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#300 ~ Inuit - Narwhal Tusk
#300 ~ Inuit - Narwhal Tusk

Artist School Inuit
Title Narwhal Tusk
Media bone
Size 64.25 x 1.5 x 1.5 in. / 163.2 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm.

Notes
some cracks in base noted; otherwise in good condition and point intact; lot includes a sworn affidavit from the consignor stating history; previously owned by Norman Bethune Sanson, retired curator of the Banff Park Museum and later purchased from Sanson's estate in the early 1970's by Jon Whyte [also of Banff]

Reference
This lot can only be sold to Canadian residents. For clients living outside Alberta, it is the buyer's responsibility to obtain a Marine Mammal Transfer License from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in order to ship. All information obtained from directly from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in February, 2019.

Provenance
from a Banff estate and by descent
Estimate CAD$3,000-$5,000

Sold
CAD $3,000
Paddle # 9018
Bid History
#301 ~ School - Tray with Approximately 45 Tools and Implements
#301 ~ School - Tray with Approximately 45 Tools and Implements

Artist First Nations School
Title Tray with Approximately 45 Tools and Implements
Media various
Size 1 x 1 in. / 2.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
pieces are loose in tray measuring [39 x 18.5 x 1.75 inches]; in varying conditions, some repairs and surface dirt noted

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$400-$800

Sold
CAD $130
Paddle # 4204
Bid History
#302 ~ School - Ladle with Detailed Handle
#302 ~ School - Ladle with Detailed Handle

Artist First Nations School
Title Ladle with Detailed Handle
Media horn carving
Size 4.75 x 5 x 1.5 in. / 12.1 x 12.7 x 3.8 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $65
Paddle # 5471
Bid History
#303 ~ School - Bella Bella Ladle
#303 ~ School - Bella Bella Ladle

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Bella Bella Ladle
Media horn carving
Size 3 x 5.75 x 1.75 in. / 7.6 x 14.6 x 4.4 cm.

Notes
unsigned; bears tribe name and more information on paperwork included with lot; some handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $160
Paddle # 5471
Bid History
#304 ~ Inuit - Round Basket with Seal Handle
#304 ~ Inuit - Round Basket with Seal Handle

Artist Caroline Inuit
Title Round Basket with Seal Handle
Media basket and green stone carving
Dated 1961
Size 11 x 11 x 11 in. / 27.9 x 27.9 x 27.9 cm.

Notes
bears artist's name, date and community 'Port Harrison' on paperwork included with lot; minor surface dirt noted

Provenance
purchased from Quest Gallery, Banff; from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $425
Paddle # 7624
Bid History
#305 ~ School - Rectangular Lidded Basket with Arrow Pattern
#305 ~ School - Rectangular Lidded Basket with Arrow Pattern

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Rectangular Lidded Basket with Arrow Pattern
Media basket
Size 10.75 x 21.5 x 12.25 in. / 27.3 x 54.6 x 31.1 cm.

Notes
significant wear and surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $130
Paddle # 5229
Bid History
#306 ~ School - Large Lidded Basket with Diamond Pattern and Handles
#306 ~ School - Large Lidded Basket with Diamond Pattern and Handles

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Large Lidded Basket with Diamond Pattern and Handles
Media basket
Size 13 x 23.5 x 15 in. / 33 x 59.7 x 38.1 cm.

Notes
handling marks, surface dirt and general wear noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $350
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#307 ~ Inuit - Oval Basket with Otter Shaped Stone Handle
#307 ~ Inuit - Oval Basket with Otter Shaped Stone Handle

Artist Nastapoka; Sarah Meeko Inuit
Title Oval Basket with Otter Shaped Stone Handle
Media basket and green stone carving
Dated 1962
Size 9 x 14 x 8 in. / 22.9 x 35.6 x 20.3 cm.

Notes
unsigned; bears artist's name, disc number 'E9-1519', date and community 'Port Harrison' on paperwork included with lot; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
purchased from Quest Gallery, Banff [1962]; from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $850
Paddle # 7624
Bid History
#308 ~ School - Large Lidded Basket with Tri-Coloured Diagonal Shapes
#308 ~ School - Large Lidded Basket with Tri-Coloured Diagonal Shapes

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Large Lidded Basket with Tri-Coloured Diagonal Shapes
Media basket
Size 9.5 x 15 x 14.5 in. / 24.1 x 38.1 x 36.8 cm.

Notes
some fading, handling marks and surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $400
Paddle # 5583
Bid History
#309 ~ School - Large Lidded Basket with Multiple Diamond Pattern
#309 ~ School - Large Lidded Basket with Multiple Diamond Pattern

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Large Lidded Basket with Multiple Diamond Pattern
Media basket
Size 12 x 20.5 x 14 in. / 30.5 x 52.1 x 35.6 cm.

Notes
handle broken off but included; significant wear along edges, some surface dirt and handling mark noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $180
Paddle # 5229
Bid History
#310 ~ School - Interior Salish Rectangular Basket with Zigzag Pattern
#310 ~ School - Interior Salish Rectangular Basket with Zigzag Pattern

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Interior Salish Rectangular Basket with Zigzag Pattern
Media basket
Size 8.5 x 18 x 12 in. / 21.6 x 45.7 x 30.5 cm.

Notes
bent lid; some handling marks and significant surface dirt noted

Provenance
purchased from Quest Gallery, Banff [1963]; from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $190
Paddle # 5583
Bid History
#311 ~ School - Small Round Nootka Basket
#311 ~ School - Small Round Nootka Basket

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Small Round Nootka Basket
Media basket
Size 3.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 in. / 8.9 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm.

Notes
some staining, handling marks and general wear noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $75
Paddle # 3353
Bid History
#312 ~ School - Cedar Basket with Diamond Shapes
#312 ~ School - Cedar Basket with Diamond Shapes

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Cedar Basket with Diamond Shapes
Media basket
Size 4.5 x 7 x 7 in. / 11.4 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm.

Notes
some handling marks and general wear noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $80
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#313 ~ School - Rectangular Basket with Two Leather Handles
#313 ~ School - Rectangular Basket with Two Leather Handles

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Rectangular Basket with Two Leather Handles
Media basket
Size 5 x 15 x 6.25 in. / 12.7 x 38.1 x 15.9 cm.

Notes
some staining, wear and surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$200

Sold
CAD $85
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#314 ~ School - Round Lidded Basket with Geometric Patterns
#314 ~ School - Round Lidded Basket with Geometric Patterns

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Round Lidded Basket with Geometric Patterns
Media basket
Size 6.75 x 9 x 9 in. / 17.1 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm.

Notes
some staining, surface dirt and general wear noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $80
Paddle # 8720
Bid History
#315 ~ School - Bentwood Box Pieces [turned into wall hangings]
#315 ~ School - Bentwood Box Pieces [turned into wall hangings]

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Bentwood Box Pieces [turned into wall hangings]
Media painted wood
Size 1 x 1 x 1 in. / 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
LOT OF FOUR; two panels measuring [13 x 19 x 0.5 inches] and two panels measuring [31 x 13.5 x 0.5]; scratches, holes noted throughout, significant wear and handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$200

Sold
CAD $2,750
Paddle # 5471
Bid History
#316 ~ School - Interior Salish Oval Basket with Suede Handles
#316 ~ School - Interior Salish Oval Basket with Suede Handles

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Interior Salish Oval Basket with Suede Handles
Media basket and leather
Size 7.75 x 15.25 x 9.5 in. / 19.7 x 38.7 x 24.1 cm.

Notes
the leather handles measure [8 inches]; minor handling marks and surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $130
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#317 ~ School - Rectangular Basket with Diamond Pattern and Suede Handles
#317 ~ School - Rectangular Basket with Diamond Pattern and Suede Handles

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Rectangular Basket with Diamond Pattern and Suede Handles
Media basket and leather
Size 7.5 x 16.25 x 9 in. / 19 x 41.3 x 22.9 cm.

Notes
handles measure [12.5 inches]; some surface dirt and handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $130
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#318 ~ School - Rectangular Basket with Black and Brown Checker Pattern
#318 ~ School - Rectangular Basket with Black and Brown Checker Pattern

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Rectangular Basket with Black and Brown Checker Pattern
Media basket
Size 6 x 15.75 x 9 in. / 15.2 x 40 x 22.9 cm.

Notes
possibly handles missing; general wear and surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $95
Paddle # 5471
Bid History
#319 ~ School - Tsimshian Bird Design Bentwood Box
#319 ~ School - Tsimshian Bird Design Bentwood Box

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Tsimshian Bird Design Bentwood Box
Media painted wood
Size 19 x 16.5 x 13.75 in. / 48.3 x 41.9 x 34.9 cm.

Notes
unsigned; portion of box bottom missing; significant fading, surface dirt and general wear noted

Reference
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, this piece was probably made in the 19th or early 20th century; acquired in 1968 on collecting trip in B.C with Mr. and Mrs. Bagwell; believed to be found near Hazelton, B.C. in a Ksan Village

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $4,750
Paddle # 4410
Bid History
#320 ~ School - Red Cornered Bentwood Box with Lid
#320 ~ School - Red Cornered Bentwood Box with Lid

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Red Cornered Bentwood Box with Lid
Media painted wood
Size 18 x 15 x 15.25 in. / 45.7 x 38.1 x 38.7 cm.

Notes
unsigned; lid only sits on box, not channelled; split in lid repaired with staples; significant fading, surface dirt and general wear noted

Reference
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, this piece was probably made in the 19th or early 20th century; acquired in 1968 on collecting trip in B.C with Mr. and Mrs. Bagwell

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $2,300
Paddle # 4410
Bid History
#321 ~ School - Bowl with Bird Designs
#321 ~ School - Bowl with Bird Designs

Artist Southwest American School
Title Bowl with Bird Designs
Media painted and burnished ceramic
Size 6 x 7.5 x 7.5 in. / 15.2 x 19 x 19 cm.

Notes
unsigned; inscribed 'Acoma' on bottom; some handling marks and large chip noted

Reference
possibly Acomo Pueblo or Hopi

Provenance
ex-collection Dr. Charles E. Borden, for more information visit his Canadian Archaeology biography
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $60
Paddle # 8632
Bid History
#322 ~ School - Small Round Basket with Central Flower Design
#322 ~ School - Small Round Basket with Central Flower Design

Artist Apache School
Title Small Round Basket with Central Flower Design
Media basket
Size 2.5 x 8.5 x 8.75 in. / 6.4 x 21.6 x 22.2 cm.

Notes
surface dirt, fading and handling marks noted

Reference
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, this piece was acquired from Harriet Gordon Cooper

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $160
Paddle # 8720
Bid History
#323 ~ School - Small Round Basket with Bird Patterns
#323 ~ School - Small Round Basket with Bird Patterns

Artist First Nations School
Title Small Round Basket with Bird Patterns
Media basket
Size 2 x 3.5 x 3.5 in. / 5.1 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm.

Notes
some staining, handling marks and general wear noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $170
Paddle # 6718
Bid History
#324 ~ School - Large Household Storage Bentwood Box [Kerfed]
#324 ~ School - Large Household Storage Bentwood Box [Kerfed]

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Large Household Storage Bentwood Box [Kerfed]
Media wood
Size 17.75 x 15 x 14.75 in. / 45.1 x 38.1 x 37.5 cm.

Notes
cracking, scratches, wear and surface dirt noted

Reference
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, this piece was probably made in the 19th or early 20th century; acquired in 1968 on collecting trip in B.C with Mr. and Mrs. Bagwell

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $600
Paddle # 4410
Bid History
#325 ~ School - Shallow Lidded Round Basket
#325 ~ School - Shallow Lidded Round Basket

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Shallow Lidded Round Basket
Media basket
Size 2 x 8.5 x 8.5 in. / 5.1 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm.

Notes
surface dirt and handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $38
Paddle # 9011
Bid History
#326 ~ School - Miniature Cradle with Hide Handles to Make a Swing
#326 ~ School - Miniature Cradle with Hide Handles to Make a Swing

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Miniature Cradle with Hide Handles to Make a Swing
Media basket and leather
Size 4 x 9 x 4 in. / 10.2 x 22.9 x 10.2 cm.

Notes
minor surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $40
Paddle # 6457
Bid History
#327 ~ School - Gitksan Bentwood Box [Kerfed]
#327 ~ School - Gitksan Bentwood Box [Kerfed]

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Gitksan Bentwood Box [Kerfed]
Media wood
Size 14.5 x 11.5 x 12.5 in. / 36.8 x 29.2 x 31.8 cm.

Notes
large piece of one side missing at top of box; small piece of second side missing; some repairs noted; general wear and surface dirt noted

Reference
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, this piece was acquired in 1968 on a collecting trip in B.C. with Mr. and Mrs. Bagwell; possibly from Kitwanga or Kitwankool

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $240
Paddle # 8867
Bid History
#328 ~ School - Round Basket with Star Pattern
#328 ~ School - Round Basket with Star Pattern

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Round Basket with Star Pattern
Media basket
Size 7.75 x 12.5 x 12 in. / 19.7 x 31.8 x 30.5 cm.

Notes
some staining, surface dirt and general wear noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $41
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#329 ~ School - Round Lidded Basket with Brown, White and Black Stripes
#329 ~ School - Round Lidded Basket with Brown, White and Black Stripes

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Round Lidded Basket with Brown, White and Black Stripes
Media basket
Size 7.25 x 8.5 x 8.5 in. / 18.4 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm.

Notes
wear on bottom of basket, significant surface dirt on lid and handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $170
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#330 ~ School - Interior Salish Woven Tray with Handles
#330 ~ School - Interior Salish Woven Tray with Handles

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Interior Salish Woven Tray with Handles
Media basket
Size 3.5 x 19.5 x 13 in. / 8.9 x 49.5 x 33 cm.

Notes
some staining, surface dirt and general wear noted

Reference
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, this piece was purchased in 1968

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $110
Paddle # 7780
Bid History
#331 ~ School - Medium Rectangular Lidded Basket with Triangle Pattern
#331 ~ School - Medium Rectangular Lidded Basket with Triangle Pattern

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Medium Rectangular Lidded Basket with Triangle Pattern
Media basket
Size 8 x 12.75 x 8 in. / 20.3 x 32.4 x 20.3 cm.

Notes
broken base, significant wear and surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $36
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#332 ~ School - Interior Salish Rectangular Basket with X Pattern
#332 ~ School - Interior Salish Rectangular Basket with X Pattern

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Interior Salish Rectangular Basket with X Pattern
Media basket
Size 5.5 x 9 x 7 in. / 14 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm.

Notes
handling marks and surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $50
Paddle # 8720
Bid History
#333 ~ School - Plant Motif Basket with Braided Handles
#333 ~ School - Plant Motif Basket with Braided Handles

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Plant Motif Basket with Braided Handles
Media basket and leather
Size 6 x 18 x 6.5 in. / 15.2 x 45.7 x 16.5 cm.

Notes
handles measure [12 inches]; some surface dirt and handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $375
Paddle # 6718
Bid History
#334 ~ School - White Floral Quill Box
#334 ~ School - White Floral Quill Box

Artist First Nations School
Title White Floral Quill Box
Media porcupine quills
Size 2 x 3 x 3 in. / 5.1 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm.

Notes
unsigned

Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $75
Paddle # 6805
Bid History
#335 ~ School - Basket with Handle [Possibly Queen Charlotte Island]
#335 ~ School - Basket with Handle [Possibly Queen Charlotte Island]

Artist Basket School
Title Basket with Handle [Possibly Queen Charlotte Island]
Media woven basket
Size 14.5 x 13 x 12 in. / 36.8 x 33 x 30.5 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some handling marks noted

Provenance
ex-collection Dr. Charles E. Borden, for more information visit his Canadian Archaeology biography
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $60
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#336 ~ School - Rectangular Tapered Basket with Diamond Design
#336 ~ School - Rectangular Tapered Basket with Diamond Design

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Rectangular Tapered Basket with Diamond Design
Media basket
Size 4 x 5.25 x 4.5 in. / 10.2 x 13.3 x 11.4 cm.

Notes
some surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $230
Paddle # 7166
Bid History
#337 ~ School - Small Round Basket with Tree Motif
#337 ~ School - Small Round Basket with Tree Motif

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Small Round Basket with Tree Motif
Media basket
Size 4.5 x 7.25 x 7.25 in. / 11.4 x 18.4 x 18.4 cm.

Notes
some staining, fading and surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $425
Paddle # 6718
Bid History
#338 ~ School - Brown and Black Swastika Basket
#338 ~ School - Brown and Black Swastika Basket

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Brown and Black Swastika Basket
Media woven spruce root and bark
Size 6.5 x 7.25 x 7 in. / 16.5 x 18.4 x 17.8 cm.

Notes
some wear and handling marks noted; some missing pieces in design

Reference
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, this piece is Interior Salish and it was collected from Kamloops in 1936 when it was on exhibition for Lord Tweedsmuir

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $120
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#339 ~ School - A Globed Lidded Basket with Handle
#339 ~ School - A Globed Lidded Basket with Handle

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title A Globed Lidded Basket with Handle
Media basket
Size 4.5 x 4.5 x 3.75 in. / 11.4 x 11.4 x 9.5 cm.

Notes
handle measures [3.25 x 3.5 inches]; some surface dirt and handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $22
Paddle # 8093
Bid History
#340 ~ School - Square Basket with V Patterns
#340 ~ School - Square Basket with V Patterns

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Square Basket with V Patterns
Media basket
Size 5.5 x 9.25 x 8.25 in. / 14 x 23.5 x 21 cm.

Notes
some staining, surface dirt and general wear noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$50-$100

Sold
CAD $48
Paddle # 4204
Bid History
#341 ~ School - Oval Basket with Handles and Star Patterns
#341 ~ School - Oval Basket with Handles and Star Patterns

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Oval Basket with Handles and Star Patterns
Media basket
Size 7 x 15.5 x 9.25 in. / 17.8 x 39.4 x 23.5 cm.

Notes
some fading, handling marks and minor surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $70
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#342 ~ School - Square Base Round Topped Basket
#342 ~ School - Square Base Round Topped Basket

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Square Base Round Topped Basket
Media basket
Size 5.75 x 11.25 x 11.75 in. / 14.6 x 28.6 x 29.8 cm.

Notes
some wear and surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $19
Paddle # 8733
Bid History
#343 ~ School - Square Basket with Butterfly Pattern
#343 ~ School - Square Basket with Butterfly Pattern

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Square Basket with Butterfly Pattern
Media basket
Size 5.25 x 12.25 x 7 in. / 13.3 x 31.1 x 17.8 cm.

Notes
staining, surface dirt and general wear noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $130
Paddle # 7166
Bid History
#344 ~ School - Small Rectangular Basket with Red and Black Design
#344 ~ School - Small Rectangular Basket with Red and Black Design

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Small Rectangular Basket with Red and Black Design
Media basket
Size 4.25 x 9.25 x 5.5 in. / 10.8 x 23.5 x 14 cm.

Notes
some wear and handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$25-$50

Sold
CAD $40
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#345 ~ School - Round Basket with Red and Brown Zigzag Stripes
#345 ~ School - Round Basket with Red and Brown Zigzag Stripes

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Round Basket with Red and Brown Zigzag Stripes
Media basket
Size 6.75 x 9.5 x 9.25 in. / 17.1 x 24.1 x 23.5 cm.

Notes
some staining, surface dirt and general wear noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$25-$50

Sold
CAD $100
Paddle # 4204
Bid History
#346 ~ School - Kwakiutl Open Weave Basket
#346 ~ School - Kwakiutl Open Weave Basket

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Kwakiutl Open Weave Basket
Media basket
Size 8.25 x 12.5 x 10 in. / 21 x 31.8 x 25.4 cm.

Notes
minor wear and handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$25-$50

Sold
CAD $180
Paddle # 5583
Bid History
#347 ~ School - Home Tanned Hide and Beaded Jacket
#347 ~ School - Home Tanned Hide and Beaded Jacket

Artist First Nations School
Title Home Tanned Hide and Beaded Jacket
Media leather and beads
Dated 1950 -'s
Size 32 x 26 x 1 in. / 81.3 x 66 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
some stains and surface dirt noted

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$800-$1,000

Sold
CAD $475
Paddle # 5471
Bid History
#348 ~ School - Walrus Mukluks over Wool Lining with Wool Tassels
#348 ~ School - Walrus Mukluks over Wool Lining with Wool Tassels

Artist First Nations School
Title Walrus Mukluks over Wool Lining with Wool Tassels
Media leather, fur and wool
Dated 1950 -'s
Size 21.5 x 8.5 x 1 in. / 54.6 x 21.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
some fraying and surface dirt noted

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $100
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#349 ~ School - Muskrat Beaded Mukluks with Wool
#349 ~ School - Muskrat Beaded Mukluks with Wool

Artist First Nations School
Title Muskrat Beaded Mukluks with Wool
Media leather, fur, wool and beads
Size 18.5 x 8.5 x 1 in. / 47 x 21.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
some surface dirt noted

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $55
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#350 ~ School - Seal Skin Gloves with Fur
#350 ~ School - Seal Skin Gloves with Fur

Artist First Nations School
Title Seal Skin Gloves with Fur
Media leather, fur and beads
Size 15 x 10.5 x 1 in. / 38.1 x 26.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
some surface dirt noted

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $80
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#351 ~ School - Buckskin Jacket with Very Ornate Beads
#351 ~ School - Buckskin Jacket with Very Ornate Beads

Artist First Nations School
Title Buckskin Jacket with Very Ornate Beads
Media leather and beads
Size 25 x 19 x 1 in. / 63.5 x 48.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
minor wear and some minor bead loss noted

Provenance
ex-collection, Bunny Robinson, past President of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $330
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#352 ~ School - Horsechild Headdress
#352 ~ School - Horsechild Headdress

Artist First Nations School
Title Horsechild Headdress
Media feathers, felt and beads
Size 16.5 x 22 x 7 in. / 41.9 x 55.9 x 17.8 cm.

Notes
bears inscription 'Poundmaker Res. [Cree] belonged to Horsechild, purchased from Peter Buller of Sweetgrass Res.' on tag attached; in fragile condition [feathers shedding] with wear noted throughout

Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $800
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#353 ~ School - Buckskin Shirt with Beads
#353 ~ School - Buckskin Shirt with Beads

Artist First Nations School
Title Buckskin Shirt with Beads
Media leather and beads
Size 23 x 22 x 1 in. / 58.4 x 55.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
minor wear noted

Provenance
ex-collection, Bunny Robinson, past President of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $80
Paddle # 5471
Bid History
#354 ~ School - Buckskin Vest with Porcupine and Bead Ornaments
#354 ~ School - Buckskin Vest with Porcupine and Bead Ornaments

Artist First Nations School
Title Buckskin Vest with Porcupine and Bead Ornaments
Media leather and beads
Size 22 x 18 x 1 in. / 55.9 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
minor wear and some minor bead loss noted

Provenance
ex-collection, Bunny Robinson, past President of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $80
Paddle # 5471
Bid History
#355 ~ School - Moccasins with Beaded Leaf Pattern
#355 ~ School - Moccasins with Beaded Leaf Pattern

Artist First Nations School
Title Moccasins with Beaded Leaf Pattern
Media leather and beads
Size 1 x 1 x 1 in. / 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
each shoe measures [5 x 10 x 4.5 inches]; some small tears, surface dirt and overall wear noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $45
Paddle # 4445
Bid History
#356 ~ School - Green Beaded Moccassins
#356 ~ School - Green Beaded Moccassins

Artist First Nations School
Title Green Beaded Moccassins
Media leather and beads
Size 1 x 1 x 1 in. / 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
each shoe measures [3 x 10 x 4.5 inches]; some surface dirt and general wear noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $110
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#357 ~ School - Blue Beaded Children's Moccassins
#357 ~ School - Blue Beaded Children's Moccassins

Artist First Nations School
Title Blue Beaded Children's Moccassins
Media leather and beads
Size 1 x 1 x 1 in. / 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
each shoe measures [3 x 6 x 2.75 inches]; some handling marks and minor surface dirt noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $22
Paddle # 7137
Bid History
#358 ~ School - Floral Moccassins with Fur
#358 ~ School - Floral Moccassins with Fur

Artist First Nations School
Title Floral Moccassins with Fur
Media leather, beads and fur
Size 1 x 1 x 1 in. / 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
each shoe measures [3 x 10 x 5 inches]; some handling marks and general wear noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $43
Paddle # 7780
Bid History
#359 ~ School - Moccasins with Blooming Flower Design
#359 ~ School - Moccasins with Blooming Flower Design

Artist First Nations School
Title Moccasins with Blooming Flower Design
Media leather and beads
Size 1 x 1 x 1 in. / 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
each shoe measures [3.25 x 9.25 x 3.5 inches]; some surface dirt and general wear noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $44
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#360 ~ School - Contemporary Nootka Bulbed Rain Hat with Red Stripe at Centre
#360 ~ School - Contemporary Nootka Bulbed Rain Hat with Red Stripe at Centre

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Contemporary Nootka Bulbed Rain Hat with Red Stripe at Centre
Media woven hat
Size 10 x 9.75 x 10.25 in. / 25.4 x 24.8 x 26 cm.

Notes
minor handling marks and wear inside noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $250
Paddle # 8720
Bid History
#361 ~ School - Unfinished Animal Rattle
#361 ~ School - Unfinished Animal Rattle

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Unfinished Animal Rattle
Media wood carving
Size 2.75 x 11.5 x 2.5 in. / 7 x 29.2 x 6.4 cm.

Notes
inscribed 'Dennis' on bottom

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $22
Paddle # 6811
Bid History
#362 ~ School - Shaman's Amulet [Bear]
#362 ~ School - Shaman's Amulet [Bear]

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Shaman's Amulet [Bear]
Media bone carving
Size 2 x 1.5 x 0.25 in. / 5.1 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $120
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#363 ~ School - Floral Beaded Leather Pouch
#363 ~ School - Floral Beaded Leather Pouch

Artist First Nations School
Title Floral Beaded Leather Pouch
Media leather and beads
Size 4.5 x 3.25 x 1 in. / 11.4 x 8.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
on leather necklace measuring [13 inches]

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $21
Paddle # 6805
Bid History
#364 ~ School - Beaded Leather Pouch with Red Tassels
#364 ~ School - Beaded Leather Pouch with Red Tassels

Artist First Nations School
Title Beaded Leather Pouch with Red Tassels
Media leather and beads
Size 7 x 3.5 x 1 in. / 17.8 x 8.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
on leather necklace measuring [17 inches]

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $15
Paddle # 5598
Bid History
#365 ~ School - Beaded Medicine Pouch
#365 ~ School - Beaded Medicine Pouch

Artist First Nations School
Title Beaded Medicine Pouch
Media leather and beads
Size 8 x 3 x 1 in. / 20.3 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
minor handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $36
Paddle # 6805
Bid History
#366 ~ School - Large Winged Totem
#366 ~ School - Large Winged Totem

Artist First Nations School
Title Large Winged Totem
Media wood carving
Size 14 x 18 x 4.5 in. / 35.6 x 45.7 x 11.4 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some handling marks and staining noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $45
Paddle # 7746
Bid History
#367 ~ School - Large Painted Totem
#367 ~ School - Large Painted Totem

Artist First Nations School
Title Large Painted Totem
Media painted wood carving
Size 23 x 6 x 4.5 in. / 58.4 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm.

Notes
unsigned; missing base; some missing pieces, fading and handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $100
Paddle # 6718
Bid History
#368 ~ School - Eagle Man Totem
#368 ~ School - Eagle Man Totem

Artist First Nations School
Title Eagle Man Totem
Media wood carving
Size 16 x 9.5 x 3.5 in. / 40.6 x 24.1 x 8.9 cm.

Notes
unsigned; indistinctly inscribed on back; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $50
Paddle # 7746
Bid History
#369 ~ School - Three Animal Totems
#369 ~ School - Three Animal Totems

Artist First Nations School
Title Three Animal Totems
Media wood carving
Size 15.5 x 5.75 x 5.75 in. / 39.4 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm.

Notes
unsigned; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $42
Paddle # 7746
Bid History
#370 ~ School - Majestic Bird Totem
#370 ~ School - Majestic Bird Totem

Artist First Nations School
Title Majestic Bird Totem
Media wood carving
Size 13.5 x 6.5 x 3 in. / 34.3 x 16.5 x 7.6 cm.

Notes
unsigned; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $42
Paddle # 7746
Bid History
#371 ~ School - Painted Animal Totem
#371 ~ School - Painted Animal Totem

Artist First Nations School
Title Painted Animal Totem
Media painted wood carving
Size 14 x 7 x 1.75 in. / 35.6 x 17.8 x 4.4 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $17
Paddle # 7746
Bid History
#372 ~ School - Unfinished Totem
#372 ~ School - Unfinished Totem

Artist First Nations School
Title Unfinished Totem
Media wood carving
Size 11.5 x 3 x 2.75 in. / 29.2 x 7.6 x 7 cm.

Notes
unsigned; loose on base; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $12
Paddle # 7227
Bid History

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