Best of The West - February 2014

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Holabird-Kagin Americana Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite#309
Reno, NV 89511
Thursday Feb 20th, 10am-6pm
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Friday & Saturday
Feb 20 & 21, 2014
9am PDT starting time, both days

Location
Atlantis Casino & Resort
Paradise A Room
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

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Holabird-Kagin Americana Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
Reno, NV 89511
Sunday February 23rd, 10am-1pm

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Rare VC Drug Bottle - Virginia City, NV1142 - Rare VC Drug Bottle - Virginia City, NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1863 Gorgeous drugstore bottle. Front embossed “Geo’ P. Morrill/ Apothecary/ Virginia City” with no maker’s mark on bottom. 6.75” tall x 2.75” wide.
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to t********e for (3,200.00 + 624.00) x 1 = 3,824.00
 
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Brothel Photos Group -  NV1143 - Brothel Photos Group - NV
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c1920 Lot of 7: B&W photo post cards with ladies of the night in various seductive poses. These cards are printed "made in France" on...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to O*N for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Whiskey Directory Booklet - Cincinatti, OH1144 - Whiskey Directory Booklet - Cincinatti, OH
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1911 Tiny 1911 guide book for "Cincinatti Whiskey Price Current." Produced by William C. Biles & Co. this Vol. 19 No. 23 states at th...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to O*N for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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1871 Liquor Bill From Rotterdam - Philadelphia, PA1145 - 1871 Liquor Bill From Rotterdam - Philadelphia, PA
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1871 This is a sales and order receipt from a liquor merchant in Rotterdam, Holland to a business in Philadelphia for an order of gin. The document i
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8*****S for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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W. Winter saloon Mirror - Philadelphia, PA1146 - W. Winter saloon Mirror - Philadelphia, PA
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Certified, 2.25" round. "Compliments of/ R. Winter/ Saloon/ 4561 N. 18th Street/ Phila. PA." - HKA#65787
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to r********h for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Midway Mirror - Edgemont, SD1147 - Midway Mirror - Edgemont, SD
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The Midway/ Wright Bros. and Co./ Edgemont—So. Dak. The vignette shows a small girl with long curly hair holding a bouquet of pink flowers. Good For 1
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to b*********r for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Blue Saloon Mirror - Bellville, TX1148 - Blue Saloon Mirror - Bellville, TX
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c1915 Schauerhammer & Roensch, Props. Headquarters for "Wet Goods". "Good luck to you in 1915 and all the years to follow."...
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Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Elkhorn Saloon Mirror - Casper, WY1149 - Elkhorn Saloon Mirror - Casper, WY
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c1905 Mirror, "Good for 12.5c in Trade." Slabbed in NGC holder, NGC, 3045721-(022-022) certified genuine. Approx. 2.25" in dia. Very...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to d*****h for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Soda Fountain Photos - Douglas, WY1150 - Soda Fountain Photos - Douglas, WY
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c1930 Lot of 5 black and white pictures of the Café and bar in this small town. Scenes are of customers as well as staff. Pieces are mounted o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to O*N for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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McKenna Whiskey Bottle - Fairfield1151 - McKenna Whiskey Bottle - Fairfield
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c1890 Beautiful amber bottle with embossed lettering. Reads "McKenna`s Nelson County Extra Kentucky Boubon Whiskey W & K Sole Agents."...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f****e for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Quarter Sawn Oak Sideboard -1152 - Quarter Sawn Oak Sideboard -
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c1900 This beautiful golden oak sideboard features a locking glass display with four glass shelves, two locking drawers, and a beveled mirror. This p
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to f****e for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Acme Beer Sign - San Francisco, CA1153 - Acme Beer Sign - San Francisco, CA
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c1940 Based in San Francisco, Acme Beer was one brewery that survived Prohibition. This sign advertises the convenience of drinking the beer from can
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Early Awakenings and "From the Spring" Porcelian Sculptures - Valencia1154 - Early Awakenings and "From the Spring" Porcelian Sculptures - Valencia
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1997 This lot has two porcelain sculptures with original boxes from the Lladro Gres collection entitle "Early Awakiening" and "From ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to O*N for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Hotel Hoffman Bar Mirror - Colorado City, CO1155 - Hotel Hoffman Bar Mirror - Colorado City, CO
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c1908 Extremely Rare. Beautiful picture and color. Demure woman with bare shoulders. Mirror and picture in very fine condition. - HKA#65810
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to 7***5 for (1,150.00 + 224.25) x 1 = 1,374.25
 
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Cover and Advertising Group - Denver, CO1156 - Cover and Advertising Group - Denver, CO
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c1910 Lot of 5 pieces from Colorado. These colorful pieces include ads for, Cordove Cigar Co. and one for Schiele Bros and Moreland Fine Cigars. The
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to j******d for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Display Case -1157 - Display Case -
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Upright, slant front display case. Glass front and sides. 2 shelves, two sliding doors at the back. 6’ long, 49” high, 29” deep at the bottom. FOB Pre
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to M*1 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Cobalt Back Bar Whiskey Bottle -1158 - Cobalt Back Bar Whiskey Bottle -
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Beautiful cobalt blue backbar whiskey bottle with silvered “rye” and top. Circa 1880-1900. Very rare. - HKA#66351
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to p******k for (525.00 + 102.38) x 1 = 627.38
 
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Small Ornate Antique Backbar  -1159 - Small Ornate Antique Backbar -
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This backbar was used as a professional saloon display. Dark stained, 91” (7’7”) high, 6’ long, 14.5” deep. Very fine condition. - HKA#66347
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Saloon Girls Calendars -1160 - Saloon Girls Calendars -
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Three calender proofs from the Murphy Co. A) about 13 x 16", gal in yellow dress, 1938; B)1915 Heath Moron Co., "Miss Coquette". 7 x ...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Mother Earth, Father Sky Sandpainting Navajo Rug -1161 - Mother Earth, Father Sky Sandpainting Navajo Rug -
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A borderless wool weaving showing two figures, surrounded by the rainbow goddess, measuring 36 x 39.” Weaver: Rosita (or Rosicita) Tsosie of Many Farm
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (550.00 + 107.25) x 1 = 657.25
 
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Raised Outline Navajo Rug -1162 - Raised Outline Navajo Rug -
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In beautiful condition, this wool rug has an unusual style. It measures 38 x 64” and is woven in a variety of colors—primarily black and gray on a nat
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 650.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8***2 for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Two Face Navajo Rug -1163 - Two Face Navajo Rug -
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A borderless wool rug in colors of red, gray, black and natural with a design consisting of 21 rectangles with identical patterns. It measures 33.5 x
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 650.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8***2 for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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American Indian Fetishes -1164 - American Indian Fetishes -
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This is a lot of six American Indian fetishes. Handcrafted by unknown tribal artisans, the pieces include four bears, a father surrounded by children,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d********9 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Apache Girl Cabinet Card -1165 - Apache Girl Cabinet Card -
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1885 Titled “Josepha, Mescalero Apache Girl” The photo measures 7” x 4.5” and 8” x 5” on the matte. There is some surface wear including a tear in th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to j*******n for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Beaded Leather Indian Gloves -1166 - Beaded Leather Indian Gloves -
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This lot includes 3 complete pairs of finely beaded leather gloves. 1) A small, child sized leather gauntlet style gloves with kite shaped designs on
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Bird Kachina Bracelet -1167 - Bird Kachina Bracelet -
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Large cuff-style silver, turquoise and coral bracelet, with the central oval mounted on thick silver “wires.” The oval contains an inset silver kachin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to O*N for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Burnt Water Navajo Rug -1168 - Burnt Water Navajo Rug -
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A beautiful wool weaving in soft colors of gold, tan, orange, aqua, blue, purple and natural, measuring 38 x 63.” Weaver: Alice M. Mann. Burnt Water r
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to 8***2 for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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Carved Wood Indian -1169 - Carved Wood Indian -
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Stands about 6 feet tall. This fun piece of Indian folk art has no base and is ready to mount directly into a custom base. - HKA#66240
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9***9 for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Child Moccasin Collection -1170 - Child Moccasin Collection -
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This is a lot of 6 pairs delightful beaded moccasins. The moccasins range in size from 4” x 2” to 9” x 3.25.” They have very little wear and the beadi
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8***2 for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Double Navajo Saddle Blanket -1171 - Double Navajo Saddle Blanket -
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This borderless blanket consists of orange, gray, gold and black stripes, in all natural dyes, on a natural ground. It measures 32 x 64” and was purch
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8***2 for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Eye Dazzler Navajo Rug -1172 - Eye Dazzler Navajo Rug -
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An almost square weaving from the Crystal region, 42 x 43,” in black, red, gray and natural colors. The weaver is Rose Claw. It was purchased from the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 650.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8***2 for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Indian Blankets Pair -1173 - Indian Blankets Pair -
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Lot of 2: Native American woven blankets. Both of these blankets are quite colorful, containing the geometric patterns that endear these to collectors
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8***2 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Kauba Bronze Native American Sculpture -1174 - Kauba Bronze Native American Sculpture -
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c1900 Bronze sculpture by the renowned artist "C. Kauba," also signed by him. This intricately detailed piece depicts a brave astride his...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9*********n for (3,000.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,585.00
 
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Native American Cradleboard -1175 - Native American Cradleboard -
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c1920 Willow and reed cradle board with hood. Hand-woven, with artistic interweaving with the red reeds as accents. This board measures 32" lo...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to O*N for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Native American Lithograph Print -1176 - Native American Lithograph Print -
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c1890 Large framed colorful litho print on board, believed to be original frame, mounting and glass. Frame measures 31.5"x 25.5", image m...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to M****1 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Native American Man Photo -1177 - Native American Man Photo -
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c1875 This small photograph measures 4” x 2.5” mounted on white mat. Medium contrast and focus is sharp. There are brown age marks that appear on the
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to 9***9 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Navajo Concho Belt -1178 - Navajo Concho Belt -
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An extra-large sterling silver and turquoise concho belt with 10 individual conchos. Each concho is a 3.5 x 4” silver oval with a fluted incised desig
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Navajo Rug -1179 - Navajo Rug -
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c1900 A long and finely woven wool piece measuring 39” x 87” in length in traditional colors of natural, gray, dark brown/black and red. The design c
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to O*N for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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Nez Perce Bead Items -1180 - Nez Perce Bead Items -
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This is a lot of seven various and sundry pieces of beadwork done in the Nez Perce. This includes a belt buckle, a hair clip, two neck medallions and
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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African Beaded Hanger -1181 - African Beaded Hanger -
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c1900 This is a fine example of bead working craft. This is a wall hanger art piece. Although it is similar in appearance to a beaded wall pocket, it
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Start Price : 100.00
 
 
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Silver and Turquoise Indian Bracelets -1182 - Silver and Turquoise Indian Bracelets -
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Lot of 2, probably Navajo made. 1) A cuff-style bracelet with openwork silver bands upon which is mounted a triangular piece of matrix turquoise with
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Silver/Turquoise Cross Necklace -1183 - Silver/Turquoise Cross Necklace -
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A massive handmade cross necklace, probably Navajo, suspended from a chain of round, smooth Navajo “pearls” in graduated size, measuring 14” in length
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to O*N for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Small Braided Indian Basket -1184 - Small Braided Indian Basket -
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c1900 This sia small 6"x 3.5" woven basket, with handle. - HKA#65692
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to a*******o for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Squash Blossom Necklace -1185 - Squash Blossom Necklace -
Holabird-Kagin Americana
A large sterling silver Navajo necklace with elaborate silver leaf designs and accented with round birds eye spiderweb turquoise cabochons. There are
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Storm Pattern Navajo Rug -1186 - Storm Pattern Navajo Rug -
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This weaving in traditional black, natural, gray and red colors was woven with aniline dyes. It measures 39 x 51” and was woven by Alice Jonus, from t
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Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to 8***2 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Tillie Snooks Three Rod Washoe Degikup -1187 - Tillie Snooks Three Rod Washoe Degikup -
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1910 This basket is 14.25" in diameter and 9.25" high and about 12 stitches per inch. The materials used in the design consist of redbud...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to O*N for (1,250.00 + 243.75) x 1 = 1,493.75
 
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Tree of Life Navajo Rug -1188 - Tree of Life Navajo Rug -
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A 36 x 42” nearly square wool rug. The tree of life in the central square is adorned by various birds in a colorful array. The square is outlined in a
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********2 for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Turquoiose Squash Blossom Necklace -1189 - Turquoiose Squash Blossom Necklace -
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A lovely Navajo necklace of sterling silver bench made beads and matrix turquoise pieces set in scalloped silver flower-petal designs. The naja pendan
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8***8 for (475.00 + 92.63) x 1 = 567.63
 
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Two Grey Hills Navajo Rug -1190 - Two Grey Hills Navajo Rug -
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These are traditional Two Grey Hills colors in this “Bug” motif wool rug: black, natural, brown, blue-grey and tan-grey. It measures 39 x 57” and is i
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Estimates : 350.00 - 750.00
Sold to t********m for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Yei Navajo Purse -1191 - Yei Navajo Purse -
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c1930 Yei (pronounced "yay") is Navajo for the benevolent supernatural spirit beings who bring their healing powers to medicinal ceremoni...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to g********1 for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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