Desert West Auction April 28th & 29th, 2012

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Native American Jewelry, Pottery, Kachinas, Rugs, Folk Art, & Art. Estate Jewely, Depression Carnival Glass, Antiques & Collectibles. Mexican & Cowboy Memorabelia.
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar - Jesus Tena2025 - Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar - Jesus Tena
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar - Jesus Tena. Impressive, large jar with traditional Casas Grande design, signed on bottom Jesus Tena. Measures 9.75'&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar Red & Black on Tan2026 - Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar Red & Black on Tan
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar Red & Black on Tan. Stylized geometric designs in red and black on a light tan background. Elegant shape. Name on bott...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 59.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Bowl - Benjamin Soto2027 - Mata Ortiz Bowl - Benjamin Soto
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Mata Ortiz Bowl - Benjamin Soto. Nicely shaped bowl with indented row around rim. Feather design on bottom half and geometric on top. Measures 6'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to badgercreek for (30.00 + 5.40) x 1 = 35.40
 
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Mata Ortiz Marbelized Jar - Tito Enriquez2028 - Mata Ortiz Marbelized Jar - Tito Enriquez
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Mata Ortiz Marbelized Jar - Tito Enriquez. Interesting black and red graduated size rectangular designs on this marbelized jar. Smooth finish. Signed
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Lizard Jar2029 - Mata Ortiz Polychrome Lizard Jar
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Lizard Jar. Tall jar with three lizards scurrying around in between feather and geometric designs. Black, red and light blue des
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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Mata Ortiz Black on Black Bowl - Lucie Soto2030 - Mata Ortiz Black on Black Bowl - Lucie Soto
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Mata Ortiz Black on Black Bowl - Lucie Soto. Large, low and wide bowl with highly burnished black geometric designs. Signed on the bottom, Lucie Soto.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 118.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar - Lorena Gonzalez R2031 - Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar - Lorena Gonzalez R
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar - Lorena Gonzalez R. Cute little Casas Grande style jar in brown background with black, red and blue designs. Signed on the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to badgercreek for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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Mata Ortiz Black on Black Jar - Benjamin Soto2032 - Mata Ortiz Black on Black Jar - Benjamin Soto
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Mata Ortiz Black on Black Jar - Benjamin Soto. This jar sparkles with negative burnished black box design and an indented pencil design around the mid
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 5.40) x 1 = 35.40
 
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Mata Ortiz Pottery Bowl2033 - Mata Ortiz Pottery Bowl
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Mata Ortiz Pottery Bowl. Wonderful bowl by apprentice artist with a fanciful red and black bird design on inside of bowl. A fish-eating stork and fish
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Mata Ortiz Museum Quality Jar - Tito Enriquez2034 - Mata Ortiz Museum Quality Jar - Tito Enriquez
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Mata Ortiz Museum Quality Jar - Tito Enriquez. This exquisite jar has the sought-after thin wall, a beautifully finished sheen of ochre and black desi
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 27.00) x 1 = 177.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Pottery Lizard Jar - Lucy M De Bugarini2035 - Mata Ortiz Pottery Lizard Jar - Lucy M De Bugarini
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Mata Ortiz Pottery Lizard Jar - Lucy M De Bugarini. Charming tan pottery jar with popular thin-wall construction. Dozens of long, slender black lizard
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 118.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Poly Chrome Lizard Jar - Jesus Tena2036 - Mata Ortiz Poly Chrome Lizard Jar - Jesus Tena
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Mata Ortiz Poly Chrome Lizard Jar - Jesus Tena. Tall, Casas Grande style jar with thumb-nail indented design around rim and large lizards on the four
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to badgercreek for (40.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 47.20
 
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Mata Ortiz Marbelized Pottery Jar - Tito Enriquez2037 - Mata Ortiz Marbelized Pottery Jar - Tito Enriquez
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Mata Ortiz Marbelized Pottery Jar - Tito Enriquez. Museum quality marbelized white and tan jar with thin wall and extraordinary smooth, glossy finish.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Mata Ortiz Black on Red Pottery Jar - Lucie Soto2038 - Mata Ortiz Black on Red Pottery Jar - Lucie Soto
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Mata Ortiz Black on Red Pottery Jar - Lucie Soto. Very symmetrical jar, sits straight up. Black design applied to the red base color to create red fea
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 8.10) x 1 = 53.10
 
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Mata Ortiz Marbelized Bowl - Tito Enriquez2039 - Mata Ortiz Marbelized Bowl - Tito Enriquez
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Mata Ortiz Marbelized Bowl - Tito Enriquez. Perfect, thin wall bowl sits well-balanced. Black and red designs of feathers, x's, and squares on m...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 47.20
 
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Mata Ortiz Marbelized Tall Jar - Tito Enriquez2040 - Mata Ortiz Marbelized Tall Jar - Tito Enriquez
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Mata Ortiz Marbelized Tall Jar - Tito Enriquez. Thin-walled, lovely symetrical shape on this jar that stands balanced. Black and red graduated size re
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 8.10) x 1 = 53.10
 
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Mata Ortiz Very Large Textured Jar - Jose Gonzalez2041 - Mata Ortiz Very Large Textured Jar - Jose Gonzalez
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Mata Ortiz Very Large Textured Jar - Jose Gonzalez. Various black animal designs inside circles of red. Deep pencil-push texture all around the body o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 12.60) x 1 = 82.60
 
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Original Painting by Kills Thunder2045 - Original Painting by Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic on Canvas Painting-Kills Thunder. ''Warrior Princess Returns'' 30''H x 24''W. Signed and dated by...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to ovis40 for (45.00 + 8.10) x 1 = 53.10
 
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Original Painting-Kills Thunder ''Buffalo Journey''2046 - Original Painting-Kills Thunder ''Buffalo Journey''
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Original Acrylic Painting-Kills Thunder. ''Buffalo Journey'' 24''H x 18''W. Warrior riding the magnificent bison of...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 147.50
 
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Original Painting-Kills Thunder2047 - Original Painting-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic on Canvas Painting-Kills Thunder. ''Queen of the Jungle'' Black Panther with golden eyes stares at the viewer. 24&#...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 59.00
 
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Original Hand Beaded Wooden Duck-Kills Thunder2048 - Original Hand Beaded Wooden Duck-Kills Thunder
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Original Hand Beaded Wooden Duck-Kills Thunder. Approximately 4.5''H x 8''L x 4''W. Vibrant bead work on this adorable duck.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 3.60) x 1 = 23.60
 
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder2049 - Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''My Pink Panther'' Pink Panther with green eyes stares at the viewer. 24'&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Six Fiesta Ware Lead Free Cups & Matching Saucers2050 - Six Fiesta Ware Lead Free Cups & Matching Saucers
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Six Fiesta Ware Lead Free Cups & Matching Saucers. Yellow, Blue and Brown. Homer Laughlin China Company, USA. Saucers approx 6'' diam...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Original Acrylic on Canvas Painting-Kills Thunder2051 - Original Acrylic on Canvas Painting-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''My Beautiful Stallion'' . A sweet filly with a flower background. 24''...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to ovis40 for (30.00 + 5.40) x 1 = 35.40
 
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Original Beaded Decorative Wood Bowl-Kills Thunder2052 - Original Beaded Decorative Wood Bowl-Kills Thunder
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Original Beaded Decorative Wood Bowl-Kills Thunder. Leaf shaped wooden bowl is beautifully beaded in bright colors. 4''H x 18''L x ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 47.20
 
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Original Acrylic on Canvas Painting-Kills Thunder2053 - Original Acrylic on Canvas Painting-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic on Canvas Painting-Kills Thunder. ''My Favorite Mare'' . A white mare frolics in a flowered background. 24'&#...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to ovis40 for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Oaxacan Mexican Alebrije Giraffe2054 - Oaxacan Mexican Alebrije Giraffe
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Oaxacan Mexican Alebrije Giraffe. Halmarked ''Juan Hernandez Cruz, San Martin Tilcajute'' 13''H x 9''L. Alebrijes a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas Kills Thunder2055 - Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''The Fire Spirit''. Symbolic raven in the maiden's hair. 24''H x 1...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to ovis40 for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder2056 - Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''Wild Fire''. Majestic black horse with flying mane. 24''H x 18'&#...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to ovis40 for (90.00 + 16.20) x 1 = 106.20
 
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Original Beaded Jewelry Box-Kills Thunder2057 - Original Beaded Jewelry Box-Kills Thunder
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Original Beaded Jewelry Box-Kills Thunder. Diamond and cross designs on top red velvet lined. Ring holder and space for other nice jewelry. Approx
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder2058 - Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''Lone Wolf Warrior''. Warrior with shield and turtle totem. 24''H x 18...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 236.00
 
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder2059 - Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''White Buffalo Spirit''. The sacred white buffalo of the plains. 24''...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 14.40) x 1 = 94.40
 
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Chinese  Reversible Quilt2060 - Chinese Reversible Quilt
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Chinese Reversible Quilt. Side One is appliqued with raised critters, scorpions, spiders, snakes, dragonflies. Three are missing. The center has two
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 47.20
 
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder2061 - Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''My Little Birdie''. A tiny bird is a curiosity to the herd of horses. 24'&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 10.80) x 1 = 70.80
 
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Mid-1900's Great Lakes Beaded Moccasins2065 - Mid-1900's Great Lakes Beaded Moccasins
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Native American Mid-1900's Great Lakes Beaded Moccasins, fringed, loose strings and missing beads on both moccassins, good condition for age, me...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Mid-1900's Plateau Beaded Gauntlets2066 - Mid-1900's Plateau Beaded Gauntlets
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Native American Mid-1900's Plateau Beaded Gauntlets, beautiful floral beaded designs, fringed accents, measures approx. 13.25''L x 8.5&#...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 10.80) x 1 = 70.80
 
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Cowboy Spurs2067 - Cowboy Spurs
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Pair of Cowboy Spurs, leather straps, heel measurements 3.25'' x 3.75'' and rowel measures 7/8''.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to stonesandb.. for (30.00 + 5.40) x 1 = 35.40
 
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Collection of Arrowheads2068 - Collection of Arrowheads
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Collection of Arrowheads to include one arrowhead necklace and one bird fetish, age and origin unknown, some authentic, 7 of which are obsidian, nice
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to seajay for (80.00 + 14.40) x 1 = 94.40
 
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Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead2069 - Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead
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Native American Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead, beautifully worked, age unknown, measures approx. 5.5''L x 2''W.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to seajay for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead2070 - Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead
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Native American Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead, beautifully worked, age unknown, measures approx. 5.75''L x 2 1/8'' W.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to seajay for (30.00 + 5.40) x 1 = 35.40
 
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Prehistoric Multi-shell Pendant and Bead Necklace2071 - Prehistoric Multi-shell Pendant and Bead Necklace
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Prehistoric Multi-shell Pendant and Bead Necklace, one pendant is a large shell with 2 drilled holes, the other appears to be either a bird or butterf
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 12.60) x 1 = 82.60
 
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1885 S Morgan Silver Dollar2072 - 1885 S Morgan Silver Dollar
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1885 S Morgan Silver Dollar, good condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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1884 O Morgan Silver Dollar2073 - 1884 O Morgan Silver Dollar
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1884 O Morgan Silver Dollar, good condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to desert-t for (40.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 47.20
 
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1921 Morgan Silver Dollar2074 - 1921 Morgan Silver Dollar
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1921 Morgan Silver Dollar, good condition.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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1887 O Morgan Silver Dollar2075 - 1887 O Morgan Silver Dollar
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1887 O Morgan Silver Dollar, good condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 8.10) x 1 = 53.10
 
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1923 D Peace Dollar2076 - 1923 D Peace Dollar
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1923 D Peace Silver Dollar, good condition.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 5.40) x 1 = 35.40
 
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Softback Reference Books2077 - Softback Reference Books
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Softback Reference Books, 1.''Santa Clara Pottery Today'' by Betty LeFree Copyright 1975. 2. Altermann Galleries & Auctioneers...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 2.70) x 1 = 17.70
 
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Navajo Sand Painting - Lehi Benally2078 - Navajo Sand Painting - Lehi Benally
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Native American Navajo Sand Painting - Lehi Benally. Warm, earth colors with figures depicting ''Mother Earth'' and ''Father...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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1932 Framed Watercolor ''Freshly Cut''-Joseph Sloman2079 - 1932 Framed Watercolor ''Freshly Cut''-Joseph Sloman
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1932 Framed Watercolor ''Freshly Cut''-Joseph Sloman. Your grandmother's vase could be the subject here in this vintage watercol...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 2.70) x 1 = 17.70
 
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Framed Navajo Sampler Weaving2080 - Framed Navajo Sampler Weaving
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Framed Native American Navajo Sampler Weaving. Rich red, grey, brown and ivory colors in a tight woven sampler. In a wood frame and under glass, the w
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 3.60) x 1 = 23.60
 
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