Native American, Tribal & Old West Artifacts

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This auction consists of Native American baskets and beadwork, jewelry, kachinas, original paintings and prints, weavings, and some Pre-Columbian artifacts. Also included are some African items; plus weapons, beads and other treasures. Other Prehistoric items including stone artifacts such as arrowheads, axes, and knives. Also included are some Anazasi and Casas Grande pottery. All prehistoric pottery and artifacts were taken from private land legally, without breaking any state or federal laws.

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Old Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bolo Tie1 - Old Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bolo Tie
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Old Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bolo Tie believed to be from the 1940's. The total weight is approx. 49 grams. The tie is 19 inches l...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Small Northwest Coast Totem2 - Small Northwest Coast Totem
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Northwest Coast Small totem pole, measuring 8 1/2 x 7 x 3 inches. This item is made from cedar and paint. The item is signed. Condition: Worn with
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Prehistoric Stone Pestle3 - Prehistoric Stone Pestle
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Prehistoric Stone Pestle made of Basalt measuring 7 x 2 1/2 inches. This item is from Santa Barbara County, California. Symmetrical pestle, bat shape
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Beaded Deerskin Moccasins4 - Beaded Deerskin Moccasins
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This is a pair of very nicely beaded moccasins believed to be made around 1950's. They are made from horsehide and glass beads. The moccasins me...
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Start Price : 170.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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2 Old Native American Clay Pipes5 - 2 Old Native American Clay Pipes
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2 Old Native American Clay Pipes. Both pipes are from the 1700s and made of clay. The larger pipe is from the Columbia River, measuring 1.5" x ...
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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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Navajo Polychrome Engraved Pot6 - Navajo Polychrome Engraved Pot
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Very unusual shape for this Navajo, New Mexico pottery item. This item measures 8 x 7 inches with an opening of 2 1/2 inches at the top. The usual s
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 225.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Acoma Polychrome Owl7 - Acoma Polychrome Owl
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Acoma Polychrome Owl from the 1960's measuring 2 1/2 x3 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches. Item signed J Leno, Acoma, N. Mex. Note the holes in the beak so t...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 165.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Sterling Silver, Turquoise & Coral Necklace & Earrings8 - Sterling Silver, Turquoise & Coral Necklace & Earrings
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This jewelry set of necklace and earrings is from the 1940s. It is made of sterling silver, coral, turquoise and alpaca/german silver clasps on earrin
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Mexican Sterling Silver and Turquoise Buckle9 - Mexican Sterling Silver and Turquoise Buckle
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Mexican Sterling Silver and Turquoise Buckle, circa 1940s. Item weighs approx. 58 .5 grams and measures approx. 4 x 2.25 x 0.25 inches. The item is f
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to RangerPride for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Fine Saltillo Mexican Weaving10 - Fine Saltillo Mexican Weaving
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Fine Saltillo Mexican Weaving from the 1950s. Made of wool and cotton, measuring 90" x 38". The saltillo is from central Mexico; item is m...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Antique Childs Gloves and Button Shoes11 - Antique Childs Gloves and Button Shoes
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Late 1800's these items are well worn, please see pictures. The gloves are 5.5x 2 inches and mittens are 4.5x2.5 inches. The Boots measures 5 ...
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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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Old Bolo Tie from the 1940s12 - Old Bolo Tie from the 1940s
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The bolo measures 19" with the medallion measuring 2 x 2 1/2 inches. This Navajo item is very old, note the drops and great patina. There is j...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Three Stone Game Balls13 - Three Stone Game Balls
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Three Stone Game Balls. These items are Pre-Columbian onyx stone game balls which are 3 inches in diameter. They were found in Brazil all together. Co
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Two Antique Mexican Spurs w/Frame14 - Two Antique Mexican Spurs w/Frame
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Two Antique Mexican Spurs with frame. The information on the back of the frame states the items were found near Gila Bend, Arizona. These items are fr
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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19th Century Military Horn15 - 19th Century Military Horn
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19th Century Military Horn. From the 1800s. Made of brass and measures 15" x 6.5" x 5". From the southwest of the USA. Condition: Hea...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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North African Goat Skin Bag16 - North African Goat Skin Bag
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African Bag made from an entire goat skin. The bag is possibly the 1980's and measures 26x14x10 inches. This North African item is possibly fr...
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Estimates : 225.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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African Collection17 - African Collection
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This small group of African items include a colorful wood bow measuring 70" x 2.5", a frame of stone points which measure 1/2" to 2&q...
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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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Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Cuff18 - Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Cuff
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Sterling Silver Navajo Cuff with Turquoise signed by IKEE, circa 1950s. Measurements are 2.5 x 2 x 0.25 inches. There is a 1 inch opening. Weight is
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Zuni Sterling Silver Bolo Tie19 - Zuni Sterling Silver Bolo Tie
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Great Zuni Bolo Tie with Mother of Pearl, Coral, jet and turquoise. Item is well worn with nice patina. See images. This nice inlaid bolo tie has a
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Estimates : 100.00 - 225.00
Sold to alacrity for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Vintage Hudson Bay Blanket20 - Vintage Hudson Bay Blanket
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Vintage Hudson Bay Blanket, circa 1920s-30s. Made of wool and measuring 74" x 62". Made in England, see tag. Blanket has the 3 bars design...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Maria Adelicia Pottery Turtle21 - Maria Adelicia Pottery Turtle
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This Maria Adelcia Pottery Turtle is from the 2000's >it is from the San Juan Pueblo and measures 5x3.5 x 2 inches. Great black ware potter...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Rare Glass Tube Necklace22 - Rare Glass Tube Necklace
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This glass tube bead necklace from the mid-19th century. As worn, the item is 19" long and believed to be from Washington. This unusual item i...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Four Stone Game Balls23 - Four Stone Game Balls
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Four Stone Game Balls. These items are Pre-Columbian onyx stone game balls which are at least 3 inches in diameter. They were found in Brazil all toge
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Frame of Texas Flint24 - Frame of Texas Flint
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Frame of Texas Flint; Paleo to Historic period. Items are Comanche and made from chert. They measure 1 1/2 inches to 9 inches. Frame is included. Con
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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1850s Iroquois Beaded Bag25 - 1850s Iroquois Beaded Bag
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1850s Iroquois Beaded Bag. Made of cloth and glass beads. Measures approx. 6.5" x 6" x 0.5". From Illinois, USA. Item has been adorne...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Navajo Polychrome Engraved Olla26 - Navajo Polychrome Engraved Olla
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This Polychrome olla is from the 1980's and is signed by V. King. It is in very good condition with fine engraving and paint. The item measure...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Sterling Silver & Turquoise Jewelry27 - Sterling Silver & Turquoise Jewelry
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Sterling Silver & Turquoise Jewelry, 1950s, modern. The bear claw is a pin or pendant, measuring 1" x 1.25", the wolf pin measures 1&q...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Beaded Necklace with Pendant28 - Beaded Necklace with Pendant
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Beaded Necklace with Pendant from the 1950s; made of leather and glass beads. This item is Cherokee, from Oklahoma. Very nice patina; however, some b
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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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Heavy Sterling Silver Cuff & Clay Necklace29 - Heavy Sterling Silver Cuff & Clay Necklace
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Heavy Sterling Silver Cuff with great design, possibly from the 1940's. The necklace is from the 1980's and measures approximately 11 inche...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Black & Blue Riding Chaps30 - Black & Blue Riding Chaps
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Black & Blue Riding Chaps, circa 1980s. Made of cowhide and metal conchos. Chaps measure 39" long and the legs are 10" wide. Made in U...
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Start Price : 110.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Maria Adelicia Pottery Turtle31 - Maria Adelicia Pottery Turtle
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This signed piece is from approximately 2000 and measures 3 x 2 x 1.5 inches. It is signed MA '01. This item is from San Juan Pueblo is very ...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Watch w/Native American Gemstone Work32 - Watch w/Native American Gemstone Work
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Watch w/Native American Gemstone Work. Modern. Made of stainless steel, gold plate has worn off, gemstones. One size fits all. Some stone-to-stone set
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Collection of Spanish Pirate Treasure Items33 - Collection of Spanish Pirate Treasure Items
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Collection of Spanish Pirate Treasure items from the 1600's to 1700's. The items are a clay pipe measuring six inches; Iron spike measuring...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 350.00
Sold to jerome8469 for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Painted Steer Skull34 - 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 (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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NWC Canoe Paddle35 - NWC Canoe Paddle
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1990s NWC Canoe Paddle made from cedar, paint, beads and glass. Item measures 55" x 4" x 1.25". Great color on this wonderfully craft...
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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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Enrique Ledesma Taxco Sterling & Azurite CuffLinks36 - Enrique Ledesma Taxco Sterling & Azurite CuffLinks
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Enrique Ledesma Taxco Sterling Cuff Links. Circa 1950s. Made of azurite and sterling silver. Each measures 1" x 1" x 0.5" and weigh 1...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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2 Sterling Silver Cuffs37 - 2 Sterling Silver Cuffs
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2 Sterling Silver Cuffs, circa 1960s. One cuff appears to be signed A. Begay, it measures 2.5" x 2" x 0.25", has stamping throughout ...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Anasazi Corrugated Bowl38 - Anasazi Corrugated Bowl
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Anasazi Corrugated Bowl. Made of clay, this item measures 6 x 3 1/2 inches. Four corners area of the southwestern United States. Condition: This item
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise and Coral Bolo Tie39 - Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise and Coral Bolo Tie
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Great Navajo SS, turquoise and coral bolo tie from the 1950's. This item has a very nice patina on the bolo. See images. The drops may not be...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Walrus Bone Cribbage Board40 - Walrus Bone Cribbage Board
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Walrus Bone Cribbage Board, carved in the 1940s. Made of walrus bone and glass eyes. Item measures 9.5" x 7" x 4", from western Alask...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Rare Isiah L. Jefferson Fisherman Ship Diagram on Slate41 - Rare Isiah L. Jefferson Fisherman Ship Diagram on Slate
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This is an uncommon etched slate of a Fisherman's Ship Diagram. Great for a nautical or American Folk Art Collection. It is from 1920's to ...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Original Oil on Canvas Signed Holden Nez42 - Original Oil on Canvas Signed Holden Nez
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Original Oil on Canvas. Item is signed by the artist, Holden Nez and dated "87." Navajo item. The painting features a painted olla, a trad...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to uglyotter for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Arizona Stone Mano and Metate43 - Arizona Stone Mano and Metate
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Great Anasazi Arizona metate and mano made from basalt. The metate is 6 x 7 x 4 inches and the mano is 6 x 3 x 2 inches. This item is from the Four Co
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Estimates : 25.00 - 100.00
Sold to poconorelics for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Rare Black Chevron Trade Beads44 - Rare Black Chevron Trade Beads
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Rare Black Chevron Trade Beads, c. 1850s. Made of glass and measures from 1" x 1" - 1" x 1.25", approx. 3" around. Made in ...
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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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Alaskan Jade Bolo Tie45 - Alaskan Jade Bolo Tie
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Alaskan Jade Bolo Tie. Circa 1930s. Made of fully translucent jade, leather cord, and sterling silver. The cord measures 18" as worn, the jade ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Large Mexican Ceramic Duck46 - Large Mexican Ceramic Duck
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This duck is estimated to be from the 1960's and measures 16 x 9 x 7 inches. It is from Mexico City and is very nicely painted with tiny flower...
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Estimates : 135.00 - 275.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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2 Mexican Bolo Ties47 - 2 Mexican Bolo Ties
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2 Mexican Bolo Ties, circa 1980s. Made of leather, metal, and what appear to be turquoise and coral chips. Both ties measure 18" long. Not ster...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (5.00 + 1.00) x 1 = 6.00
 
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Sterling Silver and Turquoise Buckle48 - Sterling Silver and Turquoise Buckle
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1920's Navajo Sterling Silver and turquoise Belt Buckle from the 1920's. This item measures 3 x 2 x 2 inches and is signed J.S. and marked ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Beaded Necklace and Pendant49 - Beaded Necklace and Pendant
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Beaded Necklace and Pendant from 1980's; made from glass beads, string, and leather back. Nice condition, like new, see images. This floral de...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Two Antique Western Spurs50 - Two Antique Western Spurs
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Two Antique Western Spurs, circa 1850s. Made of steel and measuring each about 6" x 4". From the American southwest. Smaller one is "...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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