An art dealer and author, Forrest Fenn retired from the Air Force to become a founder of the renowned Fenn Gallery. The gallery is known for its wide selection of paintings, bronze sculptures, and other works of art by Native Americans. The second part of the Lifetime Collection of Forrest Fenn auction, presented by Hindman, showcases many of Fenn’s items such as a Southern Cheyenne painted hide shield. The offered shield is made of tanned hide painted in yellow, red, black, and green. The painting in the shield depicts a Cheyenne warrior with a long feathered headdress fighting an enemy warrior who has his bow and arrow drawn.
The sale also showcases a Hidatsa doll wearing a blue necklace. The 19th-century doll has a thread-sewn body and a face detailed with beads. Decorated with a quilled yoke in beaded lines of white, yellow and red, the dress of the doll is made of hide. Find a wide range of Native American items and register to bid online by visiting Hindman.
Lot Categories:American Indian & Ethnographic (182)
# of Lots:182
Price Range:$100 - $60,000
Interesting lots include:
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|Southern Cheyenne Painted Hide Shield|| Estimate: |
|Pueblo Painted Buffalo Hide Shield|| Estimate: |
|Large Cochiti Pottery Storage Jar|| Estimate: |
|Cochiti Pottery Storage Jar|| Estimate: |
|Kiowa-Apache Utility Belt|| Estimate: |