Native American Indian Art and Artifacts

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This auction consists of a collection of Native American baskets and beadwork, jewelry, kachinas and dolls, paintings, pottery, weavings, and some Pre-Columbian artifacts. Also included are some African items; plus weapons, beads and other treasures. There are Pre-historic items including stone artifacts such as arrowheads, axes, and knives. NOTE: We do not guarantee correctness of descriptions, approximate ages, materials, tribal designations, signatures, hallmarks, amount of repair or restoration. WE WILL NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS. ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE VIA BANK TRANSFER, SECURED CHECKS IE. CASHIER’S CHECK, PERSONAL CHECK AND PAYPAL.
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Custer Reproduction Pistol Set1 - Custer Reproduction Pistol Set
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The Glass framed measures approximately 18 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches with the pistol 14x5 inches. This is a Reproduction of a U.S. Army 1870's pistol...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Giant Bow with String Decoration2 - Giant Bow with String Decoration
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This Giant Bow has multicolored string decoration. It is believed to be from the Amazon. The Bow measures 70 x 2 1/2 inches. There is some fading a
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Navajo Gallup Weaving3 - Navajo Gallup Weaving
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Navajo 1940's Gallup, weaving made from wool. There is some thread loss in an area measuring approximately 3 x 1 inches. This is a multi color...
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Estimates : 45.00 - 95.00
Sold to azariahmyl.. for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Turquoise and  Coral with Sterling Silver Clasp Necklace4 - Turquoise and Coral with Sterling Silver Clasp Necklace
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Turquoise, coral Necklace with a sterling clasp. The necklace is 11 inches with the largest drop stone about 1 3/4 inches. This item has sterling, j
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Paleo Relics Collection to include Ancient Bison Vertebrae5 - Paleo Relics Collection to include Ancient Bison Vertebrae
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Paleo Relics with ancient Bison rib and vertebra. Approximately 15,000 years old. The Vertebrae is 20x5x4 inches. This Large frame of artifacts inc
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Hopi Lidded Pot6 - Hopi Lidded Pot
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1940's Hopi Lidded Pot made from clay and paint. This Hopi Item is from Arizona. There is some paint loss. The item measures 8x7 inches. Shi...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to azariahmyl.. for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Northwest Coast Style Raven Rattle7 - Northwest Coast Style Raven Rattle
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Great 1940's NW Coast Style Raven Rattle. This item is possibly Haida and is made from wood and paint. This item was used to cure and also in ...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Northern California Shell Necklace8 - Northern California Shell Necklace
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Northern California Shell Necklace made with leather, bone, glass and shell. The tribal designation may be Modoc. It is in good condition. The item
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Northwest Coast Clay Pipe9 - Northwest Coast Clay Pipe
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NW Coast Clay Pipe which measures 6 x 2 inches. It's tribal designation may be Thompson River area. There are minor scrapes. The pipe as a cl...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Grooved Steatite Maul10 - Grooved Steatite Maul
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This Grooved Steatite Maul is approximately 1000 years old. It measures 4 x 4 x 2 1/5 inches and is possibly Salish. There are minor nicks and scrap
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Northern California Necklace11 - Northern California Necklace
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This Northern California Necklace is from the 1800's and is made from shell glass and dentalium shell. It has been restrung and measures 25 inc...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Northwest Coast Frontlet Mask12 - Northwest Coast Frontlet Mask
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1930's possibly from Haida is a NW Coast Frontlet Mask made from wood and paint. There is a crack on the top of the mask. Please see photos. ...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (525.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 630.00
 
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Bell Pestle from Oregon13 - Bell Pestle from Oregon
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This Bell Pestle is from Oregon and may date to approximately 1000 years old. It is made from Basalt and measures 7 1/2 x 2 x 2 inches. There are mi
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Clay Elbow Pipe14 - Clay Elbow Pipe
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This Columbia River Clay Elbow Pipe measures approximately 1 1/2 x 3 inches. The stem has a piece missing. It possibly was longer. Shipping: 14.50
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Estimates : 55.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Oil on Canvas Painting15 - Oil on Canvas Painting
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1950's Oil on Canvas Painting measuring 4 x 6 inches. It is possibly Sioux and is in good condition. It depicts a plains Indian Scene. Shippi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to azariahmyl.. for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Beaded Moccasins16 - Beaded Moccasins
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Very nice beaded moccasins believed to be dated around 1950's. They are made from horse hide and glass beads and measure 11 x 4 x 3 1/2 inches. ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Two Antique Mexican Spurs17 - Two Antique Mexican Spurs
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Two Antique Mexican Spurs with frame. The information on the back of the frame states found near Gila Bend, Arizona. These items are from a physicians
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Santo Domingo Bowl18 - Santo Domingo Bowl
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Santo Domingo Bowl made of clay and paint. Item measures 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 . Condition: There are minor nicks and scuffs. Shipping $22.00 Requires double-
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Authentic Santo Domingo Pottery19 - Authentic Santo Domingo Pottery
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1940s Authentic Santo Domingo Pottery made of clay and paint, measures 5" x 5.5". Santo Domingo, New Mexico. Features bird figures. Condit...
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Start Price : 110.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Santa Domingo Bird Pot20 - Santa Domingo Bird Pot
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Nice Santa Domingo jar with birds from the 1940's. This pot has some minor smudges and wear. The item measures 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Shipping: $20
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Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Steatite Stone Totem Pole21 - Steatite Stone Totem Pole
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Steatite Stone Totem Pole from the 1900's. This Item from the Haida in Canada measures 6 x 2 x 2 inches. There are minor nicks. Please observe...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Catlinite Pipe with Beaded Stem- Numbered and signed22 - Catlinite Pipe with Beaded Stem- Numbered and signed
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This is dated approximately 1994 and is a Catlinite Bowl with wood stem. The Stem measures 23 1/2 x 1/2 inches and the Bowl measures 2 x 1 1/2 inches
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Estimates : 150.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Eskimo Stone Carving23 - Eskimo Stone Carving
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1960s Eskimo Stone Carving made of steatite and measures 8" x 5" x 2". Signed Eskimo Made, Ben Sail Evanan (?). Condition: Has damage...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Painted Steer Skull24 - Painted Steer Skull
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1970's painted steer skull with turquoise, feathers, paint and cow bone, possibly Apache Decorations. Conditions: There are some chips and crack...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Cheyenne Beaded Cradle Bonnet25 - Cheyenne Beaded Cradle Bonnet
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Cheyenne Beaded Cradle Bonnet. Circa 1950s. Made of silk and glass beads. Measures 18" x 8" x 7.5". Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA. Classic C...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 475.00
Sold to Sealsquaw for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Authentic Acoma New Mexico Pottery26 - Authentic Acoma New Mexico Pottery
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1940s Authentic Acoma New Mexico Pottery made of clay and paint. Item measures 8.5" x 5.5" and is Acoma, from Central New Mexico. Attracti...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to spiritline.. for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Collection of Six Native American Bolo Ties27 - Collection of Six Native American Bolo Ties
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This collection consists of six native American Bolo Ties from the 1950's. Most are about 36 inches long with bolos 3 to 1 inch each. These all ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Antique Beaded Deerhide Moccasins28 - Antique Beaded Deerhide Moccasins
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1900s Antique Beaded Deerhide Moccasins. The moccasins are made of deerhide and faceted glass beads and measure about 8" x 2.5" x 3"....
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Estimates : 150.00 - 280.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Grooved Stone Axe29 - Grooved Stone Axe
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Great Grooved Stone Ax over 1000 years old. The item is basalt and measures 7 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches. There are minor nicks. Shipping: $20.00
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Bi-Concave Stirrup Style Pestle30 - Bi-Concave Stirrup Style Pestle
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Unusual Bi-Concave stirrup style pestle made from basalt. Item is believed to be Makah, Washington. It measures 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 inches. There is
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Lapis and Silver with Glass Beads Belt31 - Lapis and Silver with Glass Beads Belt
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Great Belt with silver drops and matching Lapis stones. The belt has a cloth backing. The Belt without ties measures 29x 1 1/4 inches. The total le
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Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Pendant - No Chain32 - Pendant - No Chain
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Silver alloy with red and green stones. This decorative pendant features silver composite material with green and red stones with an engraved design.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to ggblonde for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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1920's Pair of Skookum Dolls33 - 1920's Pair of Skookum Dolls
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These Skookum dolls measure approximately 16 inches tall. The Navajo male and female dolls have braided hair and are both wearing blankets. The fema
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to risinsun for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Sterling silver with coral and turquoise watch bracelet and Silver Dollar34 - Sterling silver with coral and turquoise watch bracelet and Silver Dollar
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This 1940's signed watch bracelet has two matching coral stones and four possibly Bisbee turquoise stones. Weight is 156 grams. Please look at...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Large Frame of arrowheads and beads35 - Large Frame of arrowheads and beads
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Large Frame of Columbia River Items. The points are about 1 inch and the largest bead is approximately 2 inches. There are some minor nicks and scra
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Bell Pestle from Northern California36 - Bell Pestle from Northern California
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Great Bell Pestle prehistoric and made from basalt. The item is 6 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2. There is some wear with chips and scrapes. Shipping $14.00
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Estimates : 75.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Unfinished Donut Stone37 - Unfinished Donut Stone
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Prehistoric basalt unfinished donut stone measuring approximately 4 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches. There are minor chips and scrapers. This item appears to be
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Large Discoidal Game Stone38 - Large Discoidal Game Stone
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This large discoidal game stone is made from tan granite and measures 4 x 4 inches. There are minor scrapes and scuffs on this Southern California it
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Bureau of American Ethnology 1929/1930 Book39 - Bureau of American Ethnology 1929/1930 Book
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Rare Book by A.M. Brookings from Bureau of American Ethnology. There is some wear but overall good condition. Very Good data on Southwest Masks. Sh
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Knob Top Pestle40 - Knob Top Pestle
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This Salish knob top pestle is approximately 100 years old and made from Basalt. The item measures 8 x 2 x 2 inches. Shipping: $20.00
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Estimates : 35.00 - 250.00
Sold to cindyklein for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Zuni Bolo Tie41 - Zuni Bolo Tie
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1940s Zuni Sterling Silver Bolo Tie. Circa 1940s. Made of jet, mother of pearl, turquoise, coral, sterling silver, leather, alloy tips and possible sh
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to Daniel.sager for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar42 - Morgan Silver Dollar
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Morgan Silver Dollar from 1881 with no mint mark. Made of coin silver and measures 1.5" x 1/8". Good collector's coin. Condition: Old,...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar43 - Morgan Silver Dollar
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Morgan Silver Dollar from 1901. Made of coin silver and measuring 1.5" x 1/8". Good old western silver dollar relic. Condition: Well worn,...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 70.00
 
 
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Navajo Saddle Blanket w/Guatemalan Textile44 - Navajo Saddle Blanket w/Guatemalan Textile
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Navajo Saddle Blanket w/Guatemalan Textile. Navajo weaving is from the 1920s, Guatemalan textile from the 1960s. Navajo weaving made of wool, Guatemal
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Estimates : 40.00 - 120.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Large Bear Fetish Necklace45 - Large Bear Fetish Necklace
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Beautiful Fetish necklace with bears. Bears are made from Jet, Turquoise, Mother of pearl and petrified wood, and possibly red jasper. These carved be
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Columbia River and Points and Crescent46 - Columbia River and Points and Crescent
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Prehistoric chert and agate Columbia River items possibly Salish. There are minor nicks and scrapes. Measurement crescent 2 1/8 x 3/4 inches. Point
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Columbia River and Points and Crescent47 - Columbia River and Points and Crescent
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Columbia River Points and Crescents. The Crescent is 1 3/4 inches, the points are 3/4 inches. The chert is black and which and items are prehistoric
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Large Marble Collection48 - Large Marble Collection
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Marble Collection from 1945 era. The glass marbles are 5/8, 1, 1/4 inches. There are lots of marbles and the entire collection weighs approximatley
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to derekUVJ for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Original Oil Painting49 - Original Oil Painting
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1960's original oil painting with oak frame. Item measures 16x20 inches and is titled "Smell Your Coffee" by Buck Hensley, San Diego, ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to azariahmyl.. for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Concave Base Pestle50 - Concave Base Pestle
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This basalt concave base pestle is approximately 1000 years old. It is from the Columbia River area and made from Basalt. The item measures 5 1/2 x
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Estimates : 70.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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