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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Occult Painting Signed W. Fredericksen151 - Occult Painting Signed W. Fredericksen
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Occult Painting Signed W. Fredericksen, 1976. Made of pastel with metal and glass frame, the item measures 18" x 12" x 1/2". USA, Wil...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Mezcal Prod152 - Mezcal Prod
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Mezcal Prod, early 20th century item. Made of pine wood, the item measures 45" x 2". San Diego County, California. Used to dig mezcal root...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand153 - Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand
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Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand, modern item. Made of string, plastic and hair with metal stand, the item measures 18" on stand. USA, copy o...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to c********l.. for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Southwest Miniature Pottery Colleciton154 - Southwest Miniature Pottery Colleciton
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Southwest Miniature Pottery Colleciton, c. 1950s. Made of petrified wood slab, clay and paint, the tallest item measures 3 1/2". Southwest USA,...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to a*****9 for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Zuni Petit Point Cuff156 - Zuni Petit Point Cuff
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Zuni Petit Point Cuff, c. 1940s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise, the item measures 5 1/4" inside with a 1 1/2" gap, and overall dim...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand157 - Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand
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Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand, modern item. Made of string, plastic and hair with metal stand, the item measures 16" on stand. USA, copy o...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to c********l.. for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Jewelry158 - Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Jewelry
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Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Jewelry, c. 1940s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise, the necklace hangs 12" as worn, with 1 1/2&quo...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d**********e for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand159 - Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand
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Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand, modern item. Made of string, plastic and hair with metal stand, the item measures 19 1/2" on stand. USA, co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to c********l.. for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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2 Navajo S.S. & Turquoise Necklaces160 - 2 Navajo S.S. & Turquoise Necklaces
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2 Navajo S.S. & Turquoise Necklaces, c. 1940s-70s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise, the items hang about 9 1/2" to 14" as worn. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand161 - Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand
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Shrunken Head Reproduction w/Stand, modern item. Made of string, plastic and hair with metal stand, the item measures 19 1/2" on stand. USA, co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (240.00 + 52.80) x 1 = 292.80
 
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PNG Bow & Arrow Set162 - PNG Bow & Arrow Set
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PNG Bow & Arrow Set, c. 1940s. Made of bamboo and wood, the longest item measures 62". Papua New Guinea. Used in tribal warfare, serrated a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Ohio Trophy Axe163 - Ohio Trophy Axe
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Ohio Trophy Axe, c. 300 AD. Made of porphory stone, the item measures 4" x 2" x 1". Scioto County, Ohio. Full-groove axe. Condition: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to w********m.. for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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Misc Jewelry Lot164 - Misc Jewelry Lot
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Misc Jewelry Lot, 20th century items. Made of sterling silver and coral, turquoise and glass beads, the ring is size 8 1/2 and measures 1" x 1 ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Old Mexican Weaving165 - Old Mexican Weaving
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Old Mexican Weaving, c. 1940s. Made of cotton and wool, the item measures 59" x 31". Mexico City, Mexico. Condition: Some wear and stains,...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Navajo Tufa Cast Bracelet w/Turquoise166 - Navajo Tufa Cast Bracelet w/Turquoise
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Navajo Tufa Cast Bracelet w/Turquoise, modern item. Made of sterilng silver and turquoise, the item measures 5 1/2" inside, with a 1 1/4" ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to d***8 for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Old Mexican Weaving167 - Old Mexican Weaving
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Old Mexican Weaving, c. 1940s. Made of cotton and wool, the item measures 58" x 29". Central Mexico. Condition: Some wear and stains, see ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Sterling Silver & Stone Cuff168 - Sterling Silver & Stone Cuff
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Sterling Silver & Stone Cuff, c. 1950s. Made of sterling silver, coral and turquoise, the item measures 5 7/8" inside with a 1 1/4" ga...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Old Mexican Weaving169 - Old Mexican Weaving
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Old Mexican Weaving, c. 1930s. Made of wool, the item measures 75" x 54". Central Mexico. All natural colors. Condition: Some wear and sta...
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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Old Mexican Weaving171 - Old Mexican Weaving
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Old Mexican Weaving, c. 1930s. Made of wool and dye, the item measures 78" x 53". Oaxaca, Mexico. Condition: Some wear and stains, see ima...
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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Shaliko Kachina172 - Shaliko Kachina
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Shaliko Kachina, c. 1970s. Made of cottonwood and paint, the item measures 17 1/2" x 2". Hopi, 1st Mesa, L.M. Savage. Condition: Good, see...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Old Mexican Weaving173 - Old Mexican Weaving
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Old Mexican Weaving, c. 1930s. Made of wool and dye, the item measures 83" x 40". Oaxaca, Mexico. Colorful weaving. Condition: Some wear a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Plains Indian Axe & Club174 - Plains Indian Axe & Club
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Plains Indian Axe & Club, c. 1950s and 1990s items. Made of stone, wood, tin, glass beads, leather and cloth, the axe measures 22" long. Pl...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Large Tapa Cloth175 - Large Tapa Cloth
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Large Tapa Cloth, 20th century item. Made mulberry bark and dye, the item measures 48" x 53". Tonga, Polynesian. Condition: Small hole, so...
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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Pima Basket176 - Pima Basket
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Pima Basket, c. 1940s. Made of willow and devil's claw, the item has a 9" opening with a 6" bottom, and stands 6 1/2" tall. Pima,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Projectile Points177 - Projectile Points
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Projectile Points, neolithic period. Made of chert, the largest measures 2". Sahara Desert, Africa. Frame not included. Condition: Good, see im...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 3********2 for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Large Collection of Marbles178 - Large Collection of Marbles
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Large Collection of Marbles, c. 1900-40s. Made of glass and agate, the largest is 1 1/8". USA. Hundreds of marbles, frames not included. Condit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Projectile Points179 - Projectile Points
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Projectile Points, paleo to archaic periods. Made of obsidian, the largest measures 2" 1/4. Sutter County, California. Many paleos. Frame not i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Hawaiian Club & Book180 - Hawaiian Club & Book
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Hawaiian Club & Book, c. 1950s. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 19" x 6" x 2". Hawaii. Book measures 12" x 9"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Donut Stone-Mace Head181 - Donut Stone-Mace Head
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Donut Stone-Mace Head, pre-historic item. Made of sandstone, the item measures 3 1/2" x 1 1/2". Santa Barbara County, California. Conditio...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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2 Polynesian Clubs182 - 2 Polynesian Clubs
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2 Polynesian Clubs, c. 1940s. Made of hardwood, the items measure 24" x 4" each. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $42.50 w/insurance...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Hafted Polynesian Adze184 - Hafted Polynesian Adze
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Hafted Polynesian Adze, c. 1960s. Made of wood and basalt, the item measures 13" x 6" x 2". Nice old data on piece. Condition: Good, ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Banded Slate Birdstone185 - Banded Slate Birdstone
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Banded Slate Birdstone, pre-historic item. Made of slate, the item measures 5 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 1". Clinton County, Ohio. Frame not inc...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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Native American Drum w/Beater186 - Native American Drum w/Beater
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Native American Drum w/Beater, 20th century item. Made of wood and rawhide, cloth and paint, the item measures 14" x 15" x 4". Plains...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to m********o.. for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Large Drilled Spud187 - Large Drilled Spud
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Large Drilled Spud, pre-historic item. Made of quartzite, the item measures 7 1/2" x 6" x 1". Randolph County, Indiana. Condition: Mi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Navajo Ganado Weaving188 - Navajo Ganado Weaving
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Navajo Ganado Weaving, c. 1980s. Made of wool and dye, the item measures 46 1/2" x 72". Navajo, New Mexico. Polychrome rug with many desig...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to f***r for (550.00 + 121.00) x 1 = 671.00
 
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4" Glass Chinese Bird189 - 4" Glass Chinese Bird
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4" Glass Chinese Bird, Han dynasty. Made of glass, the item measures 4"x 3". China. Multi-colored bird. Condition: Good, see images. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Apache Tie190 - Apache Tie
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Apache Tie, c. 1940s. Made of deerhide and glass beads, the item measures 7 1/2" x 3" without laces. Apache. Arrow design, polychrome tie....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Chinese Glass Monkey191 - Chinese Glass Monkey
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Chinese Glass Monkey, Han dynasty. Made of glass, the item measures 4" x 2". China. Beautiful blue glass. Condition: Damaged, needs repair...
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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Chief Joseph-style Staff192 - Chief Joseph-style Staff
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Chief Joseph-style Staff, c. 1940s. Made of feathers, wood, leather and beads, the item measures 60" x 10" x 1 1/2". Northern Plains....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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6" Chinese Brown Jade Figure193 - 6" Chinese Brown Jade Figure
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6" Brown Jade Figure, Warring States period. Made of jade, the item measures 6" x 4" x 3". 3 Gorges region, China. Ex-Heritage o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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Speaker Staff w/Bear Effigy194 - Speaker Staff w/Bear Effigy
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Speaker Staff w/Bear Effigy, c. 1990s. Made of fur, wood and feathers, the item measures 55" x 5" x 3". Southwest USA. Condition: Ver...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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8" Chinese Jade Head195 - 8" Chinese Jade Head
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8" Chinese Jade Head, Warring States period. Made of jade, the item measures 8" x 5" x 4". 3 Gorges region, China. Ex-Heritage o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (380.00 + 83.60) x 1 = 463.60
 
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8" Chinese Jade Head197 - 8" Chinese Jade Head
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8" Chinese Jade Head, Warring States period. Made of jade, the item measures 8" x 5" x 3". 3 Gorges region, China. Ex-Heritage ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 88.00) x 1 = 488.00
 
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Coyote Bone Breastplate198 - Coyote Bone Breastplate
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Coyote Bone Breastplate, c. 1940s. Made of bone, leather and beads, the item measures approx. 14" x 12". Plains Indian. Condition: Wear an...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Pair of Chinese Glass Birds199 - Pair of Chinese Glass Birds
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Pair of Glass Birds, Tang dynasty. Made of multicolored glass, the items measure approx. 2 1/2". China. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: ...
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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Plains Beaded Pipe200 - Plains Beaded Pipe
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Plains Beaded Pipe, c. 1950s. Made of wood, beaver skull and fur, the item measures 30" long. Plains Indian. Condition: Some use and wear, see ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Chinese Bronze Dagger201 - Chinese Bronze Dagger
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Bronze Dagger, Han dynasty. Made of bronze, the item measures 16" x 3" x 1". China. Fine engraving on blade and handle. Ex-Heritage o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to f***r for (300.00 + 66.00) x 1 = 366.00
 
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Beaded Malachite Crown202 - Beaded Malachite Crown
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Beaded Malachite Crown, c. 1960s. Made of malachite stone and beads, the largest stone measures 3" x 2". Southwest USA, possibly Pima. Wil...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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3-Piece Chinese Jade Bi203 - 3-Piece Chinese Jade Bi
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3-Piece Jade Bi, Han dynasty. Made of jade, the item measures 8" . China. Fine carving. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $28.50 w/insuran...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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5 Chinese Artifacts205 - 5 Chinese Artifacts
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5 Artifacts, Tang dynasty. Made of bronze and jade, the items measure from 2" to 3" each. China. Frame not included. 3 bronze items and 2 ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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