Auction in Santa Fe, 2013

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Two days - 606 lots of fine art & artifacts from the American West. Highlights include original oils by Birger Sandzen, several antique war clubs & tomahawks, Brule Sioux war shirt, Metis quilled outfit, fully beaded cradle boards, a stunning collection of weavings, pottery - both antique & from today's masters, Bohlin silver saddle set, Plains painted women's robe....the 2013 auction is set to turn heads & break records. Join us online, exclusively through Icollector.
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Karl Albert, oil on canvas102 - Karl Albert, oil on canvas
Manitou Galleries
Karl Albert (1911 - 2007). Cathedrals in the Sun. 20" x 30" oil on board. Signed lower left: KARL ALBERT. Title sticker verso.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Karl Albert, oil on canvas103 - Karl Albert, oil on canvas
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Karl Albert (1911 - 2007). Home of the Navajo. 15" x 24" oil on board. Signed lower left: KARL ALBERT. Title sticker verso.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to j*****e for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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Paul Grimm, oil on board104 - Paul Grimm, oil on board
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Paul Grimm (1891 - 1974). Old San Jacinto. 24" x 32" oil on board. Signed lower right: PAUL GRIMM. Also signed and titled verso.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to f***r for (3,500.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,200.00
 
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Paul Grimm, oil on canvas105 - Paul Grimm, oil on canvas
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Paul Grimm (1891 - 1974). Among the Smoke Trees. 20" x 30" oil on canvas. Signed lower right: PAUL GRIMM. Also signed and titled verso.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,500.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 1,800.00
 
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Jimmy Abeita, oil on canvas106 - Jimmy Abeita, oil on canvas
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Jimmy Abeita (1947 - ). Canyon Overlook. 30" x 36" oil on canvas. Signed lower right: ABEITA ©.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to t****n for (7,000.00 + 1,400.00) x 1 = 8,400.00
 
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Ila McAfee, oil on canvas107 - Ila McAfee, oil on canvas
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Ila McAfee (1897 - 1995). Western Panorama. 43" x 79" oil on canvas. Signed lower left: Ila McAfee. Nineteen species!
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 8,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to f***r for (12,000.00 + 2,400.00) x 1 = 14,400.00
 
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Emil Bisttram, mixed media108 - Emil Bisttram, mixed media
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Emil Bisttram (1895 - 1976). Evening Drama. 14" x 18" mixed media. Signed lower right: BISTTRAM 47.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to f***r for (5,000.00 + 1,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
 
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Emil Bisttram, pastel109 - Emil Bisttram, pastel
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Emil James Bisttram (1895 - 1976). Saint Francis of Assisi Church. 15" x 21" pastel. Signed lower right: BISTTRAM.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to f***r for (2,500.00 + 500.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Metis or Cree Quilled Outfit110 - Metis or Cree Quilled Outfit
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Metis or Cree Outfit. 40" long pants with quilled fringe. 65" x 32" shirt exhibits classic styling. Cut-out decorations on the pocket...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 35,000.00 - 50,000.00
Sold to f***r for (22,500.00 + 4,500.00) x 1 = 27,000.00
 
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Sioux Knife Blade War Club111 - Sioux Knife Blade War Club
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Sioux Knife Blade War Club. Two forged iron knife blades inset into a 44.5" chestnut wood haft. Brass tack designs & hot file branding. Rar...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40,000.00 - 60,000.00
Sold to f***r for (14,000.00 + 2,800.00) x 1 = 16,800.00
 
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Sioux Gunstock War Club112 - Sioux Gunstock War Club
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Sioux Gunstock War Club. 28" long. Heavy example from the Indian Wars period. Collected from the Sioux in South Dakota. 7" forged iron, no...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30,000.00 - 40,000.00
Sold to f***r for (13,000.00 + 2,600.00) x 1 = 15,600.00
 
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Rare Crow Pipe Tomahawk113 - Rare Crow Pipe Tomahawk
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Rare Crow Pipe Tomahawk. Double batwing cutouts. 20" haft exhibits light hot file branding, elaborate brass tack designs & a reli...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25,000.00 - 30,000.00
Sold to f***r for (10,000.00 + 2,000.00) x 1 = 12,000.00
 
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Sharps Frontier Buffalo Rifle114 - Sharps Frontier Buffalo Rifle
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Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company (Hartford, CT.) Frontier Buffalo Rifle. .45 calibre conversion with 28" barrel. Civil War action, fine bore....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to f***r for (2,500.00 + 500.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Northern Plains Beaded Elk Calf Hide115 - Northern Plains Beaded Elk Calf Hide
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Northern Plains Elk Calf Hide. 48" long, 6.5" wide at the top, 15" wide at the bottom. Beaded strip along the top, on the legs and ar...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Prairie Gunstock War Club116 - Prairie Gunstock War Club
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Prairie Gunstock War Club. Featuring a 5" forged iron, notch-cut trade blade. 27" haft is carved in high relief with artful style & fo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to f***r for (3,250.00 + 650.00) x 1 = 3,900.00
 
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Pawnee Pipe Tomahawk made by William Horstmann117 - Pawnee Pipe Tomahawk made by William Horstmann
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Pawnee Pipe Tomahawk made by William Horstmann (Philadelphia, PA.) 7.5" head is expertly crafted, nickel plated & bears the Horstmann touch...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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Eklund's Photo Studio Vintage Photograph118 - Eklund's Photo Studio Vintage Photograph
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Eklund's Photo Studio Vintage Photograph. 30.5" x 9.5" hand-tinted photograph of Chief Plenty Coup. Eklund's business card is fram...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Crow Beaded Rifle Scabbard119 - Crow Beaded Rifle Scabbard
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Crow Rifle Scabbard. 46" x 7.5". Classic beadwork on Indian tanned hide. Accented with 21" fringe on one end, 4" on the other. 1...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 12,000.00 - 18,000.00
Sold to f***r for (8,500.00 + 1,700.00) x 1 = 10,200.00
 
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Crow Beaded Belt with Drops120 - Crow Beaded Belt with Drops
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Crow Belt. 38.5" x 2.5" leather belt with panel beadwork and numerous tacks. Solid, translucent, round and faceted beads. Two 30" dro...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
 
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Crow Beaded Martingale121 - Crow Beaded Martingale
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Crow Martingale. 40" x 18". Beaded designs in an array of colors on trade cloth. Backed in canvas and covered in brown paper with partial ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to f***r for (3,500.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,200.00
 
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Bettina Steinke, pastel122 - Bettina Steinke, pastel
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Bettina Steinke (1913 - 1999). 15 Min. Study. 14" x 10" pastel. Signed lower left: BETTINA STEINKE. Titled lower left.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Barbara Latham, watercolor123 - Barbara Latham, watercolor
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Barbara Latham (1896 - 1989). Taos Grandmother. 22.5" x 14.5" watercolor. Signed lower left and lower right: Barbara Latham.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Daniel MacMorris, oil on board124 - Daniel MacMorris, oil on board
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Daniel MacMorris (1893 - 1981). The Path Home. 12" x 12" oil on board. Signed lower right: MacMorris. Dated 1921 lower left.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to f***r for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Daniel MacMorris, oil on canvas125 - Daniel MacMorris, oil on canvas
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Daniel MacMorris (1893 - 1981). Still Life. 13" x 15" oil on canvas. Signed lower right: DAN MACMORRIS 1951.Inscribed upper left: du bon c...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Frederic Mizen, oil on board126 - Frederic Mizen, oil on board
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Frederic Mizen (1888 - 1964). Indian Drummer. 20" x 24" oil on board. Signed lower left: Frederic Mizen.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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LaVerne Nelson Black127 - LaVerne Nelson Black
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Laverne Nelson Black (1887 - 1938). Indian Encampment. 10" x 8.25" oil on canvas. Signed lower left: LaVerne Nelson Black.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to f***r for (3,500.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,200.00
 
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Eanger Irving Couse, oil on canvas128 - Eanger Irving Couse, oil on canvas
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Eanger Irving Couse (1866 - 1936). The Old Fisherman. 13" x 8.5" oil on canvas. Signed lower right: COUSE. Biltmore Galleries (Scottsdale,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
 
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Robert Daughters, oil on canvas129 - Robert Daughters, oil on canvas
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Robert A. Daughters (1929 - ). Mountain Road. 16" x 20" oil on canvas. Signed lower right: R. Daughters.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to c*********f for (14,000.00 + 2,800.00) x 1 = 16,800.00
 
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Robert A. Daughters, oil on canvas130 - Robert A. Daughters, oil on canvas
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Robert A. Daughters (1929 - ). Midnight Scouts. 12" x 24" oil on canvas. Signed lower left: R. Daughters.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to c*********f for (13,000.00 + 2,600.00) x 1 = 15,600.00
 
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Warren Rollins, watercolor131 - Warren Rollins, watercolor
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Warren E. Rollins (1861 - 1962). Canyon Landscape. 9" x 12" watercolor. Signed lower left: W. E. Rollins.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Gustave Baumann, woodblock132 - Gustave Baumann, woodblock
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Gustave Baumann (1881 - 1971). Cholla and Saguaro. 12.75" x 12.75" woodblock in seven colors. Pencil inscription in lower margin: CHOLLA A...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to f***r for (13,000.00 + 2,600.00) x 1 = 15,600.00
 
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Gustave Baumann, woodblock133 - Gustave Baumann, woodblock
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Gustave Baumann (1881 - 1971). Wild Horse Mesa. 13" x 13" woodblock in six colors. Pencil inscription in lower margin: WILD HORSE MESA G...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to f***r for (11,000.00 + 2,200.00) x 1 = 13,200.00
 
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Plains Woman's Painted Buffalo Robe134 - Plains Woman's Painted Buffalo Robe
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Plains Woman's Buffalo Robe. 85" x 58" Buffalo hide with a fine painted designs in red, yellow and blue with an incised outline. This ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20,000.00 - 30,000.00
Sold to f***r for (22,500.00 + 4,500.00) x 1 = 27,000.00
 
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Arapaho Beaded Bow and Quiver Case135 - Arapaho Beaded Bow and Quiver Case
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Arapaho Bow and Quiver Case. 34" long. Decorated in pale blue, white-heart red, green, white and yellow beadwork. The strap is fully beaded and...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to f***r for (11,000.00 + 2,200.00) x 1 = 13,200.00
 
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Paul Pletka, acrylic on canvas136 - Paul Pletka, acrylic on canvas
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Paul Pletka (1946 - ). Blood Lodges. 24" x 30" acrylic on canvas. Signed lower left: Pletka.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to f***r for (3,500.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,200.00
 
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J. D. Challenger, oil on canvas137 - J. D. Challenger, oil on canvas
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J. D. Challenger (1951 - ). Bundle Carrier. 40" x 30" oil on canvas. Signed lower left: Challenger © 1999.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to f***r for (4,500.00 + 900.00) x 1 = 5,400.00
 
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Brule Sioux Warshirt138 - Brule Sioux Warshirt
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Brule Sioux War Shirt. 30" long, 55" from cuff to cuff. Extensively beaded strips on Indian tanned hide. Beautifully fringed along the sle...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40,000.00 - 60,000.00
Sold to f***r for (30,000.00 + 6,000.00) x 1 = 36,000.00
 
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Sioux Dress139 - Sioux Dress
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Sioux Dress. 55" wide, 50" long. Fully beaded yoke with stylized teepees in white, two shades of translucent green, cobalt, white-heart re...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 7,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to f***r for (6,500.00 + 1,300.00) x 1 = 7,800.00
 
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Northern Plains Women's Saddle140 - Northern Plains Women's Saddle
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Northern Plains Women's Saddle. 12" x 17". Hide over wood frame. Original stirrups and stirrup leathers. Edges of the pommel and cantl...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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Apache Girls Puberty Ceremony Cane141 - Apache Girls Puberty Ceremony Cane
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Apache Girl's Puberty Ceremony Cane. 40" tall wood cane. Decorated with twisted hide, ribbons, a mother of pearl button and a beaded pouch....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to f***r for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Richard Vernon Greeves, bronze142 - Richard Vernon Greeves, bronze
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Richard Vernon Greeves (1935 - ). Study for Unknown Monument. 19" x 14" x 11" bronze. Inscribed: R. V. GREEVES © 1984 #5. Additi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to f***r for (3,000.00 + 600.00) x 1 = 3,600.00
 
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Bob Scriver, bronze143 - Bob Scriver, bronze
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Robert Scriver (1914 - 1999) CA. A New Camp. 12" x 25" x 8" bronze #8/50. Inscribed: © BOB SCRIVER 1995. Commissioned in 1995 by...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 5,500.00
Sold to f***r for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Navajo Weaving, 10'6" x 4'9"144 - Navajo Weaving, 10'6" x 4'9"
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Navajo Weaving. 10'6" x 4'9". Red mesa area. Feather and water bug designs set amongst serrated crosses and inside a serrated bord...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to f***r for (7,000.00 + 1,400.00) x 1 = 8,400.00
 
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Navajo Weaving, 8'1" x 5'145 - Navajo Weaving, 8'1" x 5'
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Navajo Weaving. 8'1" x 5'. Ganado pattern. Woven by Kathy Nez. 20th century.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
 
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Navajo Weaving, 5' x 3'10"146 - Navajo Weaving, 5' x 3'10"
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Navajo Weaving. 5' x 3'10". Burntwater area. Classic colors and designs. Circa 1960s. Provenance: Ex-Otero Savings Collection
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to f***r for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Navajo Child's Wearing Blanket, 4'3" x 2'7"147 - Navajo Child's Wearing Blanket, 4'3" x 2'7"
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Navajo Child's Wearing Blanket. 4'3" x 2'7". A late classic child's blanket with a raveled bayeta background. This design ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to f***r for (3,500.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,200.00
 
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Navajo Wearing Blanket, 7'2" x 4'3"148 - Navajo Wearing Blanket, 7'2" x 4'3"
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Navajo Wearing Blanket. 7'2" x 4'3". Beautiful old Churro handspun Navajo man's wearing blanket with a bold diamond lattice de...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to f***r for (3,250.00 + 650.00) x 1 = 3,900.00
 
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Birger Sandzen, oil on jute149 - Birger Sandzen, oil on jute
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Birger Sandzen (1871 - 1954). Scene from Boulder, CO. 18" x 24" oil on jute. Signed lower right: Birger Sandzen. Notation on the back of t...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30,000.00 - 40,000.00
Sold to f***r for (18,000.00 + 3,600.00) x 1 = 21,600.00
 
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Birger Sandzen, lithograph and linoleum block150 - Birger Sandzen, lithograph and linoleum block
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Birger Sandzen (1871 - 1954). Two works. 1. Olof Olson's Homestead. 14.875" x 19.875" lithograph. Pencil inscription lower margin: Olo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Birger Sandzen, three print works151 - Birger Sandzen, three print works
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Birger Sandzen (1871 - 1954). Three works: 1. Kansas River. 10" x 14.5" lithograph. Pencil inscription lower margin: Kansas River Birger S...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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