mask Historic Estates

Nov 6th Nov 7th, 2004
5th Annual Antique Indian Art
and
Advertising Auction

LOT#82 ARGILLITE BROACH SIGNED PAT DIXON
2" BROACH SIGNED PAT DIXON SKIDEGATE, B.C.
LOT#81 VERY FINE ARGILLITE PENDANT
3" LONG SIGNED PAT DIXON. VERY NICE PIECE. THIS WAS ONCE A BROACH AS EVIDENCED BY A BLOB OF GLUE ON THE BACK WHERE THE PIN WAS.
LOT#80 BERRY BASKET WITH BUTTERFLIES
GOOD LOOKING 5"TALL X8" LONG X 6" WIDE CHILDS BERRY BASKET WITH FINE BUTTERFLY IMBRICATION. COLLECTED IN THE MERRITT B.C. AREA IN THE 1940'S. A LETTER "S" ON THE BOTTOM PROBABLY STANDS FOR ENID SMITH. CONDITION NEAR PRISTINE.
LOT#79 VERY FINE INTERIOR SALISH BASKET TRAY
GOOD LOOKING 14.5" TRAY COLLECTED IN THE MERRITT B.C. AREA IN THE 1940'S. A LETTER "S" ON THE BOTTOM PROBABLY STANDS FOR ENID SMITH. CONDITION NEAR PRISTINE EXCEPT FOR A LAYER OF DUST.
LOT#78 THOMPSON RIVER AREA INDIAN BASKET
NICE 6.5" TALL X 8" ACROSS CEDAR ROOT BASKET COLLECTED IN THE MERRITT, B.C. AREA IN THE 1940'S. CONDITION IS GOOD EXCEPT FOR SOME MISSING STITCHES ON THE INSIDE BOTTOM.
LOT#77 HAIDA ARGILLITE POLE BY MOSES INGRAM
ANOTHER FINE 10" POLE BY MASTER CARVER MOSES INGRAM. SIGNED ON THE BOTTOM.
LOT#75 HAIDA ARGILLITE TOTEM POLE
ANOTHER FINE 11.75" POLE BY MASTER CARVER MOSES INGRAM. SIGNED ON THE BOTTOM.
LOT#73 TALL 12.5
ANOTHER 12.5" CLASSIC POLE BY MOSES INGRAM. SIGNED ON THE BOTTOM MOSES INGRAM HAIDA, B.C. "AS NICE AS THEY COME".
LOT#71 HUGE 21.5
ANOTHER 21.5" CLASSIC POLE BY MOSES INGRAM. SIGNED ON THE BOTTOM MOSES INGRAM HAIDA, B.C. THIS POLE HAS BEEN BROKEN. THE BREAK IS CLEAN AND THE POLE STANDS PERFECT ON ITS OWN. THE POLE DISPLAYS FINE AS IS OR IT COULD USE A PROFESSIONAL RESTORATION.
LOT#67 CAPTAIN ANDY BROWN ARGILLITE TOTEM
A FANTASTIC EXAMPLE OF ANDY BROWNS EARLY WORK. 6.75" TALL. TYPICAL ARGILLITE FRACTURE LINES NOTED.
LOT#65 CLASSIC MOSES INGRAM ARGILLITE POLE
ANOTHER 5" CLASSIC FORM POLE BY MOSES INGRAM. SIGNED ON THE BOTTOM MOSES INGRAM HAIDA, B.C. NOTE : TINY FLAKE MISSING ON EAGLES BROW.
LOT#64 ARGILLITE PLAQUE SIGNED PAT DIXON
CONTEMPORARY 5.5" PIECE.
LOT#63 ARGILLITE TOTEM POLE BY MOSES INGRAM
6" ARILLITE POLE. THIS POLE HAS AN OLD BREAK AND REPAIR. ANOTHER CLASSIC POLE BY MOSES INGRAM. SIGNED ON THE BOTTOM MOSES INGRAM HAIDA, B.C.
LOT#62 CARVED ARGILLITE TOTEM BY PAT DIXON
CONTEMPORARY 4" TOTEM SIGNED PAT DIXON SKIDEGATE, B.C.
LOT#61 CARVED ARGILLITE RAVEN FIGURE
NICE 3" CONTEMPORARY SIGNED CARVING. TYPICAL FRACTURE LINES.
LOT#60 ARGILLITE TOTEM POLE BY GEORGE RIDLEY
6" CONTEMPORARY ARGILLITE TOTEM POLE BY GEORGE RIDLEY SIGNED JULY 18 1985. FINE CONDITION
LOT#59 LARGE 12
SIGNED ON THE BOTTOM MOSES INGRAM HAIDA B.C. THIS POLE IS IN PERFECT CONDITION. HAS THE UNUSUAL FEATURE OF A SOAPSTONE FINIAL AT THE TOP IN THE FORM OF AN EAGLE. 12" TALL.
LOT#57 ARGILLITE POLE BY MOSES INGRAM - 7.5
SIGNED ON THE BOTTOM MOSES INGRAM HAIDA, B.C. REPAIR NOTED.
LOT#55 LARGE 5' YELLOW CEDAR TOTEM
LARGE 5' TOTEM CARVED BY ELI GOSNELL WHO IS THE FATHER OF DR JOSEPH GOSNELL OF NEW AIYANSH B.C. DR GOSNELL WAS A PAST PRESIDENT OF THE NISHGA'A TRIBAL COUNCIL. CONDITION GOOD EXCEPT THE BEAK OF THE RAVEN HAS BEEN BROKEN AND GLUED BACK ON.
LOT#53 NORTHWEST COAST CEDAR MASK
A CONTEMPORARY MASK SIGNED "G.W". THIS 8" X 7" CEDAR MASK IS WELL CARVED AND CAN BE WORN.
LOT#50 OLD WEST COAST  PAINTED BENTWOOD BOX
RECENTLY ACQUIRED IN THE NORTHWEST AREA OF B.C. KERFED, STEAMED AND BENT HAND-PLANED CEDAR BOX. USE OF IRON NAILS. PROBABLY MADE AROUND 1940 WITH A 1970'S ERA PAINT JOB. BACK SIDE PLAIN. 14.75" TALL X 14.25" LONG X 8.5" WIDE.
LOT#48 CIRCA - 1900 HAIDA BENTWOOD GREASE BOX
11" TALL X 12.5" WIDE X 16.5" LONG. FRESH TO THE MARKET FROM SKIDEGATE, B.C. NICE OLD HAND PLANED, KERFED, BENT + WOODEN PEGGED BOX. NICE PATINA.
LOT#46 LARGE GROOVED ADZE FROM KITWANCOOL
9.5" LONG. LOVELY FORM. FROM KITWANCOOL AREA OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.
LOT#45  4
FAIRLY STRONG COLORS. LID LONG GONE.
LOT42  FRASER RIVER  JADE CHISEL
PROVENANCE : VALLEY MUSEUM IN FALKLAND.
LOT 43 LARGE ANCIENT STONE MAUL
GREAT MAUL/HAMMER/PESTLE. LATERAL GROOVE NEAR THE TOP AROUND THE CIRCUMFERENCE. OLD CHIPS AND A LARGE "CHUNK" OUT OF ONE SIDE. . PROVENANCE : VALLEY MUSEUM IN FALKLAND.
LOT41 LARGE 5.5
LARGE JADE CHISEL HAS TYPICAL CRACKS + GOUGES. NICE FORM. PROVENANCE : VALLEY MUSEUM IN FALKLAND.
LOT#44 GROOVED
NICE FORM. ON ONE SIDE ONLY; ONE END HAS A 1.5" X 1" CHUNK MISSING. PROVENANCE : VALLEY MUSEUM IN FALKLAND.