Brian Lebel's High Noon Auction

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Brian Lebel's High Noon Auction Catalog, 2015:
Tom Horn’s Winchester from the estate of C. B. Irwin is among the highlights at Brian Lebel’s High Noon Auction, January 24, 2015, 5pm at the Phoenix Marriott Mesa (200 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, Arizona).
For the Western collectables aficionado we will be offering saddles, bits, spurs, chaps and firearms. Including an N. Porter silver and gold parade saddle with matching spurs, an Edward H. Bohlin “Lone Star” parade saddle, a regal 1890s Mexican silver saddle, Harry Carey’s personal Bohlin zebra chaps, a 7th Cavalry Colt Single Action, the original Lincoln Saloon tin sign, a Demuth Zinc Cigar Store Indian, a Harry Rowell California parade saddle, a Gustav Dentzel Prancer carousel horse, Roy Roger’s personal rodeo buckle and one of the most complete collection of antique poker chips.
Items from the C. B. Irwin estate include the gun that Tom Horn was carrying the night he was arrested for the murder of Willie Nickell, the legendary crime he may or may not have committed. As well as household items bearing the Y6 brand and Tijuana Cup trophy by Tiffany & Co (won in 1926 by Irwin’s horse All Over).
This year will offer a rare chance to own important fine art including an illustrated letter from Charles Marion Russell to Harry Carey (pictured in Brian Dippie’s book Charles M. Russell, Word Painter: Letters 1887-1926), Richard Amsel original advertising art for John Wayne’s final film The Shootist, and works by James Reynolds, William Matthews, Ross Stefan, Raphael Lillywhite, Eric Michaels, John Moyers, Richard Bernhard Friese and others.
And rare Native American artifacts including a Comanche/Pueblo shield, Assiniboine men’s beaded shirt, Cheyenne full-size beaded cradleboard, Sioux pictorial model Tipi, Assiniboine war bag, Blackfeet and Nez Perce war shirts, Kiowa boy’s beaded outfit, Sioux beaded saddle cover, and Half Moon’s (Nez Perce) Elk dewclaw necklace - Half Moon was photographed wearing this necklace by Edward Sheriff Curtis.
A full color catalog is available for purchase, and Internet, phone and absentee bidding are all available. The live auction is held in conjunction with Brian Lebel’s High Noon Show, an expo-style sale with 150+ national dealers in Western antiques, art and merchandise.
Contact Brian Lebel's High Noon Auction prior to bidding if you have a lot inquiry.
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Large Model Stagecoach by Ben Wagner101 - Large Model Stagecoach by Ben Wagner
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Large Model Stagecoach by Ben Wagner. Heavy Concord Coach in amazing detail by Ben Wagner. Measuring 36" long x 22" tall x 16 wide, it is ...
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Estimate : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,500.00) = 7,500.00
 
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Old Spanish Colonial Nicho Box102 - Old Spanish Colonial Nicho Box
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Old Spanish Colonial Nicho Box. Fantastic, early rustic box or "Caja de Santos". Saintly images painted on insides of each door, otherwise...
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Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (700.00) = 700.00
 
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Gustav Dentzel Prancer Carousel Horse103 - Gustav Dentzel Prancer Carousel Horse
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Gustav Dentzel Prancer Carousel Horse. A first or second row Prancer from Long Branch N.J. carousel. Rare type with Western saddle, Navajo saddle blan
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Estimate : 16,000.00 - 19,000.00
Sold to floor for (14,000.00) = 14,000.00
 
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Vintage Molesworth Type Fireplace Screen104 - Vintage Molesworth Type Fireplace Screen
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Vintage Molesworth Type Fireplace Screen. Wonderful, large old ranch style screen with cut-out silhouetted cowboy roper chasing a calf through the sag
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Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimate : 12,000.00 - 16,000.00
 
 
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Carved Oak and Leather Rocker / Recliner105 - Carved Oak and Leather Rocker / Recliner
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Carved Oak and Leather Rocker / Recliner. Wonderfully and deeply carved chair with three-dimensional lion heads and paws. This 1900s version of the re
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) = 1,300.00
 
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19th Century Blacksmiths' Horseshoe Display Case / Sign106 - 19th Century Blacksmiths' Horseshoe Display Case / Sign
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19th Century Blacksmiths' Horseshoe Display Case / Sign. ?This impressive Horseshoe case display was made by James Harper Dias, a blacksmith in ...
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Estimate : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (12,000.00) = 12,000.00
 
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Demuth Tobacconist's Zinc Indian Figure107 - Demuth Tobacconist's Zinc Indian Figure
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Demuth Tobacconist's Zinc Indian Figure. Wm. Demuth & Co. Zinc Cigar Store Figure, "Indian Hunter" model. Rare with rifle, this ve...
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Estimate : 20,000.00 - 25,000.00
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Navajo Textile 79" x 45"108 - Navajo Textile 79" x 45"
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Navajo Textile. With serrated diamonds and stepped design. Red, black, and gray on natural colors. Latch hook border and banded ends. Very good condit
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Estimate : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00) = 1,400.00
 
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Navajo Textile 94" x 66"109 - Navajo Textile 94" x 66"
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Navajo Textile. Serrated half diamonds in red, black, light brown and white. Banded ends, Good overall condition with restoration to one end. circa 19
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Estimate : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
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Chinle Revival Navajo Textile110 - Chinle Revival Navajo Textile
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Chinle Revival Navajo Weaving. Large Navajo rug with horizontal stripes in red, black, blue, light blue, pumpkin, brown, and tan in a fine weave. A ...
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
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Navajo Wide Ruins Room Size Rug 136" x 106"111 - Navajo Wide Ruins Room Size Rug 136" x 106"
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Navajo Wide Ruins Room Size Rug. Over 11 feet long, finely woven, horizontal bands of classic Navajo designs with solid bands in-between. In green, br
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Estimate : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00) = 1,700.00
 
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Wide Ruins Room Size Navajo Rug112 - Wide Ruins Room Size Navajo Rug
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Wide Ruins Room Size Navajo Rug. Over 10 feet long, with horizontal bands of serrated half diamonds and solid stripes. In tan, brown, gray, purple and
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Estimate : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
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Chinle Room Size Navajo Rug113 - Chinle Room Size Navajo Rug
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Chinle Room Size Navajo Weaving. Over 10 feet long with horizontal bands of stacked arrowheads and alternating solid bands with sawtooth border on sid
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Estimate : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00) = 2,000.00
 
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Navajo Pictorial Rug 46" x 67"114 - Navajo Pictorial Rug 46" x 67"
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Navajo Pictorial Rug. Five human figures, four brown figures on the corners, with a red figure in the central diamond design. Brown on brown stepped d
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) = 1,500.00
 
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Navajo Saddle Blanket 58.5" x 39.5"115 - Navajo Saddle Blanket 58.5" x 39.5"
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Navajo Saddle Blanket. Double saddle blanket in bold eye dazzler design, with brown and white stars and directional arrows on red on each of the corne
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) = 600.00
 
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Sunday Saddle Blanket 28" x 34"116 - Sunday Saddle Blanket 28" x 34"
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Sunday Saddle Blanket. Bright strong colors, deep red with arrow designs on borders, fringe missing, some edge damage. Circa 1910-20s, 28" x 34...
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Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) = 900.00
 
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Gros Ventre Knife Case117 - Gros Ventre Knife Case
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Gros Ventre Knife Case. Beaded and fringed sheath with quill decorated fringe. 16" overall including fringe drop. Flat stitched green and deep ...
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Estimate : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00) = 1,700.00
 
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Navajo Yei Rug 51" x 78"118 - Navajo Yei Rug 51" x 78"
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Navajo Yei Rug. 14 Yei figures and 20 swastikas inside a triple border. Gray, red, orange, purple, black, brown and beige. Very good condition with no
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Estimate : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
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Navajo Rug 48" x 76"119 - Navajo Rug 48" x 76"
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Navajo Rug. Pictorial Storm pattern Crystal textile with black, gray and white. Very good condition. Circa 1920s, 48" x 76"
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00) = 2,250.00
 
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Two Navajo Rugs 55" x 39" and 70" x 56"120 - Two Navajo Rugs 55" x 39" and 70" x 56"
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Two Navajo Rugs. a) Yei rug. Six standing Yei figures holding and wearing feathers. In black, white, light blue, red, and gray, on a tan field. Circa
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
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Edward Sheriff Curtis, photogravure121 - Edward Sheriff Curtis, photogravure
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Edward S. Curtis (1868 -1952). Atsina Warriors. Photogravure, Plate 179 Printed 1908. Plate mark: 14" x 17" ; paper 18 3/8" x 22 1/2&...
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Estimate : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (4,750.00) = 4,750.00
 
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Navajo Wide Ruins (?) Pictorial Textile 116" x 90"122 - Navajo Wide Ruins (?) Pictorial Textile 116" x 90"
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Navajo Wide Ruins (?) Pictorial Textile. Large Navajo rug with horizontal bands, in black, yellow, red, brown, pinks, tans, and white with deigns of f
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Estimate : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
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Edward Sheriff Curtis, photogravure123 - Edward Sheriff Curtis, photogravure
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Edward S. Curtis (1868 -1952). Awaiting the Scouts' Return - Atsina. Photogravure, Plate 181, Printed 1908. Plate mark: 14" x 17" ; pa...
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Estimate : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00) = 1,600.00
 
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Klagetoh Navajo Rug124 - Klagetoh Navajo Rug
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Klagetoh Navajo Rug. Contemporary Navajo rug in black with bright bold maroon step patterns thoughout. Border has repeated step patterns. Excellent co
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Estimate : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00) = 2,500.00
 
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Tec Nos Pos Navajo Textile 102" x 62"125 - Tec Nos Pos Navajo Textile 102" x 62"
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Tec Nos Pos Navajo Textile. Contemporary Navajo rug in brown, black and natural. Near mint condition. Circa 1970's, 102" x 62".
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Estimate : 3,500.00 - 4,000.00
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Sioux Quill Wrapped Pipe Stem126 - Sioux Quill Wrapped Pipe Stem
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Sioux Quill Wrapped Pipe Stem. Wood stem wrapped with tight quillwork in faded purple and yellow. Sinew wrapping with horsehair tassel. Wood good, qui
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Start Price : 900.00 | Estimate : 1,400.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Buckskin Scout Jacket127 - Buckskin Scout Jacket
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Buckskin Scout Jacket. A Cree hide jacket decorated with dyed quillwork panels on the shoulders, collar, pockets and cuffs. Embellished with quill-wra
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Estimate : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,500.00) = 7,500.00
 
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Alan E. Lasiloo Zuni Pot128 - Alan E. Lasiloo Zuni Pot
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Alan E. Lasiloo Zuni Pot. An award winning contemporary potter from the Zuni Pueblo, Alan used traditional elements in a modern form to create this la
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Estimate : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) = 300.00
 
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White Mountain Apache Olla129 - White Mountain Apache Olla
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White Mountain Apache Olla. Executed by noted weaver and basket artist Linda Guzman from the White Mountain Apache tribe in Arizona. 29” tall, 22” at
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimate : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Northern California Basketry Gambling Tray130 - Northern California Basketry Gambling Tray
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Northern California Basketry Gambling Tray. Double rattlesnake design, 18" diameter, c. 1900. Very good condition, 2 stitches broken on rim.
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00) = 1,800.00
 
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Northern California Basketry Bowl "Hat Creek"131 - Northern California Basketry Bowl "Hat Creek"
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Northern California Basketry Bowl "Hat Creek". Serrated horizontal bands with floating checkered diamonds. Circa 1920s, 9" x 11"...
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Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) = 1,000.00
 
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Northern California Basketry Bowl132 - Northern California Basketry Bowl
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Northern California Basketry Bowl. Two rattlesnake design bands. Polychrome. Circa 1900, 19" x 10". Excellent condition.
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Estimate : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) = 2,750.00
 
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Apache Basket133 - Apache Basket
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Apache Basketry Bowl / Tray. A very fine and extremely clean, vintage basket with step design and baskets within baskets design. 16" diameter, ...
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Estimate : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00) = 2,250.00
 
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Andy Anderson, wood carving134 - Andy Anderson, wood carving
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Andy Anderson (1893-1963). The Lawyer. 9 1/4" w x 8" t x 8" d. Wood Carving. With copy of the scarce book, "How to Carve Charact...
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) = 1,500.00
 
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Andy Anderson, wood carving135 - Andy Anderson, wood carving
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Andy Anderson (1893-1963). Wood Carving, "The Chain Gang". Hand carved and painted by the illustrious wood carver. Four prisoners in strip...
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Estimate : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00) = 4,000.00
 
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Andy Anderson & Todocio Valdez Carvings136 - Andy Anderson & Todocio Valdez Carvings
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Andy Anderson & Todocio Valdez Carvings. a) Cowboy with Chaw. 12 1/2" tall, sticker one foot: MH#38. b) Mexican with Sombrero. 9 1/4" ...
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Estimate : 800.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to stormsash for (1,200.00 + 252.00) = 1,452.00
 
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Steve Hoar, bronze137 - Steve Hoar, bronze
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Steve Hoar (20th cen.). The Outlaw (Cowboy on Bucking Horse). 28 1/2" x 24 1/2" x 17" bronze. Signed in bronze and dated 1979
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Estimate : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00) = 3,500.00
 
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Pat Haptonstall, bronze138 - Pat Haptonstall, bronze
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Pat Haptonstall CAA (1943-1995). Untitled (Cowboy Roping a Cow). 19" x 17" x 11" (plus 2" wood base). Bronze. Signed in bronze, ...
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Estimate : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00) = 1,400.00
 
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Shirley Thomson-Smith, bronze with Frog Woman pot139 - Shirley Thomson-Smith, bronze with Frog Woman pot
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Shirley Thomson-Smith (b. 1929). Tewa Hopi Potter. 13" x 14" x 12" (plus 1 3/4" wood base). With removable Frog Woman clay pot m...
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Estimate : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (4,250.00) = 4,250.00
 
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Curt Mattson, bronze140 - Curt Mattson, bronze
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Curt Mattson (b. 1956). His Prophet Came, Preaching the Word. 23" x 16 1/2" x 7" (plus 1/ 1/2" wood base). Bronze. Signed in bro...
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) = 800.00
 
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Robert Broshears, bronze141 - Robert Broshears, bronze
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Robert Broshears (b. 1934). Matter of Time. 17" x 17" x 7" (plus 1" wood base). Bronze. Signed in bronze and dated 1999, 20/35
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Estimate : 1,600.00 - 2,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00) = 1,200.00
 
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Harley Brown, bronze142 - Harley Brown, bronze
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Harley Brown CAA (b. 1939). DOGRIB. Bronze. 11 1/4" x 11" x 7 1/2". (plus 1 3/4" marble base). Signed and titled in bronze, 3/AC...
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) = 2,750.00
 
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Joe Beeler, bronze143 - Joe Beeler, bronze
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Joe Beeler CAA (1931 -2006). Appeal to the Spirit. Bronze (Ashtray). 8" x 7 3/4" x 5" (plus 1" marble base). Signed in bronze, 8...
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Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) = 800.00
 
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Joe Beeler, bronze144 - Joe Beeler, bronze
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Joe Beeler CAA (1931 -2006). Untitled (Indian bust). 9" x 9" x 7" (plus 1 1/2" wood base). Bronze. Signed in bronze, 20/30.
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00) = 2,250.00
 
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Harold Holden, bronze145 - Harold Holden, bronze
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Harold Holden (b. 1940). The Beggar. 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 5" (plus 1 1/52" wood base). Signed in bronze and dated 1977, 26/50. PROV...
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Estimate : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) = 600.00
 
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Edward Borein, etching and drypoint146 - Edward Borein, etching and drypoint
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Edward Borein (1872-1945). The Trail Boss. 8" x 8 1/2". Etching and drypoint. Signed in pencil lower right margin. Framed and matted to 17...
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00) = 1,800.00
 
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Edward Borein, etching and drypoint147 - Edward Borein, etching and drypoint
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Edward Borein. The Ramada. 6 7/8" x 10 3/16". Etching and drypoint. Signed lower right and titled lower left, "Taos, New Mexico"...
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Estimate : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) = 300.00
 
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Edward Borein, etching and drypoint148 - Edward Borein, etching and drypoint
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Edward Borein. Church at Laguna. 7 1/4" x 10 5/8". Etching and drypoint on paper. Signed lower right in pencil, and titled lower left, &qu...
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Estimate : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) = 800.00
 
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Edward Borein, etching and drypoint149 - Edward Borein, etching and drypoint
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Edward Borein. Ramada at Taos. 6 7/8" x 10 15/16". Etching and drypoint on paper. Signed lower right in pencil, titled "Taos, New Mex...
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Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) = 1,000.00
 
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Edward Borein, etching150 - Edward Borein, etching
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Edward Borein. A Presentation (Lone Rider on the Range). 11/8" x 3 1/2". Etching. Signed in Borein's hand "only print off this Pl...
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Estimate : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00) = 3,250.00
 
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