Helm's End-of-the-Year Holidaze!

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Helm's End-of-the-Year Holidaze! 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. This catalog also features several fine art offerings to include oil paintings. Also included are Oceanic, African and Asian 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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4 Chinese Jade Carvings151 - 4 Chinese Jade Carvings
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4 Chinese Jade Carvings, antique items. Made of jade, the octopus' measure 1 3/4" x 2" and 1 1/2" x 2 1/4", other items meas...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Chumash Grouper Fish152 - Chumash Grouper Fish
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Chumash Grouper Fish, pre-historic item. Made of steatite and measuring 5" x 2" x 1". Santa Barbara County, California. Condition: So...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Taotie Bronze Mask Water Dripper153 - Taotie Bronze Mask Water Dripper
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Taotie Bronze Mask Water Dripper, Ming period. Made of bronze, the item measures 3" x 2 1/4" x 1/2". China. Condition: Good, nice pat...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Chumash Phallus Fish154 - Chumash Phallus Fish
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Chumash Phallus Fish, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 4 1/2" x 1 1/2". Santa Barbara County, California. Rare piece...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (260.00 + 57.20) x 1 = 317.20
 
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Handpainted Russian Pin-Pendant155 - Handpainted Russian Pin-Pendant
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Handpainted Russian Pin-Pendant, 19th century item. Made of sterling silver and lacquer, the item measures 2 1/2" x 1 3/4". Russian. Handp...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Trade Bead Necklace156 - Trade Bead Necklace
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Trade Bead Necklace, early 20th century item. Made of raffia and beads, the item hangs 12" as worn with 3/8" beads. Italian. "Seeing ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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6th Century Kiev Ring157 - 6th Century Kiev Ring
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6th Century Kiev Ring, c. 550 AD. Made of silver, the item measures 1" x 1/2". Russian. Archaeological find. Condition: Good, heavy patina...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Chumash Inlaid Effigy Frog158 - Chumash Inlaid Effigy Frog
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Chumash Inlaid Effigy Frog, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, turquoise and shell, the item measures 2" x 1 1/4" x 3/4". Santa Bar...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Mexican Gold & Amethyst Pin-Pendant159 - Mexican Gold & Amethyst Pin-Pendant
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Mexican Gold & Amethyst Pin-Pendant, 19th century item. Made of 14KT gold and tiny amethyst stone, the item measures a small 1" x 3/4"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Chumash Effigy Turtle Bowl160 - Chumash Effigy Turtle Bowl
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Chumash Effigy Turtle Bowl, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 3/4". Santa Barbara County, Cali...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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English Handpainted Miniature161 - English Handpainted Miniature
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English Handpainted Miniature, 19th century item. Made of brass, bone and paint, the item measures 3" x 2". England. Condition: Glass misf...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Chumash Effigy Frog w/Abalone162 - Chumash Effigy Frog w/Abalone
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Chumash Effigy Frog w/Abalone, pre-historic item. Made of steatite and abalone inlay, the item measures 2 1/8" x 1 1/4" x 3/4". Santa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Jewelry Collection163 - Jewelry Collection
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Jewelry Collection, 20th century items. Made of sterling silver, turquoise, amethyst and antique handcut Austrian crystal. The crystal beads measure 2
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Pre-Columbian Human Figure164 - Pre-Columbian Human Figure
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Pre-Columbian Human Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 8 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 3". Nayarit, Mexico. Condition: Leg...
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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Navajo Wedding Basket165 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1930s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 14" x 2 1/2". Navajo. Fine herringbone finish, good study piece....
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Mayan Clay Figure166 - Mayan Clay Figure
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Mayan Clay Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay on frame, the item measures 4" x 3" x 2". Guatemala. Frame included. Condition: A...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Papago Basket w/Deer Figures167 - Papago Basket w/Deer Figures
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Papago Basket w/Deer Figures, c. 1950s. Made of willow and dye, the item measures 5 7/8" x 4" x 2". Papago, Arizona. Nicely weaved ba...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Zuni Fetish Necklace168 - Zuni Fetish Necklace
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Zuni Fetish Necklace, c. 1970s. Made of coral, turquoise, jet, tiger's eye heishi, etc., the item hangs approx. 15 1/2" inches as worn, not...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Hopi Coil Basket w/Deer169 - Hopi Coil Basket w/Deer
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Hopi Coil Basketry Tray w/Deer, c. 1960s. Made of grass and dye, the item measures 8 3/8" wide. Hopi, Arizona. Finely coiled, polychrome basket...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Obsidian Core Collection170 - Pre-Columbian Obsidian Core Collection
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Pre-Columbian Obsidian Core Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of obsidian, the items measure 1 1/2" to 4 1/2". Veracruz, Mexico. Condi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Flared Navajo Wedding Basket171 - Flared Navajo Wedding Basket
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Flared Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1940s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 11 1/2" x 3 1/2". Navajo, Arizona. Nice, polychrome weddi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to t********r.. for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Pre-Columbian Clay Whistle Collection172 - Pre-Columbian Clay Whistle Collection
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Pre-Columbian Clay Whistle Collection
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Hopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket173 - Hopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket
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Hopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket, c. 1920s. Made of grass and dye, the item measures 10 3/4" x 1". Hopi, Arizona. Hopi-made, antique ...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Stamp & Seal Collection174 - Pre-Columbian Stamp & Seal Collection
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Pre-Columbian Stamp & Seal Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay, the items measure from 1" to 3 3/4". Veracruz, Mexico. Condi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Flared Navajo Wedding Basket175 - Flared Navajo Wedding Basket
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Flared Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1940s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 13 1/4" x 3 1/4". Navajo. Finely weaved polychrome basket...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Black Head Collection176 - Pre-Columbian Black Head Collection
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Pre-Columbian Black Head Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay and bitumen, the items measure from 1/2" to 4". Veracruz, Mexico. C...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Navajo Wedding Basket177 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1930s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 13" x 2 1/2". Navajo. Nice, antique polychrome wedding basket. G...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Ceramic Animal Heads178 - Pre-Columbian Ceramic Animal Heads
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Pre-Columbian Ceramic Animal Heads, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay, the items measure from 1" to 3". Veracruz, Mexico. One interesting ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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Navajo Wedding Basket179 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1940s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 13 1/2" x 2 3/4". Navajo. Flared walls on this finely finished a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Trade Bead Necklace180 - Trade Bead Necklace
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Trade Bead Necklace, 19th century. Made of glass beads on string, the item hangs 14 1/2" as worn with 1/4" beads. Great array of colors an...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Navajo Wedding Basket181 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1940s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 11 7/8" x 2 1/4". Navajo. Larger rods used for the weaving of th...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
 
 
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African Trade Bead Necklace182 - African Trade Bead Necklace
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African Trade Bead Necklace, 20th century item. Made of raffia and beads, the item hangs 12" as worn. Condition: Good, recently strung, see ima...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Navajo Wedding Basket183 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1940s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 11 1/4" x 2". Navajo. Extra fine weaving on this old, polychrome...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Turquoise Stone Bead Necklace184 - Turquoise Stone Bead Necklace
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Turquoise Stone Bead Necklace, c. 1950s. Made of turquoise and sterling silver, the item hangs 10 1/4" as worn w/pendant. Pendant measures 1 1/...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Carved Carnelian Flower Pendant w/Gemstones185 - Carved Carnelian Flower Pendant w/Gemstones
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Carved Carnelian Flower Pendant w/Gemstones, modern item. Made of carnelian, ruby, silver, amethyst, garnet and moonstone, the item measures 4"...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Navajo "Weaver" Print by Martin186 - Navajo "Weaver" Print by Martin
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Navajo "Weaver" Print by Martin, 20th century item. Made of glass, wood and paper, the item measures 20 1/2" x 16 1/2" x 3"...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Amethyst Stone Bead Necklace187 - Amethyst Stone Bead Necklace
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Amethyst Stone Bead Necklace, antique item. Made of amethyst and sterling silver clasp, the item hangs 11" as worn. Likely Mexican, marked .925...
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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San Diego Quartz Points188 - San Diego Quartz Points
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San Diego Quartz Points, historic period. Made of quartz, chert and porcelain, the longest is 2". Carlton Hills, Santee, California. About 75 p...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
Sold to f***r for (190.00 + 41.80) x 1 = 231.80
 
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Aquamarine Stone Bead Necklace w/Sterling Clasp189 - Aquamarine Stone Bead Necklace w/Sterling Clasp
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Aquamarine Stone Bead Necklace w/Sterling Clasp, antique item. Made of aquamarine beads and sterling silver clasp, the item hangs 10 1/2" as wo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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San Diego County Artifact Collection190 - San Diego County Artifact Collection
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San Diego County Artifact Collection, early historic period. Made of pottery, felsite and chert, the longest item measures 2". Carlton Hills, S...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to f***r for (320.00 + 70.40) x 1 = 390.40
 
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Sterling Silver & Onyx Stone Bead Necklace191 - Sterling Silver & Onyx Stone Bead Necklace
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Sterling Silver & Onyx Stone Bead Necklace, antique item. Made of onyx stone beads and sterling silver, the item hangs 10" as worn. Large o...
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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Polynesian Collection192 - Polynesian Collection
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Polynesian Collection, c. 1940s. Made of wood and tapa cloth, the turtle measures 25" x 13", tapa cloth is 5' x 5'. Condition: Tap...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Dyed Jade Necklace w/Vermeil Carnelian Clasp193 - Dyed Jade Necklace w/Vermeil Carnelian Clasp
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Dyed Jade Necklace w/Vermeil Carnelian Clasp, 20th century item. Made of dyed jade and carnelian, the item hangs 14" as worn. Condition: Good, ...
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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Mexican Mask Collection194 - Mexican Mask Collection
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Mexican Mask Collection, c. 1940s. Made of coconut shell, paint and hair, largest measures 6". Bright colors, nice paint. Condition: Some scuff...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Lapis Lazuli Stone Bead Necklace195 - Lapis Lazuli Stone Bead Necklace
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Lapis Lazuli Stone Bead Necklace, 20th century item. Made of lapis lazuli and string, the item measures 17 1/2" as worn. Afghanistan. No clasp....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Mexican Mask Collection196 - Mexican Mask Collection
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Mexican Mask Collection, c. 1940s. Made of coconut shell and paint, the largest measures 8" x 4". Nice colors, nice paint. Condition: Some...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Labradorite Sterling Cross197 - Labradorite Sterling Cross
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Labradorite Sterling Cross, antique item. Made of labradorite stone and sterling silver, the item measures 2 1/2" x 5 1/4", 8" chain ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Mexican Mask Collection198 - Mexican Mask Collection
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Mexican Mask Collection, c. 1940s. Made of coconut shell, fibers and paint, the largest measures 6". Nice colors, nice paint. Condition: Some b...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Sterling Silver & Lapis Lazuli Stone Bead Necklace199 - Sterling Silver & Lapis Lazuli Stone Bead Necklace
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Sterling Silver & Lapis Lazuli Stone Bead Necklace, antique item. Made of lapis lazuli and sterling silver, the item hangs 11" as worn. Afg...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Navajo Cuff200 - Navajo Cuff
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Navajo Cuff, c. 1960s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise, the item has a 6 1/4" inside measurement, with a 1 1/4" gap and measures 2 3...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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