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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Civil War Militia Sword206 - Civil War Militia Sword
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Civil War Militia Sword, c. 1860s. Made of steel, brass and paint, the item measures in 35" long overall. Northern USA. Condition: Bent scabbar...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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2 Chinese Sculptures207 - 2 Chinese Sculptures
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2 Sculptures, Tang dynasty. Made of jade, the items measure 5" and 6". China. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $32.50 w/insurance an...
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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Mexican Sword208 - Mexican Sword
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Mexican Sword, c. 1920s. Made of steel and leather, the item measures 27" long x 4" x 1 1/2". Inscription reads: "Cuando digo qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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2 Glass Chinese Birds209 - 2 Glass Chinese Birds
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2 Glass Chinese Birds, early Ming dynasty. Made of glass, the items measure 5" and 6". China. Condition: Feet broken and need repair, see ...
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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T & R Singer Turquoise Necklace210 - T & R Singer Turquoise Necklace
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T & R Singer Turquoise Necklace, c. 2000s. Made of turquoise, sugelite, sterling silver and gold inlay, the item hangs 13" as worn, 28"...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 650.00
 
 
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2 Chinese Belt Buckles211 - 2 Chinese Belt Buckles
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2 Belt Buckles, Zhou dynasty. Made of jade, the items measure 2 1/2" each. China. Figures on buckles. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $2...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Large Dance Wand212 - Large Dance Wand
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Large Dance Wand, c. 1980s. Made of yarn, gourd, wood and feathers, the item measures 47" x 4" x 4". Southwest USA. Bright colors, en...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Chinese Dragon Figure213 - Chinese Dragon Figure
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Dragon Figure, early Han dynasty. Made of bronze, the item measures 6" x 4" x 1". China. Condition: Nice patina, see images. Shipping...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (300.00 + 66.00) x 1 = 366.00
 
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Large Pre-Columbian-style Figure214 - Large Pre-Columbian-style Figure
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Large Pre-Columbian-style Figure, modern item. Made of terracotta, the item measures 16 1/2" x 8" x 8". Mexico. Appears to be a pregn...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
 
 
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4 Chinese Jade Carvings215 - 4 Chinese Jade Carvings
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4 Jade Carvings, Zhou and Han dynasties. Made of jade, the items measure from 2" to 3". China. Frame not included. Condition: Good, see im...
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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Old Bull Buffalo Skull216 - Old Bull Buffalo Skull
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Old Bull Buffalo Skull, c. 1960s. Made of bone and horn, the item measures 21" x 20" x 8". Montana. Has horn caps, bullet hole, postc...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d**********e for (300.00 + 66.00) x 1 = 366.00
 
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6 Chinese Carvings217 - 6 Chinese Carvings
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6 Carvings, Han & Zhou dynasties. Made of Jade, the items measure from 1" to 3". China. Frame not included. Condition: Good, see image...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Mexican Artifact Collection218 - Mexican Artifact Collection
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Mexican Artifact Collection, c. 1920s. Made of scrapbook, trumpeteer's box, mini cannon, mortar and pestle of basalt rock, the cannon measures 1...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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4 Chinese Carvings219 - 4 Chinese Carvings
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4 Carvings, pre-dynastic items. Made of jade, the items measure approx. 3 1/2" each. China. Early and rare pieces. Condition: Good, see images....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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NWC Sculpture220 - NWC Sculpture
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Northwest Coast Sculpture, 20th century item. Made of what appears to be resin, the item measures 11" x 8" x 4". Alaska, Amos Wallace...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Meteorite Collection221 - Meteorite Collection
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Meteorite Collection, found in 1958. Made of nickel and iron, the largest item measures 2" and total weight is approx. 57.8 grams. Nantan, Chin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Brass Cannon222 - Brass Cannon
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Brass Cannon, c. 1900s. Made of brass, the item measures 12 3/4" x 4". USA. 1 1/4" breech. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $34...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Discoidal Stone223 - Discoidal Stone
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Discoidal Stone, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures 3 1/2" x 1". Lincoln County, Missouri. Polished black. Condition: Go...
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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Acoma Bowl225 - Acoma Bowl
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Acoma Bowl, c. 1940s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 9" x 6". Signed E. Peters. Condition: Minor nicks, see images. Shipping: $...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Wood Santo227 - Wood Santo
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Wood Santo, c. 1930s. Made of wood and paint, the item measures approx. 17" x 20" x 6". Mexico. Wings are removable. Condition: Good,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Peynetsa Zuni Heartline Olla229 - Peynetsa Zuni Heartline Olla
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Peynetsa Zuni Heartline Olla, signed 2000. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8 1/2" x 7". Signed A. Peynetsa, Zuni, 2000. Anderson...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (240.00 + 52.80) x 1 = 292.80
 
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Acoma Negative Olla231 - Acoma Negative Olla
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Acoma Negative Olla, c. 1970s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 7" x 8". Signed K Victorino, Acoma. Condition: Good, see images. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (220.00 + 48.40) x 1 = 268.40
 
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Mexican Straw Picture232 - Mexican Straw Picture
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Mexican Straw Picture, c. 1920s. Made of glass, straw and wicker, the item measures 15" x 11" x 2 1/2". Mexico. Made by placing straw...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Older Acoma Olla233 - Older Acoma Olla
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Older Acoma Olla, c. 1940s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 7" x 8". Acoma, New Mexico. Polychrome pot. Condition: Good, see ima...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Isleta Wedding Pot235 - Isleta Wedding Pot
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Isleta Wedding Pot, c. 1970s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 12" x 6" x 6". B.J. Toya, Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico. Fine pai...
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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Large Navajo Rug236 - Large Navajo Rug
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Large Navajo Rug, c. 1920s. Made of wool and dye, the item measures 95" x 68". New Mexico. Recently professionally cleaned. Condition: Som...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,500.00 + 330.00) x 1 = 1,830.00
 
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Santa Clara Wedding Pot237 - Santa Clara Wedding Pot
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Santa Clara Wedding Pot, c. 1940s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8 1/2" x 6". New Mexico. Rain cloud picture on pot. Condition...
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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Bow Case & Quiver Set238 - Bow Case & Quiver Set
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Bow Case & Quiver Set, modern item. Made of leather, wood, reed and steel, the bow measures 49". North and South America. Native American b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 250.00
Sold to A********l.. for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Effigy Lidded Pot239 - Effigy Lidded Pot
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Effigy Lidded Pot, c. 1950s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8 1/2" x 6". Zia, New Mexico. With effigy lid, nice bird painting o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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Acoma Olla241 - Acoma Olla
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Acoma Olla, c. 1950s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 7" x 4". Acoma, New Mexico. Polychrome pot. Condition: Good, see images. S...
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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Casas Grande Mata Ortiz Effigy Pot243 - Casas Grande Mata Ortiz Effigy Pot
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Casas Grande Mata Ortiz Effigy Pot, c. 1960s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8 1/2" x 8". Northern Mexico, Rio Grande. Human ef...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Lomakema Hopi Wedding Pot245 - Lomakema Hopi Wedding Pot
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Lomakema Hopi Wedding Pot, c. 1970s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8 1/2" x 6" x 5". Hopi, Arizona. Emogene Lomakema, 190...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Black Americana Doll246 - Black Americana Doll
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Black Americana Dolla, c. 1950s. Made of raffia, cloth, metal stand, the item measures 12" x 27". USA. Patriotic dress, doll on stand disp...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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3 San Diego Artifact Collections247 - 3 San Diego Artifact Collections
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3 San Diego Artifact Collections, paleo to historic period. Made of felsite, quartz, and chert, the largest item measures 9 1/2". San Diego Cou...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to T**********n for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Plains Indian Beaded Bag248 - Plains Indian Beaded Bag
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Plains Indian Beaded Bag, c. 1940s. Made of leather, glass beads and tin, the item measures 5" x 10" with a 9" long fringe. Plains In...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Collection of Paleo Tools249 - Collection of Paleo Tools
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Collection of Paleo Tools, paleo items. Made of basalt, chert and felsite, the largest item measures 4 1/2". Owens Valley, Bishop, California. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Pomo Coil Basket-Globular250 - Pomo Coil Basket-Globular
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Pomo Coil Basket-Globular, c. 1890s. Made of willow and grass, the item measures 9 1/2" x 9 1/2" x 4 1/2". Pomo, California. Polychro...
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Start Price : 1,300.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 6,500.00
 
 
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Civil War Relics Frame251 - Civil War Relics Frame
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Civil War Relics Frame, c. 1860s. Made of lead and paper, the bill measures 7". Confederate States, USA. Frame included. Condition: Good, see i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Pre-Columbian Collection253 - Pre-Columbian Collection
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Pre-Columbian Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay and paint, the largest measures 9 1/2". Colima, Chupicuaro larger bowl. Condition: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Pre-Columbian Collection255 - Pre-Columbian Collection
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Pre-Columbian Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay and paint, the largest measures 10 1/2". Ecuador, Mexico. Conidtion: Broken and reg...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Coyote Bone Breastplate257 - Coyote Bone Breastplate
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Coyote Bone Breastplate, 20th century item. Made of bone, leather, glass, shell and feathers, the item measures 33" x 12" overall. Southwe...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 244.00
 
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Pair of Mixtec Trileg Bowls259 - Pair of Mixtec Trileg Bowls
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Pair of Mixtec Trileg Bowls, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay and paint, the largest item measures 8" wide. Mixtec, Central Mexico. Condition:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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Pre-Columbian Mayan Bowl261 - Pre-Columbian Mayan Bowl
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Pre-Columbian Mayan Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 7" x 3 1/2". Guatemala. Human figures on copador a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Fine Mayan Bowl263 - Fine Mayan Bowl
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Fine Mayan Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, this fine item measures 12" x 3". Guatemala. Condition: Minor nicks and wear,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to f***r for (240.00 + 52.80) x 1 = 292.80
 
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Neolithic Chinese Oracle Bone w/Stand265 - Neolithic Chinese Oracle Bone w/Stand
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Neolithic Chinese Oracle Bone w/Stand, Neolithic period. Made of bone and steel stand, the item measures 5" x 2" on stand. China. Engravin...
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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Pre-Columbian Collection267 - Pre-Columbian Collection
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Pre-Columbian Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay and paint, the largest measures 11". Jalisco, Colima, Mexico. Condition: Pieces bro...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Collection of Children Books276 - Collection of Children Books
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Collection of Childrens Book, early 20th century items. Made of paper and ink, the largest measures 8 1/2" x 11". USA. 9 books. Condition:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Museum Quality Teotihuacan Mask280 - Museum Quality Teotihuacan Mask
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Museum Quality Teotihuacan Mask, c. 2000 years old. Made of granite, the item measures 8 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 3 3/4". Teotihuacan, Mexico....
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Start Price : 2,800.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 18,000.00
 
 
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White Mountain Apache Basketry Tray281 - White Mountain Apache Basketry Tray
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White Mountain Apache Basketry Tray, c. 1920s. Made of willow and devil's claw, the item measures 13 3/4" x 3". White Mountain Apache,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 750.00
Sold to f***r for (300.00 + 66.00) x 1 = 366.00
 
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Polynesian-style Tiki Carving283 - Polynesian-style Tiki Carving
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Polynesian-style Tiki Carving, modern item. Made of palm wood, the item measures 48" or 4 feet tall. San Diego County artist D. Bailey. Conditi...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 650.00
 
 
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