Desert West Auction May 18, 2019

Auction Details

Desert West Auction will be featuring Pre-historic Mimbres Pottery from Local Silver City Estate, along with Pueblo Treasures from the Southwestern Corner of New Mexico.

Over the next few auctions we will also will have many collectibles from the Bill & Diane Berglof that are re-locating back to California from New Mexico. They have collected Antiques & Collectibles from the West Coast, Arizona & New Mexico over the past 20 years.

Enjoy the Auction, Good Luck & Good Bidding!
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Mexican Metal Art Javelina Hand Painted By Benton5294 - Mexican Metal Art Javelina Hand Painted By Benton
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Mexican Metal Art Javelina painted by Major Benton, this fantastic piece is patchwork design with each piece being a different color, colors include:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to eraserdust.. for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Vintage Ceramic Bob Hope Whiskey Bottle Stopper5295 - Vintage Ceramic Bob Hope Whiskey Bottle Stopper
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Vintage Bob Hope Whiskey Bottle Stopper, measures 2'' x 5''.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Prehistoric Mimbres Red on Buff Pottery Bowl5296 - Prehistoric Mimbres Red on Buff Pottery Bowl
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Prehistoric Native American Mimbres Red on Buff Pottery Bowl, has 3 sets of rim line designs, top one is 6 fine lines, middle is 2 bold lines, and thi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to adobebar for (250.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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6 Chinese Cloisonne' Birds5298A - 6 Chinese Cloisonne' Birds
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6 Chinese Cloisonne' Birds, largest measures 4'' x 3''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Collection of Estate Costume Jewelry5299 - Collection of Estate Costume Jewelry
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Collection of Estate Costume Jewelry, includes some sterling, 18KT Gold Electroplate, carved bone, cloisonne', shell, enamelware, amber, onyx, a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Original Acrylic Painting by Amelia Gianelli5300 - Original Acrylic Painting by Amelia Gianelli
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Original Estate Acrylic Horse Painting, Amelia Gianelli 1943-2019, on canvas and measures 20'' x 16'', signed
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Prehistoric Utilitarian Bowl5300A - Prehistoric Utilitarian Bowl
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Prehistoric Native American Mimbres Coiled Utilitarian Pottery Bowl, measures 3.5'' x 6.75'', has hole in bottom of bowl, as found c...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to ufoeclipse for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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The Admiral Trumpeter by Hay & Werner 1st Edition5301 - The Admiral Trumpeter by Hay & Werner 1st Edition
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The Admiral Trumpeter: A Biography of General James Wilkinson by Thomas Robson Hay & M. R. Werner, FIRST EDITION, hardback book c. 1941 Doubleda...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Art Deco Nude Frosted Pink Glass Dresser Set5302 - Art Deco Nude Frosted Pink Glass Dresser Set
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Art Deco Nude Frosted Pink Vaseline Glass Dresser Set, largest piece measures 2.5'' x 6'' x 3.5'', includes 1. Rare 1930'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Vintage Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar5303 - Vintage Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar
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Vintage Estate Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar, measures 8'' x 7.5'', water patterns
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to katcar129 for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Antique Billy Whiskers in Camp Book by Montgomery5304 - Antique Billy Whiskers in Camp Book by Montgomery
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Antique Book, Billy Whiskers in Camp by Frances Trego Montgomery, c. 1908 The Saalfield Publishing Co., Akron, Ohio, New York, Chicago, very worn, all
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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North American Indians by Lewis Spence5305 - North American Indians by Lewis Spence
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North American Indians: Myths and Legends by Lewis Spence, hardback book c. 1986 Avenel Books New York, with illustrations from drawings and famous pa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15.00 - 20.00
Sold to floor for (15.00) x 1 = 15.00
 
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Estate Navajo Sterling Turquoise Necklace, Yazzie5306 - Estate Navajo Sterling Turquoise Necklace, Yazzie
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Beautiful Estate Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Necklace by Benson Yazzie, hallmarked BY, stamped sterling, measures 22''L end to...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to grussell for (275.00) x 1 = 275.00
 
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Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pottery5307 - Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pottery
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Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pottery Bowl, measures 8.25'' x 3.5'', does have pressure cracks, ca. 1930-1940
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to katcar129 for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Large Ethnic Carved Wood Mask5308 - Large Ethnic Carved Wood Mask
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Large Ethnic Carved Wood Mask, measures 32'' x 14'' x 7'', hand painted, pressure crack on back, some chips out of crown area
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Santa Clara Matte on Black Pottery Jar, R. Tapia5309 - Santa Clara Matte on Black Pottery Jar, R. Tapia
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Native American Santa Clara Matte on Black Pottery Jar by Ramona Tapia, measures 3'' x 2'' and is signed on the bottom, FYI: '&#...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to ron2Y8 for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar by Daniel Gonzalez5310 - Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar by Daniel Gonzalez
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Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar by noted potter Daniel Gonzalez, measures 8'' x 10.5'' and is signed on the bottom, features corn dancers and...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to Harley5 for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Crate Hand Tooled Leather Saddle5311 - Crate Hand Tooled Leather Saddle
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Crate Hand Tooled Leather Saddle, measures 14.5'' from the back of the swell at the top of the gullet, has a metal medallion with saddlemake...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to cruisinlight for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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1960 Casas Grandes Pottery Jar5312 - 1960 Casas Grandes Pottery Jar
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1960 Casas Grandes Pottery Jar, measures 6'' x 4.5'', features Paquime' inspired lines and designs, has a 3.25''L pressu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Sterling Silver Amber Necklace5314 - Sterling Silver Amber Necklace
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Sterling Silver Amber Necklace, sterling chain measures 18''L end to end, pendant measures 1.5'' x .75''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Unusual Possum Earrings5315 - Unusual Possum Earrings
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Unusual Possum or Armadillo Earrings, measure 1.25'' x 1''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Burnished Black Swirl Jar by M. Acosta5316 - Mata Ortiz Burnished Black Swirl Jar by M. Acosta
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Estate Mata Ortiz Burnished Black Swirl Jar by Maria Acosta, measures 9'' x 7'' and is signed on the bottom, comes with metal stand
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Pueblo2007 for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Vintage Framed Victor Kowalski Print5319 - Vintage Framed Victor Kowalski Print
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Vintage Framed Print ''The Lone Wolf'' by renowned artist Victor Kowalski, visual measures 12'' x 9'', framed measur...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to djauctions0 for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Uncle Sam Cast Iron Bank5320 - Uncle Sam Cast Iron Bank
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Uncle Sam Cast Iron Bank, measures 11'' x 4.75'' x 3.75'', rubber stopper on bottom is missing
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Vintage Rustic Mexican Tin Nicho5321 - Vintage Rustic Mexican Tin Nicho
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Antique/Vintage Rustic Mexican Tin Nicho, measures 16'' x 9''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mexican Wool Rug5322 - Mexican Wool Rug
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Mexican Wool Rug, 3 tassels intact, measures 62'' x 30''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to sdksse for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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Vintage Mexican Pierced Tin and Wood Chest5323 - Vintage Mexican Pierced Tin and Wood Chest
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Vintage Mexican Pierced Tin and Wood Chest, measures 11.5'' x 9'' x 8'', missing small piece of wood on left leg
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Wannigan Cedar Wood Canoe Camping Box MBPU5324 - Wannigan Cedar Wood Canoe Camping Box MBPU
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MUST BE PICKED UP Exquisite Wannigan Cedar Wood Canoe Camping Box, measures 11'' x 28.5'' x 17.5'', has fish decor on lid, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to conrus for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Metal Advertisement Can & Bottle Openers5325 - Metal Advertisement Can & Bottle Openers
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20 Metal Advertisement Can & Bottle Openers, was once referred to as ''Church Keys''. This collection includes the roll up sar...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to AntiqueVil.. for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Vintage Mexican Carved Wood Angel Mask5326 - Vintage Mexican Carved Wood Angel Mask
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Vintage Mexican Carved Wood Angel Mask, measures 18.5'' x 7'' x 3''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to cfdcwcdydfps for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Hand Forged Ram's Head Fire Poker5327 - Hand Forged Ram's Head Fire Poker
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Hand Forged Ram's Head Fire Poker/Fire Pit Tool, measures 34'' x 4.5''W, made in Montana, also includes a wall mount and firepla...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Collection of New Mexico Crystals5328 - Collection of New Mexico Crystals
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Collection of New Mexico Crystals, largest measures 3.25'' x 4''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Iranian Persian Wool Figural Textile Wall Hanging5329 - Iranian Persian Wool Figural Textile Wall Hanging
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Estate Iranian Persian Wool Figural Textile Wall Hanging, has original tag, measures 49'' x 39'' which includes the fringe, on woode...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to awotaan for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Vintage Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar by Fito Tena5331 - Vintage Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar by Fito Tena
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Vintage Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar by Fito Tena, measures 6'' x 6'' and is signed on the bottom, Paquime' inspired lines and designs
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 35.00 - 40.00
Sold to katcar129 for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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2 Mata Ortiz Pottery Jars5332 - 2 Mata Ortiz Pottery Jars
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2 Mata Ortiz Pottery Jars, includes 1. Turtle by Lidia Renteria, largest measuring 5'' x 3.5'' and is signed on the bottom 2. Vinta...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Vintage Japanese Nude Women Salt & Pepper Shakers5333 - Vintage Japanese Nude Women Salt & Pepper Shakers
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Vintage Japanese Nude Women Salt and Pepper Shakers, glazed ceramic pottery, Dorothy Kindell Style, both are marked Japan in black ink, measure 3...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Prehistoric Mimbres Black on White Water Bug Bowl5334 - Prehistoric Mimbres Black on White Water Bug Bowl
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Prehistoric Native American Mimbres Black on White Water Bug Pottery Bowl, helmet shaped, measures 6.75''D x 3.25''H, Zoomorphic wit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to ufoeclipse for (1,150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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Vintage General Electric Bakelite Alarm Clock5335 - Vintage General Electric Bakelite Alarm Clock
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Antique/Vintage General Electric Bakelite Alarm Clock, Does Run, Model 7HI54,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Vintage Glazed Ceramic Naughty Frogs5336 - Vintage Glazed Ceramic Naughty Frogs
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Vintage Glazed Ceramic Naughty Frogs, measure 2.25'' x 2.25'' x 1''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Collection of Stone Arrowheads5337A - Collection of Stone Arrowheads
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Collection of Stone Arrowheads, age and origin unknown, largest measures 2 7/8''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to ufoeclipse for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Native American Hopi Carved Wood Dance Wand5338 - Native American Hopi Carved Wood Dance Wand
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Native American Hopi Carved Wood Dance Wand, measures 3.5''W x 33''L, hand painted and embellished with feathers
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Prehistoric Mimbres ''Bat'' Pottery Bowl5340 - Prehistoric Mimbres ''Bat'' Pottery Bowl
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Prehistoric Native American Mimbres ''Bat'' Pottery Bowl, largest portion measures 7'' x 6.5'', black on white, no h...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Jim Hayes Sterling Azurite Earrings5341 - Jim Hayes Sterling Azurite Earrings
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Jim Hayes Sterling Azurite Earrings, measure 1.5'' x 1'', hallmarked and stamped sterling
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to mountainto.. for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Vintage Novelty Anchor Hocking Shot Glasses5342 - Vintage Novelty Anchor Hocking Shot Glasses
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Vintage Novelty Anchor Hocking Shot Glasses, set of 4 in original box, includes ''Drinks are on the house!'', ''Here's l...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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6 Native American Sterling Silver Rings5343 - 6 Native American Sterling Silver Rings
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6 Native American Sterling Silver Rings, various sizes, longest measures 1.5''L, includes turquoise, coral, chip inlay turquoise and coral
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Prehistoric Mimbres Black on White Designed Bowl5344 - Prehistoric Mimbres Black on White Designed Bowl
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Prehistoric Mimbres Black on White Negative Pattern Designed Pottery Bowl, measures 6'' x 2.5'', has been glued, bottom has writing ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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Rowboat Knick Knack Shelf Nautical Wall Decor MBPU5345 - Rowboat Knick Knack Shelf Nautical Wall Decor MBPU
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MUST BE PICKED UP Rowboat Knick Knack Shelf Nautical Wall Decor, measures 19'' x 25'' x 4.5''Deep, nice heavy wood construc...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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6 Sterling Silver Rings, Mostly Native American5346 - 6 Sterling Silver Rings, Mostly Native American
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6 Sterling Silver Rings, Mostly Native American, longest ring measures 1.5'', includes turquoise and chip inlay turquoise and coral
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to edsmith11 for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Vintage Buttocks Basket with Antler Handle5347 - Vintage Buttocks Basket with Antler Handle
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Vintage Buttocks Basket with Antler Handle, measures 15.5'' x 12'' x 10''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Jsavarese for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Santa Clara Pottery Bird Bowl by K. Gutierrez5348 - Santa Clara Pottery Bird Bowl by K. Gutierrez
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Small Vintage Native American Santa Clara Pottery Bird Bowl by Katherine Gutierrez (deceased artist), measures 4'' x 2.75'' x 2'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to dickmontagne for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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