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Bonhams - Modern & Historic Native American Art

Norttwest coast culture  Bonhams

ABOVE: Frontlet. Northwest Coast culture; Alaska or British Columbia.

Wood, abalone shell, pigment.
To be offered by Bonhams, Los Angeles, on 8 December 2020.
Est. 20,000–30,000 dollars.

LOS ANGELES—Bonhams’ next Native American art sale is scheduled for December 8, 2020, and will consist of approximately 200 lots of historic material, including antique and historic jewelry, Hopi and Zuni katsinam, Northwest Coast and Eskimo objects, Navajo weavings, and Plains material, as well as modern and contemporary Native American art.
Highlights include katsinam with both Forrest Fenn and Jay C. Leff provenance, an exceptional Thule maternity miniature, Haida and Tlingit walrus ivory effigy pendants with J. J. Klejman provenance, Navajo weavings—including a late classic third phase chief’s blanket—and Plains material, including an early Plateau man’s beaded shirt and a Great Lakes effigy calumet pipe.

Information:
Modern & Historic Native American Art
Bonhams, Los Angeles
Tuesday 8 December 2020 - 11am (PST)

Thule maternity figure Bonhams

ABOVE: Maternity group. Thule culture or earlier; Alaska.

Walrus ivory.
H: 5 cm.
Ex James Economos, Santa Fe, NM; Jay C. Leff, Uniontown, PA.

To be offered by Bonhams, Los Angeles, on 8 December 2020.
Est. 10,000–15,000 dollars.

katsinam bonhams

ABOVE: Group of katsina figures; Hopi; New Mexico

To be offered separately by Bonhams, Los Angeles, on 8 December 2020.
Est. from 4,000 to 10,000 dollars

Plain indians war shirt Bonhams

ABOVE: An Early Plateau Man's beaded shirt
Ex. Paul Coze, Phoenix, AZ; Maurice Dérumaux, Paris

To be offered by Bonhams, Los Angeles, on 8 December 2020.
Est. 80,000 - 100,000 dollars

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