Best of Santa Fe 2010

Auction Details

This is going to be a fantastic auction! Please join us in Santa Fe this summer for our big 2-day event. We are featuring the collections of author/historian Ben Thompson, St. Louis, mo, noted western artist Ted Long, N. Platte, NE, a famous highline collection from Santa Fe, and several small private collections. Featured items include an 1880s documented pueblo shield, an historic Winchester that was presented to chief high bear at the Indian Congress, a famous documented pueblo fetish collection from Santa Fe, the famous Judge Hooker’s vest & personal items, and a famous pipe axe from the Cody Sitting Bull collection! We have the best selection of beadwork & quillwork we’ve ever been able to offer: cradles, saddle pads, saddle bags, pipe bags, beautiful moccasins, animal skin bags, society bags, medicine necklaces, possible bags, tipi rests, saddles, vests, bonnets, pipes, parfleche cases, gaming items, scabbards, bandoliers, leggings, bow cases, breastplates, tomahawks, gauntlets, dresses, beaded bags, and several warshirts. We also have a huge group of prehistoric pottery jars, bowls, pitchers, ladles, and rare figures as well as fantastic pueblo pottery including several big name pieces. And, as always, beautiful baskets, old and new kachina dolls, outstanding Navajo rugs and weavings, and a large number of quality jewelry pieces. also in this auction: NW Coast masks, carvings, and baskets, Eskimo ivory, baskets, and relics, signed original art and bronzes, quality limited edition lithographs and prints, old photos, tradebeads, dolls, trade blankets, and a number of other rare, interesting, and hard to find antique, western, and Mexican collectibles. We guarantee you will be impressed! In addition to the above, some of the unique and interesting items include an Eskimo carved ivory chess set, Mexican folk art pottery figures by Candelerio Medrino, a vintage carved carousel horse, several native pottery nativity sets, a collection of superfine miniature Navajo rugs and miniature pueblo pottery, a pueblo snake dance kilt with necklace, five of the finest Two Gray Hills weavings you’ll ever see, a Navajo turquoise and silver urn, six vintage concho belts, and much, much more! Join us at our new location, the Scottish Rites Hall, located at 463 Paseo de Peralta, about three blocks NE of the Plaza, in Santa Fe. Admission is free and the public is invited. A no-host breakfast will be available during both previews which begin at 8:00 am Saturday and Sunday. The auctions begin at noon on Saturday, and at 10:00 am Sunday morning. We hope to see you there!
Ojibwa Quilled Basket441Ojibwa Quilled Basket
Beautiful round lidded birchbark basket entirely covered with natural colored porcupine quills with a floral design top. Condition: very good, very fe
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
6 Woodlands Baskets4426 Woodlands Baskets
Collection of 6 split ash baskets, all similar in design and age. 5" x 8" to 14" x 16" Early/Mid 1900s
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
Mission Oval Basket443Mission Oval Basket
Very rare oval shaped polychrome basket with ram and other figures. Condition: very good, minor wear. 2" x 4-1/2" x 2-3/4" Early 1900s
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
Vintage Pima Basket444Vintage Pima Basket
Beautiful small oval shaped bowl with flared sides, black start, and cross-in-box design. Condition: very good, minor rim repair. 2-1/4" x 6-1/...
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
Jicarilla Apache Basket445Jicarilla Apache Basket
Huge coil weave basketry tray with finely outlined radiating design. Condition: very good. 4" x 19-1/2" Mid 1900s
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
Apache Basketry Jar446Apache Basketry Jar
Huge hand woven pitch covered water jar (or "tus") with leather strap handles. Condition: good overall. 21" x 15" Early 1900s
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to hopi_arts for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00