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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Eskimo Wood Sculpture201 - Eskimo Wood Sculpture
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Eskimo Wood Sculpture, circa 1930s, made of wood. Item measures 13" x 10" x 9". Western Alaska, Eskimo. Unusual figure appears to be ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to Gretaloo for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Collection of Moccasins & Drum202 - Collection of Moccasins & Drum
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Collection of Moccasins & Drum, circa 1940s. Made of leather, glass, and wood, the largest moccasins are 11". Western USA. 2 Pair of moccas...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to Suewilliams for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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7 Stone Game Balls203 - 7 Stone Game Balls
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7 Stone Game Balls, Pre-Columbian items, made of onyx and measuring from 2" to 3". 3 large, 4 small. From Brazil. Condition: Good, minor n...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Pair of Antique Women's Shoes204 - Pair of Antique Women's Shoes
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Pair of Antique Women's Shoes, circa 1900. Made of leather, metal and cloth laces, the item meaures 9" x 5" x 2.5". From San Fran...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Antique Mexican Retablo205 - Antique Mexican Retablo
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Antique Mexican Retablo, circa 1940s. Made of wood, tin and paint, this frame measures 15.5" x 13.5" x 1.5". From Mexico. Artwork and...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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3 Authentic Haitian Masks206 - 3 Authentic Haitian Masks
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3 Authentic Haitian Masks, circa 1970s, made of paper machet, items measure 16" x 12.5" x 3", 13" x 14" x 4", and 12.5...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Northwest Coast Wood Sculpture207 - Northwest Coast Wood Sculpture
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Northwest Coast Wood Sculpture, circa 1920s. Made of wood and paint, this item measures 13" x 3.25" x 2.5". Likely Haida. May have be...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Steatite Chumash Whale208 - Steatite Chumash Whale
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Steatite Chumash Whale, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, this carving measures 3.75" x 1.25" x 2.25". From Santa Barbara County, ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Lidded Papago Basket209 - Lidded Papago Basket
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Lidded Papago Basket, circa 1940s. Basket has a nice design. Item is made from yucca and devil's claw and measures 7 x 7 inches. Papago, Souther...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Pima Cactus Basket210 - Pima Cactus Basket
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Pima Cactus Basket, circa 1940s. Made of willow and devil's claw, this basket measues 3" x 4 .5" and has a cactus design. Nice stitchi...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Hopi Kachina211 - Hopi Kachina
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Hopi Kachina, circa 1940s. Made of cottonwood, paint, leather and feathers, this item measures 8.5" x 5.5" x 12". Hopi, Northern-cent...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Collection of Pre-Columbian Artifacts212 - Collection of Pre-Columbian Artifacts
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Collection of Pre-Columbian Artifacts, pre-columbian items. Made of stone, clay, obsidian, turquoise and jade, the mirror measures 3" x 3"...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Heishi Necklace w/Shell & Turquoise213 - Heishi Necklace w/Shell & Turquoise
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Heishi Necklace w/Shell & Turquoise, circa 1940s. Made of turquoise and shell, this item is 17" long as worn. Navajo, Arizona. Fine turquoi...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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F. Preiss Bronze of Woman and Greyhound214 - F. Preiss Bronze of Woman and Greyhound
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F. Preiss Bronze of Woman and Greyhound. Art Deco period, 1920s-1930s. Item is made of bronze and measures 20" tall x 7" x 7". Ferdin...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Hopi Kachina215 - Hopi Kachina
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Hopi Kachina, circa 1940s. Made of cottonwood, paint, feathers, leather, yarn and cloth, this item measures 9" x 4.5" x 3.5". Hopi, N...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Fred Harvey Era Items216 - Fred Harvey Era Items
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Fred Harvey Era Items, circa 1930s. The bracelet is made of sterling silver, measuring 7.5" around with a 1" gap, the playing cards are ma...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Navajo Jewelry Collection217 - Navajo Jewelry Collection
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Navajo Jewelry Collection, circa 1920s-1940s. Made of turquoise and sterling silver, these Navajo items include a 30" turquoise necklace, a sil...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Old Mexican Stone Figure218 - Old Mexican Stone Figure
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Old Mexican Stone Figure, circa 1000 years old, carved of onyx, this item measures 8.5" x 3.5" x 3". From Guerrero, Mexico. It appear...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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2 Hopi Kachinas219 - 2 Hopi Kachinas
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2 Hopi Kachinas, circa 1950s. Made of cottonwood and paint, the route 66 kachina measures 6.5" x 5.5" x 3" and the other measures 5.2...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Double-Strand Heishi Necklace220 - Double-Strand Heishi Necklace
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Double-Strand Heishi Necklace, circa 1950s. Made of turquoise, sterling silver and shell, this item is 26" long strung out including clasp. San...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Antique Mexican Cane221 - Antique Mexican Cane
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Antique Mexican Cane, circa 1920s. Made of wood and paint, this item measures 36" x 6" x 1.5". From Western Mexico. Cane has animals ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Figure222 - Pre-Columbian Figure
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Pre-Columbian Figure, circa 1000 years old, made of clay and measuring 5" x 3" x 2.5". From Colima, Mexico. From an old California co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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2 Sterling Butterfly Pins223 - 2 Sterling Butterfly Pins
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2 Sterling Butterfly Pins, circa 1940s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise, one item measures 2.25" x 1" and the other measures 2"...
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Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Large Zuni Bracelet224 - Large Zuni Bracelet
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Large Zuni Bracelet, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver, turquoise and coral. The item measures 6.75" around with a 1" gap and is 1.75&q...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Sterling Navajo Bracelet225 - Sterling Navajo Bracelet
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Sterling Navajo Bracelet, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver and measuring 6" around with a 1.25" gap and 1.25" wide. Navajo, New M...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Hohokam Stone Axe226 - Hohokam Stone Axe
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Hohokam Stone Axe, pre-historic item circa 2000 years old, made of basalt and measuring 9" x 4" x 3.5". Hohokam, from Tucson, Arizona...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Northwest Coast Ceremonial Knife Rattle227 - Northwest Coast Ceremonial Knife Rattle
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Northwest Coast Ceremonial Knife Rattle, circa 1940s. Made of alderwood, and carbon steel, this item measures 20" long x 2.5". Likely Haid...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Pre-Historic Stone Axe228 - Pre-Historic Stone Axe
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Pre-Historic Stone Axe, circa 2000 years old, made of basalt and measuring 4" x 2". From Eastern New Mexico. Small hatchet, probably used ...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Northwest Coast Ceremonial Dagger229 - Northwest Coast Ceremonial Dagger
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Northwest Coast Ceremonial Dagger, circa 1940s. Made of alderwood and carbon steel, this item is 20" long x 2.5". Likely Haida, Canada. Ap...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Anasazi Stone Axe230 - Anasazi Stone Axe
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Anasazi Stone Axe, pre-historic item circa 2000 years old. Made of basalt and measuring 8" x 3.5". From the 4 corners area, southwest Unit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to poconorelics for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Pre-Historic Stone Axe231 - Pre-Historic Stone Axe
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Pre-Historic Stone Axe, circa 2000 to 3000 years old, made of basalt and measuring 6" x 3.75". From the 4 corners area, southwest United S...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Hopi Artifacts232 - Hopi Artifacts
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Hopi Artifacts, circa 1940s. Made of wood, leather and feathers, the whip is 40" long and the arrows are 28" long, cuffs are 3" in di...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Old Spanish Trunk of Indian Relics233 - Old Spanish Trunk of Indian Relics
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Old Spanish Trunk of Indian Relics, c. 1790s-1820s. Made of leather covered wood, steel nails, brass tacks, the box measures 12" x 7.5" x ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Native American Child's Spear & Drum234 - Native American Child's Spear & Drum
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Native American Child's Spear & Drum, circa 1950s. Made of wood and leather, the spear is 40" long and the drum is 4" tall. From O...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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8 Chinese Snuff Bottles235 - 8 Chinese Snuff Bottles
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8 Chinese Snuff Bottles. Bottles believed to be from the Ming Dynasty. The items are made from agate, cinnabar and glass, some have jade tops. The sm
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Navajo Cuff236 - Navajo Cuff
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Navajo Cuff, circa 1940s. Made of turquoise and sterling silver, this item is 6.25" around with a 1" gap. Navajo, Arizona. Weighs approx. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Chinese Artifact Collection237 - Chinese Artifact Collection
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Chinese Artifact Collection, Pre-WWII items. Lot contains jade, bamboo, steel and bone. The scroll measures 10", the knife 9.5", the frog...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Civil War Collection238 - Civil War Collection
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Civil War Collection, circa 1860s, lot contains iron, lead, brass and steel. The spur with strap measures 10", the artifact frame is 5" x ...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Eskimo Steatite Collection239 - Eskimo Steatite Collection
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Eskimo Steatite Collection, circa 1960s. Made of steatite, green and black stone, items measure 4", 5" and 6.5". From Alaska. Large b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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1803 English Legal & 1905 Old Russian Documents240 - 1803 English Legal & 1905 Old Russian Documents
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1803 English Legal & 1905 Old Russian Documents. English document is made of sheepskin, 4 pages in total, meausring 29" x 23" each. Fr...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Eskimo Fossil bone Jewelry Collection241 - Eskimo Fossil bone Jewelry Collection
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Eskimo Fossil bone Jewelry Collection, circa 1950s. Made of baleen, fossil and bone. The necklace measures 18", the bracelets are 9", 8&qu...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (240.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 288.00
 
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Navajo Turquoise & Sterling Silver Ram's Head Buckle242 - Navajo Turquoise & Sterling Silver Ram's Head Buckle
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Navajo Turquoise & Sterling Silver Ram's Head Buckle, circa 1940s. Made of sterling silver, jet, turquoise and mother of pearl. Buckle measu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Pair of Pre-Columbian Bark Beaters243 - Pair of Pre-Columbian Bark Beaters
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Pair of Pre-Columbian Bark Beaters, circa 2000 years old. Made of basalt, these items measure 3.5" x 3.5" and 3" x 2" x 1"....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Stone Human Figure244 - Pre-Columbian Stone Human Figure
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Pre-Columbian Stone Human Figure, circa 3000 years old. Made of basalt, the figure is 4" and the pestle is 6". From Guerrero, Mexico. Also...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Colima Dog245 - Pre-Columbian Colima Dog
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Pre-Columbian Colima Dog, circa 1500 years old. Made of clay and paint, this item measures 13" x 10" x 8". From Colima, Mexico. Hairl...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Old Mojave Pitcher246 - Old Mojave Pitcher
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Old Mojave Pitcher,circa 1920s. Made from clay and paint, item measures 5 x 5 1/2 inches. This is a classic old Mojave pitcher with polka dots inside
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Figured Mission Basket247 - Figured Mission Basket
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Figured Mission Basket, circa 1920s. Made from Juncas, this item measures 12 x 4 inches. This basket has birds, bees and flower design. It is from S
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Zuni Heartline Olla248 - Zuni Heartline Olla
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Zuni Heartline Olla, circa 1890's. Made from clay and paint, this fine olla measures 7 x 6 inches and is Zuni, from New Mexico. Check out deer, ...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (260.00 + 52.00) x 1 = 312.00
 
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Large Hopi Cylinder249 - Large Hopi Cylinder
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Large Hopi Cylinder, from the 1940's. This clay and paint item measures 11 x 5 inches. Hopi, Northern-Central Arizona. Condition: There are mino...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to twigstanf for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Giant Mission Olla250 - Giant Mission Olla
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Giant Mission Olla, circa 1890s. Made from Juncas, this item measures 18 x 13 inches. Condition: There is some whipping damage to this museum quality
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Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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