Desert West Auction April 28th & 29th, 2012

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Native American Jewelry, Pottery, Kachinas, Rugs, Folk Art, & Art. Estate Jewely, Depression Carnival Glass, Antiques & Collectibles. Mexican & Cowboy Memorabelia.
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Original Acrylic on Canvas Painting-Kills Thunder2053 - Original Acrylic on Canvas Painting-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic on Canvas Painting-Kills Thunder. ''My Favorite Mare'' . A white mare frolics in a flowered background. 24'&#...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to ovis40 for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Oaxacan Mexican Alebrije Giraffe2054 - Oaxacan Mexican Alebrije Giraffe
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Oaxacan Mexican Alebrije Giraffe. Halmarked ''Juan Hernandez Cruz, San Martin Tilcajute'' 13''H x 9''L. Alebrijes a...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas Kills Thunder2055 - Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''The Fire Spirit''. Symbolic raven in the maiden's hair. 24''H x 1...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to ovis40 for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder2056 - Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''Wild Fire''. Majestic black horse with flying mane. 24''H x 18'&#...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to ovis40 for (90.00 + 16.20) x 1 = 106.20
 
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Original Beaded Jewelry Box-Kills Thunder2057 - Original Beaded Jewelry Box-Kills Thunder
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Original Beaded Jewelry Box-Kills Thunder. Diamond and cross designs on top red velvet lined. Ring holder and space for other nice jewelry. Approx
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder2058 - Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''Lone Wolf Warrior''. Warrior with shield and turtle totem. 24''H x 18...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 236.00
 
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder2059 - Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''White Buffalo Spirit''. The sacred white buffalo of the plains. 24''...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 14.40) x 1 = 94.40
 
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Chinese  Reversible Quilt2060 - Chinese Reversible Quilt
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Chinese Reversible Quilt. Side One is appliqued with raised critters, scorpions, spiders, snakes, dragonflies. Three are missing. The center has two
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 47.20
 
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder2061 - Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting on Canvas-Kills Thunder. ''My Little Birdie''. A tiny bird is a curiosity to the herd of horses. 24'&...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 10.80) x 1 = 70.80
 
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Mid-1900's Great Lakes Beaded Moccasins2065 - Mid-1900's Great Lakes Beaded Moccasins
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Native American Mid-1900's Great Lakes Beaded Moccasins, fringed, loose strings and missing beads on both moccassins, good condition for age, me...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Mid-1900's Plateau Beaded Gauntlets2066 - Mid-1900's Plateau Beaded Gauntlets
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Native American Mid-1900's Plateau Beaded Gauntlets, beautiful floral beaded designs, fringed accents, measures approx. 13.25''L x 8.5&#...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 10.80) x 1 = 70.80
 
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Cowboy Spurs2067 - Cowboy Spurs
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Pair of Cowboy Spurs, leather straps, heel measurements 3.25'' x 3.75'' and rowel measures 7/8''.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to stonesandb.. for (30.00 + 5.40) x 1 = 35.40
 
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Collection of Arrowheads2068 - Collection of Arrowheads
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Collection of Arrowheads to include one arrowhead necklace and one bird fetish, age and origin unknown, some authentic, 7 of which are obsidian, nice
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to seajay for (80.00 + 14.40) x 1 = 94.40
 
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Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead2069 - Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead
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Native American Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead, beautifully worked, age unknown, measures approx. 5.5''L x 2''W.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to seajay for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead2070 - Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead
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Native American Flint Ridge Dovetail Spearhead, beautifully worked, age unknown, measures approx. 5.75''L x 2 1/8'' W.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to seajay for (30.00 + 5.40) x 1 = 35.40
 
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Prehistoric Multi-shell Pendant and Bead Necklace2071 - Prehistoric Multi-shell Pendant and Bead Necklace
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Prehistoric Multi-shell Pendant and Bead Necklace, one pendant is a large shell with 2 drilled holes, the other appears to be either a bird or butterf
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 12.60) x 1 = 82.60
 
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1885 S Morgan Silver Dollar2072 - 1885 S Morgan Silver Dollar
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1885 S Morgan Silver Dollar, good condition.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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1884 O Morgan Silver Dollar2073 - 1884 O Morgan Silver Dollar
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1884 O Morgan Silver Dollar, good condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to desert-t for (40.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 47.20
 
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1921 Morgan Silver Dollar2074 - 1921 Morgan Silver Dollar
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1921 Morgan Silver Dollar, good condition.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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1887 O Morgan Silver Dollar2075 - 1887 O Morgan Silver Dollar
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1887 O Morgan Silver Dollar, good condition.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 8.10) x 1 = 53.10
 
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1923 D Peace Dollar2076 - 1923 D Peace Dollar
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1923 D Peace Silver Dollar, good condition.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 5.40) x 1 = 35.40
 
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Softback Reference Books2077 - Softback Reference Books
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Softback Reference Books, 1.''Santa Clara Pottery Today'' by Betty LeFree Copyright 1975. 2. Altermann Galleries & Auctioneers...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 2.70) x 1 = 17.70
 
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Navajo Sand Painting - Lehi Benally2078 - Navajo Sand Painting - Lehi Benally
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Native American Navajo Sand Painting - Lehi Benally. Warm, earth colors with figures depicting ''Mother Earth'' and ''Father...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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1932 Framed Watercolor ''Freshly Cut''-Joseph Sloman2079 - 1932 Framed Watercolor ''Freshly Cut''-Joseph Sloman
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1932 Framed Watercolor ''Freshly Cut''-Joseph Sloman. Your grandmother's vase could be the subject here in this vintage watercol...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 2.70) x 1 = 17.70
 
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Framed Navajo Sampler Weaving2080 - Framed Navajo Sampler Weaving
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Framed Native American Navajo Sampler Weaving. Rich red, grey, brown and ivory colors in a tight woven sampler. In a wood frame and under glass, the w
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 3.60) x 1 = 23.60
 
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1985 Hardback Book ''Sex in the Comics'' - M Horn2081 - 1985 Hardback Book ''Sex in the Comics'' - M Horn
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1985 Hardback Book ''Sex in the Comics'' - M Horn. This nearly new condition book traces the evolution of comic sex. 215 pages. Meas...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 8.10) x 1 = 53.10
 
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Mata Ortiz Black on Black Jar - Socorro Reyes2082 - Mata Ortiz Black on Black Jar - Socorro Reyes
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Mata Ortiz Black on Black Jar - Socorro Reyes. Prehistoric Casas Grande style oval shape pottery in a burnished black on black geometric pattern. Sign
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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Ceramic Decorative Raised Tile2083 - Ceramic Decorative Raised Tile
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Ceramic Decorative Raised Tile. Asian style horseman painted on a relief tile measuring 4.75'' x 6-7/8''.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 2.70) x 1 = 17.70
 
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Vintage Cowboy Singer Record Albums2084 - Vintage Cowboy Singer Record Albums
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Vintage Cowboy Singer Record Albums. Vintage 33-1/3 record albums from the great cowboy singers: a 4-record album from Gene Autry plus a single album;
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 3.60) x 1 = 23.60
 
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Cranberry Cobalt Leaded Glass Paper Weight2085 - Cranberry Cobalt Leaded Glass Paper Weight
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Cranberry Cobalt Leaded Glass Paper Weight. This glass has a slight heart shape to it and the inside reflects the heart in its cranberry color with co
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Signed Oil Painting on Board Adobe Village Scene2086 - Signed Oil Painting on Board Adobe Village Scene
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Signed Oil Painting on Board Adobe Village Scene. Charming Mexican or Southwest American scene of adobe houses. Signed in the lower left corner. On Ma
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 2.70) x 1 = 17.70
 
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Mexican Talavera Hand Painted Large Pitcher & Bowl2087 - Mexican Talavera Hand Painted Large Pitcher & Bowl
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Mexican Talavera Hand Painted Large Pitcher & Bowl. Fine example of Talavera pottery. Cobalt blue with red, yellow, gold, green and other rich c...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 14.40) x 1 = 94.40
 
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Vintage Pair of Mexican Spurs Overlay Design2088 - Vintage Pair of Mexican Spurs Overlay Design
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Vintage Pair of Mexican Spurs Overlay Design. Heavy iron spurs have a worn overlay design. Leather is in good condition. The spurs are 3.5''...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 118.00
 
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Authentic Powder Horn With Leather Strap2089 - Authentic Powder Horn With Leather Strap
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Authentic Powder Horn With Leather Strap. Very nice conversion of a steer horn into a gun powder holder. Has wooden cap on the large end and a wooden
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 2.70) x 1 = 17.70
 
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Pair Handgun Cases Black Sheep, Allen2090 - Pair Handgun Cases Black Sheep, Allen
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Pair Handgun Cases Black Sheep, Allen. Like new cases. The Black Sheep case is Naugahide covered with fleece lining and is 14-1/8'' long x 8...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 3.60) x 1 = 23.60
 
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Mexican Hand Woven Large Wool Rug2091 - Mexican Hand Woven Large Wool Rug
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Mexican Hand Woven Large Wool Rug. Grey background with black border and red, black and white geometric designs in center. Measures 51'' x 8...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 59.00
 
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Mexican Hand Woven Large Wool Rug2092 - Mexican Hand Woven Large Wool Rug
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Mexican Hand Woven Large Wool Rug. Bold red, grey, white and black rug with designs similar to Navajo storm pattern rugs. Has one-inch hole in the mid
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 10.80) x 1 = 70.80
 
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Esteban Acoustic Guitar and Proel Guitar Stand2093 - Esteban Acoustic Guitar and Proel Guitar Stand
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Esteban Acoustic Guitar and Proel Guitar Stand. Esteban guitar is made in China and the label is hand signed. Guitar in very good condition. The stand
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 16.20) x 1 = 106.20
 
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Vintage Persian Wool Rug2094 - Vintage Persian Wool Rug
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Vintage Persian Wool Rug. Clean and in good condition. Colors are predominatelty deep burgandy, grey, tan, and black, with many other minor colors. Ha
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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Mata Ortiz Black on Black Jar - Socorro Reyes2095 - Mata Ortiz Black on Black Jar - Socorro Reyes
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Mata Ortiz Black on Black Jar - Socorro Reyes. Fine highly burnished black with flat black in a geometric design. Signed on the bottom, Socorro Reyes.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 59.00
 
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Hand Painted Ceramic Tile With Asian Deer Scene2096 - Hand Painted Ceramic Tile With Asian Deer Scene
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Hand Painted Ceramic Tile With Asian Deer Scene. Wonderful scene of a gentle deer eating flowers is painted on a 6.75'' x 6.75'' cer...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 2.70) x 1 = 17.70
 
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Mata Ortiz Casa Grande Revival Human Effigy Olla2097 - Mata Ortiz Casa Grande Revival Human Effigy Olla
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Mata Ortiz Casa Grande Revival Human Effigy Olla. Polychrome human face figure is in very good condition. Signed on the bottom, ''Manuel Olu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 47.20
 
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Bowron New Zealand Four-Pelt Lambskin Rug2098 - Bowron New Zealand Four-Pelt Lambskin Rug
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Bowron New Zealand Four-Pelt Lambskin Rug. Luxurious long wool rug is made by the well-known Bowron company from New Zealand. Four similar pelts are s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 118.00
 
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5 Zuni Bear Fetishes2099 - 5 Zuni Bear Fetishes
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5 Native American Zuni Bear Fetishes. Largest bear fetish measures approx. 1''H x 1 3/4''L.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to seajay for (80.00 + 14.40) x 1 = 94.40
 
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Prehistoric Arrowheads In 2 Riker Boxes2100 - Prehistoric Arrowheads In 2 Riker Boxes
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Prehistoric Arrowheads In 2 Riker Boxes. Six arrowheads altogether. Largest measures approx. 2 1/4'' x 1''. Acquired in accordance w...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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Zuni Giraffe Fetish2101 - Zuni Giraffe Fetish
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Native American Zuni Giraffe Fetish with turquoise eyes. Measures approx. 3 1/2''H x 1 1/4''W.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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3 1940'S Zuni Beaded Bolo Slides2102 - 3 1940'S Zuni Beaded Bolo Slides
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3 1940'S Native American Zuni Beaded Bolo Slides. Hand beaded cow heads with horns. Largest measures approx. 1 3/4''H x 3 1/4''W.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Vintage Three Legged Stone Granite Grinder2103 - Vintage Three Legged Stone Granite Grinder
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Vintage Three Legged Grinder With grinding stone. Measures approx. 3 1/2''h x 7 1/2''W. Does have some chips off edge.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 2.70) x 1 = 17.70
 
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3 Prehistoric Animal Bone Awls2103A - 3 Prehistoric Animal Bone Awls
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3 Prehistoric Animal Bone Awls. Longest measures approx. 10 1/4''. Two have museum markings. Acquired in accordance with all state and feder...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 16.20) x 1 = 106.20
 
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Large Mace Spiro Stone Weapon Battleaxe2103B - Large Mace Spiro Stone Weapon Battleaxe
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Large Mace Spiro Stone Weapon Battleaxe, measures approx. 11.5''L x 6''W. Age & Origin Unknown.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 147.50
 
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