Helm's Alaskan & Native American Treasures

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This auction contains Native American artifacts such as Navajo weavings, Pre-Columbian artifacts, and other pre-historic items. We have featured an Alaskan Native American grouping of carvings and other fine items, pottery, stone items and more. Recently acquired collection of Native American jewelry from the early 20th century has also been listed.
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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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Large Seri Basket51 - Large Seri Basket
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Large Seri Basket, measuring 4" x 13" and featuring a bold design. Circa 1950s, this item is made from grass. Condition: Very good condi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Artifact Collection52 - Artifact Collection
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Artifact Collection, pre-historic items and peace medal from the 1700s. Lot contains jade and nickel silver, the pipe measures 5" and the celt ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Adena Slate Gorget53 - Adena Slate Gorget
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Adena Slate Gorget, circa 4000-5000 years old. Made of slate, this gorget is 4" long. From Preble County, Ohio. Slate has a reddish tint to it....
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup54 - Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup
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Scrhimshaw Whale Bone Cup, circa 1800s. Made of whale bone, this item measures 2.5" x 1.75". East Coast, USA. Flag - Co. F14 Conn. Conditi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Artifact Display55 - Artifact Display
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Artifact Display, pre-historic and historic periods. Consisting of shell, flint and clay, this frame measures 19" x 15" x 2". From th...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Ancient Chinese Mortar & Pestle56 - Ancient Chinese Mortar & Pestle
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Ancient Chinese Mortar & Pestle, circa 1000 years old. Made of quartzite, the mortar measures 6" x 5" and the pestle is 5.5" long...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Fred Harvey Style Bracelet57 - Fred Harvey Style Bracelet
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Fred Harvey Style Bracelet, circa 1940s. Made of sterling silver, this item is 7.5" around with a 0.5" gap. Arizona, Navajo. Whirling log ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Frame of Oregon Flint58 - Frame of Oregon Flint
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Frame of Oregon Flint, pre-historic items. Consisting of chert, agate, quartz and obsidian, these items range from 1" to 2.5" in size. Fro...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Large Northwest Coast Figure59 - Large Northwest Coast Figure
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Large Northwest Coast Figure, 20th century item. Made of stone or concrete, the item measures 11" x 8" x 6". From Western Canada. Dis...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Navajo Rug60 - Navajo Rug
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Navajo Rug, circa late 19th, early 20th century. This weaving has brown, red and black with diagonal lines. Item measures approximately 54 x 30.5 inc
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Hopewell Pipe61 - Hopewell Pipe
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Hopewell Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of hardstone, this item measures 3" x 1.5" x 1". From Ohio. Nice platform pipe. Condition: Goo...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Artifact Collection62 - Artifact Collection
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Artifact Collection, pre-historic items and peace medal from the 1700s. Lot contains jade and nickel silver, the pipe measures 5" and the celt ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Cahokia Points63 - Cahokia Points
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Cahokia Points, circa 500-1000 years old. Made of colored chert, the longest item is 1.5" long. From Central Illinois. All gem points! Frame no...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup64 - Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup
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Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup, circa 1800s. Made of whale bone, this item measures 2.5" x 1.75". East Coast USA. Sloop Albany, Engraving of sh...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Artifact Display65 - Artifact Display
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Artifact Display, pre-historic items. Consisting of obsidian, flint and clay, this frame measures 16" x 14" x 3". From New Mexico. Fr...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Plains Lance66 - Plains Lance
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Plains Lance, mid-20th century item. Item measures 68 x 2 x 1. It is made from wood, steel, leather, brass tacks and feathers. Sioux, South Dakota. Co
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to ThomasNewton for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Hohokam Heating Stone67 - Hohokam Heating Stone
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Hohokam Heating Stone, prehistoric item, made of basalt. Item measures 6 x 5 x 2 inches and is from Tucson, Arizona. This nice piece was used for curi
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Estimates : 125.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Hopi Kachina Style Mask68 - Hopi Kachina Style Mask
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Hopi Kachina Style Mask from the 1970s. This item measures 8 1/2 x 8 inches and is from New Mexico. Item is made from paint, cloth and roofing. Condit
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Estimates : 125.00 - 245.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Alaskan Ulu Knife69 - Alaskan Ulu Knife
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Alaskan Ulu Knife, pre-historic item. Made of wood and slate, this item measures 4.5" x 3". Eskimo, from Alaska. This is the original hand...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Navajo Childs Revival Wearing Blanket70 - Navajo Childs Revival Wearing Blanket
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Navajo Childs Revival Wearing Blanket, late 19th, early 20th century item. The blanket features red, salmon, white and black colors and measures appro
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Estimates : 150.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Platform Pipe71 - Platform Pipe
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Platform Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of green serpentine stone, the item measures 3" x 1.5" x 1". From Ohio. Translucent bowl. Cond...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Peace Medals & Civil War Buckle72 - Peace Medals & Civil War Buckle
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Peace Medals & Civil War Buckle, medals from 1757, made of nickel silver. Buckle measures 3.5". Eastcoast USA. Frame not included. Conditio...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Cahokia Points73 - Cahokia Points
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Cahokia Points, circa 500-1000 years old. Made of chert, the longest item is 1" long. From Central Illinois. All gem points! Frame not included...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to ThomasNewton for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup74 - Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup
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Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup, circa 1800s. Made of whale bone, this item measures 2.5" x 1.75". East Coast USA. Mermaid & dolphin engravi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Artifact Display75 - Artifact Display
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Artifact Display, historic to pre-historic periods. Consisting of shell, flint, trade beads and clay, this frame measures 23" x 11" x 3&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Chinese Donut Millstone76 - Chinese Donut Millstone
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Chinese Donut Millstone, circa 1000 years old. Made of quartz, this item measures 9" x 3" with a 3" hole. From China. Used to grind g...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Fossil, Pearl & Gem Bracelet77 - Fossil, Pearl & Gem Bracelet
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Fossil, Pearl & Gem Bracelet, circa 1960s. Made of sterling silver, fossil rock, possibly citrine, various shaped pearls. From Mexico. The fossi...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Mexican Obsidian Collection78 - Mexican Obsidian Collection
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Mexican Obsidian Collection, pre-historic items. Consisting of obsidian, the largest item is 4" long. From Central Mexico. Frame not included. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Collection of Old Spanish Relics79 - Collection of Old Spanish Relics
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Collection of Old Spanish Relics, circa 18th century. Made of iron, adobe, and wood; the iron pot fragment is 9" x 8", while the adobe fra...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Alaskan Whale Bone Dish80 - Alaskan Whale Bone Dish
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Alaskan Whale Bone Dish, pre-historic item. Made of whale bone and measuring 6.5" x 0.75", this is an Eskimo item from Alaska. Made from w...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Papago Grain Storage Basketry Olla81 - Papago Grain Storage Basketry Olla
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Papago Grain Storage Basketry Olla, believed to be from the 1940s. It measures 12 x 12 inches and is made from yucca and devil's claw. Conditio...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Civil War Bowie Knife82 - Civil War Bowie Knife
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Civil War Bowie Knife, circa 1860s. Made of steel, antler and copper, this item measures 15" long. Boyle & Gamble, Richmond. Type of "...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Green Agate Clovis & Points83 - Green Agate Clovis & Points
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Green Agate Clovis & Points, paleo artifacts. Made of green agate and chalcedony, the largest point measures 1.5" long. From Washington Sta...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to poconorelics for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup84 - Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup
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Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup, circa 1800s. Made of whale bone, this item measures 2.5" x 1.75". East Coast USA. American eagle. Condition: Go...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Artifact Display85 - Artifact Display
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Artifact Display, historic to pre-historic periods. Consisting of flint, glass, clay and shell, this frame measures 18" x 15" x 3". F...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to hichborn123 for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Chinese Donut Millstone86 - Chinese Donut Millstone
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Chinese Donut Millstone, circa 1000 years old. Made of quartz, this item measures 8.5" x 3.5" with a 4.5" hole. From China. Used to g...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Beaded Moccasins87 - Beaded Moccasins
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Beaded Moccasins, early 20th century. Made of deerhide, glass beads and dye, these items measure 16" with fringe x 5" x 2.25". Kiowa....
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to tkbearss for (525.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 630.00
 
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Eskimo Artifact Collection88 - Eskimo Artifact Collection
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Eskimo Artifact Collection, early historic to pre-historic. Items are made from walrus bone and copper. The puzzle carving is 8" and the coppe...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Eskimo Artifact Collection89 - Eskimo Artifact Collection
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Eskimo Artifact Collection, early historic to pre-historic. Items are made from walrus bone. The largest item is 4.75" long. Eskimo, from Alask...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Eskimo Artifact Collection90 - Eskimo Artifact Collection
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Eskimo Artifact Collection, early historic to pre-historic. Items are made from seal skin, iron, whale and walrus bone. The largest is 9 inches. From
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Elbow Pipe91 - Elbow Pipe
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Elbow Pipe, early historic period. Made of hardstone, this item measures 2.5" x 1.75" x 1". From Indiana. Nice usable pipe. Condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Hopi Dance Rattle92 - Hopi Dance Rattle
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Hopi Dance Rattle, circa 1950s. Made of wood, gourd, leather and feathers, this item measures 12" x 8". Hopi, Northern-Central Arizona, US...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Archaic Blade Collection93 - Archaic Blade Collection
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Archaic Blade Collection, circa 3000 to 5000 years old. Made of chert, the largest item is 7.25" long. From St. Charles County, Missouri. Frame...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup94 - Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup
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Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup, circa 1800s. Made of whale bone, this item measures 2.5" x 1.75". East Coast, Usa. Ship, the wahler eagle. Cond...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Chumash Mortar & Pestle95 - Chumash Mortar & Pestle
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Chumash Mortar & Pestle, pre-historic items. Made of granite, the mortar measures 6" x 8", and the pestle is 3" x 3". From S...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Chinese Donut Millstone96 - Chinese Donut Millstone
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Chinese Donut Millstone, circa 1000 years old. Made of quartz, this item measures 9" x 4" with a 3" hole. From China. Used to grind g...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Rare Ohio Axe Trophy97 - Rare Ohio Axe Trophy
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Rare Ohio Axe Trophy, pre-historic item. Made of soapstone, this item measures 6" x 2" x 1.5". Hopewell. Condition: Cracked and glued...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Eskimo Harpoon Point Collection98 - Eskimo Harpoon Point Collection
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Eskimo Harpoon Point Collection, pre-historic items. Made of walrus bone, the longest is 5.5" long. From Alaska, Eskimo items. One has engravin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Eskimo Artifact Collection99 - Eskimo Artifact Collection
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Eskimo Artifact Collection, early historic to pre-historic. Items are made from walrus bone. The largest item is a snow knife which is 10.5". E...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Eskimo Baleen Model Boat100 - Eskimo Baleen Model Boat
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Eskimo Baleen Model Boat, 19th century item. Made from baleen and whale tissue, this item measures 8.5" x 8". Model of a whale boat. Condi...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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