Desert West Auction October 28, 2020

Auction Details

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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Zuni Carved Picasso Marble Horse Fetish9153 - Zuni Carved Picasso Marble Horse Fetish
Desert West Auction
Native American Zuni Carved Picasso Marble Horse Fetish, measures 1'' x 2'' x 2''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to getjmt11 for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Hopi Long Beard Ogre Kachina by Albert Silas9154 - Hopi Long Beard Ogre Kachina by Albert Silas
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Native American Hopi Long Beard Ogre Kachina by Albert Silas, measures 13.75''H x 5.5''W x 5.5''Deep and is signed on the bo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) x 1 = 275.00
 
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Pre Columbian Colima Pottery Squash Form Jar9155 - Pre Columbian Colima Pottery Squash Form Jar
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Pre Columbian Colima Pottery Squash Form Jar, measures 3'' x 4'', chip in rim
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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Alaskan Quinhagak Leather and Fur Doll by E White9156 - Alaskan Quinhagak Leather and Fur Doll by E White
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1985 Alaskan Quinhagak Leather and Fur Doll by Emma White, stitched eyes and eyebrows, bead mouth, braided wool hair, fur on hide leggings with bead a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to d1949m for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Native American Navajo Carved Cedar Wood Flute9157 - Native American Navajo Carved Cedar Wood Flute
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Native American Navajo Carved Cedar Wood Flute, measures 1''W x 22''L, leather ties holding block over sound hole
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (75.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Prehistoric Native American Collectibles9158 - Prehistoric Native American Collectibles
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Prehistoric Native American Collectibles, includes arrowheads, 2 pieces of old Silver Trade Bracelets from Temple Mound Oklahoma, Wampum Shell Tube Be
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to Twizzler for (85.00) x 1 = 85.00
 
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Prehistoric Native American Micaceous Clay Pot9159 - Prehistoric Native American Micaceous Clay Pot
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Prehistoric Native American Pueblo Micaceous Clay Pottery Jar, measures 4'' x 4'', chips in rim
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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2 Mysteries & Miracles of New Mexico Books9160 - 2 Mysteries & Miracles of New Mexico Books
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2 Mysteries & Miracles of New Mexico: Guide Book to the Genuinely Bizarre in the Land of Enchantment Softback Books by Jack Kutz, includes Myst...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 35.00 - 45.00
Sold to wranglerco for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Native American Navajo Pine Pitch Pottery Jar9161 - Native American Navajo Pine Pitch Pottery Jar
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Native American Navajo Pine Pitch Pottery Jar, measures 2'' x 3''
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Native American Reptile Rattle9162 - Native American Reptile Rattle
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Native American Reptile Rattle with Leather Wrapped Wood Handle, measures 3'' x 11''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (55.00) x 1 = 55.00
 
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Pre Columbian Jalisco Pottery Head Reproduction9163 - Pre Columbian Jalisco Pottery Head Reproduction
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Pre Columbian Jalisco Pottery Head Reproduction, looks to be broken off of a statue, measures 4'' x 7''L x 3'', some chippin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Catawba Micaceous Clay Pottery Bird Bowl, Harris9164 - Catawba Micaceous Clay Pottery Bird Bowl, Harris
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Native American Catawba Micaceous Clay Pottery Duck Bowl by Reola Harris, measures 5'' x 5'' x 3'', bill has been glued
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Native American Beaded Leather Moccasins9165 - Native American Beaded Leather Moccasins
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Native American Beaded Leather Moccasins, measures 10''L from heel to toe
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Historic Native American Zia Pottery Bowl9166 - Historic Native American Zia Pottery Bowl
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Historic Native American Zia Pottery Bowl, measures 2'' x 4''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Pages From Hopi History by Harry C. James9167 - Pages From Hopi History by Harry C. James
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Pages From Hopi History by Harry C. James, Hardback Book, c. 1974 The University of Arizona Press, comes in original book jacket, measures 6'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to wranglerco for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Native American Pottery Quail9168 - Native American Pottery Quail
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Native American Pottery Quail, hand painted, measures 1'' x 2''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to kdaley8587 for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Framed Taking a Rest Native American Print9169 - Framed Taking a Rest Native American Print
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Framed Taking a Rest Native American Print by Robert Wesley Amick, measures 26''H x 32''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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2004 Cherokee Micaceous Clay Pottery Water Olla9170 - 2004 Cherokee Micaceous Clay Pottery Water Olla
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2004 Cherokee Micaceous Clay Pottery Water Olla by Bernadine George (1944-2016), measures 7'' x 9'' and is signed on the bottom, nic...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to Ranchguy for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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San Juan Pottery Bowl by Dominguita Sisneros9171 - San Juan Pottery Bowl by Dominguita Sisneros
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Native American San Juan Pottery Bowl by Dominguita Sisneros (b. 1942), measures 2'' x 4'' and is signed on the bottom, nice thick w...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to L9407G for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Santa Clara Pottery Bowl by Crescencia Tafoya9172 - Santa Clara Pottery Bowl by Crescencia Tafoya
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Native American Santa Clara Pottery Shallow Bowl by Crescencia Tafoya (1918-1999), measures .75''H x 5'' and is signed on the bottom...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to quailrun for (75.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Vintage Kamchatka Caribou & Seal Fur Doll9173 - Vintage Kamchatka Caribou & Seal Fur Doll
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Vintage Kamchatka Peninsula Eskimo Caribou & Seal Fur Doll, beadwork in orange, white, pearl, and burnt orange with wood face and body, hand pai...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to peteliska for (55.00) x 1 = 55.00
 
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Native American Carved Antler Buffalo Head on Catlinite Pipe9174 - Native American Carved Antler Buffalo Head on Catlinite Pipe
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Native American Navajo Carved Antler & Catlinite Peace Pipe, the stem is carved spiraled cedar, the bowl is catlinite, and the end is a carved a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (95.00) x 1 = 95.00
 
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5 Stone Arrowheads, Age & Origin Unknown9175 - 5 Stone Arrowheads, Age & Origin Unknown
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5 Stone Arrowheads, longest measures 1'' x 2'', age and origin unknown, have not be tested.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Historic San Juan Pottery Bird Dish9176 - Historic San Juan Pottery Bird Dish
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Historic San Juan Pottery Bird Dish, measures 2'' x 6''D x 5'', carved lines and designs
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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Canadian Aardvark Company Composition Seal Statue9177 - Canadian Aardvark Company Composition Seal Statue
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Canadian Aardvark Company Composition Seal Statue, measures 2'' x 4'' x 3'' and has original foil label on the bottom
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Native American Hopi Dance Wand9178 - Native American Hopi Dance Wand
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Native American Hopi Flower Dance Wand, measures 10''L x 3.5''W, embellished with feather, inside of flower has cotton stuffed inside
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Historic Jemez Pottery Bowl by Jose Rey Toledo9179 - Historic Jemez Pottery Bowl by Jose Rey Toledo
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Historic Native American Jemez Pottery Bowl by Mr. and Mrs. Jose Rey Toledo (Shobah Woonhon) (1915 - 1994), measures 3'' x 4'' and i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Pre Columbian Style Pottery Bowl9180 - Pre Columbian Style Pottery Bowl
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Pre Columbian Style Pottery Bowl, measures 2''H x 5''D, small chip in rim
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Zuni Carved Antler Quail Fetish by Maxx Laate9181 - Zuni Carved Antler Quail Fetish by Maxx Laate
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Native American Zuni Carved Antler Quail Fetish by Maxx Laate, turquoise eyes, measures .5'' x 2'' and is signed on the bottom
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Canadian Inuit Carved Soapstone Folk Art9182 - Canadian Inuit Carved Soapstone Folk Art
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Canadian Inuit Carved Soapstone Folk Art, has Inuit Man on Sled Pulled by 2 Caribou, measures 2'' x 5'' x 1'', carved on the...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Vintage Native American Penobscot Lidded Basket9183 - Vintage Native American Penobscot Lidded Basket
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Vintage Native American Penobscot Lidded Basket, measures 4'' x 9''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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Hopi ''Kayala'' Kachina by Shirley R. Adams9184 - Hopi ''Kayala'' Kachina by Shirley R. Adams
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Native American Hopi ''Kayala'' Kachina by Shirley R. Adams of Polacca Arizona, measures 3'' x 9'' x 4'' and...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (85.00) x 1 = 85.00
 
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Large Navajo Ceremonial Wedding Basket9185 - Large Navajo Ceremonial Wedding Basket
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Large Native American Hopi Ceremonial Basket, measures 3''H x 18''D
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to quailrun for (85.00) x 1 = 85.00
 
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Prehistoric Sinagua Culture Olivella Shell Beads9186 - Prehistoric Sinagua Culture Olivella Shell Beads
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Prehistoric Sinagua Culture Olivella Shell Beads, strung on thread measuring 18''L end to end, longer beads measure approximately .75'&#...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to ThomasNewton for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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Original Gerda Christoffersen(1917-2012) Picture9188 - Original Gerda Christoffersen(1917-2012) Picture
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Original December 1949 Gerda Christoffersen (1917-2012) Pastel Chalk Picture, measures 18'' x 24'' and is signed by the artist, some...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Santa Clara Pottery Jar by Tricia Velarde9189 - Santa Clara Pottery Jar by Tricia Velarde
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Native American Santa Clara Pottery Jar by Tricia Velarde, measures 4'' x 4'' and is signed on the bottom, highly burnished blackwar...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to kdaley8587 for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Pre Columbian Tripod Pottery Shallow Bowl9190 - Pre Columbian Tripod Pottery Shallow Bowl
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Pre Columbian Tripod Pottery Shallow Bowl, measures 2''H x 5''D, one of the legs is missing
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to Bekins for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Native American Hopi Cloud Man, Harry Savage Jr.9191 - Native American Hopi Cloud Man, Harry Savage Jr.
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1995 Native American Hopi Cloud Man by Harry Savage Jr., measures 3'' x 16'' x 3'' and is signed on the bottom, beautifully ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Carved Selenite Rabbit Fetish9192 - Carved Selenite Rabbit Fetish
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Carved Selenite Rabbit Fetish, measures 1'' x 1''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 35.00 - 45.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Vintage Native American Sterling Chip Inlay Ring9193 - Vintage Native American Sterling Chip Inlay Ring
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Vintage Native American Sterling Chip Inlay Ring, Size 9, measures .25''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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The Smithsonian Book of North American Indians9195 - The Smithsonian Book of North American Indians
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The Smithsonian Book of North American Indians: Before the Coming of the Europeans by Philip Kopper and the Editors of Smithsoniam Books, c. 1986 FIR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Jonna001 for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Prehistoric Native American Pendant Necklace9196 - Prehistoric Native American Pendant Necklace
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Prehistoric California Native American Red Spiny Oyster Shell Pendant Necklace, strung on vintage cotton cord (which is broken), pendant measures 1....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Native American Sterling Inlay Lizard Necklace9197 - Native American Sterling Inlay Lizard Necklace
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Native American Sterling Inlay Lizard Pendant Necklace, reversible pendant measures 2 3/8''L which includes bale, sterling silver box chain ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to RangerPride for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Zuni Sterling Inlay Link Bracelet9198 - Zuni Sterling Inlay Link Bracelet
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Native American Zuni Sterling Inlay Link Bracelet, measures 7''L end to end, inlay includes turquoise, opal, coral, peridot, and lapis, togg...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to kdaley8587 for (90.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Zia Pottery Jar by Ralph Aragon9199 - Zia Pottery Jar by Ralph Aragon
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Native American Zia Pottery Jar by Ralph Aragon, measures 4'' x 4'' and is signed on the bottom, ''Ralph Aragon was born at ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to Wemyss99 for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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Navajo Storm Pattern Wool Textile Rug9200 - Navajo Storm Pattern Wool Textile Rug
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Native American Navajo Storm Pattern Wool Textile Rug, measures 37'' x 48'', stunning colors in a nice tight weave, 4 cornered tasse...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to kdaley8587 for (475.00) x 1 = 475.00
 
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Antique Native American Siletz Basket9201 - Antique Native American Siletz Basket
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Antique Native American Oregon Coast Siletz Basket, measures 12'' x 14'', ca. early 1900s, Red Trade Cloth wrapped handled, twined w...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Native American Sterling Chip Inlay Ring, Sz 10.59202 - Native American Sterling Chip Inlay Ring, Sz 10.5
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Vintage Native American Sterling Chip Inlay Ring, Size 10.5, measures 3/8''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 45.00 - 65.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Hopi Butterfly Cradleboard Kachina by William G.9203 - Hopi Butterfly Cradleboard Kachina by William G.
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Native American Hopi Butterfly Old Style Cradleboard Kachina by William G., measures 6''L x 5''W x 3''H and is signed
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to RetRector2.. for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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Native American Sterling Inlay Lizard Earrings9204 - Native American Sterling Inlay Lizard Earrings
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Native American Sterling Inlay Lizard Earrings, measure 2''L, stamped sterling, inlay of orange shell and opal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to RangerPride for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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