Helm's 2018 Fall Sale

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Helm's Fall 2018 Fall Sale catalog contains Native American artifacts such as Navajo weavings and Pueblo pottery, Pre-Columbian artifacts, and other pre-historic items such as arrowheads and other stone tools. Also included are Oceanic, African and Chinese and Japanese tribal artifacts. This catalog also includes Native American and Mexican jewelry from the 20th century as well as many other items.
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Note: All prehistoric pottery and artifacts were taken from private land legally, without breaking any state or federal laws.
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Olmec Clay Figure51 - Olmec Clay Figure
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Olmec Clay Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 5" x 5 1/2" x 2". Veracruz, Mexico. Condition: Damag...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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Eskimo Knife52 - Eskimo Knife
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Eskimo Knife, dated 1942. Made of antler, steel and leather, the item measures 11 3/4" x 7 1/2" x 3/4". Signed ARE, 1942. Antler scab...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f**********w for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Collection of Drilled Stone Beads53 - Collection of Drilled Stone Beads
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Collection of Drilled Stone Beads, pre-Columbian items. Made of various stone, the items measure from 1" to 2" long. Mexico. Condition: As...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Mission Indian Basket54 - Mission Indian Basket
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Mission Indian Basket, c. 1920s. Made of willow and juncus, the item measures 6" x 6" x 3 1/2". Ramona, San Diego County, California....
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian 4-Leg Figure55 - Pre-Columbian 4-Leg Figure
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Pre-Columbian 4-Leg Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 3 3/4" x 3" x 4 1/2". Western Mexico. Condition: As f...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Black Olla56 - Black Olla
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Black Olla, early historic period. Made of clay, the item measures 11" x 11". Found outside of Yuma, Arizona. Opening is 4". Conditio...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Pre-Columbian Dish & Bowl57 - Pre-Columbian Dish & Bowl
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Pre-Columbian Dish & Bowl, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay and paint, the items measure 5 1/4" x 2 1/4" and 6 7/8" x 1". W...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Effigy Pipe58 - Effigy Pipe
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Effigy Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 6" x 3" x 2". Ohio. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $22.50...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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3 Damaged Pre-Columbian Items59 - 3 Damaged Pre-Columbian Items
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3 Damaged Pre-Columbian Items. Made of clay, these pre-Columbian items measure 2 1/2" to 7 1/2" long. Mexico. Condition: Damaged, see imag...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Plains Antler Pipe60 - Plains Antler Pipe
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Plains Antler Pipe, 20th century item. Made of beads, hair, antler, wood, leather, paint, feathers, fin and fur, the item measures 35" x 8 1/2&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Cherokee Basketry Bag61 - Cherokee Basketry Bag
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Cherokee Basketry Bag, c. 1950s. Made of glossy river cane and rope, the item measures 9" x 9" x 4". Southeastern USA. Nice long carr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Cache of 3 California Plummets62 - Cache of 3 California Plummets
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Cache of 3 California Plummets, pre-historic items. Made of steatite, the items measure from 3 1/4" to 4 1/4" long. Santa Barbara County, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Pair of Porcelain Chinese Fu Dogs63 - Pair of Porcelain Chinese Fu Dogs
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Pair of Porcelain Chinese Fu Dogs, early 20th century items. Made of porcelain, the items measure 3 1/4" x 5" x 6 1/4". China. Condit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Pre-Columbian Head64 - Pre-Columbian Head
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Pre-Columbian Head, pre-Columbian item. Made of stone, the item measures 11" x 9" x 9". Olmec, Veracruz, Mexico. From an old, 1960s S...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Indonesian Wood Instrument65 - Indonesian Wood Instrument
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Indonesian Wood Instrument, 20th century item. Made of wood, the item measures 24" x 2 1/2" x 5 1/4". Dayak. Condition: Some wear, st...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Vietnamese Crossbow66 - Vietnamese Crossbow
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Vietnamese Crossbow, c. 1960s. Made of wood, the item measures 41" x 17". Vietnam. Actually used by northern forces. Condition: Good, see ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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J & D Tofoya Olla67 - J & D Tofoya Olla
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J & D Tafoya Olla, 1974. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 5 1/4" x 5 1/4" x 3 1/2". San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico. Ju...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Italian Cross68 - Italian Cross
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Italian Cross, c. 1700s. Made of wood and glass beads, the item measures 21" x 11". Italy. Condition: Nice, see images. Shipping: $32.50 w...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Monica Tafoya Olla69 - Monica Tafoya Olla
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Monica Tafoya Olla, c. 1940s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 3 7/8". San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico. B...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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California Obsidian Collection70 - California Obsidian Collection
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California Obsidian Collection, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian, the longest item measures 5 1/4". Lake County, California. Condition: As ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Antique Matched Pair Mexican Spurs71 - Antique Matched Pair Mexican Spurs
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Antique Matched Pair Mexican Spurs, early 20th century items. Made of leather, steel, silver, the items measure 8" x 6 1/2" x 2". Mar...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (190.00 + 41.80) x 1 = 231.80
 
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Chumash Mortar & Pestle72 - Chumash Mortar & Pestle
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Chumash Mortar & Pestle, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures 6" x 5" x 2 1/2", pestle masures 4" x 3"....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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4-Leg Stirrup Pottery Lid73 - 4-Leg Stirrup Pottery Lid
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4-Leg Stirrup Pottery Lid, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 5 3/4" x 4" x 6 1/2". Jalisco, Mexico. Condition: Brok...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Chumash Sail Fish74 - Chumash Sail Fish
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Chumash Sail Fish, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures, 7 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 1 1/2'. Santa Barbara County, California....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 8*****o for (575.00 + 126.50) x 1 = 701.50
 
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Pair of Metal Chinese Dragons75 - Pair of Metal Chinese Dragons
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Pair of Metal Chinese Dragons, 20th century items. Made of painted metal, the candleholders measures 8" x 5" x 15". China. Condition:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Roman-style Sword76 - Roman-style Sword
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Roman-style Sword, modern item. Made of leather, wood, bone, brass and steel, the item measures 30" x 3". Middle East. Also includes book....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Navajo Clay Bowl77 - Navajo Clay Bowl
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Navajo Clay Bowl, c. 1950s. Made of clay, the item measures 8 3/4" x 3". New Mexico. Condition: Good, some wear, see images. Shipping: $24...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Navajo Wedding Basket78 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1900s. Made of willow and paint, the item measures 15" wide x 3" tall. Found in cave in New Mexico. Condition: S...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Ironwood Ram Carving79 - Ironwood Ram Carving
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Ironwood Ram Carving, c. 1960s. Made of ironwood, the item measures 11" x 5 1/2" x 10 1/4". Seri, Northern Mexico. Condition: Good, s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Large Wood Mask80 - Large Wood Mask
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Large Wood Mask, c. 1890s. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 14" x 8" x 5". China. Condition: Most of red paint has been lost...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********r.. for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Stone Flute Player Figure81 - Stone Flute Player Figure
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Stone Flute Player Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of basalt, the item measures 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" x 8". Costa Rica. Condition: Foot re...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Black Saddle Purse82 - Black Saddle Purse
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Black Saddle Purse, c. 1940s. Made of leather and wood, the item measures 10" x 10" x 4". Mexico. Condition: Minor wear, see images. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********r.. for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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South American Bowl83 - South American Bowl
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South American Bowl, 20th century item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 9" x 9" x 5 1/4". Amazon, Shapibo. Condition: Good,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Fine Navajo Rug84 - Fine Navajo Rug
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Fine Navajo Rug, c. 1940s. Made of wool, the item measures 38" x 23". New Mexico. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $26.50 w/insuranc...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********o.. for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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2 Hawaiian Wood Bowls85 - 2 Hawaiian Wood Bowls
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2 Hawaiian Wood Bowls, 2001. Made of milo wood, the items measures 4 3/4" x 5" and 6 1/2" x 5". Hawaii, Dunn. Condition: Good, s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Fine Navajo Rug86 - Fine Navajo Rug
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Fine Navajo Rug, c. 1940s. Made of wool, the item measures 32" x 18". New Mexico. Condition: Minor moth damage, see images. Shipping: $24....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********o.. for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Antique Chinese Drum87 - Antique Chinese Drum
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Antique Chinese Drum, c. 1900s. Made of wood, brass and skin, the item measures 11" x 7". China. Large wood drum. Condition: Some minor pa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Route 66 Kachina Collection88 - Route 66 Kachina Collection
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Route 66 Kachina Collection, c. 1950s. Made of cottonwood and paint, the items measure from 6" to 10" tall. Arizona. Condition: Pre-owned,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Wood & Porcupine Quill Box89 - Wood & Porcupine Quill Box
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Wood & Porcupine Quill Box, c. 1900s. Made of wood, porcupine quills, and steel, the item measures 11" x 5 1/2". Indonesia. Condition:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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Frame w/Unfinished Basket90 - Frame w/Unfinished Basket
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Frame w/Unfinished Basket, c. 1940s. Made of glass, fiber and wool, the item measures 8 1/2" x 11". Hopi, Navajo, Arizona. Condition: Good...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Pre-Columbian Casas Grande Pot91 - Pre-Columbian Casas Grande Pot
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Pre-Columbian Casas Grande Pot, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 7" x 7". Texas. Condition: Some paint loss, see images...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Collection of Small Bottles92 - Collection of Small Bottles
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Collection of Small Bottles, c. 1920s. Made of glass, wood and stone, the largest bottle measures 5". USA. Other misc. relics. Condition: As fo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Ban Chang Pot93 - Ban Chang Pot
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Ban Chang Pot, pre-historic item. Made of clay, the item measures 11" x 8". Southern China. Condition: Broken and reassembled, see images...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Pair of Navajo Sand Paintings94 - Pair of Navajo Sand Paintings
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Pair of Navajo Sand Paintings, c. 1940s. Made of wood, sand and paint, the items measure 12 1/2" x 12 1/2" x 2". New Mexico. Conditio...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Ban Chang Pot95 - Ban Chang Pot
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Ban Chang Pot, pre-historic item. Made of clay, the item measures 8". Southern China. Condition: Heavy mineralization, cracked, see images. Shi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*********o for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Hafted Hupa Obsidian Knife96 - Hafted Hupa Obsidian Knife
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Hafted Hupa Obsidian Knife, c. 1900. Made of mahogany obsidian, leather and wool, the item measures overall 20" and the blade 7". Central ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Bobo African Wood Mask97 - Bobo African Wood Mask
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Bobo African Wood Mask, c. 1900. Made of wood, the item measures 17" x 6" x 6". North Africa. Condition: Large piece broken off near ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Pre-Columbian-style Figure98 - Pre-Columbian-style Figure
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Pre-Columbian-style Figure, 20th century item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 7" x 6" x 5". Mexico. Appears to have boils....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Gordon Grant Signed Lithograph99 - Gordon Grant Signed Lithograph
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Gordon Grant Signed Lithograph, 20th century item. Made of paper, the item measures 12 1/2" x 10" without matting. USA. Signed. Condition:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Hopi Kachina100 - Hopi Kachina
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Hopi Kachina, c. 1930s. Made of cottonwood, leather and paint, the item measures 13" x 7" x 4". Arizona. Condition: Good, see images....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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