird Effigy Ladle, Early Clamshell Form
Likely Iroquois, Early 19th Century
Maple


Antique Native American Ladle with Bird Effigy, Likely Iroquois, 19th Century, angle view 1

Featuring notch decoration and clam shell shaped scoop/spoon; bird perched out 90º from the handle terminus. Ex collection of Devere A. Card
(L: 9”, W: 6”, scoop/spoon is 6” wide)

$13,500

1142-8


Antique Native American Ladle with Bird Effigy, Likely Iroquois, 19th Century, entire view
Antique Native American Ladle with Bird Effigy, Likely Iroquois, 19th Century, angle view 2



Crooked Knife, Mocotaugan, Open Beak Eagle Form, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Circa 1900
Brass wire wrapped


Antique Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Open Beak Eagle, Nova Scotia, Circa 1900, angle view

Dimensions: overall L: 10”

This offering may be currently off-site. Please call David Hillier for more information, or to schedule an in-person viewing.

$2,125 (A)

1029-45


Antique Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Open Beak Eagle, Nova Scotia, Circa 1900, rear angle view



Basket Makers Splint Gauge, Micmac or Penobscot, Circa 1890, Utility and Art Combined
Carved dog head terminus, scratch carved stag, heron, foliate & other decorative devices
Ex Wellington Collection


Antique Basket Makers Splint Gauge, Micmac or Penobscot, Circa 1890, angle view 1

Dimensions: overall L: 6”

$4,475

1029-46


Antique Basket Makers Splint Gauge, Micmac or Penobscot, Circa 1890, angle view 2
Antique Basket Makers Splint Gauge, Micmac or Penobscot, Circa 1890, top detail



Crooked Knife, Mocotaugan, Woman's Photo Mounted within Violin Scrolled Handle
Eastern Woodlands, Circa 1880
Butternut, nice patina
A rare mixed media knife, the blade secured with pewter inlay, relief carved hearts


Antique Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Woman's Photo, Eastern Woodlands, Circa 1880, angle view

Dimensions: overall L: 9”

This offering may be currently off-site. Please call David Hillier for more information, or to schedule an in-person viewing.

$2,450 (A)

1029-43


Antique Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Woman's Photo, Eastern Woodlands, Circa 1880, rear angle view 1
Antique Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Woman's Photo, Eastern Woodlands, Circa 1880, rear angle view 2
Antique Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Woman's Photo, Eastern Woodlands, Circa 1880, photo detail



Crooked Knife, a Rare Form; Hand and Forearm, Coastal Maine, Circa 1870
Birch, good patina, bone shirtsleeve


Antique Rare Form Crooked Knife of Hand and Forearm from Coastal Maine, Circa 1870, entire view

Dimensions: overall L: 10”

This offering may be currently off-site. Please call David Hillier for more information, or to schedule an in-person viewing.

$1,785 (A)

1029-40


Antique Rare Form Crooked Knife of Hand and Forearm from Coastal Maine, Circa 1870, rear view



Folk Art Carved Crooked Knife, Mocotaugan, Mirror, Open Scrolled Terminus
Eastern Woodlands, Circa 1850 to 1870
Ash burl handle displaying masterful carving, cross hatched hearts; saw tooth and grid patterns; mirror plate set within dovetailed pewter frame


Antique Folk Art Mocotaugan Croked Knife with Mirror, Eastern Woodlands, Circa 1850 to 1870, angle view 1

Dimensions: overall L: 9”

This offering may be currently off-site. Please call David Hillier for more information, or to schedule an in-person viewing.

$3,475 (A)

1029-42


Antique Folk Art Mocotaugan Croked Knife with Mirror, Eastern Woodlands, Circa 1850 to 1870, angle view 2
Antique Folk Art Mocotaugan Croked Knife with Mirror, Eastern Woodlands, Circa 1850 to 1870, mirror detail
Antique Folk Art Mocotaugan Croked Knife with Mirror, Eastern Woodlands, Circa 1850 to 1870, carving detail



Folk Art Carved Crooked Knife, Mocotaugan, Relief Carved Animals, Birds, 1881
Eastern Great Lakes Region
The handle displays a star centering initials "F - L" flanked by serpents and a large heart terminus; handle sides ornamented with cat, dogs, fish, bird and heart; all against an incised grid; rich patina.


Antique Folk Art Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Relief Carved Animals, Eastern Great Lakes Region, angle view 1

Dimensions: overall L: 9.5”

This offering may be currently off-site. Please call David Hillier for more information, or to schedule an in-person viewing.

$1,850 (A)

1029-39


Antique Folk Art Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Relief Carved Animals, Eastern Great Lakes Region, angle view 2
Antique Folk Art Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Relief Carved Animals, Eastern Great Lakes Region, rear angle view
Antique Folk Art Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Relief Carved Animals, Eastern Great Lakes Region, carving detail 1
Antique Folk Art Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Relief Carved Animals, Eastern Great Lakes Region, carving detail 2



Crooked Knife, Mocotaugan, Pictograph; Woman’s Legs, Chip Carved, Copper Ferrule
Penobscot, Circa 1870 to 1880, Initialed H.C.R.
Maple, Rich Patina


Antique Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Pictograph of Woman's Legs, Penobscot, Circa 1870 to 1880, angle view

Dimensions: overall L: 8.5”

This offering may be currently off-site. Please call David Hillier for more information, or to schedule an in-person viewing.

$3,125 (A)

1029-44


Antique Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Pictograph of Woman's Legs, Penobscot, Circa 1870 to 1880, rear angle view 1
Antique Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Pictograph of Woman's Legs, Penobscot, Circa 1870 to 1880, rear angle view 2
Antique Mocotaugan Crooked Knife with Pictograph of Woman's Legs, Penobscot, Circa 1870 to 1880, carving detail



Mask, Native American Type, Iroquois False Face Society, Dramatic Wood Mask
Horse Teeth and Hair, Pine (Flat back with hanging device)
Anonymous


Antique Mask, Native American, Horse Teeth and Hair, entire view

(Great color and patina, age unknown; dimensions: height is 10", W: 6")

$950

290-13


Antique Mask, Native American, Horse Teeth and Hair, left angle view
Antique Mask, Native American, Horse Teeth and Hair, right angle view



Native American Lidded Basket with Handles, Mohegan, Splint and Polychrome
Southwestern New England or New York State
Circa 1875ish
Excellent original condition including bright painted ornamentation
Ash


Antique Lidded Basket, Native American, Mohegan, Circa 1875, angle view

(One small loss to interior rim-wrap, else fine; H: 13", W: 18", D: 12")

$2,185

1039-24


Antique Lidded Basket, Native American, Mohegan, Circa 1875, lid off view
Antique Lidded Basket, Native American, Mohegan, Circa 1875, with ruler for scale



Beaded Hide, Double Wall Pocket, Woman's Work Pouch, Thread Sewn
Most Likely Chippewa or Ojibwa
Four Pockets
Circa 1880


Antique Double Wall Pocket, Beaded Hide, Chippewa or Ojibwa, entire view

Double wall pockets are scarcely encountered, mostly found as single wall pockets.
Bead losses generally confined to applied borders; panels remain intact.
(18.25 by 21.5")

$2,145

281-50


Antique Double Wall Pocket, Beaded Hide, Chippewa or Ojibwa, with ruler for scale



Crooked Knife, Human Hand Grasping Dowel, Original Red Paint
Penobscot or Passamaquoddy, Maine
Circa 1875
A rarity, hands or human forms seldom seen


Antique Human Hand Crooked Knife, Penobscot or Passamaquoddy, rear angle view

(Dimensions: L: 9")

This offering may be currently off-site. Please call David Hillier for more information, or to schedule an in-person viewing.

$4,985 (A)

1029-12


Antique Human Hand Crooked Knife, Penobscot or Passamaquoddy, facing left view
Antique Human Hand Crooked Knife, Penobscot or Passamaquoddy, front angle view
Antique Human Hand Crooked Knife, Penobscot or Passamaquoddy, facing right view



Crooked Knife, Burl, Card Suite, Hearts, Clover and Diamonds, Rich Patina
Penobscot/Passamaquoddy, Maine
Circa 1875
Pierced and openwork handle, tight burl, a difficult wood to carve


Antique Card Suite Crooked Knife, Penobscot, Maine, front angle view

(Dimensions: L: 9")

This offering may be currently off-site. Please call David Hillier for more information, or to schedule an in-person viewing.

$3,150 (A)

1029-14


Antique Card Suite Crooked Knife, Penobscot, Maine, facing right view
Antique Card Suite Crooked Knife, Penobscot, Maine, top angle view
Antique Card Suite Crooked Knife, Penobscot, Maine, facing left view



Crooked Knife, Horse Effigy, Leather Lashings
Menominee
Circa 1890
An elegant carving, missing blade, loss to tip of one ear, else fine


Antique Horse Effigy Crooked Knife, Missing Blade, Menominee, close up angle

(Dimensions: L: 6")

This offering may be currently off-site. Please call David Hillier for more information, or to schedule an in-person viewing.

$3,575 (A)

1029-15


Antique Horse Effigy Crooked Knife, Missing Blade, Menominee, angle right view
Antique Horse Effigy Crooked Knife, Missing Blade, Menominee, facing right view
Antique Horse Effigy Crooked Knife, Missing Blade, Menominee, angle left view



Crooked Knife, Hand, Nova Scotia, Maritime, Inlaid, Folk Art, Bone and Pewter
Lunenburg County
1900 to 1920
Non Native American interpretation, great use of grain, scratch incise-carved


Antique Hand Form Crooked Knife, Nova Scotia, Non Native American, angle left view

Ex Chris Huntington Collection
(Dimensions: L: 7.5")

This offering may be currently off-site. Please call David Hillier for more information, or to schedule an in-person viewing.

$595 (A)

1029-17


Antique Hand Form Crooked Knife, Nova Scotia, Non Native American, facing left view
Antique Hand Form Crooked Knife, Nova Scotia, Non Native American, angle right view
Antique Hand Form Crooked Knife, Nova Scotia, Non Native American, facing right view



Beaded Velveteen Cap, Native American, Head Gear, Floral Decoration
Iroquois, Niagara Floral Style
Circa 1860


Antique Beaded Cap, Native American, Iroquois, angle view

Four panel thread sewn on velvet, lined with polished cotton, decorated with multiple seed bead colors creating a full floral pattern centered by rows of white beads and dotted with sequence. Insignificant bead loss.

$1,455

281-46


Antique Beaded Cap, Native American, Iroquois, top view
Antique Beaded Cap, Native American, Iroquois, side detail 1
Antique Beaded Cap, Native American, Iroquois, side detail 2
Antique Beaded Cap, Native American, Iroquois, side detail 3



Mush Bowl Or Cooking Basket
Possibly Northern California
Zigzag Design


Antique Basket, Native American, West Coast, entire view

As depicted, tightly woven with pushed-up conical bottom; half twist overlay decoration. Height: 3.25 inches; diameter: 7.75 inches.

$785

463-7


Antique Basket, Native American, West Coast, angle view
Antique Basket, Native American, West Coast, bottom view



Navajo Coiled Tray
Basket
Circa 1900


Antique Coiled Tray, Navajo, Basket, entire view

As depicted, generally excellent condition with only minor imperfections. (Diameter: 14.5-inches.)

$1,275

694-3


Antique Coiled Tray, Navajo, Basket, with ruler for scale
Antique Coiled Tray, Navajo, Basket, angle view



Large Native American Beaded
Deerskin Case


Antique Case, Native American, Deer Skin, entire view

Measures 37.5 by 14-inches.

This offering may be currently off-site. Please call David Hillier for more information, or to schedule an in-person viewing.

$3,950 (A)

232-39


Antique Case, Native American, Deer Skin, with ruler for scale
Antique Case, Native American, Deer Skin, close up detail



Woodland Indian Woven Doll Cradle


Antique Doll Cradle, Woodland Indian made, angle view

A basket weave doll cradle, with lower sides in wide wefts with a red wash divided by unpainted narrow wefts, while the wide warps have a green wash and the bottom is all green wash. The top is built in narrow wefts randomly done in a green wash, and single wrap in red wash with wooden rockers. Remains in very good condition. Measures 20.5-inches in length, 8.75-inches in width and 11.5-inches in height.

Price: $650

514-89


Antique Doll Cradle, Woodland Indian made, opposite angle view



Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




Snowshoes, Fishing Creels
Sold separately


Antique Snowshoes and Fishing Creels, group view

Bentwood Bear Paw Snowshoes, Sinew Strung, Toe and Heel Bars - SOLD
(L: 41.75", W: 12.5", H: .75")
1062-17

Fishing Creel, Splint on Bentwood Frame Wood Lid, Bulbous - SOLD
(Couple corner imperfections consistent with age; Dimensions: 9.5 by 12 by 6")
1062-10

Fishing Creel, Woven Rush, Leather Mounts
Circa 1900 to 1950's
- SOLD
(Dimensions: 8.75 by 14 by 5")
1062-12




Native American Made Beaded Purse
Northern Plains, Probably Cree
Recycled...perhaps a child's leggings - SOLD


Antique Beaded Purse, Native American Made, Recycled, entire view

Waste-not-want-not...during the period that we suspect this was made, circa 1900, we find many photographs depicting Indian women wearing beaded purses made of recycled materials-and why not! They were inspired by purses worn by tourists visiting the reservations.
Dimensions: 9.75 by 6.5-inches.

832-11 - SOLD




Tape Loom - SOLD


Antique Tape Loom, Native American, angle view

Dimensions: 14.25-inches long, 6.75-inches wide, 9.5-inches high.

348-199 - SOLD




Feast Bowl, Handles with Horses
Anonymous
Early - SOLD


Antique Feast Bowl, Native American, Early, entire view

Dimensions: 6" H, 15" W, 11.25" D.

232-191 - SOLD




Basket, Apache Olla, Coiled Pictorial Storage Jar, 23"
Human and Quadruped (deer) Figures within Geometric Grid - SOLD


Antique Basket, Apache Olla, Coiled Storage Jar, angle view

Very Good Condition, minimal losses
(Dimensions: 23.5" H.)

505-55 - SOLD




Totem Pole, Carved and Polychrome
Anonymous
20th Century - SOLD


Antique Totem Pole, Painted and Carved, entire view with ruler for scale

Made for tourist market
(Height: 47.5 inches; width: 8.75 inches; depth: 6.5 inches.)

570-150 - SOLD




Basket, Native American, Oval Tray
Abstract Eagle Design
Pima
Arizona
Circa 1890 to 1910 - SOLD


Antique Woven Tray, Native American, Eagle Design, entire view

Excellent condition
(16" by 17.5".)

570-97 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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