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.
Hopi Basket298Hopi Basket
Beautiful Hopi 3rd Mesa wicker plaque with interesting swirl pattern. Very good condition, good color. Circa: 1960s Size: 12" dia.
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
Hopi Basket299Hopi Basket
Beautiful Hopi 3rd Mesa wicker plaque with Navajo wedding basket design. Very good condition, good color. Circa: 1970s Size: 11" dia.
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to dinakrain for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
Hopi Basket300Hopi Basket
Beautiful Hopi 3rd Mesa wicker plaque with bright purple and yellow colors. Very good condition. Circa: 1960s Size: 12" dia.
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
Ranger Buckle Set - Mark Chee301Ranger Buckle Set - Mark Chee
Stunning Navajo heavy silver ranger buckle set including buckle, tip, and two keepers; all set with natural Lone Mountain turquoise cabazons and ac
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
Navajo Squash Blossom302Navajo Squash Blossom
Superb sterling silver squash blossom necklace with hand wrought beads and set with natural "Blue Gem" turquoise cabazons. Circa: 1940s ...
Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
Turquoise Buckle - Preston Monongye303Turquoise Buckle - Preston Monongye
Fabulous heavy sterling silver Florentine belt buckle with natural Bisbee cabazons and leaf motif. Circa: Mid 1900s Size: 3-1/4" x 3-3/8"
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
Zuni Bolo Tie - Dennis Edaakie304Zuni Bolo Tie - Dennis Edaakie
Beautiful Zuni bolo tie with stone-to-stone inlay of jet, turquoise, coral, and shell in sterling silver depicting black headed bird on limb. Circa:
Start Price : 212.50 | Estimates : 425.00 - 850.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
Navajo Bracelet - Ed Begay305Navajo Bracelet - Ed Begay
Elegant wide cuff hand stamped Navajo bracelet set with natural Pilot Mountain turquoise cabazons. Circa: Late 1900s Size: 5-1/2" + 1" ...
Start Price : 187.50 | Estimates : 375.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
Turquoise Bracelet306Turquoise Bracelet
Incredible five band heavy sterling silver wide cuff bracelet set with one large and eight smaller natural Lone Mountain turquoise cabazons in rope
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
Shadow Boxed Bracelet307Shadow Boxed Bracelet
A beautiful wide sterling silver cuff bracelet with three shadow boxed all natural spiderweb turquoise cabazons (possibly No. 8). Circa: 1960s Size
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
Square Cut Turquoise Ring308Square Cut Turquoise Ring
Dazzling large square cut ring with natural spiderweb Nevada turquoise cabazon in filework bezel. Circa: 1960s Size: Ring 6-1/2
Start Price : 62.50 | Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
Turquoise Earrings309Turquoise Earrings
Beautiful sterling silver earrings set with natural Bisbee turquoise cabazons. Hallmarked. Circa: 1960s Size: 1" x 3/4"
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to dinakrain for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
Silver Tray - White Buffalo310Silver Tray - White Buffalo
Exceptional sterling silver hand hammered tray with sunface and feather motif. Approximately 24 oz. Retail $4,800.00. Circa: 1987 Size: 12" D...
Start Price : 625.00 | Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
Santa Clara Pottery Jar- Stella Chavarria311Santa Clara Pottery Jar- Stella Chavarria
Classic deep carved blackware bowl with simple repeating stepped figure. Very good condition. Circa: 1970s Size: 3" x 5"
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
Santa Clara Pottery Jar- Stella Chavarria312Santa Clara Pottery Jar- Stella Chavarria
Fine deep carved blackware jar with avanyu style design. Very good condition. Circa: 1970s Size: 5" x 5"
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
Santa Clara Pottery Jar- Francis Chavarria313Santa Clara Pottery Jar- Francis Chavarria
Beautiful deep carved blackware jar with rare eagle figures. Very good condition. Circa: 1960s Size: 6" x 5"
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
Maria Pottery Jar - Marie Poveka314Maria Pottery Jar - Marie Poveka
Small early black-on-black pottery jar with simple design on shoulder, signed "Marie Poveka." Circa: Early/Mid 1900s Size: 3-1/4" x...
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
Santa Clara Pottery Jar- David Baca315Santa Clara Pottery Jar- David Baca
Small very fine fluted blackware pottery seed jar with tapered neck. Very good condition. Circa: 1980s Size: 4" x 4"
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
Blackmore Pottery Jar- Marvin Blackmore316Blackmore Pottery Jar- Marvin Blackmore
Large and beautiful original design black-on-black pottery jar with elaborate 4-row design. Very good condition, minor scuffs. Circa: Late 1900s S
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
San Ildefonso Pottery Jar317San Ildefonso Pottery Jar
Classic wide shouldered black-on-black pot with stylized designs. Good condition, some pitting and deteriorated area. Scratched into bottom, &q...
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
San Ildefonso Pottery Jar- Martha Fender318San Ildefonso Pottery Jar- Martha Fender
Classic black-on-black straight necked pottery jar with feather pattern by Carmelita Dunlap's daughter. Very good condition. Circa: 1980s Size: ...
Start Price : 112.50 | Estimates : 225.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
Hopi Pottery Jar- Jofern Puffer319Hopi Pottery Jar- Jofern Puffer
Large and beautiful double necked wedding vase with classic Hopi polychrome avian forms. Very good condition. Circa: 1980s Size: 17" x 8"
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
Hopi Pottery Jar - Jofern Puffer320Hopi Pottery Jar - Jofern Puffer
Large and beautiful cylindrical vase with traditional avian motif done in polychrome. Very good condition. Circa: 1980s Size: 11" x 6"
Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
Carved Goose "Decoy"- Marv Meyer321Carved Goose "Decoy"- Marv Meyer
Exquisite hand carved walnut goose figure with fine detail and beautiful glossy finish. Very good condition, signed. Circa: 1980s Size: 11" ...
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
Carved Duck "Decoy"- Marv Meyer322Carved Duck "Decoy"- Marv Meyer
Exquisite hand carved walnut duck figure with fine detail and beautiful glossy finish. Very good condition, signed. Circa: 1980s Size: 16" x...
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
Carved Duck Decoy - Marv Meyer323Carved Duck Decoy - Marv Meyer
Exquisite hand carved solid walnut duck "decoy" carving in very good condition. Signed. Size: 9" x 16" x 6"
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
Carved Duck Decoy - Marv Meyer324Carved Duck Decoy - Marv Meyer
Exquisite hand carved solid walnut duck "decoy" carving in very good condition. Signed. Size: 7-1/2" x 13" x 6"
Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
Carved Duck Decoy - Marv Meyer325Carved Duck Decoy - Marv Meyer
Exquisite hand carved solid walnut duck "decoy" carving in very good condition. Signed. Size: 8" x 17" x 6"
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
Carved Duck Decoy - Marv Meyer326Carved Duck Decoy - Marv Meyer
Exquisite hand carved solid walnut duck "decoy" carving in very good condition. Signed. Size: 5" x 8" x 4"
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
Jim Savage (20th Century)327Jim Savage (20th Century)
Beautiful hand carved signed original bust of "Chief Red Cloud," one in his series of famous Plains chiefs by this noted South Dakota ar...
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to lastchance1 for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
Woodlands Snowshoes328Woodlands Snowshoes
Pair of traditional hand crafted bent wood snow shoes with rawhide lacing and fancy red wool tufts. Very good condition. Circa: Early 1900s Size:
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
Mexican Milagro Cross329Mexican Milagro Cross
Elaborate traditional old style solid wooden cross completely covered with old German silver milagros and brass bells. Very good condition. Circa:
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
Spanish Cross330Spanish Cross
Outstanding hand carved solid wooden cross with elaborate details including parrot figures, hand wrought iron nails and pegs, German silver medalli
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
Iroquois False Face Mask331Iroquois False Face Mask
Beautiful hand carved wooden "blower" mask with painted details and exaggerated features, and with strip of cornhusk hair. Very good co...
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
Tlingit Totem Pole332Tlingit Totem Pole
Very finely carved early cedar totem pole showing three figures. Very good condition, great patina. Circa: 1920s Size: 14" tall
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
Northwest Coast Model Totem Pole - Mark Natkong333Northwest Coast Model Totem Pole - Mark Natkong
Classic deep-relief caved Nootka (Nuu Chah Nulth) unfinished yellow cedar totem pole with eagle/thunderbird wings (removable). Very good condition
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Northwest Coast Model Totem Pole334Northwest Coast Model Totem Pole
Classic deep-relief carved Nootka (Nuu Chah Nulth) unfinished red cedar totem pole with removable eagle/thunderbird wings. Very good condition. Ci
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Eskimo Doll with Parka335Eskimo Doll with Parka
Hand crafted traditional style parka made of muskrat, seal trim, caribou strip and wolf. Very good condition. Circa: Late 1900s Size: 10" x ...
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
Chehalis Basket/Hat336Chehalis Basket/Hat
Very fine weave basket with striking 2-color geometric design. Very good condition. Ex: Tokeland Hotel Collection. Circa: 1930s Size: 5-1/2&quo...
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
Pomo Cradle Basket337Pomo Cradle Basket
Classic full sized baby carrier done in traditional Hupa or Pomo style. Good condition overall, several areas with missing stitches. Circa: 1930s
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Nez Perce Corn Husk Bag338Nez Perce Corn Husk Bag
Large hand woven flat bag done in traditional style with interesting symbols on both sides, all done with dyed husk. Very good condition. Circa: 1
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
Nez Perce Corn Husk Bag339Nez Perce Corn Husk Bag
Large hand woven flat bag done in traditional style with interesting symbols on both sides, all done with dyed husk. Very good condition. Circa: E
Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
Nez Perce Cornhusk Bag340Nez Perce Cornhusk Bag
Very fine weave flap bag with three panels with colorful designs done with dyed husk and very fine woolen threads. Very good condition, some wear
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
Hopi Pottery Vessel - Loren H. Nampeyo341Hopi Pottery Vessel - Loren H. Nampeyo
Beautiful original design carved, etched, and painted jar with katsina figure. Very good condition. Circa: Late 1900s Size: 8-1/2" x 4"
Start Price : 162.50 | Estimates : 325.00 - 650.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
Hopi Pottery Vessel - Loren H. Nampeyo342Hopi Pottery Vessel - Loren H. Nampeyo
Beautiful original design carved, etched, and painted jar with katsina figure. Very good condition. Circa: Late 1900s Size: 8-3/4" x 4"
Start Price : 162.50 | Estimates : 325.00 - 650.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
Zuni Pottery Jar - R. Nahohai343Zuni Pottery Jar - R. Nahohai
Beautiful redware olla with 2-color traditional designs. Very good condition. Circa: 1997 Size: 9" x 6-1/2"
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
Hopi Pottery Jar - Fawn Navasie344Hopi Pottery Jar - Fawn Navasie
Very fine low profile jar with contemporary Hopi polychrome designs. Very good condition. Circa: Late 1900s Size: 4" x 10"
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
Jemez Pottery Jar - H. Tafoya Henderson345Jemez Pottery Jar - H. Tafoya Henderson
Very fine larger sized pottery olla with elaborate polychrome sgraffito designs. Very good condition. Circa: Late 1900s Size: 11" x 6"
Start Price : 212.50 | Estimates : 425.00 - 850.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
Navajo Pottery Jar346Navajo Pottery Jar
Beautiful unsigned (attributed to Alice Cling) burnt orange double necked wedding vase. Very good condition. Circa: 1980s Size: 13-1/2" x 8-1...
Start Price : 112.50 | Estimates : 225.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
San Ildefonso Bowl - Elvis "Tsee-Pin" Torres347San Ildefonso Bowl - Elvis "Tsee-Pin" Torres
Small beautiful black-on-black pottery bowl with traditional radiating feather design. Very good condition. Circa: 1960 Size: 4" x 5"
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00