Helm's Alaskan & Native American Treasures

Auction Details

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.
Buyer's Premium is 20%. There are no returns.

We are not accepting credit cards. For large dollar amount payments, we may need to require a bank or wire transfer. This will be determined on an individual basis and your invoice will reflect these details. We will provide you the transfer information if applicable.

Note: All prehistoric pottery and artifacts were taken from private land legally, without breaking any state or federal laws.
Choose Your Layout > Switch to Grid View Switch to List View
Platform Pipe151 - Platform Pipe
Helm Auction, Inc.
Platform Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of steatite this item measures 5.25" x 2.5" x 1". Found in Kentucky. Good-sized pipe. Conditio...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Cochiti Drum152 - Cochiti Drum
Helm Auction, Inc.
Cochiti Drum, circa 1950s. Made of wood, rawhide and paint. Item measures 13" x 12". From the southwest USA, New Mexico. Condition: Good, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Plains Indian Dance Drum153 - Plains Indian Dance Drum
Helm Auction, Inc.
Plains Indian Dance Drum, circa 100 years old. Made of hide, paint, and wood. Item is 14" x 3". From the Southwest USA. Nice sound. Condit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Chinese Jade Phallus154 - Chinese Jade Phallus
Helm Auction, Inc.
Chinese Jade Phallus, Ming Dynasty. Made of jade, this item is 9" x 2" x 2" with 5" circumference. From China. Condition: Good, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
3/4 Slant Groove Axe155 - 3/4 Slant Groove Axe
Helm Auction, Inc.
3/4 Slant Groove Axe, c. 2,000 years old and made from basalt. The item measures 5 x 2.5 x 2.5 inches, from Iowa. Condition: This 3/4 slant groove pre
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Antique Dayak Mandau Sword from Indonesian156 - Antique Dayak Mandau Sword from Indonesian
Helm Auction, Inc.
Antique Dayak Mandau Sword from Indonesian, circa 1750s. Made of bone, wood, steel, braided wire, hair, braided rattan and resin. Item measures 30&q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Northwest Coast Stone Hammer157 - Northwest Coast Stone Hammer
Helm Auction, Inc.
Northwest Coast Stone Hammer, pre-historic item, made from basalt and measuring 6 x 4.5 x 4.5 inches. Northwest Coast item, from Oregon. This item is
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Chinese Jade Phallus158 - Chinese Jade Phallus
Helm Auction, Inc.
Chinese Jade Phallus, Ming Dynasty. Made of jade, this item is 8 7/8" x 2" x 2". From China. Chinese fertility fetish. Condition: Goo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Rare Eskimo Prehistoric Comb159 - Rare Eskimo Prehistoric Comb
Helm Auction, Inc.
Rare Prehistoric Eskimo Comb made from walrus bone. Item measures 3 1/2 inches. It is damaged as some of the teeth are missing. I am not sure as to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Chinese Jade Phallus160 - Chinese Jade Phallus
Helm Auction, Inc.
Chinese Jade Phallus, circa 100 years old. Made of jade, this item measures 9" x 2" x 2". From China. Chinese fertility symbol or fet...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Navajo All Natural Weaving161 - Navajo All Natural Weaving
Helm Auction, Inc.
Navajo All Natural Weaving, circa 1920s. Made of wool, item measures 83" x 40" and is Navajo, from Arizona. Rug has crosses design. Condit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
3/4 Groove Hohokam Stone Axe162 - 3/4 Groove Hohokam Stone Axe
Helm Auction, Inc.
3/4 Groove Hohokam Stone Axe, circa 1500 years old and made from basalt. Item measures 6 x 3 x 3.5 inches and is from Tucson, Arizona. This item is f
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Trading Post Doll163 - Trading Post Doll
Helm Auction, Inc.
Trading Post Doll, circa 1940s. Made of cottonwood and measuring 15" x 8" x 2". From Holbrook, Arizona. Condition: Some paint loss an...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Bar Top Poi Pounder164 - Bar Top Poi Pounder
Helm Auction, Inc.
Bar Top Poi Pounder, 17th century item. Made of basalt, this item measures 9.75" x 4" x 4". This item is polynesian, a nice museum pi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,400.00 + 480.00) x 1 = 2,880.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Chinese Jade Phallus165 - Chinese Jade Phallus
Helm Auction, Inc.
Chinese Jade Phallus, circa 100 years old. Made of jade, this item measures 9" x 2" x 2". From China. Chinese fertility symbol or fet...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Chinese Mortar & Pestle166 - Chinese Mortar & Pestle
Helm Auction, Inc.
Chinese Mortar & Pestle, circa 1000 years old. Made of basalt, the mortar measures 6" x 4.5" and the pestle is 6" long. From Chin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Large Illinois Blade167 - Large Illinois Blade
Helm Auction, Inc.
Large Illinois Blade, pre-historic item. Made of chert, this item measures 6 7/8" long. Found in Johnson County, Illinois. Also includes bird p...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
American Indian Art Magazines168 - American Indian Art Magazines
Helm Auction, Inc.
American Indian Art Magazines, Summer 2012, Winter 2012, Autumn 2012. Made of paper and ink, these measure 8.5" x 11. 3 magazines included, gre...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Hardstone Effigy Peace Pipe Bowl169 - Hardstone Effigy Peace Pipe Bowl
Helm Auction, Inc.
Hardstone Effigy Peace Pipe Bowl, 20th century item. Made of hardstone, this item measures 6.75" x 3.75". Sioux, from South Dakota. Appear...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Eskimo Carving of Polar Bear170 - Eskimo Carving of Polar Bear
Helm Auction, Inc.
Eskimo Carving of Polar Bear, circa 1950s. Made of white onyx, this item measures 8.5" x 4" x 2.5". Inuit, from Alaska. Nice looking ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Bar Top Stone Pestle171 - Bar Top Stone Pestle
Helm Auction, Inc.
Bar Top Stone Pestle, pre-historic item, made of basalt and measures 7.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 inches. From Humboldt County, California. Condition: Nice, very r
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Navajo Weaving172 - Navajo Weaving
Helm Auction, Inc.
Navajo Weaving, circa 1920s. Item measures 79" x 52" and is made of wool. Navajo, New Mexico. Condition: Item has serious damage, needs re...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Hohokam 3/4 Groove Stone Axe173 - Hohokam 3/4 Groove Stone Axe
Helm Auction, Inc.
Hohokam 3/4 Groove Stone Axe, circa 1500 years old. This axe measures 6 x 1.75 x 2.25 inches. From Phoenix, Arizona. Condition: There is an old nick o
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Pre-Columbian Crystal Beads174 - Pre-Columbian Crystal Beads
Helm Auction, Inc.
Pre-Columbian Crystal Beads, pre-1500 AD. Made of quartz, most beads are 0.25" to 3/8". From Guatemala. Condition: Some have fractures, po...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to charlespar.. for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Pair of Fancy Cowboy Boots175 - Pair of Fancy Cowboy Boots
Helm Auction, Inc.
Pair of Fancy Cowboy Boots, modern item. Made of leather and thread, these 13.5" high and 11.5" long. J.B. Dillon, Mexico. Size 9-B. Condi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Russian Cobalt Blue Beads176 - Russian Cobalt Blue Beads
Helm Auction, Inc.
Russian Cobalt Blue Beads, circa 18th century. Made of blue glass, most are about 0.25". These very collectable beads are from the NWC, Canada....
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 65.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Ceremonial Kava Bowl177 - Ceremonial Kava Bowl
Helm Auction, Inc.
Ceremonial Kava Bowl, circa 1940s. Made of koa wood, item measures 19" x 8". From Tahiti. Fancy engraving, shell inlay. Condition: Very go...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 210.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Parade Horse Collar178 - Parade Horse Collar
Helm Auction, Inc.
Parade Horse Collar, circa 1890s. Made of leather, brass and iron. Item measures 37" x 9" x 7". Probably European, possibly from an o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Society Island Poi Pounder179 - Society Island Poi Pounder
Helm Auction, Inc.
Society Island Poi Pounder, pre-historic item. Made of basalt and measuring 6.75" x 4" x 4.25", Polynesian item. Bar top pestle, very...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,800.00 + 560.00) x 1 = 3,360.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Plains Indian Trail Marker180 - Plains Indian Trail Marker
Helm Auction, Inc.
Plains Indian Trail Marker, about 60 years old. Made of cow bone, this skull measures 11" x 8" x 6". From Colorado. Old cow skull and...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Hopewell Pipe181 - Hopewell Pipe
Helm Auction, Inc.
Hopewell Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of stone, this item measures 5.5" x 2.5" x 1". Found in Kentucky. Nice-sized pipe, white cap o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (240.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 288.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Northwest Coast Mask182 - Northwest Coast Mask
Helm Auction, Inc.
Northwest Coast Mask, circa 1950. Made of wood, abalone, copper, shell and paint, this item measures 10" x 9" x 10". Northwest Coast ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Large Pre-Historic 3/4 Groove Axe183 - Large Pre-Historic 3/4 Groove Axe
Helm Auction, Inc.
Large Pre-historic 3/4 Groove Axe, made from basalt and measuring 7 x 5 x 2.5 inches. From Indiana. Condition: The item is salvaged - prehistoric re s
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Older Machete & Sheath184 - Older Machete & Sheath
Helm Auction, Inc.
Older Machete & Sheath, circa 1940s. Leather scabbard, old plastic/rubber handle, steel. Item is 24" x 3". Scabbard is Stanley brand. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Chevron or Star Trade Beads185 - Chevron or Star Trade Beads
Helm Auction, Inc.
Chevron or Star Trade Beads, circa 1800s. Made of several layers of glass, possibly 5, these beads measure 1.5" x 1" each. From Italy. The...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Mission Indian Bow186 - Mission Indian Bow
Helm Auction, Inc.
Mission Indian Bow, 20th century item. Possibly made of manzanita wood, this item measures 55" x 1.25". From Alpine, Calif. Simple but usa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to poconorelics for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Idaho Paleo Collection187 - Idaho Paleo Collection
Helm Auction, Inc.
Idaho Paleo Collection, circa 8000-12000 years old. Made of obsidian and chert, the largest item measures 4.5". Found near Boise, Idaho. There ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Authentic Old West Jail Door188 - Authentic Old West Jail Door
Helm Auction, Inc.
Authentic Old West Jail Door, circa mid 1800s. Made of steel and brass, this gate/door measures 32" x 32" x 2.5". Found in the desert...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Mayan Frog Effigy Bowl & Native American Basket189 - Mayan Frog Effigy Bowl & Native American Basket
Helm Auction, Inc.
Mayan Frog Effigy Bowl & Native American Basket, bowl c. 1500 years old, basket c. 1950s. Bowl is made of clay and paint, measuring 7" x 6&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to acande for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Authentic Olmec Transformation Mask190 - Authentic Olmec Transformation Mask
Helm Auction, Inc.
Authentic Olmec Transformation Mask, circa 5000 years old. Made of jade, this item measures 8" x 7.75" x 3.75". Olmec culture, Veracr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00 + 1,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Older Machete191 - Older Machete
Helm Auction, Inc.
Older Machete, circa 1940s. Made of wood handle and carbon steel. Item measures 23" x 2 1/3". From the USA, southwestern region. Condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Old Hopi Kachina192 - Old Hopi Kachina
Helm Auction, Inc.
Old Hopi Kachina, early 20th century item. Made of cottonwood and measuring 9.5" x 3" x 1.75". Hopi, northern-central Arizona. Yucca ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Trading Post Doll193 - Trading Post Doll
Helm Auction, Inc.
Trading Post Doll, circa 1940s. Made of cottonwood and measuring 16" x 8" x 2". From Holbrook, Arizona. Condition: Some wear, paint l...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to bearlady472 for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Zitlala Mexican Leopard Mask194 - Zitlala Mexican Leopard Mask
Helm Auction, Inc.
Zitlala Mexican Leopard Mask, circa 1920s. Made of cardboard and wire, this item measures 10" x 10" x 8". From Guerrero, Mexico. Also...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Idaho Paleo Collection195 - Idaho Paleo Collection
Helm Auction, Inc.
Idaho Paleo Collection, circa 8000-12000 years old. Made of obsidian and chert, the largest item measures 3". Found near Boise, Idaho. There ar...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Southwest Pot196 - Southwest Pot
Helm Auction, Inc.
Southwest pot, 20th century item. Made of clay and paint, this item measures 6.5" x 6". Rio Grande, Mata Ortiz. Black on black pot. Condit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Northwest Coast Painted Cedar Plaque197 - Northwest Coast Painted Cedar Plaque
Helm Auction, Inc.
Northwest Coast Painted Cedar Plaque, circa 1960s. Made of red cedar, this plaque measures 14" x 1". NWC Indian, possibly Haida. Story of ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Collection of Paleo Tools198 - Collection of Paleo Tools
Helm Auction, Inc.
Collection of Paleo Tools, circa 8000-12000 years old. Made of obsidian and chert, the largest measures 4". Found near Boise, Idaho. There are ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to Suewilliams for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Plains Buffalo Bone Quirt199 - Plains Buffalo Bone Quirt
Helm Auction, Inc.
Plains Buffalo Bone Quirt, circa 1920s. Made of bone, leather, and brass tacks. Item measures 27" x 2.5". From South Dakota. Well made qui...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Ceremonial Poi Pounder200 - Ceremonial Poi Pounder
Helm Auction, Inc.
Ceremonial Poi Pounder, pre-historic item, made from basalt and measuring 9 x 5 x 5 inches. From Society Island. It has unusual features on bar top, v
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark