Desert West Auction February 17, 2019

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February 2019 auction features an exceptional collection of miniature pottery from most of the active pueblos in New Mexico & Arizona. The size of these miniatures range from one half inch to the largest of one inch. Native American Hopi Artists such as Marcella Kahe, Susie Youvella, & Verla Dweakuku are represented. Acoma artists include Joyce Leno Barreras, Sandra Victorino , Carrie Chino Charlie & Terrance M. Chino Sr. Zia artist Gloria Gachupin is also included. Santa Clara’s Celestina Naranjo & Cresencia Tafoya is among this group of miniature pottery makers. There is work in the miniature world by Santo Domingo Potter Darrin Auilar. Some of these artist have passed & we must not forget the wonderful art that they have left for us to enjoy.
Judy Savarese from Harvest, Alabama formerly from Silver City, New Mexico has come out of retirement & in now back to painting which is about time. We have missed her artwork which always included whimsical animals from dogs, cats,horses & cows always are surrounded by her wonderful colorful flowers. We are so happy she is back, & has sent us several of her materpieces to put on the auction block.
Estate Native American Pottery, Kachinas, Paintings, Jewelry, Folk Art,Baskets, Textiles, Prints,Beadwork, & Selected Unusual Finds from New Mexico Traders & Consignors.
Anasazi Traders of New Mexico “New Textile Rugs” being auctioned to the highest bidder, well below normal selling prices, over the next six months of our third weekend of every month auctions. These Textiles are South American Rugs woven by the Quichua Indians of Ecuador, all are hand dyed and loom woven. Anasazi Traders Collection of Black & White Mimbres Design Decorative Plates. Actual Prehistoric Mimbres Pottery Design recreated on Black & White Decorative Plates. Microwave Oven Safe Mimbres Design Coffee Cups. Your chance to own a little history of the New Mexico Southwest.
Kills Thunder Original Acrylic Paintings, Jewelry & Beadwork. There is a new Magnum PI Series coming up that has several Office & Home Scenes, with some of Kills Thunder Artwork used as Set Design in the upcoming TV series. I have had several calls that they have seen her work.
Antiques & Collectibles including the following: Art, Pottery, Kachinas, Textiles, Folk Art, Baskets, Jewelry, Dolls, & items of interest from “The Land of Enchantment”. Large Santa Domingo Olla by Darrin Aguilar. Large Navajo Storm Pattern Textile Rug in exceptional condition. Also large Navajo Red Five Yei Rug with unusual surrounding Yei head patterns around the dancing Yeis.
Mata Ortiz Pottery signed by the artists that made the pottery, featuring miniature artists Carmen Veloz, Baudel Lopez & Roberto Banuelos. Many have the matching pottery holders, that add to the beauty of the pueblo’s charm.
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12 Sterling Silver Rings, Some Native American2000 - 12 Sterling Silver Rings, Some Native American
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12 Sterling Silver Rings, Some Native American, stones included are turquoise, coral, jet, onyx, and dendritic moss agate, longest ring measures 1.2...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to edsmith11 for (90.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Elegant Navajo Sterling Silver Bead Necklace2001 - Elegant Navajo Sterling Silver Bead Necklace
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Elegant Navajo Sterling Silver Bead Necklace, measures 22''L end to end, pillow and tube beads, 62.89g in total wt.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to dickmontagne for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Turquoise Bracelet by M. Spencer2002 - Navajo Sterling Turquoise Bracelet by M. Spencer
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Beautiful Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Bracelet by M. Spencer, inside measures 6.5'' x 1''W, turquoise cabochon measure...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (95.00) x 1 = 95.00
 
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Jasper Bead and Tibetan Pendant Necklace2002A - Jasper Bead and Tibetan Pendant Necklace
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Jasper Bead and Tibetan Pendant Necklace designed and beaded by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 27''L end to end, Tibetan pendant measures 4&#...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Carved Ironwood Bear with Fish2003 - Carved Ironwood Bear with Fish
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Carved Ironwood Bear with Fish, measures 3'' x 6'' x 2.5''
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to dickmontagne for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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2 Navajo Turquoise & Heishi Necklaces2004 - 2 Navajo Turquoise & Heishi Necklaces
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2 Native American Navajo Turquoise & Shell Heishi Necklaces, sterling clasp, cones, and beads, longest measures 29''L end to end
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Sterling Holloware Lapis Earrings2005 - Sterling Holloware Lapis Earrings
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Sterling Holloware Lapis Earrings, measure .75'' x 1'', stamped .925
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Sterling Silver Jewelry, Some Native American2006 - Sterling Silver Jewelry, Some Native American
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Sterling Silver & Copper Jewelry, Some Native American, includes: 1. Sterling, Red Shell, Jet, Mother of Pearl, and Turquoise Overlay Link Brac...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
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Native American Navajo Treasure Necklace2007 - Native American Navajo Treasure Necklace
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Native American Navajo Treasure Necklace, sterling cones and clasp, measures 26''L end to end
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
 
 
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10 Native American Sterling Silver Rings2008 - 10 Native American Sterling Silver Rings
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10 Native American Navajo and Zuni Sterling Silver Rings, range in size from 4.5 to 7, includes turquoise, coral, mother of pearl, opal, and lapis, la
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Vintage Navajo Doll in Cradleboard2009 - Vintage Navajo Doll in Cradleboard
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Antique/Vintage Native American Navajo Doll in Cradleboard, measures 6'' x 16'', doll is wrapped in older Navajo textile, doll is dr...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Storyteller Bracelet, Tom Willeto2010 - Navajo Sterling Storyteller Bracelet, Tom Willeto
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Native American Navajo Sterling Storyteller Bracelet by Tom Willeto, stamped sterling and hallmarked, inside measures 7'' which includes the...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Large Hand Beaded Wood Vase by Kathy Kills Thunder2010A - Large Hand Beaded Wood Vase by Kathy Kills Thunder
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Large Hand Beaded Wood Vase by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 17''H x 5''D, gorgeous vibrant colors with turquoise and jasper tab bea...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to sedona0407 for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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3 Vintage Native American Seminole Dolls2011 - 3 Vintage Native American Seminole Dolls
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3 Vintage Native American Seminole Dolls, largest measures 3'' x 10'', from The Seminole Indian Village in Florida, embellished with...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
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Vintage Native American Eskimo Doll2011A - Vintage Native American Eskimo Doll
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Vintage Native American Eskimo Doll, measures 10.5'' x 6'' x 3'', carved wood face, sealskin boots, fur parka,
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 35.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Navajo Folk Art Cloth Horse with Mom and Child2012 - Navajo Folk Art Cloth Horse with Mom and Child
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Navajo Folk Art Cloth Horse with Mother and Child in Cradleboard, measures 7'' x 8''
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Estimates : 20.00 - 25.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Original Acrylic Painting by Kathy Kills Thunder2012A - Original Acrylic Painting by Kathy Kills Thunder
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2019 Original Acrylic Painting ''Where the Buffalo Roam'' by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 20'' x 20'' and is signed...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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Native American Sand Painted Bowl, E.J. Mocasque2013 - Native American Sand Painted Bowl, E.J. Mocasque
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Vintage Native American Sand Painted Yei-bei-Chai Bowl by E.J. Mocasque, measures 6'' x 2'', signed on the bottom, some chips and cr...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Yellowstone Red by Tom Ray, Inscribed by Author2014 - Yellowstone Red by Tom Ray, Inscribed by Author
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Yellowstone Red by Tom Ray, Inscribed by Author, hardback book c. 1948 Dorrance & Co.--Philadelphia, comes in original book jacket (which has to...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to AntiqueVil.. for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Navaho Means People by E. Vogt and C. Kluckhohn2015 - Navaho Means People by E. Vogt and C. Kluckhohn
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Navaho Means People by Evon Z. Vogt and Clyde Kluckhohn, hardback book c. 1951 Harvard University Press-Cambridge, photographs by Leonard McCombe, pag
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Vintage Native American Acoma Pottery Owl2016 - Vintage Native American Acoma Pottery Owl
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Vintage Native American Acoma Pottery Owl, measures 2.5'' x 1.5'', faint signature on the bottom
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to Maryewhelan for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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6 Asian Carved Bone Forks2017 - 6 Asian Carved Bone Forks
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6 Asian Carved Bone Forks with a hand carved elephant head on each handle tip, measure 5''L
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Squamish Salish Carved Wood Spindle Whorl, Charlie2018 - Squamish Salish Carved Wood Spindle Whorl, Charlie
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Northwest Coast Squamish Salish Carved Wood Eagle Spindle Whorl by Peter Charlie, measures 10'' x 11.5'' and is signed on the back, ...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to LuigiG for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Native American Art by Penney and Longfish2019 - Native American Art by Penney and Longfish
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Native American Art by David W. Penney and George C. Longfish, hardback book c. 1994 Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc., comes in original book jacket
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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10 PreColumbian Pottery Throws, Mostly Heads2020 - 10 PreColumbian Pottery Throws, Mostly Heads
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10 PreColumbian Pottery Throws, Mostly Heads, largest measures 1.25''L
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Matte on Black Pottery Jar, Villalpando2021 - Mata Ortiz Matte on Black Pottery Jar, Villalpando
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Mata Ortiz Matte on Black Pottery Jar by Jeronimo Villalpando, measures 7''D x 5''H, square rim and signed on the bottom
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mimbres Designed Quail Art on Flagstone2022 - Mimbres Designed Quail Art on Flagstone
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Mimbres Designed Quail Art on Flagstone, artist's initials EL, measures 8''H x 6.5''W x 1.5''Thick
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to sgoldman for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Turquoise Inlay Lizard Bracelet2023 - Navajo Sterling Turquoise Inlay Lizard Bracelet
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver and Channel Inlay Turquoise Inlay Lizard Bracelet, hallmarked RM and stamped sterling, inside measures 6.75&#...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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5 Anasazi Traders Designed Ceramic Kachina Cups2024 - 5 Anasazi Traders Designed Ceramic Kachina Cups
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5 Anasazi Traders Designed Black on White Ceramic Kachina Coffee Cups, made in Ecuador, measure 4.25'' x 4.75''
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Pair of Antique Fox Hunting Prints2025 - Pair of Antique Fox Hunting Prints
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Pair of Antique Fox Hunting Prints, includes: ''The First Flight'' and ''At High Pressure'' both by E.A.S. Douglas, ...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Original Oil Painting by Savarese2026 - Original Oil Painting by Savarese
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Original Oil Painting ''Patriotic Flight'' by Savarese, on canvas measuring 8'' x 10'', great impressionistic style ...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Original ''Rhythm of the Land'' Pendleton Blanket2028 - Original ''Rhythm of the Land'' Pendleton Blanket
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Limited Edition Original ''Rhythm of the Land'' Pendleton Blanket presented by Northwest Pendleton and Spirit Wrestler Gallery by ar...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00) x 1 = 110.00
 
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2 Navajo Kachina Trees by T. Galvan2029 - 2 Navajo Kachina Trees by T. Galvan
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2 Native American Navajo Kachina Trees by T. Galvan, both are signed on the bottom, largest measures 4'' x 11'' x 13'', embe...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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Vintage Santo Domingo Pottery Basket2030 - Vintage Santo Domingo Pottery Basket
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Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pottery Basket, measures 9''L x 6.5''H x 6''W, nice thick walled piece
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to Jsavarese for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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2 Native American Seminole Dolls2031 - 2 Native American Seminole Dolls
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2 Native American Seminole Dolls, largest measures 3'' x 9.75'', hand sewn faces, bead embellishments, from The Seminole Indian Vill...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Zuni Sterling Inlay Gaan Dancer Stick Pin2032 - Zuni Sterling Inlay Gaan Dancer Stick Pin
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Native American Zuni Sterling Inlay Gaan Crown Dancer Stick Pin by Vera Luna, measures 4''L, hallmarked V.L., overlay and inlay includes gol...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Vintage Native American Navajo Sterling Jewelry2033 - Vintage Native American Navajo Sterling Jewelry
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Vintage Native American Navajo Sterling Jewelry, includes: 1. Sterling Turquoise Bee Screwback Earrings, measure 7/8''D 2. Sterling Turquo...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Contemporary Metal Art Kachina on Sandstone Base2034 - Contemporary Metal Art Kachina on Sandstone Base
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Contemporary Metal Art Kachina on Sandstone Base, painted face, feather embellishment, measures 12''H (includes feather) x 4.75''W x...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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7 Linocut Block Prints by Andy Chuka2035 - 7 Linocut Block Prints by Andy Chuka
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7 Linocut Block Prints by Andy Chuka, visual measures 4'' x 5'', includes: 1 is an artist proof of Conestoga Wagon, Sunflower #31/10...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Pottery ''Fish'' Jar by Roberto Banuelos2036 - Mata Ortiz Pottery ''Fish'' Jar by Roberto Banuelos
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Mata Ortiz Pottery ''Fish'' Jar by Roberto Banuelos, Master Potter, measures 3.25'' x 4''D and is signed on the bott...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Mission Kumeyaay Leaf and Willow Lidded Basket2037 - Mission Kumeyaay Leaf and Willow Lidded Basket
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Native American Mission Kumeyaay Leaf and Willow Lidded Basket, measures 6.25''H x 8.5''W, San Antonio Necua Kumiai tribal village i...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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The Mystic Warriors of the Plains by Thomas Mails2038 - The Mystic Warriors of the Plains by Thomas Mails
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The Mystic Warriors of the Plains by Thomas E. Mails, The culture, arts, crafts, and religion of the Plains Indians, Profusely illustrated., large har
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Antique Watercolor Landscape Painting by Frank Cox2039 - Antique Watercolor Landscape Painting by Frank Cox
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Antique Watercolor Landscape Painting by Frank Cox (1854-1940), visual measures 11'' x 14'', signed, framed, matted, and under glass
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to clivekincaid for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Small Mata Ortiz Horned Toad Seed Jar by C. Veloz2040 - Small Mata Ortiz Horned Toad Seed Jar by C. Veloz
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Small Mata Ortiz Horned Toad Seed Jar by Carmen Veloz, measures 2.75'' x 1.5'' and is signed on the bottom
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Estimates : 35.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Antique Native American Basketry Fan2041 - Antique Native American Basketry Fan
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Antique Native American Basketry Fan, measures 11'' x 15''
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Reader's Digest Mysteries of the Ancient Americas2042 - Reader's Digest Mysteries of the Ancient Americas
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Reader's Digest: Mysteries of the Ancient Americas: The New World Before Columbus, c. 1986 Reader's Digest, comes in original book jacket (i...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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1934 Chicago World's Fair Sheet Music2043 - 1934 Chicago World's Fair Sheet Music
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1934 Chicago World's Fair Edition Sheet Music, ''O, Come Let Us Sing'' words by Noble Sissle and music by J. Rosamond Johnson, m...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Dietz-Haggan Collapsible Binoculars & Metronome2044 - Dietz-Haggan Collapsible Binoculars & Metronome
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Dietz-Haggan Collapsible Binoculars & Wittner Taktell Piccolo Metronome, binoculars made in Japan and Metronome made in Germany, metronome measu...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to AntiqueVil.. for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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5  Anasazi Traders Designed Ceramic Coffee Cups2045 - 5 Anasazi Traders Designed Ceramic Coffee Cups
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5 Anasazi Traders Designed Black on White Ceramic Lizard Coffee Cups, made in Ecuador, measure 4.25'' x 4.75''
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Sterling Silver Jewelry, Some Native American2046 - Sterling Silver Jewelry, Some Native American
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Sterling Silver Jewelry, Some Native American, includes: 1. Vintage Navajo Sterling and Petrified Wood Cuff Bracelet, measures 1.75''L 2. ...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to indianmad for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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