Desert West Auction October 28, 2020

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We have missed you, & we are very happy to be back. October 28th, 2020 will be our first auction for our friends from Arkansas. There will be three auctions that will showcase their items displayed and featured for your pleasure along with added consignment. Most of the items include the artist's name and/or COA's. Pictures and individual information will be provided with most of the sales.

These estate items are basically from New Mexico & our surrounding states of Arizona, Colorado & California. We will be featuring Hopi Kachinas, Pueblo Pottery, Navajo Rugs, Folk Art, Jewelry, Arrowheads, Baskets, Traditional Rattles, Spears, Bow & Arrows some with Quivers, and Traditional Art; including some Folk Art. There are many unusual items for your viewing pleasure and auction experience. Enjoy, have fun!

Remember in accordance with New Mexico
Rules & Regulations, we will have Closed Gallery until further notification. Only the Auctioneer & Clerks will be present. We will take Absentee Bids, Phone Bids, & Email Bids. If you would like to Preview this Auction, Call & Make An Appointment 1-575-536-9353. Remember to Wear a Mask, & Practice Distancing Yourself From Others when you come to look at the items.

Good Luck & Good Bidding!!

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Mexican Sterling Turquoise Pendant Necklace9000 - Mexican Sterling Turquoise Pendant Necklace
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Mexican Sterling Turquoise Pendant Necklace, pendant measures 1 3/8''L x 1''W, stamped Mexico, sterling chain measures 26''L...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to drciqygyih for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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Navajo Cutaway Pottery Jar by Lorraine Williams9001 - Navajo Cutaway Pottery Jar by Lorraine Williams
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Native American Navajo Cutaway Bear Paw Pottery Jar by Lorraine Williams, measures 3'' x 3'' and is signed on the bottom, also featu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to weaselboy for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Prehistoric Native American Bone Awl9002 - Prehistoric Native American Bone Awl
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Prehistoric Native American Bone Awl, measures 5''L, Acquisition is in compliance with all state and federal regulations.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Antique/Vintage Hand Forged Cast Iron Spearhead9003 - Antique/Vintage Hand Forged Cast Iron Spearhead
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AntiqueVintage Hand Forged Cast Iron Spearhead, measures 1''W x 5''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Vintage Cochiti Pottery Mudhead Storyteller9004 - Vintage Cochiti Pottery Mudhead Storyteller
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Vintage Native American Cochiti Miniature Pottery Mudhead Storyteller, measures 1''W x 1.5''L, artist's initials D.T. on the bot...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to L9407G for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mexican Sterling Pendant Necklace9005 - Mexican Sterling Pendant Necklace
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Mexican Sterling Pendant Necklace, pendant measures 1.25''L x 1''W, 18K Gold Filled chain measures 16''L end to end, stamped...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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2 Hopi Shalako Kachinas on Wood Base9006 - 2 Hopi Shalako Kachinas on Wood Base
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2 Native American Hopi Shalako Kachinas on Wood Base, includes Shalako Taka and Shalako Mana, artist's initials G.S. on base, measures 5'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Antique Alaskan Eskimo Leopard Seal Fur Moccasins9007 - Antique Alaskan Eskimo Leopard Seal Fur Moccasins
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Antique Alaskan Eskimo Beaded Leopard Seal Fur Moccasins, features floral beadwork and the word Alaska beaded on both moccasins, measure 10''...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Native American Navajo Sterling Bead Earrings9008 - Native American Navajo Sterling Bead Earrings
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Native American Navajo Sterling Hollow Bead Earrings, measure 2 5/8''L which includes the wire x 3/8''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to silvercoda for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Sterling Silver Cowboy Hat and Boot Earrings9009 - Sterling Silver Cowboy Hat and Boot Earrings
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Sterling Silver Cowboy Hat and Boot Earrings, measure 1.75''L x 5/8''W, stamped .925 and hallmarked
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to 1deadeye for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Native American Antler and Obsidian Knife9010 - Native American Antler and Obsidian Knife
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Native American Antler and Obsidian Knife, leather wrapped antler handle, beautifully knapped obsidian knife blade measuring 4.5''L x 1.5...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Antique Native American Zuni Beaded Wood Turtle9011 - Antique Native American Zuni Beaded Wood Turtle
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Antique Native American Zuni Beaded Wood Turtle, measures 6''L x 4''W x 1.5''H, beautiful colors
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Zuni Pottery Kiva Bowl by Timothy Peywa9012 - Zuni Pottery Kiva Bowl by Timothy Peywa
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Native American Zuni Pottery Kiva Bowl by Timothy Peywa, measures 3'' x 4'' and is signed on the bottom
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Bone Ring, Size 5.259013 - Bone Ring, Size 5.25
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Bone Ring, Size 5.25, measures .5''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to ppp12_ for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Acoma Pottery Bowl by Norma Jean Ortiz9014 - Acoma Pottery Bowl by Norma Jean Ortiz
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Native American Acoma Pottery Bowl by Norma Jean Ortiz (b.1955), measures 4'' x 5'' and is signed on the bottom, FYI: Active 1970s t...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to dickmontagne for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Turquoise Book Marker by J. Claw9015 - Navajo Sterling Turquoise Book Marker by J. Claw
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Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Book Marker by Jessie Claw, measures 2''L x .75''W, hallmarked JC and stamped sterling
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to williamkobin for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Beau Sterling Silver Mouse Pin9016 - Beau Sterling Silver Mouse Pin
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Beau Sterling Silver Mouse Pin, measures 1.5''L x .75''W, hallmarked and stamped sterling
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Collection of Prehistoric Stone Arrowheads9017 - Collection of Prehistoric Stone Arrowheads
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Collection of Prehistoric Stone Arrowheads, longest measures 1'' x 2'', one is marked McDonald County, Misouri. We believe these to...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Navajo Route 66 Sterling Turquoise Spoon9018 - Navajo Route 66 Sterling Turquoise Spoon
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Vintage Native American Navajo Route 66 Sterling Turquoise Spoon, measures 3.75''L x .75''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Twizzler for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Native American Navajo Gold Filled Ear Cuff9019 - Native American Navajo Gold Filled Ear Cuff
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Vintage Native American Navajo Gold Filled Turquoise Ear Cuff, measures 2''L x 3/8''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to 1deadeye for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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7 Navajo Mercury Dime Buttons9020 - 7 Navajo Mercury Dime Buttons
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7 Native American Navajo Mercury Dime Buttons, measures .5''D, all have copper rings
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to uskeeso for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Hopi Purple and Beige Turtle Basket9021 - Hopi Purple and Beige Turtle Basket
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Native American Hopi Purple and Beige Turtle Sifter Basket, measures 2''H x 9''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Hopi ''Eototo'' Kachina by Wally Navasie9022 - Hopi ''Eototo'' Kachina by Wally Navasie
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Native American Hopi ''Eototo'' Kachina by Wally Navasie, measures 2'' x 6'' x 2'', beautifully carved and p...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (110.00) x 1 = 110.00
 
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Vintage Navajo Route 66 Sterling Turquoise Ring9023 - Vintage Navajo Route 66 Sterling Turquoise Ring
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Vintage Native American Navajo Route 66 Sterling Turquoise Ring, Size 7, measures .75''L, stamped arrows on shank, beautiful old blue green ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to 2473eg for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Zuni Sterling Needlepoint Turquoise Pin9024 - Zuni Sterling Needlepoint Turquoise Pin
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Native American Zuni Sterling Needlepoint Turquoise Roadrunner Pin, measures 1'' x 1'', inlay on roadrunner includes turquoise, cowr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to ckfuller for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Prehistoric Stone Points, Stunners, and Flint9025 - Prehistoric Stone Points, Stunners, and Flint
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Prehistoric Native American Stone Points, Stunners, and Flint, largest measures 1'' x 2''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to Twizzler for (85.00) x 1 = 85.00
 
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Vintage Native American Carved Marble Kachina9026 - Vintage Native American Carved Marble Kachina
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Vintage Native American Carved Marble Kachina, measures 9'' tall x 5''W x 4''Deep, embellished with feathers, embroidery thr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Carved Bone Buffalo Pendant Necklace9027 - Carved Bone Buffalo Pendant Necklace
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Carved Bone Buffalo Pendant Necklace made in Nepal, carved bone bead necklace measures 24''L end to end, carved bone buffalo pendant measure...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Buddy45 for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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Large Hopi ''Hololo'' Kachina by Orville Hongeva9028 - Large Hopi ''Hololo'' Kachina by Orville Hongeva
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Large 1978 Native American Hopi ''Hololo'' Kachina by Orville Hongeva, measures 18''H x 10''W x 11''Deep, st...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to normanNZ7 for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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Antique Stone and Iron Tools9029 - Antique Stone and Iron Tools
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Antique Stone and Iron Tools, longest is the iron chisel-like tool which measures 2''W x 9''L, also includes stone celt and smoothin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Iroquois Quilled Birch Bark Basketry Tray9030 - Iroquois Quilled Birch Bark Basketry Tray
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Vintage Grand Marais, Minnesota Iroquois Quilled Birch Bark Basketry Tray, measures 6''D, does have missing quills
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Antique Native American Hopi Gourd Dance Rattle9031 - Antique Native American Hopi Gourd Dance Rattle
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Antique Native American Hopi Gourd Dance Rattle, measures 11''L x 7.5''W, carved wood handle, secured with leather
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to weaselboy for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Hopi Cradleboard Kachina by Roy Dewanayumptewa9032 - Hopi Cradleboard Kachina by Roy Dewanayumptewa
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Native American Hopi/Tewa Mana Cradleboard Kachina by Roy Dewanayumptewa, measures 3'' x 6.5'' and is signed on the back, hand painted
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to dickmontagne for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Native American Zuni Beaded Dance Belt9033 - Native American Zuni Beaded Dance Belt
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Native American Zuni Beaded Black and White Dance Belt, measures 70''L x 1.5''W, directional motif
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to quailrun for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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2 Northwest Coast Paper Clips/Bookmarkers9034 - 2 Northwest Coast Paper Clips/Bookmarkers
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2 Northwest Coast Paper Clips/Bookmarkers, hand painted and carved, longest measures 4.25''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Treasures of the American Indian, Hardback Book9035 - Treasures of the American Indian, Hardback Book
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Treasures of the National Museum of the American Indian, Hardback Book, Smithsonian Institution, Foreword by W. Richard West, Jr., Introduction by Cha
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6.50 - 10.00
Sold to floor for (5.00) x 1 = 5.00
 
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Vintage Native American Birch Bark Basket9036 - Vintage Native American Birch Bark Basket
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Vintage Native American Birch Bark Basket, measures 2''H x 7''W x 10''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Vintage Tesuque Pottery Wedding Vase9037 - Vintage Tesuque Pottery Wedding Vase
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Vintage Native American Tesuque Pottery Wedding Vase, measures 3.5'' x 5'', appears as though this piece has faded ink writing and n...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Copper Canyon Tarahumara Graduated Baskets9038 - Copper Canyon Tarahumara Graduated Baskets
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Mexican Copper Canyon Tarahumara Graduated Baskets, largest measures 3'' x 3''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Native American Birch Bark Cylindrical Basket9039 - Native American Birch Bark Cylindrical Basket
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Native American Birch Bark Cylindrical Basket, measures 5.25'' x 5.5''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Carved White Marble Owl Fetish9040 - Carved White Marble Owl Fetish
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Carved White Marble Owl Fetish, measures 1'' x 2''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to kdaley8587 for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Santa Clara Carved Pottery Bowl by Gwen Tafoya9041 - Santa Clara Carved Pottery Bowl by Gwen Tafoya
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Native American Santa Clara Carved Pottery Bowl by Gwen Tafoya, measures 3''H x 7''D and is signed on the bottom, some shelf wear on...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to kdaley8587 for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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Zuni Turquoise Bird Fetish Pendant by Ray Tsalate9042 - Zuni Turquoise Bird Fetish Pendant by Ray Tsalate
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Native American Zuni Carved Natural Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Bird Fetish Pendant by Ray Tsalate, measures .5'' x 1.75'', gold lip s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to eraserdust.. for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Vintage Navajo Sterling & Chip Inlay Ring, Size 99043 - Vintage Navajo Sterling & Chip Inlay Ring, Size 9
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Vintage Native American Navajo Sterling & Chip Inlay Turquoise and Coral Ring, Size 9, measures 7/8'' x .75''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Hopi Hemis Kachina by Wilmer Kame9044 - Hopi Hemis Kachina by Wilmer Kame
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Native American Hopi Hemis Kachina by Wilmer Kame, measures 6'' x 15'' x 3'' and is signed on the bottom, embellished with y...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to RetRector2.. for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Vintage Navajo Route 66 Sterling Turquoise Ring9045 - Vintage Navajo Route 66 Sterling Turquoise Ring
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Vintage Navajo Route 66 Sterling Turquoise Ring, Size 6.5, measures .5''W, crossed arrows motif, beautiful old blue green turquoise cab meas...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to 2473eg for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Cherokee Pottery Effigy Jar by Victoria Mitchell9046 - Cherokee Pottery Effigy Jar by Victoria Mitchell
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2009 Native American Cherokee Pottery Effigy Jar by Victoria Tenkiller Mitchell of Oklahoma, measures 3.5'' x 3.5'' x 4''Dee...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to L9407G for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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Zuni Turquoise Encrusted Pottery Fetish Kiva Bowl9047 - Zuni Turquoise Encrusted Pottery Fetish Kiva Bowl
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Native American Zuni Turquoise Encrusted Pottery Fetish Kiva Bowl, measures 3'' x 4'', features 4 fetishes, embellished with feather...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Zuni Fully Beaded Olla Maiden Doll9048 - Zuni Fully Beaded Olla Maiden Doll
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Native American Zuni Fully Beaded Olla Maiden Doll, measures 2'' x 5'' x 1'', well executed, gorgeous colors
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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Historic Santa Clara Pottery Avanyu Bowl9049 - Historic Santa Clara Pottery Avanyu Bowl
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Historic Native American Santa Clara Pottery Avanyu Bowl, measures 3'' x 5'', some scuffing
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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