Desert West Auction March 4th, 5th & 6th

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Desert West is pleased to be presenting items from Tim Weber's Estate including many antiquities acquired during the time he spent with his wife and daughter in the Xian Province of China.

Desert West is also pleased to be presenting 1950s jewelry & Fetishes from the Manning estate of Deming New Mexican.

Also included in our March 2016 auction are various Native American Rugs, Art, Jewelry, Kachinas, Baskets, Folk Art, Fetishes & Pueblo and Prehistoric Pottery. Antiques, Collectibles Coins and Jewelry from several local consignees.


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



Original Acrylic Paintings and Beadwork by Kathy Kills Thunder.

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Pair of Polished Springbok Horns3000 - Pair of Polished Springbok Horns
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Pair of Polished Springbok Horns, measure 6''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Underworld.. for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Taiwanese Carved Water Buffalo Horn Heron3001 - Taiwanese Carved Water Buffalo Horn Heron
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Taiwanese Carved Water Buffalo Horn Heron, has etched feathers, measures 12''H and is on a teak wood base
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Vintage Mexican Painted Clay Mask3002 - Vintage Mexican Painted Clay Mask
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Vintage Mexican Painted Clay Mask, ready to hang, measures 8.5''L x 7.25''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Fluorite Chip Necklace & Strand of Amethyst Beads3003 - Fluorite Chip Necklace & Strand of Amethyst Beads
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Fluorite Chip Necklace & Strand of Amethyst Beads, Natural Fluorite Necklace is mixed colors and measures 17''L, Knotted Strand of Ameth...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Vintage Velvet Embroidered Silk Lined Evening Bag3004 - Vintage Velvet Embroidered Silk Lined Evening Bag
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Vintage Velvet & Golden Thread Embroidered Silk Lined Evening Purse in presentation box, measures 8''W x 5''H
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Cat Pins & Silver Labradorite Pendant & Earrings3005 - Cat Pins & Silver Labradorite Pendant & Earrings
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Vintage Cat Brooches & Silver Labradorite Pendant & Earrings, #1 Goldtone Cat Brooches #2 Pair of Sterling Silver Pearl and Rhodocrosite Ear...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Silvertone and Glass Seed Bead Cuff Bracelet3006 - Silvertone and Glass Seed Bead Cuff Bracelet
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Silvertone and Glass Seed Bead Cuff Bracelet, made in India, inside measures 7.5'' which includes opening x .5''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Mexican Sterling Silver Turquoise Childs Bracelet3007 - Mexican Sterling Silver Turquoise Childs Bracelet
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Mexican Sterling Silver Turquoise Child's Bracelet, inside measures 5.5'' which includes opening x .5''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Cuff3008 - Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Cuff
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet, inside measures 7'' which includes opening x .25''W, hand stamped designs
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to johnnirare for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring, Size 93009 - Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring, Size 9
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring, Size 9, 12.56g in total wt.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Native American Zuni Silver Lapis Ring, Size 83010 - Native American Zuni Silver Lapis Ring, Size 8
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Native American Zuni Sterling Silver Channel Inlay Lapis Ring, Size 8, 6.93g in total wt.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Mexican Oaxacan Alebrije Frog and Armadillo3011 - Mexican Oaxacan Alebrije Frog and Armadillo
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Mexican Oaxacan Alebrije Frog by David Blas and Armadillo (unsigned), largest measures 5''H, vibrantly painted
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Northwest Coast Bronze Owl Necklace by Patty Fawn3012 - Northwest Coast Bronze Owl Necklace by Patty Fawn
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Native American Northwest Coast Bronze Owl Necklace by Patty Fawn, Owl has abalone shell eyes and is strung on two kinds of pearls, measures 16'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Zuni Sterling Silver Coral Leaf Pin Pendant3013 - Zuni Sterling Silver Coral Leaf Pin Pendant
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Native American Zuni Sterling Silver Coral Leaf Pin Pendant, 1.5''L x .5''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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3 Miniature Cheyenne Leather Baskets by A. Kennard3014 - 3 Miniature Cheyenne Leather Baskets by A. Kennard
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3 Native American Miniature Cheyenne Leather Baskets by Andrea Kennard (Northern California artist with Cheyenne Ancestry), #1 is 2.5''D and...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Taiwanese Carved Water Buffalo Horn Cardinal Bird3015 - Taiwanese Carved Water Buffalo Horn Cardinal Bird
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Taiwanese Carved Water Buffalo Horn Cardinal Bird, measures 5.5''H
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Set of Vintage Taiwanese Brass Candleholders3016 - Set of Vintage Taiwanese Brass Candleholders
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Set of Vintage Taiwanese Brass Candleholders, sizes range from 5.5''H to 9.25''H
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Softback Reference Books, Spanish Art Interest3017 - Softback Reference Books, Spanish Art Interest
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Softback Reference Books, Spanish Art Interest, #1 The New Mexico Santero by E. Boyd c. 1969 Museum of New Mexico #2 Sacred Land: Indian and Hispanic
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Navajo Malachite & Azurite Bear Fetish3018 - Navajo Malachite & Azurite Bear Fetish
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Native American Navajo Malachite & Azurite Bear Fetish, turquoise eyes and heart line, beautiful stone, measures 3.5''L x 2''H
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to cfdcwcdydfps for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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5 Collectible Books, Native American Interest3019 - 5 Collectible Books, Native American Interest
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5 Collectible Books, Native American Interest, Softbacks, #1 Pueblo Indian Pottery of the Post-Spanish Period c. 1950 General Series, Bulletin No. Fou
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Zuni Turquoise Horse Fetish by Carol Martinez3020 - Zuni Turquoise Horse Fetish by Carol Martinez
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Native American Zuni Hand Carved Turquoise Horse Fetish by Carol Martinez, measures 1.5''L x 1''H
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Original Watercolor by Paulie White, NM Artist3021 - Original Watercolor by Paulie White, NM Artist
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Original Southwest Cowboy Watercolor ''Noon Meal of Beans and Biscuits'' by Paulie White, Deming NM Artist, framed and under glass, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Large Collection of Milagros Charms3022 - Large Collection of Milagros Charms
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Large Collection of Milagros Charms, largest measures 1.5''L, Milagros are small metal religious charms found in many areas of Latin America...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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2 Carved Jade Sea Turtles3023 - 2 Carved Jade Sea Turtles
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2 Carved Jade Sea Turtles, largest measures 4'' x 4''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Native American Navajo Miniature Horsehair Baskets3024 - Native American Navajo Miniature Horsehair Baskets
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8 Native American Navajo Miniature Horsehair Baskets, largest measures 1''D, three are lidded
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Navajo Beaded Leather Corn Pollen Bag by S. Leyba3025 - Navajo Beaded Leather Corn Pollen Bag by S. Leyba
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Native American Navajo Beaded Leather Corn Pollen Bag by Sadie Leyba, measures 3'' x 5'' which includes fringe
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to arizcowgirl for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Zuni Zebra Stone Double Bear Fetish by Lementino3026 - Zuni Zebra Stone Double Bear Fetish by Lementino
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Native American Zuni Carved Zebra Stone Double Bear Fetish by Ed Lementino, these Spirit Bears measure 1''H x 1.5''L, coral-turquois...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Navajo Beaded Child's Doeskin Moccasins3027 - Navajo Beaded Child's Doeskin Moccasins
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Native American Navajo Beaded Child's Doeskin Moccasins, measure 4''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Sealsquaw for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Native American Silver Turquoise Moccasin Earrings3028 - Native American Silver Turquoise Moccasin Earrings
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Leather Moccasin Earrings, measures 1''L, each feature miniature leather moccasins embellis...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Zuni Silver Inlay Cowboy Boot Earrings3029 - Zuni Silver Inlay Cowboy Boot Earrings
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Native American Zuni Sterling Silver Stone to Stone Inlay Cowboy Boot Earrings, measure 1.5''L, inlay includes mother of pearl, turquoise, c...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Prehistoric Native American Mimbres Pottery Sherds3030 - Prehistoric Native American Mimbres Pottery Sherds
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Prehistoric Native American Mimbres Pottery Sherds, largest measures 4''L, various sizes, shapes, and designs, Acquired in accordance with a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Vintage Clay Thunderbird Necklace3031 - Vintage Clay Thunderbird Necklace
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Vintage Clay Thunderbird Necklace, measures 16'' end to end and pendant measures 1.75''W, strung on braided string
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Zuni Sterling Silver Inlay Thunderbird Pin Pendant3032 - Zuni Sterling Silver Inlay Thunderbird Pin Pendant
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Native American Zuni Sterling Silver Inlay Thunderbird Pin Pendant, inlay includes jet, coral, mother of pearl, and turquoise, measures 1.25'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Sterling Silver Inlay Roadrunner Bolo Tie3033 - Sterling Silver Inlay Roadrunner Bolo Tie
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Sterling Silver Inlay Roadrunner Bolo Tie, measures 3'' x 3.5''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Navajo Sterling & Pink Mother of Pearl Necklace3034 - Navajo Sterling & Pink Mother of Pearl Necklace
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Pink Mother of Pearl Pendant Necklace, sterling chain measures 17'' end to end, pendant measures 1.5&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Eagle Pin by Hank Desidero3035 - Navajo Sterling Silver Eagle Pin by Hank Desidero
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Eagle Pin by Hank Desidero, measures 3.5''L, hallmarked HD and stamped sterling
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Native American Navajo Bird Fetish Choker Necklace3036 - Native American Navajo Bird Fetish Choker Necklace
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Native American Navajo Bird Fetish Choker Necklace, measures 15'' end to end, sterling silver beads and findings
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Storyteller Bracelet3037 - Navajo Sterling Silver Storyteller Bracelet
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Storyteller Bracelet, signed with two conjoined R's and stamped sterling, inside measures 7'' whi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Antique J. Bourne & Son Vitreous Crock Ink Bottle3038 - Antique J. Bourne & Son Vitreous Crock Ink Bottle
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Antique J. Bourne & Son Vitreous Crock Ink Bottle, measures 4'' x 9.5'', P. & J. Arnold, London England, This ink bottle was...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Estate Mongolian Buddhist Carved Bone Bracelet3039 - Estate Mongolian Buddhist Carved Bone Bracelet
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Estate Mongolian Buddhist Carved Bone Skull Bead Bracelet, measures 4''D, on elastic band
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Native American Prehistoric Mimbres Pottery Sherds3040 - Native American Prehistoric Mimbres Pottery Sherds
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Native American Prehistoric Mimbres Pottery Sherds, largest measures 6'' x 3'', Acquired in accordance with all State and Federal Re...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Native America Zuni Pottery Kiva Bowl3041 - Native America Zuni Pottery Kiva Bowl
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Native America Zuni Pottery Kiva Bowl, measures 5.5'' x 7'', has been glued on one quadrant
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Native American Northwest Coast Eskimo Basket3042 - Native American Northwest Coast Eskimo Basket
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Native American Northwest Coast Eskimo Basket, measures 3'' x 6'', 3 toned, 1.5'' split area near rim
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Zuni Orange Alabaster Bear Fetish by Harriet Byers3043 - Zuni Orange Alabaster Bear Fetish by Harriet Byers
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Native American Zuni Hand Carved Orange Alabaster Bear Fetish by Harriet Byers, measures 1'' x .5'', comes with COA
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Miniature South American Polychrome Pottery Jar3044 - Miniature South American Polychrome Pottery Jar
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Miniature South American Polychrome Pottery Jar, measures 1'' x .5'', bottom reads ''Quibor Lada Venezuela
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Antique Erdmann Schlegelmilch Covered Cake Plate3045 - Antique Erdmann Schlegelmilch Covered Cake Plate
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Antique Erdmann Schlegelmilch Covered Cake Plate, the hallmark on the bottom of plate was used from 1861 until around 1891, stylized 'ES' ma...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Antique E.G. Webster Silverplate Repousse Pitcher3046 - Antique E.G. Webster Silverplate Repousse Pitcher
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Antique E.G. Webster Silverplate Repousse Pitcher, measures 9'' x 9.5'', very ornate, FYI: ''E.G. WEBSTER & SON - New Yo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Native American Navajo Silver Eagle Bolo Tie3047 - Native American Navajo Silver Eagle Bolo Tie
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Eagle Bolo Tie, slide measures 1.25''W, sterling cones
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Navajo Silver Mother of Pearl & Turquoise Ring, 83048 - Navajo Silver Mother of Pearl & Turquoise Ring, 8
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Carved Mother of Pearl & Turquoise Ring, Size 8, measures 2''L x .75''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Weaver Earrings by Lex Billie3049 - Navajo Sterling Weaver Earrings by Lex Billie
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Native American Sterling Silver Navajo Weaver Earrings by Lex Billie, measures 1''L x .75''W, hallmarked LB and stamped sterling
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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