Desert West Auction Jan. 29th, 30th & 31st

Auction Details

Desert West is pleased to be presenting items from the living estate of Tim & Joan Donovan. Joan & Tim were extensive world travelers & collected numerous unusual items & various works of Art. They are down-sizing and we are happy to present several items from the Islands, Africa, & Papua New Guinea.

Also included in our Jan. 2016 auction are various Native American Rugs, Art, Jewelry, Kachinas, Baskets, Folk Art, Fetishes & Pueblo and Prehistoric Pottery.

Museum Quality Mata Ortiz Pottery some by Luis Ortiz, Briana & Gaby V. S. & Daniel Gonzales. Mexican Southwestern Rugs, Oaxacan Alebrijes, Pottery & Jewelry.

Original Acrylic Paintings and Beadwork by Kathy Kills Thunder.

Estate Antiques & Collectibles.
Mexican Silver Necklace and Clip On Earrings1300Mexican Silver Necklace and Clip On Earrings
Mexican Silver Necklace and Clip On Earrings, necklace measures 14'' end to end
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
Native American Navajo Turquoise Overlay Key1301Native American Navajo Turquoise Overlay Key
Native American Navajo Turquoise Overlay Key, measures 1'' x 2''
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
7 Assorted Necklaces, Some Native American13027 Assorted Necklaces, Some Native American
7 Assorted Necklaces, Some Native American and Some Sterling, longest measures 19'' end to end
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to pebblesnpixie for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
Collection of Button Covers, Mostly Navajo1303Collection of Button Covers, Mostly Navajo
Collection of Button Covers, Mostly Native American Navajo, largest measures .75''D
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
Native American Navajo Silver Coral Ring, Size 61304Native American Navajo Silver Coral Ring, Size 6
Native American Navajo Silver Coral Ring, Size 6, 4.82g in total wt.
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to RangerPride for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
Antique Navajo Conchos Plus Charms, Some Sterling1305Antique Navajo Conchos Plus Charms, Some Sterling
Antique Native American Navajo Conchos Plus Charms, Some Sterling, largest measures 1''L
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
3 Trade Bead Necklaces13063 Trade Bead Necklaces
3 Trade Bead Necklaces, largest measures 36'' end to end
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
Native American Navajo & Zuni Jewelry Collection1307Native American Navajo & Zuni Jewelry Collection
Native American Navajo & Zuni Sterling Silver Turquoise Jewelry Collection, largest piece measures 2''L
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
2 PreColumbian Pottery Jars13082 PreColumbian Pottery Jars
2 PreColumbian Pottery Jars, largest measures 4.5'' x 2.5'',
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
Santa Clara Pottery Rabbit by Marie1309Santa Clara Pottery Rabbit by Marie
Santa Clara Pottery Rabbit by Marie, measures 3.5'' x 2'', signed by artist
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar by R. Madrigal1310Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar by R. Madrigal
Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar by Rafaela Madrigal, measures 7'' x 8'', signed by artist, marbleized clay, features Paquime' ...
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
Sioux Carved Buffalo Horn Rabbit Fetish1311Sioux Carved Buffalo Horn Rabbit Fetish
Native American Sioux Carved Buffalo Horn Rabbit Fetish, measures 2''L x 2.25'' x 1.5''
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
Native American Navajo Stacked Fetish Necklace1311ANative American Navajo Stacked Fetish Necklace
Native American Navajo Stacked Fetish Necklace, measures 34'' end to end
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
Collection of 6 Strands of Pearls1312Collection of 6 Strands of Pearls
Collection of 6 Strands of Pearls, includes one 15'' string of pearls, three 32'' strings of pearls, one 16'' string of pear...
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
Native American Navajo Red Shell Heishi Earrings1312ANative American Navajo Red Shell Heishi Earrings
Native American Navajo Red Shell Heishi Earrings with silver cones, measure 3'' x 2''
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
Zuni Sterling Turquoise Ring by Amy Quandelacy1313Zuni Sterling Turquoise Ring by Amy Quandelacy
Native American Zuni Sterling Silver Turquoise Double Hummingbird Ring by Amy Quandelacy, hallmarked, 13.01g in total wt.
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
Vintage Native American Navajo Spirit Bundle1314Vintage Native American Navajo Spirit Bundle
Vintage Native American Navajo Spirit Bundle, measures 5''L and is embellished with shell and turquoise beads
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to peteliska for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
2 Native American Navajo Spirit Bundle Stones13152 Native American Navajo Spirit Bundle Stones
2 Native American Navajo Spirit Bundle Stones, longest measures 4''L
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to peteliska for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
2 Books on Northwest Coast Art & Artifacts13162 Books on Northwest Coast Art & Artifacts
2 Books on Northwest Coast Art & Artifacts, #1 Indian & Eskimo Artifacts of North America by Charles Miles c. 1963 Bonanza Publishing 244 pg...
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar by Villapando R.1317Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar by Villapando R.
Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar by Viviana Villapando R., signed V.V.R., marbleized clay, flared rim, features Paquime' inspired lines and des...
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
1970s Native American Navajo Pictorial Textile Rug13181970s Native American Navajo Pictorial Textile Rug
1970s Native American Navajo Pictorial Textile Rug, measures 27"L x 19"W, 4 cornered tassels intact
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
Large Collection of Turquoise Disk Beads1318ALarge Collection of Turquoise Disk Beads
Large Collection of Turquoise Disk Beads, largest measures 1.25''D
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
Navajo Silver Gold Lip Shell Ring, Size 6.51319Navajo Silver Gold Lip Shell Ring, Size 6.5
Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Gold Lip Shell Ring, Size 6.5
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
6 Mexican Mata Ortiz Yarn Wrapped Pottery Rings13206 Mexican Mata Ortiz Yarn Wrapped Pottery Rings
6 Mexican Mata Ortiz Yarn Wrapped Pottery Display Rings, various sizes
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to cfdcwcdydfps for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
3 Mexican Mata Ortiz Pottery Display Rings13213 Mexican Mata Ortiz Pottery Display Rings
3 Mexican Mata Ortiz Pottery Display Rings, largest measures 4'' across
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to cfdcwcdydfps for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
3 Yarn Wrapped Metal Pottery Display Stands13223 Yarn Wrapped Metal Pottery Display Stands
3 Yarn Wrapped Metal Pottery Display Stands, measures 4.75'' across, the yarn keeps your pottery from getting scratched
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to d1949m for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
3 Yarn Wrapped Metal Pottery Display Stands13233 Yarn Wrapped Metal Pottery Display Stands
3 Yarn Wrapped Metal Pottery Display Stands, measure 7.75''D, the yarn keeps your pottery from getting scratched
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to d1949m for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
Native American Zuni Silver Turquoise Ring, Size 71324Native American Zuni Silver Turquoise Ring, Size 7
Native American Zuni Sterling Silver Petit Point Turquoise Ring, Size 7
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to pebblesnpixie for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
Authentic PreColumbian Pottery Heads1325Authentic PreColumbian Pottery Heads
Authentic PreColumbian Pottery Heads, largest measures 4'' x 5''
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Seed Jar by E. Ortiz1326Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Seed Jar by E. Ortiz
Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Seed Jar by Elisa Ortiz, measures 3.5'' x 6'', signed by artist
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to Coloskier for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
Aventurine Beaded Pendant Necklace1327Aventurine Beaded Pendant Necklace
Aventurine Beaded Pendant Necklace, measures 32''L x 2'' x 2''
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
Mexican Mata Ortiz Miniature Pottery Jars, Veloz1328Mexican Mata Ortiz Miniature Pottery Jars, Veloz
Mexican Mata Ortiz Miniature Pottery Jars by Carmen Veloz, measure 1''H x 2''D, signed by artist
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to cfdcwcdydfps for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
4 Sterling Silver Multi Stone Pendants13294 Sterling Silver Multi Stone Pendants
4 Sterling Silver Multi Stone Pendants, largest measures 1.75''L x .5''W
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
Mexican Sterling Lapis & Jet Inlay Ring, Size 101330Mexican Sterling Lapis & Jet Inlay Ring, Size 10
Mexican Taxco Sterling Lapis & Jet Inlay Ring, Size 10, hallmarked, 12.11g in total wt.
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to CaseyCollins for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
Zuni Hand Carved Serpentine Bear Fetish1331Zuni Hand Carved Serpentine Bear Fetish
Native American Zuni Hand Carved Serpentine Bear Fetish, mother of pearl and turquoise spirit pack and turquoise eyes, measures 3''L x .75&#...
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to cfdcwcdydfps for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar by Luis Ortiz1332Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar by Luis Ortiz
Mexican Mata Ortiz Polychrome Geometric Jar by Luis Ortiz, measures 6'' x 6'', signed by artist
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to samforest for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
Native American Navajo Sterling Bead Earrings1333Native American Navajo Sterling Bead Earrings
Native American Navajo Sterling Bead Earrings, hand stamped bench made graduated beads
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
Native American Navajo Silver Turquoise Ring, Sz 71334Native American Navajo Silver Turquoise Ring, Sz 7
Native American Navajo Silver Turquoise Ring, Size 7, hallmarked
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
Native American Navajo Silver Turquoise Ring, Sz 61335Native American Navajo Silver Turquoise Ring, Sz 6
Native American Navajo Silver Turquoise Ring, Size 6,
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
Antique Navajo Silver Mother of Pearl Necklace1336Antique Navajo Silver Mother of Pearl Necklace
Antique Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Mother of Pearl Pendant Necklace, handmade silver beads measure 26'' end to end and pendant m...
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
Antique Navajo Sterling Mother of Pearl Bracelet1337Antique Navajo Sterling Mother of Pearl Bracelet
Antique Native American Navajo Sterling Mother of Pearl Bracelet, inside measures 6.5'' which includes opening x 1.25'', 46.5g in to...
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Antique Navajo Sterling Mother of Pearl Ring, 5.51338Antique Navajo Sterling Mother of Pearl Ring, 5.5
Antique Native American Navajo Sterling Mother of Pearl Ring, Size 5.5, measures 1.75
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
Navajo Silver Turquoise Butterfly Bracelet, Brown1339Navajo Silver Turquoise Butterfly Bracelet, Brown
Exquisite Native American Navajo Silver Turquoise Butterfly Bracelet by Dean Brown, beautiful all sterling set with green Nevada Turquoise, pupular re
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to michaelsnodgrass for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
1950 Navajo Fetish & Heishi Necklace13401950 Navajo Fetish & Heishi Necklace
1950 Native American Navajo Fetish & Heishi Necklace, measures 28'' end to end, includes serpentine, jet, sterling silver, mother of pea...
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
Native American Navajo Silver Turquoise Ring, Sz 51341Native American Navajo Silver Turquoise Ring, Sz 5
Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring, Size 5
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
Navajo Sterling Silver Bear Bracelet1342Navajo Sterling Silver Bear Bracelet
Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Bear Bracelet, inside measures 7'' which includes opening x 2''W, beautifully hand stamped, 6...
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to cfdcwcdydfps for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Authentic PreColumbian Pottery Fetishes1343Authentic PreColumbian Pottery Fetishes
Authentic PreColumbian Pottery Fetishes, largest measures 1.5'' x 1.5''
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
Authentic PreColumbian Pottery Jar1344Authentic PreColumbian Pottery Jar
Authentic PreColumbian Pottery Jar, measures 3'' x 3.5
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Ring, 111345Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Ring, 11
Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring by Albert Cleveland, Size 11, measures 1.75''L, 20g in total wt. hallmarked and stampe...
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Native American Mimbres Picture Pottery Replica1346Native American Mimbres Picture Pottery Replica
Native American Mimbres Picture Pottery Replica, measures 2.25"H x 8"D
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00