A Native American & Tribal Winter

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This auction contains Native American artifacts such as Navajo weavings, Pre-Columbian artifacts, and other pre-historic items such as arrowheads and other stone tools. We have featured a grouping of Polynesian and Melanesian artifacts, stone items, and other Pacific Rim artifacts. This catalog also includes Native American and Mexican jewelry from the 20th century.
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Note: All prehistoric pottery and artifacts were taken from private land legally, without breaking any state or federal laws.
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Havasupai Basket101 - Havasupai Basket
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Havasupai Basket, circa 1890s. Made of willow, the item is 11" x 12" x 8". Grand Canyon, Arizona. Pedestal basket. Condition: Some mi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Pre-Columbian Stirrup Pot102 - Pre-Columbian Stirrup Pot
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Pre-Columbian Stirrup Pot, circa 1000 A.D. Made of clay and paint, the item is 6" x 4" x 7", from South America. Effigy figures and e...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Taxco Sterling Silver Pin103 - Taxco Sterling Silver Pin
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Taxco Sterling Silver Pin, circa 1960s. Made of sterling silver and resin, the item measures 1.75" x 2" and weighs 15 grams. Taxco, Mexico...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Papua New Guinea Inlaid Mask w/Helm COA104 - Papua New Guinea Inlaid Mask w/Helm COA
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Papua New Guinea Inlaid Mask, circa WWII. Made of wood, mud, cowry shells, the item measures 12.5" x 24" x 10.5". PNG. Fancy mask, br...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Old African Mask105 - Old African Mask
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Old African Mask, early 20th century. Made of wood and measuring 13" x 8" x 6". Punu tribe. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Fine Maidu Basket106 - Fine Maidu Basket
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Fine Maidu Basket, circa 1890s. Made of red bud and sumac, the item is 21.5" x 22" x 6". Maidu, Northeastern California. Museum quali...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to f***r for (2,800.00 + 616.00) x 1 = 3,416.00
 
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Northern California Obsidian Points107 - Northern California Obsidian Points
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Northern California Obsidian Points, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian and black chert, the items range from 1" to 2". Humboldt County,...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Large Polynesian Coconut Husking Stool w/Helm COA108 - Large Polynesian Coconut Husking Stool w/Helm COA
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Large Polynesian Coconut Husking Stool, circa WWII. Made of hardwood and cane ties, the item is 36" long x 13.5" x 17". New Britain. ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (750.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 915.00
 
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Old African Mask109 - Old African Mask
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Old African Mask, circa 1940s. Made of wood and paint, the item is 22" x 7.5" x 5". Nigeria. Nice carving, good patina. Condition: Go...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Mexican Mixed Metal Pendant110 - Mexican Mixed Metal Pendant
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Mexican Mixed Metal Pendant, circa 1940s. Made of sterling silver, brass, copper and stonework, the item is 1" x 1" and weighs 4.3 grams. ...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Old Stone Buddah111 - Old Stone Buddah
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Old Stone Buddah, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item is 5" x 3" x 6". Found in Hawaii. Note the detailed carving on figure. ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Collection of New Mexico Points112 - Collection of New Mexico Points
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Collection of New Mexico Points, paleo to historic periods. Made of alibaster, chert and flint, the items are 1" to 2.5". Eastern New Mexi...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Indian Silver & Faceted Bead Necklace113 - Indian Silver & Faceted Bead Necklace
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Indian Silver & Faceted Bead Necklace, circa 1930s. Made of silver and faceted synthetic beads, the item's pendant measures 1 7/8" x 1 ...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 75.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Large Basket of Tribal Baskets114 - Large Basket of Tribal Baskets
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Large Basket of Tribal Baskets, modern items. Made of wood, vines and grass, the smallest is 5" and the largest is 20". Various tribes, Na...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Collection of Hamilton Points115 - Collection of Hamilton Points
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Collection of Hamilton Points, pre-historic items. Made of chert, flint and quartz, the items measure from 1/4" to 1". From Alabama. 150 p...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Antler Cribbage Board116 - Antler Cribbage Board
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Antler Cribbage Board, circa 1940s. Made of elk antler, the board measures 18.75" x 14" x 2". Alaska. Nice cribbage board. Condition:...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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White Bamboo Coral Effigy Snuff Bottle117 - White Bamboo Coral Effigy Snuff Bottle
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White Bamboo Coral Effigy Snuff Bottle, Ming dynasty. Made of coral, the item is 1" x 1.75" x 3". Chinese. Condition: Nice sculpture....
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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California Basketry Cradleboard118 - California Basketry Cradleboard
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California Basketry Cradleboard, circa 1900. Made of willow, bark and string, the item is 12" x 29.5" x 12". Mono tribe, Eastern Cali...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Eskimo Toy Boat119 - Eskimo Toy Boat
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Eskimo Toy Boat, circa 1920s. Made of baleen and horn, the item is 8.5" x 3.75" x 8". Alaska. Boat with sails and rudder! Condition: ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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1882 Pump Drill120 - 1882 Pump Drill
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1882 Pump Drill, made of wood, steel and brass, the item is 18.5" x 2.5" x 2.5". Phil'a, PA, USA. A.H. Reid, patented Dec. 18, 18...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Authentic Pre-Columbian Relics121 - Authentic Pre-Columbian Relics
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Authentic Pre-Columbian Relics, circa 1000 years old. Made of ceramic and flint, the items are 2.5" to 3.5" long. Possibly Mayan or Mixtec...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to p********e.. for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Large Hupa Treasure Blade122 - Large Hupa Treasure Blade
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Large Hupa Treasure Blade, circa 1880s. Made of obsidian, the item measures about 9.5" x 2.5" x 1.5". From San Francisco, California....
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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US Army Saddle Bags123 - US Army Saddle Bags
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US Army Saddle Bags, circa 1900. Made of leather, the bags measure roughly 22" x 15" x 5". US Army, California. Inside bag there is a...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Relics Collection124 - Pre-Columbian Relics Collection
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Pre-Columbian Relics Collection, pre-historic items. Made of clay and obsidian, the items measure from 1" to 3.5" long. Mayan. Frame not i...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Frame of Pre-Columbian Relics125 - Frame of Pre-Columbian Relics
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Frame of Pre-Columbian Relics, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian, the items measure from 1.5" to 4.5" long. Colima, Mexico. Frame not i...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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Mayan Eccentric126 - Mayan Eccentric
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Mayan Eccentric, circa 1500 years old. Made of flint, the item measures 2 7/16" x 2 9/16". From Guatemala. Papered by Bill Jackson. Frame ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Collection of Civil War Medals & Buttons in Box127 - Collection of Civil War Medals & Buttons in Box
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Collection of Civil War Medals & Buttons in Box, circa 1860s-1880s. Made of ribbon, brass, iron and paint, the box itself measures 6.5" x 5...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Full Groove Tomahawk Head128 - Full Groove Tomahawk Head
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Full Groove Tomahawk Head, early historic period. Made of sandstone, the item measures 5" x 4.25" X 2". From Colorado. Probably a dan...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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San Diego Artifact Collection129 - San Diego Artifact Collection
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San Diego Artifact Collection, pre-historic items. Made of clay and stone, the items measure from 3.5" to 4". Alpine, San Diego County, Ca...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Collection of Oregon Artifacts130 - Collection of Oregon Artifacts
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Collection of Oregon Artifacts, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian, the items measure from 1.25" to 2.25" long. Klamath Falls, Oregon. N...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Fancy Machete & Scabbard131 - Fancy Machete & Scabbard
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Fancy Machete & Scabbard, circa 1940s. Made of leather and steel, the item is 24.5" x 3.5". Mexico. Very sharp. Condition: Good, see i...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Fossil Bone Maskette132 - Fossil Bone Maskette
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Fossil Bone Maskette, circa 1800s. Made of fossilized bone, the item is 4" x 2.75" x 1.75". Polynesian. Fossil bone carved into maske...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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Mexican Grapevine Pin133 - Mexican Grapevine Pin
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Mexican Grapevine Pin, circa 1930s. Made of sterling silver, the pin is 3" x 3" x 0.5". Taxco, .980, Mexico. 6 grape clusters on the ...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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New Britain Figure w/Helm COA134 - New Britain Figure w/Helm COA
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New Britain Figure, circa WWII. Made of wood with shell eyes, the item measures 26" x 7" x 5". New Britain, Polynesia. Nice tiki. Ex....
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Old African Mask135 - Old African Mask
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Old African Mask, early 20th century, made of wood and paint, the item measures 17" x 6.75" x 5". Congo area. Condition: Good, see im...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Fine Maidu Basket136 - Fine Maidu Basket
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Fine Maidu Basket, circa 1890s. Made of red bud and sumac, the item is 17.5" x 17.75" x 8.5". Maidu, Northeastern California. Musuem ...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to f***r for (2,000.00 + 440.00) x 1 = 2,440.00
 
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Framed Copy of Mayan Eccentric137 - Framed Copy of Mayan Eccentric
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Framed Copy of Mayan Eccentric, modern copy of a 2000 year old item. Made of resin in a wood and glass frame, the item was originally from Guatemala,
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Large Polynesian Shield w/Helm COA138 - Large Polynesian Shield w/Helm COA
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Large Polynesian Shield, circa WWII. Made of wood, paint and fibers, the item is 13" x 71.5" x 4". New Britain. This is the highlight...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,900.00 + 418.00) x 1 = 2,318.00
 
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Old African Mask139 - Old African Mask
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Old African Mask, circa WWII. Made of wood and paint, the item is 13" x 13" x 3". Congo. Nice carving, good patina. Condition: Good, ...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Mexican Copper Cuff140 - Mexican Copper Cuff
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Mexican Copper Cuff, circa 1940s. Made of copper, the item is 2" x 2.75" x 1.25", with a 1 7/8" opening and a 7 1/4" inside...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Stone Polynesian Figure141 - Stone Polynesian Figure
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Stone Polynesian Figure, circa WWII. Made of white stone, the item is 3.25" x 2.75" x 9.75". Island unknown, Polynesia. Condition: Fa...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Steatite Bowl & Stone142 - Steatite Bowl & Stone
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Steatite Bowl & Stone, Spanish Colonial items. Made of steatite and soapstone, the item is 3" x 5". California, Usa. Nice old bowl. Co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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Germantown Navajo Weaving143 - Germantown Navajo Weaving
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Germantown Navajo Weaving, circa 1880s. Made of wool and measuring 30" x 26". From New Mexico. Classic old germantown rug. Condition: Has ...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Burmese Jade & Sapphires144 - Burmese Jade & Sapphires
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Burmese Jade & Sapphires, age unknown. Quality jade and sapphire cabochons with the jade piece measuring approx 459 grams, the sapphires approx....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Papua New Guinea Headband w/Helm COA145 - Papua New Guinea Headband w/Helm COA
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Papua New Guinea Headband, circa 1940s. Made of leather and animal teeth, the headband itself measures 12" x 1.5". Ex. Maslyn Williams, au...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Eskimo Hunting Sculpture146 - Eskimo Hunting Sculpture
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Eskimo Hunting Sculpture, circa 1930s. Made of bone, the item is 5" x 2" x 1.5". Alaska. Nice sculpture. Condition: Good, see images....
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Chinese Red Apple Coral Figure147 - Chinese Red Apple Coral Figure
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Chinese Red Apple Coral Figure, Ming dynasty. Made of red coral and measuring 2.25" x 1" x 4.75", China. Nice carving, classic antiqu...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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California Mortar & Pestle148 - California Mortar & Pestle
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California Mortar & Pestle, pre-historic item. Made of granite, the item is 13" x 7" x 4.5" and the pestle is 4.5" x 3"...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Eskimo Toy Boat149 - Eskimo Toy Boat
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Eskimo Toy Boat, circa 1920s. Made of baleen and horn, the item is 6.5" x 1.75" x 5.25". Alaska. Boat with sales and rudder! Conditio...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Pin-Up Model Wood Engraving150 - Pin-Up Model Wood Engraving
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Pin-Up Model Wood Engraving, circa WWII. Made of wood and paint, the item is 11.5" x 5.5" x 0.25". Gretta Garbo. Condition: Some stai...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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