Best of Santa Fe 2010

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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!
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Frank Howell (1937-1997)391 - Frank Howell (1937-1997)
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"Paths of the Moon" by Frank Howell. Framed. 30" x 35" (38" x 42-1/2") Late 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Ray Swanson (1937-2004)392 - Ray Swanson (1937-2004)
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"Spurs" by Ray Swanson. Oil on board. Matted and framed. 11-1/2" x 15" (20" x 24") Ca. 1972
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Harrison Begay, Navajo (B-1914)393 - Harrison Begay, Navajo (B-1914)
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"Social Dance" by Harrison Begay. Depicts 25 figures. Double matted and framed. 19" x 30" (26-1/2" x 37") Ca. 1970
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Austin Deuel (B-1939)394 - Austin Deuel (B-1939)
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"Trading Post Bound" by Austin Deuel. Acryllic. Double matted and framed. 20" x 28" (31" x 39") Ca. 1974
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 3,600.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Basket Graphic395 - Basket Graphic
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Graphic of a collection of five outstanding Apache and California baskets. 33" x 26" Late 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to ddpotter for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Fritz Scholder (1937-2005)396 - Fritz Scholder (1937-2005)
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"Sunset Indian" hand signed graphic by Fritz Scholder. 35" x 24" Ca. 1980
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Laura Koller (B-1954)397 - Laura Koller (B-1954)
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Still life by Laura Koller. Oil on board. 12" x 16" (17" x 20") Ca. 1980
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Thomas Nicholson Tyndale (1860-1930)398 - Thomas Nicholson Tyndale (1860-1930)
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"Sussex Landscape" by Thomas Nicholson Tyndale. Watercolor. Matted and framed. 6-1/2" x 9-/12" (14-1/2" x 15-1/2") Ear...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Diane O'Leary, Commanche, (B-1935)399 - Diane O'Leary, Commanche, (B-1935)
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"Self Portrait" by Diane O'Leary. Egg tempura. Matted. 26" x 25" (33" x 31") Ca. 1976
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to ndnhiker for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Clarence McGrath (1938-2007)400 - Clarence McGrath (1938-2007)
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"Unhappy Baby" by Clarence McGrath. Oil on board. Matted and framed. 24" x 18" (32" x 26-1/2") Ca. 1968
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Mamie DeSchillie (B-1920)401 - Mamie DeSchillie (B-1920)
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Signed original watercolor on box cardboard depicting Navajo life by this late-in-life starting Navajo artist. 22" x 20" (28" x 25-1/...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Mamie DeSchillie (B-1920)402 - Mamie DeSchillie (B-1920)
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Signed original watercolor on box cardboard depicting Navajo life by this late-in-life starting Navajo artist. 22" x 22" Late 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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D. L. Valdes (20th Century)403 - D. L. Valdes (20th Century)
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Signed original scratch artwork depicting Hopi dancers at the pueblo. 15" x 12-1/2" (20" x 16") Ca. 1970s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Bert Seabourn (B-1931)404 - Bert Seabourn (B-1931)
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Signed original acrylic on canvas depicting a woodpecker and a hidden face "Kingfisher Medicine". 18" x 14" (26" x 22"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Ted DeGrazia (1909 - 1982)405 - Ted DeGrazia (1909 - 1982)
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Signed original charcoal and watercolor depicting a Mexican child with chicken and sombrero. 14" x 11" (21" x 17") Ca. 1950
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to denny1946 for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Ted DeGrazia (1909 - 1982)406 - Ted DeGrazia (1909 - 1982)
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Signed original pen and watercolor depicting a trading post and labled "A Midnight Sketch - 1 a.m. July 1972, Arizona, USA" 8-1/2" x ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Connie Seabourn (B-1951)407 - Connie Seabourn (B-1951)
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Signed original watercolor on homemade paper "Together Across The Skies". 20" x 10" (29-1/2" x 19-1/2") Ca. 1980s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Tony Da (1940-2008)408 - Tony Da (1940-2008)
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Signed limited edition (128/150) color lithograph depicting a heartline bear and other symbols. 16" diameter (23-1/2" x 23-1/2") Late...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Mamie DeSchillie (B-1920)409 - Mamie DeSchillie (B-1920)
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Unique signed original watercolor done on box cardboard depicting Navajo life. 21" x 22" Late 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Mamie DeSchillie (B-1920)410 - Mamie DeSchillie (B-1920)
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Unique signed original watercolor done on box cardboard depicting Navajo life. 21" x 22" Late 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Mexican Folk Art Nativity Set,Josephina Aguilar411 - Mexican Folk Art Nativity Set,Josephina Aguilar
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Rare and beautiful signed 12 piece painted clay pottery scene from New Mexico. Condition: very good. 3-1/4" to 9" Ca. 1980s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Mexican Religious Figurine412 - Mexican Religious Figurine
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Beautiful hand carved and painted figure with headdress and 2 wands. Condition: good, cracked arms and other minor chips. 23-1/2" x 12" Mi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Jalisco Pottery Building - Calendario Medrano413 - Jalisco Pottery Building - Calendario Medrano
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Rare 9 story hand formed clay tower filled with human figures. Condition: good. 37" x 8" Mid/Late 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Jalisco Pottery Truck - Calendario Medrano414 - Jalisco Pottery Truck - Calendario Medrano
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Traditional folk art clay vehicle with human figures. Condition: good. 9" x 10" Mid/Late 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Jalisco Folk Art Monster415 - Jalisco Folk Art Monster
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Large colorful painted clay pottery figure with human form rider. Condition: good. 21" x 18" Mid/Late 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Jalisco Pottery Truck - Calendario Medrano416 - Jalisco Pottery Truck - Calendario Medrano
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Traditional folk art clay vehicle with human figures. Condition: good. 5" x 8" Mid/Late 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Mexican Folk Art Devil Mask417 - Mexican Folk Art Devil Mask
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Huge hand carved and painted wooden mask with wild serpent, fish, frog, deer, and other figures. Condition: good. 17" x 33" x 18" Mid...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Mexican Bible Stand418 - Mexican Bible Stand
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Rare gold gilded hand carved and painted wooden stand with floral and religious motifs. Condition: good. 13" x 14-1/2" x 10" Early/Mi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Mexican Altar Cross419 - Mexican Altar Cross
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Tall hand carved and painted wooden cross in stand with Christ's face in center and his hands and feet visible behind inlay panes of glass. Cond...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to effigydoll for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Aztec Pottery Figure420 - Aztec Pottery Figure
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Unusual hand formed clay pottery scene with 7 human figures, on shown giving birth in ceremony. Condition: very good, minor cracks. 8" x 12&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mexican Wooden Santo421 - Mexican Wooden Santo
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Traditional hand carved and painted religious panel depicting the Virgin Guadalupe, Juan Diego, and other figures. Condition: good. 16" x 12&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to effigydoll for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Mexican Religious Carving422 - Mexican Religious Carving
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Fantastic very finely carved cloaked figure with headdress and necklace in hand. Done in exquisite detail. Condition: very good. 14" x 9" ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Cherokee Wooden Mask423 - Cherokee Wooden Mask
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Tradtional hand carved and painted "Booger" mask with carved teeth and horsehair beard and mane. Condition: very good. 14" x 6-1/2&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Zulu Basket424 - Zulu Basket
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Huge very colorful fine weave tray trimmed with red ochre hide and cowry shells. Condition: very good. 6" x 27" Mid 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to achaiet for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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West Indian Drum425 - West Indian Drum
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Novel hand turned and painted coconut wood barrel drum purchased in Trinidad in the 1960s. Condition: very good. 17" x 11" diameter Mid 19...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Tarahumera Gaming Sticks426 - Tarahumera Gaming Sticks
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Collection of hand carved and uniquely painted wooden sticks used as markers in a game similar to the American Indians "stick game". Condi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Antique New Guinea Headdress427 - Antique New Guinea Headdress
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Unique old hand carved wooden figure used as a head rest and done in the form of an animal. Condition: very good, great patina. 6-1/2" x 14&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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5 Mexican Items428 - 5 Mexican Items
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Collection of 4 ancient hand formed clay whistles, all in very good condition, plus an even older double grooved stone axehead with human faces in exc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Antique Buddhist Manuscript429 - Antique Buddhist Manuscript
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Rare and interesting all hand painted folding book used to teach children and others the religion. From Burma. 16" x 7-1/2" (closed) Ca. 1...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Buddhist Ko-Min-Khan Warrior On Horse430 - Buddhist Ko-Min-Khan Warrior On Horse
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Very rare glazed ceramic figure from Burma. Condition: very good, minor flaws. 13" x 14" x 5" Early 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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E. S. Curtis Book431 - E. S. Curtis Book
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Pristine first edition book "Portraits from North American Indian Life" containing 88 of his finest. Includes a biography of Curtis. 1972....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to truckship1 for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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E. S. Curtis Photogravure432 - E. S. Curtis Photogravure
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Curtis photogravure of Flathead female in excellent condition, ready to frame. 16" x 14" (7-1/4" X 5") Ca. 1910
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 170.00 - 340.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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E. S. Curtis Photogravure433 - E. S. Curtis Photogravure
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Curtis photogravure of Flathead young woman in great condition, ready for framing. 16" x 14" (7-1/4" x 5") Ca. 1910
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 170.00 - 340.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Andy Chuka Woodcuts434 - Andy Chuka Woodcuts
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Four original Southwest images in excellent condition - includes book. 11" x 10-1/4" (6" x 4") Ca. 2004
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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E.I. Couse (1866-1936)435 - E.I. Couse (1866-1936)
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Old oak framed color print "Indian Teacher and Student". 11-1/2" x 15-1/2" (9" x 12-1/2") Ca. 1903
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to jsmith12 for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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J. Yazzie (B-1945)436 - J. Yazzie (B-1945)
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Oil on board depicting a quiet Walpai Village at dusk. 12-1/4" x 16-1/2" (10" x 13-1/2") Ca. 1984
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 130.00 - 260.00
Sold to denny1946 for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Robert Draper - Navajo (1938-2000)437 - Robert Draper - Navajo (1938-2000)
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Matted and framed watercolor "Hogan and corral in winter snow". 14-1/2" x 16-1/4" (9-1/2" x 11-1/2") Late 1900s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to denny1946 for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Adee Dodge, Navajo (1911-1992)438 - Adee Dodge, Navajo (1911-1992)
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Stylized watercolor "By the Water Hole" depicting a fawn under tree in Monument Valley. Well matted and framed. 19-1/2" x 16-3/4"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 370.00 - 740.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Pair of Watercolors439 - Pair of Watercolors
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Pair of watercolor portraits "Apache Cowboy" and "Apache Madonna". Apache artist signed lower right. Matted and framed. 9-1/2&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 230.00 - 460.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Beatien Yazz, Navajo (B-1928)440 - Beatien Yazz, Navajo (B-1928)
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"Winter Mare" watercolor depicting mother and child pulling travois in snow with dog. 25-1/2" x 32-1/2" (19-1/2" x 26"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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