American Indian Artifacts/Art - Santa Fe

Auction Details

Our annual 2-day summer auction will be held August 11 and 12, 2012 and will feature several private collections of American Indian artifacts, art, and related collectibles. We have a large selection of Pueblo and prehistoric pottery, great Navajo rugs and weavings, an impressive accumulation of baskets from all the regions, classic and fantastic Indian jewelry, and many pieces of rare and hard to find beadwork. This auction includes a great selection of original art as well, including that of sought after Native and Western artists, some nice bronzes, plus Eskimo relics, carvings, tradebeads, unusual tribal relics, interesting and hard to find antique and Western collectibles, and much, MUCH more.
Navajo Bracelet1Navajo Bracelet
Vintage wide silver 5-band bracelet with two large Fox turquoise stones. Very good condition, unsigned. Circa: 1970s Size: 5" + 1" x 3-1...
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Navajo Bisbee Necklace - Alice Platero2Navajo Bisbee Necklace - Alice Platero
Beautiful original design sterling segment necklace with elaborate leaf and rope work and set with 52 beautiful matching Bisbee turquoise stones. V
Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Zuni Inlay Concho Belt - Jake Livingston3Zuni Inlay Concho Belt - Jake Livingston
Exquisite high polish sterling ladies' belt. Each of the ten conchos and matching buckle finely inlaid with a single red coral cardinal. Very good
Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Hopi Bolo Tie- Lawrence Saufkie4Hopi Bolo Tie- Lawrence Saufkie
Beautiful traditional style all silver overlay "snake dancer" katsina bolo tie with custom heavy all silver tips. Very good condition. ...
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Navajo Concho Belt5Navajo Concho Belt
Vintage adjustable all silver ladies belt. Each of the eleven conchos and matching buckle set with a single turquoise stone in a leafwork setting.
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
Navajo Bolo Tie- Mary Ann Spencer6Navajo Bolo Tie- Mary Ann Spencer
Beautiful traditional design all silver bolo tie with fine natural contour Sleeping Beauty turquoise and coral stones. Very good condition. Circa:
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
Navajo Jewelry Lot7Navajo Jewelry Lot
A large 7-stone bracelet by L. Platero, a smaller 7-stone version by Rudy Willie, and a link bracelet by L. Pete. All in very good condition, all
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
Navajo Bracelet Set8Navajo Bracelet Set
Fine all silver cuff bracelet and matching ring with four large matching China Mountain turquoise stones. Very good condition. Circa: 1970s Size:
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
Navajo Bracelet9Navajo Bracelet
Unique sterling silver bracelet with oval concho top set with thirteen beautiful Bisbee turquoise stones. Very good condition, unsigned. Circa: 198
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
Navajo Necklace10Navajo Necklace
Beautiful original design hand wrought silver choker and naja necklace with seventeen beautiful Bisbee turquoise stones. Very good condition, unsig
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
Hopi Basket11Hopi Basket
Very fine coiled weave 2nd Mesa plaque with beautiful eagle design. Very good condition, nice patina. Circa: 1960s Size: 16" dia.
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to gourmet for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
Hopi Basket12Hopi Basket
Fine miniature coiled 2nd Mesa plaque with katsina head design. Very good condition. Circa: 1980s Size: 3-1/2" dia.
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Hopi Basket13Hopi Basket
Finely woven coiled 2nd Mesa plaque with colorful sunface design. Very good condition. Circa: 1980s Size: 5" dia.
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Karuk Basket Hat14Karuk Basket Hat
Beautiful fine weave basketry hat with imbricated polychrome bands and zig-zag design. Very good condition. Circa: 1920 Size: 4" x 7"
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Aleutian Basket15Aleutian Basket
Very fine weave "berry picking" basket done in openwork style with woven looped rim and alternating color bands. Very good condition. ...
Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
Attu Basket16Attu Basket
Very fine weave lidded treasure basket with top knot lid handle and finely embroidered flowers and color bands. Very good condition. Circa: 1920s S
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
Aleutian Basket17Aleutian Basket
Very rare extra fine weave lidded basket with flowers and other forms made from Russian silk threads. Also has a unique openwork bottom. Very good
Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
Wasco Sally Bag18Wasco Sally Bag
Rare early cylindrical utility basket with traces of the original simple banded design. Very good condition, some discoloration. Circa: Late 1900s
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
Aleut Basket Purse19Aleut Basket Purse
Very fine woven cylindrical basketry "wallet" with drawstring denim top. Very good condition. Circa: Early 1900s Size: 4" x 2"
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Klamath Basket20Klamath Basket
Large traditional soft weave basketry bowl with striking lightning figures. Very good condition. Circa: 1910 Size: 4" x 9"
Start Price : 212.50 | Estimates : 425.00 - 850.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
Hopi Pottery Jar21Hopi Pottery Jar
Unusual flared pottery vase with interesting neck design and more traditional body design. Very good condition, nice patina. Circa: 1940 Size: 5&q...
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
Hopi Pottery Bowl22Hopi Pottery Bowl
Beautiful vintage bowl with traditional polychrome Avian interior design and beautiful color. Very good condition, unsigned but has strong Nampeyo
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
Hopi Pottery Jar- Elva Nampeyo23Hopi Pottery Jar- Elva Nampeyo
Beautiful wide shouldered polychrome jar with traditional Nampeyo "migration" pattern. Very good condition. Circa: 1970s Size: 3-1/2&qu...
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
Hopi Pottery Jar  - Dextra Quotskuyva (Nampeyo)24Hopi Pottery Jar - Dextra Quotskuyva (Nampeyo)
Beautiful elongated olla with polychrome parrots, Avian forms, and Nampeyo "curls". Very good condition. Circa: 1970s Size: 11" x 9...
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00 + 800.00) x 1 = 4,800.00
Hopi Pottery Jar - Dextra (Nampeyo)25Hopi Pottery Jar - Dextra (Nampeyo)
Fine wide pottery olla with widely flared rim, traditional Avian forms, and classic Nampeyo "curls". Very good condition. Circa: 1960s S...
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 1,800.00
Santo Domingo Bowl26Santo Domingo Bowl
Classic design bowl with polychrome foliate designs, red base, and wavy rim. Very good condition, some handling. Circa: Mid 1900s Size: 6" ...
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to wolfman4533 for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
Laguna Pottery Bowl27Laguna Pottery Bowl
Classic old thin walled bowl with curled rim and traditional polychrome designs. Good condition, shows use, some pitting and scratches. Circa: 1930
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
Acoma Pottery Jar28Acoma Pottery Jar
Classic design vintage thin walled olla with polychrome figures and forms. Very good used condition. Circa: 1930s Size: 7-1/2" x 10"
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
Santo Domingo Pottery Jar- Pauline Pacheco29Santo Domingo Pottery Jar- Pauline Pacheco
Beautiful unique shaped polychrome jar with bird figures and other traditional designs. Very good condition. Circa: Late 1900s Size: 11" x 1...
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
Cochiti Pottery Jar30Cochiti Pottery Jar
Rare polychrome effigy pitcher with the head as the pouring spout. Very good condition, minor crazing. Circa: 1940s Size: 9-1/2" x 8"
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
Haide Argellite Totem Pole31Haide Argellite Totem Pole
Classic hand carved Haida 4-figure stone pole on an argellite base. Very good condition, even the back is carved. Circa: Mid 1900s Size: 6" ...
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
Northwest Coast Totem Pole32Northwest Coast Totem Pole
Large hand carved and painted red cedar pole with animal and humanoid figures and concave back. Very good condition. This is a well carved exampl
Start Price : 1,750.00 | Estimates : 3,500.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 340.00) x 1 = 2,040.00
Nunivak Toy Kayak33Nunivak Toy Kayak
Rare old hand crafted traditional 2-man toy "bidarka" made with stretched sealskin over a wooden frame. Very good condition, small holes...
Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
Northwest Coast Figured Pipe34Northwest Coast Figured Pipe
Exquisite hand carved alderwood pipe with finely carved figures, bear and feeding birds and formed copper pipe bowl. Very good condition, this is a
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
Northwest Coast Raven Rattle- Harvey John35Northwest Coast Raven Rattle- Harvey John
Beautiful hand carved Nuu Chah Nulth long-beaked cedar dance rattle. Very good condition. Circa: 1980s Size: 22-1/2" x 3" x 1-1/2"
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
Northwest Coast Horn Spoon - Lavalle36Northwest Coast Horn Spoon - Lavalle
Large finely shaped horn ladle with finely carved handle containing figures and abalone inlays. Very good condition. Circa: 1970s Size: 15" ...
Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to coates for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
Eskimo Ivory Cribbage Board- Don Harry37Eskimo Ivory Cribbage Board- Don Harry
Finely carved polar bear head cribbage board with inked scrimshaw details. Very good condition, intact, nice. Signed "Don Harry, Gambell, A...
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
Northwest Coast Raven Rattle38Northwest Coast Raven Rattle
Expertly hand carved and painted alderwood transformation rattle with shaman, spirit, and bird figures on top and a face carved into the belly. Ve
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
Northwest Coast Carved Box39Northwest Coast Carved Box
Very finely carved cedar box with concave sides and ends, inlaid bone discs, and rare beaver design. Very good condition, nice patina. Circa: 1960
Start Price : 325.00 | Estimates : 650.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
Woodlands Burlwood Bowl40Woodlands Burlwood Bowl
Very early hand carved hardwood bowl with interesting carved base. Very good condition. Circa: Late 1800s Size: 6" x 10"
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
Navajo Rug/Weaving41Navajo Rug/Weaving
Beautiful homespun pictorial rug with depiction of Yei holy people plus feathers, basket, birds, etc. Very good condition. Circa: 1920s Size: 59&q...
Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
Navajo Rug/Weaving42Navajo Rug/Weaving
Classic design Klagetoh rug of homespun wool with large "X" pattern and serrated edging. Good condition but light soiling/stain on one s...
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
Navajo Rug/Weaving43Navajo Rug/Weaving
Classic and beautiful Ganado rug of extra fine homespun wool with sawtooth edging and striking geometric forms. Very good condition. Circa: Mid 190
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
Navajo Rug/Weaving44Navajo Rug/Weaving
Rare early storm pattern rug with large fylfot crosses, waterbugs, and other interesting symbols. Very good condition; some very rare designs.Circa: 1
Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
Navajo Rug/Weaving45Navajo Rug/Weaving
Beautiful homespun rug with rare lightning bands on a large white background. Very good condition. Circa: 1940s Size: 62" x 32"
Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
Navajo Rug/Weaving46Navajo Rug/Weaving
Intricate fine weave Teec Nos Pos vegetal dyed rug with over 100 "hook" figures. Very good condition. Circa: 1960 Size: 49" x 35&qu...
Start Price : 275.00 | Estimates : 550.00 - 1,100.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
Navajo Rug/Weaving47Navajo Rug/Weaving
Large finer weave homespun natural vegetal dye rug with sawtooth edges and intricate diamond form with fine comb-like elements. Very good condition.
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
Navajo Rug/Weaving48Navajo Rug/Weaving
Classic homespun Klagetoh rug with striking geometric forms on a light gray field. Very good condition. Circa: 1970 Size: 53" x 43"
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
Navajo Rug/Weaving49Navajo Rug/Weaving
Unique design homespun Western Reservation rug with red and gold serrated border and natural and analine dyes. Good condition, some soiling, minor
Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
Navajo Rug/Weaving50Navajo Rug/Weaving
Fine weave natural homespun Two Gray Hills weaving with striking geometric patterns. Very good condition. Circa: 1960s Size: 44" x 30"
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00