3rd Annual Montana Big Chief Auction

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Welcome to our 3rd Annual Big Chief Sale. This three day Auction has over 3000 lots to choose from.

Day 1:
Native American Indian Jewelry, Trade Beads, Western History Books, Fishing Collectables, Chainsaws, Coins, Railroad History Archive, Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, Pocket Watches, Paintings, Sketches, Bronzes, Nikon Camera Collection, Coca Cola Collectables, Beer Signs, Stamped Envelope Collection and much more.

Day 2:
Indian Artifacts from all form and function: Baskets, Pots, Arrowheads, Dolls, Beadwork, Navajo Rugs, Blankets, Textiles, Stone Tools, Kachinas, Paintings, Trade Beads, Navajo and Zuni Jewelry, Squash Blossoms, Rare Milton Bradley Human Anatomical Pull Down Charts from 1886, A White Buffalo Medicine Calf, A Sterling Silver Presentation Box from the SS Great Eastern, Charles H Hart Penguin, Taxidermy Furs.

Day 3: Our Military Sale
Over 600 Lots of Military Surplus and Historical Artifacts. From common to Museum Quality.

Artwork: James Lee Colt, Earle Heikka, Taylor Lynde, Jay Jung, Jose Trujillo, Leonard Reedy, Robert Morgan, Joe Halko, Larry Pirnie, Leo Beaulaurier, Ron Jenkins, James Henderson, Johhn William Hilton, Bill Shaddix, Robert Wagoner, Ace Powell, Hendrik Johannes Haverman, just to name a few.

Featured Collections Include

Dr. Harley Niblack Furniture
Frontier Medicine and Surgery Sets
The Milton Bradley Anatomical Charts
Coca Cola: The Continuation of the Anderson Collection.
The Allard Auction Indian Collection
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Woody Crumbo Last Sunset Taos Indian Serigraph51 - Woody Crumbo Last Sunset Taos Indian Serigraph
Davis Brothers Auction
24 3/4" by 28 5/8" framed. Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Crumbo (January 21, 1912—April 4, 1989) (Potawatomi) was an artist, Nati...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 17.50) = 87.50
 
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Ron Toahani Jackson Indian Watercolor Painting52 - Ron Toahani Jackson Indian Watercolor Painting
Davis Brothers Auction
24 1/8" by 30 1/4" framed. Ron Jackson (Born 1958) is known for Native American painting. Allard Auction Collection Inv: LEF 47297
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (45.00 + 11.25) = 56.25
 
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William Acheff Eagle Spirit Print53 - William Acheff Eagle Spirit Print
Davis Brothers Auction
1985 Taos Spring Celebration Print. Signed and numbered. 22 5/8" by 31" framed. Allard Auction Collection Inv: HOP 44352
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Estimate : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (50.00) = 50.00
 
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Hugh Cabot Apache Indian Warrior Charcoal Drawing54 - Hugh Cabot Apache Indian Warrior Charcoal Drawing
Davis Brothers Auction
24 1/2" by 30 1/2" framed. Hugh Cabot (1930 - 2005) was active/lived in Arizona, Massachusetts. Hugh Cabot is known for Frontier genre, il...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (80.00) = 80.00
 
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Hugh Cabot Indian Warrior Charcoal Drawing55 - Hugh Cabot Indian Warrior Charcoal Drawing
Davis Brothers Auction
23 3/4" by 28" framed. Hugh Cabot (1930 - 2005) was active/lived in Arizona, Massachusetts. Hugh Cabot is known for Frontier genre, illust...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (75.00) = 75.00
 
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Ancient Mimbres Pottery Indian Pot Vessel56 - Ancient Mimbres Pottery Indian Pot Vessel
Davis Brothers Auction
8 3/4" tall, 8 1/8" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX 582
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (75.00) = 75.00
 
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Hopi Indian Kachina Doll57 - Hopi Indian Kachina Doll
Davis Brothers Auction
11 1/4" tall. Sold as-is. Signed W. Preston Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAP 28482
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (95.00) = 95.00
 
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Columbia River Indian Artifact Stone Axe58 - Columbia River Indian Artifact Stone Axe
Davis Brothers Auction
5 7/8" long, 2 7/8" wide. Allard Auction Collection Inv: WED
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (50.00) = 50.00
 
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Native American Indian Alabaster Buffalo Carving59 - Native American Indian Alabaster Buffalo Carving
Davis Brothers Auction
5 1/4" long, 3 5/8" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: CHR 14142
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (35.00) = 35.00
 
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Native American Indian Buffalo Soapstone Carving60 - Native American Indian Buffalo Soapstone Carving
Davis Brothers Auction
Signed N.G. Charley. 11 1/4" long, 7 3/8" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: CHR 14141
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Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (140.00) = 140.00
 
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Boma Argillite Reproduction Totem Pole61 - Boma Argillite Reproduction Totem Pole
Davis Brothers Auction
Reproduction made from resin. 7 5/8" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Donald Polland Calf Roper Cowboy Bronze62 - Donald Polland Calf Roper Cowboy Bronze
Davis Brothers Auction
14" long, 4 5/8" tall. Donald Jack Polland (1932 - 2003) was active/lived in Arizona, California. Donald Polland is known for Sculptor-min...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (90.00) = 90.00
 
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Contemporary Northwest Coast Haida Beaver Rattle63 - Contemporary Northwest Coast Haida Beaver Rattle
Davis Brothers Auction
14" long. 7 3/8" wide. Late 20th Century. Unsigned. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AXS
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (140.00) = 140.00
 
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Collection of Native American Indian Made Clothing64 - Collection of Native American Indian Made Clothing
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12979
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Native American Indian Gourd Shaped Seed Pot66 - Native American Indian Gourd Shaped Seed Pot
Davis Brothers Auction
2 1/4" diameter, 1 3/4" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: NO TAG
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Native American Indian Pine Needle Basket67 - Native American Indian Pine Needle Basket
Davis Brothers Auction
6 1/2" tall, 8" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KHQ
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (65.00) = 65.00
 
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Cherokee Native American Indian Basket68 - Cherokee Native American Indian Basket
Davis Brothers Auction
10 1/2" tall, 12 3/8" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KHQ
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Walapai Hualapai Native American Indian Basket69 - Walapai Hualapai Native American Indian Basket
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old basket with trading post tag. 6 3/4" tall, 10" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KHQ
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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Nambe Micaceous Jar Native American Indian Pot70 - Nambe Micaceous Jar Native American Indian Pot
Davis Brothers Auction
10 3/4" diameter. 8 3/8" tall. Hole in the side of the jar. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAP 28178
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Miwok Native American Indian Digging Stick71 - Miwok Native American Indian Digging Stick
Davis Brothers Auction
31 1/8" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: NO TAG
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Northwest Coast Native American Indian Style Mask72 - Northwest Coast Native American Indian Style Mask
Davis Brothers Auction
24" diameter. I don't believe this to be native made. It is very contemporary, and appears to be made from non native woods. Allard Auction...
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Native American Indian Talking Stick73 - Native American Indian Talking Stick
Davis Brothers Auction
Appears to have some age. Unsure as to tribal affiliation. 38" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: NO TAG
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (50.00) = 50.00
 
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Apache Native American Indian Burden Basket74 - Apache Native American Indian Burden Basket
Davis Brothers Auction
9 3/4" diameter. Basket with no fringe is 7 1/2" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: IRM
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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Apache Native American Indian Burden Basket75 - Apache Native American Indian Burden Basket
Davis Brothers Auction
11" diameter. Basket with no fringe is 7 1/8" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: WAE 19261
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (50.00) = 50.00
 
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Buffalo Dreamer Native American Indian Sculpture76 - Buffalo Dreamer Native American Indian Sculpture
Davis Brothers Auction
7 7/8" tall, 9 1/4" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: WED
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (25.00) = 25.00
 
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Nicholas Quezada Casas Grandes Mata Ortiz Pot77 - Nicholas Quezada Casas Grandes Mata Ortiz Pot
Davis Brothers Auction
10" diameter, 7 3/8" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAC 27883
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (120.00) = 120.00
 
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Ancient Anasazi Indian Decorated Pot Bowl78 - Ancient Anasazi Indian Decorated Pot Bowl
Davis Brothers Auction
Has been put back together as shown. Just under 9 1/2" diameter, 3" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: LCHT 50637
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (475.00) = 475.00
 
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Montana River Found Ancient Buffalo Skull80 - Montana River Found Ancient Buffalo Skull
Davis Brothers Auction
These skulls used to be found on the banks of the rivers in spring. They have mineralized from being buried. Unusual piece of western history. 24&qu...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (140.00) = 140.00
 
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A History of Pharmacy in Pictures81 - A History of Pharmacy in Pictures
Davis Brothers Auction
Print set published by Parke Davis Drug Company. 17 1/2" by 21 1/8" each. Total of 43. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Native American Indian Buckskin Moccasins82 - Native American Indian Buckskin Moccasins
Davis Brothers Auction
10 3/8" long, 3 3/4" wide. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX 930
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (90.00) = 90.00
 
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Plains Native American Indian Baby Moccasins83 - Plains Native American Indian Baby Moccasins
Davis Brothers Auction
4" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: ZUR 43469
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (35.00) = 35.00
 
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Sioux Native American Indian Moccasins84 - Sioux Native American Indian Moccasins
Davis Brothers Auction
Second half of the 20th Century. 7 3/4" long, 3 1/8" wide. Allard Auction Collection Inv: CHR 17244
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (65.00) = 65.00
 
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Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points85 - Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice large grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAC 27872
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (55.00) = 55.00
 
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Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points86 - Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice large grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAC 27875
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (50.00) = 50.00
 
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Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points87 - Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice large grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AXS
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (50.00) = 50.00
 
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Large Obsidian Native American Indian Arrowhead88 - Large Obsidian Native American Indian Arrowhead
Davis Brothers Auction
5 1/4" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: NO TAG
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (95.00) = 95.00
 
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Group of Obsidian Arrowheads89 - Group of Obsidian Arrowheads
Davis Brothers Auction
5 1/2" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: ZUR 43619
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points90 - Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice large grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAC 27880
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (75.00) = 75.00
 
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Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points91 - Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAC 27881
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points92 - Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAC 27879
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Native American Indian Obsidian Arrowheads93 - Native American Indian Obsidian Arrowheads
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12906
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (40.00) = 40.00
 
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Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points and Shards94 - Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points and Shards
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice large grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: kac 27882
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Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (25.00) = 25.00
 
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Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points95 - Collection of Ancient Indian Arrowhead Points
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12881
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (85.00) = 85.00
 
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Native American Indian Wood Pipe96 - Native American Indian Wood Pipe
Davis Brothers Auction
Unknown tribal affiliation. May also be South American. 14 5/8" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: WED
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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Native American Indian Deer Antler Pipe97 - Native American Indian Deer Antler Pipe
Davis Brothers Auction
13" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: WED
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (35.00) = 35.00
 
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Plains Native American Indian Wood War Club98 - Plains Native American Indian Wood War Club
Davis Brothers Auction
19" long. Second half of the 20th Century. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12858
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Plains Native American Indian War Shield99 - Plains Native American Indian War Shield
Davis Brothers Auction
Dated 2005. Signed on back. 15 1/4" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: CHR 21005
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (30.00) = 30.00
 
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Harvey Jackson Haida Northwest Coast Carving100 - Harvey Jackson Haida Northwest Coast Carving
Davis Brothers Auction
Signed on the back. Eagle. Carved by Harvey Jackson Kitkatla British Columbia. 5 3/8" by 10". Allard Auction Collection Inv: RBW 41747
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Haida Northwest Coast Indian Wood Carving101 - Haida Northwest Coast Indian Wood Carving
Davis Brothers Auction
Signed on the back. Signature is obscured by hanger. First name appears to be Ned. 10" long, 3" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: RBW 4...
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (35.00) = 35.00
 
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Plains Native American Indian Shaman Rattle102 - Plains Native American Indian Shaman Rattle
Davis Brothers Auction
Made from dew claws. 18 1/4" long. Second half of the 20th Century. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12847
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (150.00) = 150.00
 
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