Desert West Nov. 02nd & 3rd Auction

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Several estates including the Nick @ Suzanne Nicholas Collection of Native American Art, Kachinas, Pottery, Folk Art & Navajo Rugs. Cowboy & Mexican Memorabelia. Antiques & Collectibles
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Fancy Zia Jar by Ralph Aragon1130 - Fancy Zia Jar by Ralph Aragon
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Fancy Zia Jar by Ralph Aragon. Sweet little Zia jar, textured turquoise painting with quail fetish figures, signed. Measures 4.75".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Traditional Acoma Jar by Norma Jean Ortiz1130A - Traditional Acoma Jar by Norma Jean Ortiz
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From the Nick and Suzanne Nicholas Collection we have a Traditional Acoma Eye Dazzler Jar by Norma Jean Ortiz, measures 6.5''H x 6.5'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Signed Santa Clara Pots one by Reycita Naranjo1131 - Signed Santa Clara Pots one by Reycita Naranjo
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2 Signed Santa Clara Pots. These are a set of stunning black pots The largest of these items measures approx. 2.25''Hx 3.75''W. One ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Vintage Native American Acoma Pot1132 - Vintage Native American Acoma Pot
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Native American Acoma Pot. Fine line. Small but nice pot that measures approx. 3''H x 4.25''W.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Hopi Pottery Mudhead Figure1133 - Hopi Pottery Mudhead Figure
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Hopi Pottery Mudhead Figure, measures 4.5''H 4''W, has hole in topknot for hanging, chip underneath necklace
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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3 Santa Clara Figures, Signed1134 - 3 Santa Clara Figures, Signed
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3 Santa Clara Figures, Signed. Largest is 3''Tall. Two bear figures, one up in a tree, one sitting and one beaver(Santa Clara Potters) Paul ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 90.00
Sold to xvdinpbs for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Zuni Hand Carved Route 66 Kachinas by Leroy Pooley1135 - Zuni Hand Carved Route 66 Kachinas by Leroy Pooley
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Zuni Hand Carved Route 66 Kachinas by Leroy Pooley, largest measures 5''H x 2.5''W, all signed on bottom by artist, #1 Crow by Poole...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Original Acrylic ''Playing Dead'' by Judy Savarese1135A - Original Acrylic ''Playing Dead'' by Judy Savarese
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Original Acrylic ''Playing Dead'' by Judy Savarese, gallery wrapped canvas, measures 11''H x 14''W, another great pi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Santo Domingo Pueblo Chile Bowl - Vicky Calabaza1136 - Santo Domingo Pueblo Chile Bowl - Vicky Calabaza
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Santo Domingo Pueblo Chile Bowl - Vicky T. Calabaza, Exceptional pottery from renowned potter. Black spirit line around the rim. The polychromed chi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Four Zuni Fetishes & One Carving1138 - Four Zuni Fetishes & One Carving
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Four Zuni Fetishes & One Carving, The Indian Chief with headdress measures 3''H x 2''W, the four fetishes includes a carved turt...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 90.00 - 120.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Vintage Navajo Sterling Turquoise Bracelet Plus1139 - Vintage Navajo Sterling Turquoise Bracelet Plus
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Vintage Navajo Sterling Turquoise Bracelet Plus, beautiful turquoise cabochon measuring 2'' x 1.25'' at its widest, 3 band bracelet ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Framed Hand Signed Silkscreen by Woody Crumbo1139A - Framed Hand Signed Silkscreen by Woody Crumbo
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From the Nick and Suzanne Nicholas Collection we have a Framed Hand Signed Silkscreen by Woody Crumbo, framed and double matted under glass, hand sign
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Original ''Thunderbird'' by Kills Thunder1140 - Original ''Thunderbird'' by Kills Thunder
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Original ''Thunderbird'' Sept. 28, 2013, by Kills Thunder, measures 12'' x 16'', vibrantly painted in Kill's Thu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Black Textured Pottery Olla by A. Hedz1141 - Mata Ortiz Black Textured Pottery Olla by A. Hedz
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Mata Ortiz Black Textured Pottery Olla by A. Hernandez, measures 6'' x 6'', highly textured full body, pulled spout
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Santa Clara Pueblo Miniature Pots by J. Gutierrez1142 - Santa Clara Pueblo Miniature Pots by J. Gutierrez
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Santa Clara Pueblo Miniature Pots by J. Gutierrez, largest measures 2''H x 2''W, Offered for this auction are 3 miniature polished b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Child's Pendleton Blanket1143 - Child's Pendleton Blanket
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Child's Pendleton Blanket, measures 32''W x 42''L, has blue Pendleton Beaver State Tag, beautiful turquoise in color with Native...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Hopi Mudhead Kachina by Jason Curley1143A - Hopi Mudhead Kachina by Jason Curley
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From the collection of Nick & Suzanne Nicholas. Hopi Mudhead Kachina by Jason Curley, measures 8''h x 3.5''w. Native drum base, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Navajo Miniature Hand Carved Kachinas1144 - Navajo Miniature Hand Carved Kachinas
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Navajo Miniature Hand Carved Kachinas, largest measures 5''H x 2.75''W which includes feather headdress, #1 Morning Singer #2 Eagle ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Santa Clara Polychrome Avanyu Jar1145 - Santa Clara Polychrome Avanyu Jar
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Santa Clara Polychrome Avanyu Jar, measures 3.5''H x 3.75''W, beautiful earthtones
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Japanese Shogun Sword1146 - Japanese Shogun Sword
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Japanese Shogun Sword. Measures 30''l, blade is 19.5'' scabbard measures 24.5''L, some rusting on edge, wave-like ''...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (21.00 + 4.20) x 1 = 25.20
 
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Hopi Sunface Kachina by Ben Yazzie1146A - Hopi Sunface Kachina by Ben Yazzie
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From the collection of Nick & Suzanne Nicholas. Hopi Sunface Kachina by Ben Yazzie. Measures 9'' high x 4.25'' wide. Great feat...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Eight Carved Turquoise Beads1147 - Eight Carved Turquoise Beads
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Eight Carved Turquoise Beads, largest (bird) measures .5''H x 2''L, three carved leaves and 3 elliptical shapes with large holes, an...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Santo Domingo Chile Bowl1148 - Santo Domingo Chile Bowl
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Santo Domingo Chile Bowl, measures 3.5''H x 8''W, traditional Santo Domingo Pueblo is reputed to be one of the most unchanged Pueblo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Original Acrylic ''Little Buddy'' by Kills Thunder1149 - Original Acrylic ''Little Buddy'' by Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic titled ''Little Buddy'' by Kills Thunder. Signed by artist, this piece is also signed on the back and dated Sept. 2...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Signed Print ''Powerful Medicine'' - Jim Stuckenberg1150 - Signed Print ''Powerful Medicine'' - Jim Stuckenberg
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Signed Print ''Powerful Medicine'' - Jim Stuckenberg, framed under glass, visual measures 13'' x 11'', hand signed b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Book, ''Book of the Hopi'' by Frank Waters1150A - Book, ''Book of the Hopi'' by Frank Waters
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From the collection of Nick & Suzanne Nicholas. Book, ''Book of the Hopi'' by Frank Waters. Hardback with dust jacket, published...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Rattlesnake Jar by Gonzalez1152 - Mata Ortiz Polychrome Rattlesnake Jar by Gonzalez
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Rattlesnake Jar by Gonzalez. Fabulous piece by Daniel Gonzalez. Features 4 rattlesnakes coiled around jar amongst geometric and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to xvdinpbs for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Two Handled Serving Trays, Grape Cluster Pattern1153 - Two Handled Serving Trays, Grape Cluster Pattern
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From the Proctor Collection, Silver City, NM. Stunning pieces for that special occasion. Both trays have a delicate etched pattern in the center and a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (16.00 + 3.20) x 1 = 19.20
 
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Zuni Sterling Coral Bracelet by Amy Locaspino1154 - Zuni Sterling Coral Bracelet by Amy Locaspino
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Zuni Sterling Coral Bracelet by Amy Locaspino; stunning Native American bracelet; sterling silver and 5 rectangular blood red coral cabochons .5in x o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Hopi Polychrome Jar by Vernida Polacca Nampeyo1154A - Hopi Polychrome Jar by Vernida Polacca Nampeyo
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Hopi Polychrome Jar by Vernida Polacca Nampeyo, measures 4''H x 6''W, beautiful traditional geometric and fine line designs, signed ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to xvdinpbs for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Mexican Serape1155 - Mexican Serape
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Mexican Serape, measures 40'' x 80''L, fringed tassels, bright rainbow colors
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Zuni Hand Carved Fetishes1156 - Zuni Hand Carved Fetishes
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Zuni Hand Carved Fetishes, largest measures 3''L x 1''H, #1 Maiden embellished with turquoise #2 Polar Bear carved from bone by Calv...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Two Hopi Dancer Kachinas1156A - Two Hopi Dancer Kachinas
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From the collection of Nick & Suzanne Nicholas. Two Hopi Dancer Kachinas, both measuring 6.5''h x 5.5''w. The sunface kachina ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Navajo Original Acrylic by Guy Nez, Jr. (1946-)1157 - Navajo Original Acrylic by Guy Nez, Jr. (1946-)
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Navajo Original Acrylic by Guy Nez, Jr. visual measures 12'' x 15.5'', (1946-), framed in wooden frame under glass and double matted...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Eye Dazzler Jar by Hilario Quezada1158 - Mata Ortiz Eye Dazzler Jar by Hilario Quezada
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Mata Ortiz Eye Dazzler Jar by Hilario Quezada, measures 6.5'' x 8.5'', fluted rim, black on cream
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to jmom42 for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Six Zuni Handcarved Stone Fetishes1159 - Six Zuni Handcarved Stone Fetishes
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Six Zuni Handcarved Stone Fetishes. Largest fetish measures 2'' x 1.25''. 1. Horse with heishi beads, turquoise arrowhead-turquoise...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Original Mexican Village Oil by Jose' Curis1160 - Original Mexican Village Oil by Jose' Curis
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Original Mexican Village Oil by Jose' Curis H., measures 11''H x 16''W, subtle earthtones depicting rustic Mexican village, sign...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 90.00
Sold to floor for (32.00 + 6.40) x 1 = 38.40
 
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1982 Hopi Snake Dancer Kachina by N. Muth1160A - 1982 Hopi Snake Dancer Kachina by N. Muth
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From the collection of Nick & Suzanne Nicholas. 1982 Hopi Snake Dancer Kachina by N. Muth, measures 10''h x 6.5''w., inscribed &...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Santo Domingo Jar by Arthur & Hilda Coriz1161 - Santo Domingo Jar by Arthur & Hilda Coriz
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Santo Domingo Jar by Arthur (deceased 1998) & Hilda (deceased 2007) Coriz, measures 5''H x 6''W, Hilda is a sister of award-winn...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Tohono O'odham Woven Baskets1162 - Tohono O'odham Woven Baskets
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Tohono O'odham Woven Baskets, largest measures 3.5''H x 11.5''W, #1 Basketry Bowl #2 Lidded Cylindrical Basket with Lid and Handle
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Collection of Navajo Weavings & Samplers1163 - Collection of Navajo Weavings & Samplers
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Collection of Navajo Weavings & Samplers, largest measures 15.5'' x 14'', #1 Black and Maroon Striped Sampler with black tassels...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to mattbn2012 for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Santa Clara Pottery Figurines1164 - Santa Clara Pottery Figurines
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Santa Clara Pottery Figurines, largest (goat) measures 2.5'' x 3'', Beaver is signed John S.C. Pueb., Turtle has initial E on it
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to cq3853 for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Zuni Crushed Turquoise Fetish Jar1165 - Zuni Crushed Turquoise Fetish Jar
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Zuni Crushed Turquoise Fetish Jar, sweet little fetish jar with crushed turquoise and 3 fetish bears attached to side of jar, measures 2.5''...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (32.00 + 6.40) x 1 = 38.40
 
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Hopi Traditional Plainware Bowl1166 - Hopi Traditional Plainware Bowl
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Hopi Traditional Plainware Bowl, measures 3.75''H x 7.5''W, small needlepoint hole under rim
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mexican Tin & Tile Mirror1167 - Mexican Tin & Tile Mirror
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Mexican Tin & Tile Mirror, Talavera style tile in yellow orange-terra cotta-cobalt blue-and white, stamped tin decorative square accents, measur...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Apache Cradleboard1168 - Apache Cradleboard
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Apache Cradleboard, measures 26''H x 11''W, wood, cloth, beading, great wall decor
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Framed Hand Signed Silkscreen by Woody Crumbo1168A - Framed Hand Signed Silkscreen by Woody Crumbo
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From the Nick and Suzanne Nicholas Collection we have a Framed Hand Signed Silkscreen by Woody Crumbo, framed and double matted under glass, hand sign
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Wall Hanger Gun Replica1169 - Wall Hanger Gun Replica
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From the Bill Freeman New Mexico Estate, Wall Hanger Gun Replica, measures 44''L, artist's rendition of a flintlock carved rifle, with s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Hopi Pottery Bowls1170 - Hopi Pottery Bowls
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Hopi Pottery Bowls, largest measures 2'' x 5''W and the other is 2.75''H x 4.5''W, one is signed J.G. with cornstalk...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Zuni Fetishes1171 - Zuni Fetishes
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Zuni Fetishes, 6 hand carved stone, largest is the Mother of Pearl Snake and is 3.5''L, includes carved rattlesnake, horse, two bears, and a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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