Two items, circa 1900, from the Sioux, a beaded-hide bowcase and quiver and a beaded-hide-wear shirt, sold at $20,000 apiece. A third lot from the Sioux, a pictographic hide shield, circa 1880, sold at $18,750. A circa 1880 carved-caribou, bone-quiver raked in $11,250.
“It’s thrilling to see numerous new buyers participate in another successful auction,” Sullivan said. “This was a diverse auction and truly offered something for every collector,” said Delia Sullivan, American Indian Art specialist for Heritage, in a prepared statement for the media.