Helm's Native Americana Summer Extravaganza

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This auction contains Native American artifacts such as a collection of Navajo and Mexican Weavings, Pre-Columbian artifacts, and other pre-historic items. We have featured Native American jewelry, pottery, weavings, baskets, stone and more. There is a small group of Pre-Columbian ceramic sculptures and Plains Indian artifacts.
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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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Old Zuni Sterling Silver Belt Buckle signed HL Zunie100A - Old Zuni Sterling Silver Belt Buckle signed HL Zunie
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Old Zuni Sterling Silver Belt Buckle signed HL Zunie. This fabulous piece of art shows incredible detail by Native American Silversmiths Helen and Li
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Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,250.00
 
 
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Illinois Axe101 - Illinois Axe
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Illinois Axe, pre-historic item. Made from basalt and measuring 5 1/2 x 2 x 2 inches. Item is believed to be pre-Iroquois. Condition: Good condition
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Fossil Fish102 - Fossil Fish
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Fossil Fish, many million years old. Formed in sandstone and measuring 8 x 4 x 1 inches. Condition: Good condition, see images. Shipping: $19.50.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Limestone Pipe Bowl103 - Limestone Pipe Bowl
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Limestone Pipe Bowl, pre-historic item, measuring 5 x 2 x 1 inches. Believed to be from Arkansas. Condition: Good with minor chips, see images. Shipp
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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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3-Groove Arrowshaft Straightener104 - 3-Groove Arrowshaft Straightener
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3-Groove Arrowshaft Straightener, pre-historic item, made from steatite and measuring 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches. Item is rare with the three groov
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Southern California Tulare Lake Stone105 - Southern California Tulare Lake Stone
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Southern California Tulare Lake Donut Stone, pre-historic item. This item is from central California and is made from basalt. Item measures 2 3/4 x 1
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (320.00 + 64.00) x 1 = 384.00
 
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Full Groove Club Stone106 - Full Groove Club Stone
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Full Groove Club Stone, pre-historic item, made of granite and quartzite. Item measures 4" x 3", and is Plains Indian, from the Dakotas. N...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Large Tribal Basket107 - Large Tribal Basket
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Large Tribal Basket, circa 100 years old. Made of grass, item measures 20" x 2". Probably early Mexican. Tight weave, large basketry tray....
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Teotihuacan Pottery Figure108 - Teotihuacan Pottery Figure
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Teotihuacan Pottery Figure, pre-columbian item. This figure is made of clay and paint and measuring 10 x 4 x 2 inches. From Central Mexico. Condition:
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Mayan Style Pottery Plaque109 - Mayan Style Pottery Plaque
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Modern Mayan Style Pottery Plaque measures 10 x 1 inches. Modern item, made of clay and paint. Item is from Southern Mexico. Great paint on this Mayan
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Estimates : 75.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Acoma Olla110 - Acoma Olla
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Acoma Olla, probably from the 1930s. Item is made of clay and paint, measuring 5.5" x 7". Signed Acoma, New Mexico. Nice paint on this ver...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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B. Estevan Acoma Olla111 - B. Estevan Acoma Olla
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B. Estevan Acoma Olla, circa 1990s. Made of clay and paint, this olla measures 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Acoma, New Mexico, Berleen Estevan. Condition: Go
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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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San Juan Pueblo Pottery Olla112 - San Juan Pueblo Pottery Olla
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San Juan Pueblo Pottery Olla is believed to be from the 1940s. It measures 8 1/2 x 4 inches and is made of carved clay and paint. New Mexico, San Juan
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Sioux Catlinite, Wood Pipe and Stem113 - Sioux Catlinite, Wood Pipe and Stem
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Sioux Catlinite, Wood Pipe and Stem, circa 1950s. Made of stone and wood, item measures 17" x 2.5" x 1". Sioux, from the Dakotas. Mat...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Theresa Harvey Hopi Olla114 - Theresa Harvey Hopi Olla
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Theresa Harvey Hopi Olla, circa 1920s-30s. Made of clay and paint, item measures 5.5" x 2.5". Hopi, North-central Arizona. Nice Hopi pot w...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Mexican Tri-leg Pottery Vessel115 - Mexican Tri-leg Pottery Vessel
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Mexican Tri-leg Pottery Vessel, probably pre-columbian item. Made of clay and paint, this item measures 5" x 5". From Central Mexico. Nic...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Shipibo Olla116 - Shipibo Olla
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Shipibo Olla, circa 1940s. Made of clay and paint, this larger olla measures 12" x 11". From South America, Amazon. Fine bowl with nice pa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Six Spear Points117 - Six Spear Points
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Six Spear Points, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian and chert, longest item measures 3.75" long. From San Diego County, Calif. Frame not inc...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to ThomasNewton for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Zuni Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bracelet118 - Zuni Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bracelet
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Zuni Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bracelet, circa 1950s. The bracelet measures 6 1/2 inches with a 1 1/4 inch opening. Total weight is 22.5 grams. Co
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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L. Etsitty Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bracelet119 - L. Etsitty Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bracelet
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L. Etsitty Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bracelet, lot weigh 77.5 grams. Item is from about the 1950s, made of sterling silver and turquoise. I
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Sioux Catlinite Pipe and Stem with Bead Work120 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe and Stem with Bead Work
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Sioux Catlinite Pipe and Stem with Bead Work, early 20th century item. Made of leather, wood, stone and beadwork, item measures 14" x 2.5"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 325.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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3 Hopi Kachinas121 - 3 Hopi Kachinas
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3 Hopi Kachinas, circa 1930s-40s. Made of cottonwood and paint, these items measures 6", 4" and 2.5" tall. Hopi, North-Central Arizon...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Hopi Shaliko Kachina122 - Hopi Shaliko Kachina
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Hopi Shaliko Kachina, made of cottonwood and paint, the item is dated 1996 and measures 9 x 2 1/2 inches. Signed C.Harvey 1st Mesa Eototo (Chief Kachi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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20th Century Pipestone Bird123 - 20th Century Pipestone Bird
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20th Century Pipestone Bird, possibly from the 1960s. Made of catlinite, this carved bird pipe measures 8" x 1.75". From Minnesota. Fine c...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Pump Drill124 - Pump Drill
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Pump Drill, this 20th century wood and metal pump drill might be Hopi. It measures 18 1/2 x 11 inches. Nice teaching example. Condition: Good, see im
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Carved Santa Clara Olla125 - Carved Santa Clara Olla
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Carved Santa Clara Olla believed to be from the 1960s. Item measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches and is made from clay and paint. Condition: There is a crack on
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Oklahoma Beaded Dance Fan126 - Oklahoma Beaded Dance Fan
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Oklahoma Beaded Dance Fan, circa mid-20th century. Made of glass beads and turkey feathers, this item measures 24" x 4". From Oklahoma, Pl...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Sioux Plain Indian Doll on Stand127 - Sioux Plain Indian Doll on Stand
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Sioux Plains Indian Doll on Stand, modern item. Made of leather, beads and hair, item measures 16" x 6". Probably Sioux-style. Good signed...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Vintage Acoma Seed Pot128 - Vintage Acoma Seed Pot
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Vintage Acoma Seed Pot measures 6 x 4 1/2 inches. This item is signed D.S.A. Acoma, N.M. and is made of clay and paint. It is believed to be about mi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 325.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Sioux Leather Beaded Belt129 - Sioux Leather Beaded Belt
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Sioux Leather Beaded Belt, circa 1940s. Made of cloth, glass beads and metal buckle, item measures 38" x 2.25". Sioux, Plains Indian. This...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Anasazi Stone Axe130 - Anasazi Stone Axe
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Anasazi Stone Axe, pre-historic item. Made of basalt and measures 5" x 3" x 2". From the 4 corners area of the southwestern USA. Old ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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California Stone Tube Pipe131 - California Stone Tube Pipe
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California Stone Tube Pipe, pre-historic item. Carved of steatite, item measures 4" x 1". Found in Fresno County, Calif. 2 sets of rings c...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (260.00 + 52.00) x 1 = 312.00
 
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Hohokam Stone Pipe with Snake Figure132 - Hohokam Stone Pipe with Snake Figure
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Hohokam Stone Pipe with Snake Figure, pre-historic item. Made of basalt and measuring 7.5" x 1.5", this pipe is from southern Arizona. Con...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Tesuque Pottery Rain God133 - Tesuque Pottery Rain God
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Tesuque Pottery Rain God from approx. the early 20th century. Item is made of clay and paint and measures 7 x 3 inches. This is a nice old piece with
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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San Diego Tube Pipe134 - San Diego Tube Pipe
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San Diego Tube Pipe, early historic item, made of clay. Item measures 9.5" x 1.5" and is Mission Indian, southern California. Large tube p...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Larger San Diego Tube Pipe135 - Larger San Diego Tube Pipe
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Larger San Diego Tube Pipe, early historic item, made of clay. Item measures 12.5" x 1.75", and is Mission Indian. Found near Alipine, CA....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (240.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 288.00
 
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Paleo Flint Collection136 - Paleo Flint Collection
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Paleo Flint Collection, circa 5000 to 10000 years old. Made of chert, petrified wood, basalt and quartz, items range from 1" to 2.5". From...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to edsmith11 for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Leather Plains Peyote Dance Fan137 - Leather Plains Peyote Dance Fan
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Leather Plains Peyote Dance Fan, 20th century item. Made of leather, feathers and brass, item measures 19" x 3". From Oklahoma, Plains Ind...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Spanish Colonial Stone Mortar and Pestle138 - Spanish Colonial Stone Mortar and Pestle
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Spanish Colonial Stone Mortar and Pestle, circa 17th century. Made of basalt, the mortar measures 5" x 3" and the pestle is 4" x 2&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (320.00 + 64.00) x 1 = 384.00
 
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Navajo Saddle Blanket139 - Navajo Saddle Blanket
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Navajo Saddle Blanket, circa 1950s. Made of wool and dye, the item measures 29" x 29". Navajo, Arizona. Condition: Minor moth damage and m...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 325.00
Sold to flamingarrow for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Trade Knife w/Beadwork Sheath140 - Trade Knife w/Beadwork Sheath
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Trade Knife w/Beadwork Sheath, knife is from the 19th century, sheath is more modern. Made of deerhide, glass beads, steel and wood, this lot measures
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 275.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Catlinite Pipe Bowl141 - Catlinite Pipe Bowl
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Catlinite Pipe Bowl, late 19th century. Carved of catlinite, this item measures 6.25" x 2.75". Sioux, from the Dakotas. Condition: Some su...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (280.00 + 56.00) x 1 = 336.00
 
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Midwestern Popeyed Birdstone142 - Midwestern Popeyed Birdstone
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Midwestern Popeyed Birdstone, historic item, made of greenstone. Item measures 3" x 1.5" x 1". From southern Indiana. Tiny holes on b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to flintjockey for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Eastern Woodlands Birdstone143 - Eastern Woodlands Birdstone
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Eastern Woodlands Birdstone, pre-historic item, made of hardstone. Item measures 4.75" x 1.5" x 1". From Randolph County, Indiana. Ni...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 175.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (260.00 + 52.00) x 1 = 312.00
 
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Plains Indian Otter Hide Bag w/Beadwork144 - Plains Indian Otter Hide Bag w/Beadwork
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Plains Indian Otter Hide Bag w/Beadwork, modern item. Made of cloth, glass beads, brass bells, fur and hide, this item measures 46" x 6". ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Chinese Jade Carving w/Dragon145 - Chinese Jade Carving w/Dragon
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Chinese Jade Carving w/Dragon, Ming Dynasty. Item measures 3 x 2 x 1/2 inches. Previously of the Heritage of Americas Museum, El Cajon, Calif. Frame n
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (280.00 + 56.00) x 1 = 336.00
 
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Chinese Jade Carving w/Dragons146 - Chinese Jade Carving w/Dragons
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Chinese Jade Carving w/Dragons, Ming Dynasty. Item measures 3 x 1.5 x 0.25 inches. Previously of the Heritage of Americas Museum, El Cajon, Calif. Fra
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Chinese Jade Carving147 - Chinese Jade Carving
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Chinese Jade Carving, Ming Dynasty. Item measures 3.75 x 1.75 inches. Previously of the Heritage of Americas Museum, El Cajon, Calif. Appears to be a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Chinese Jade Carving of Bird148 - Chinese Jade Carving of Bird
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Chinese Jade Carving of Bird, Ming Dynasty. Item measures 3.5 x 2 x 0.5 inches. Previously of the Heritage of Americas Museum, El Cajon, Calif. Frame
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Chinese Jade Carving of Axe149 - Chinese Jade Carving of Axe
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Chinese Jade Carving of Axe, approx. 500 B.C.E. Item measures 4 x 3 x 1/4 inches. Previously of the Heritage of the Americas Museum, El Cajon, Calif.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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