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 Northwest Coast Totem Pole298 - Old Northwest Coast Totem Pole
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Old NWC Totem Pole, circa 1920s. Made of cedar, item measures 8.5" x 6". From Western Canada. Nicely painted old totem pole. Condition: So...
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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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Plains Buffalo Bone Quirt299 - Plains Buffalo Bone Quirt
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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...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Plains Indian Speaker Staff300 - Plains Indian Speaker Staff
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Plains Indian Speaker Staff, mid-20th century item. Made of hide, leather, wood, tin cones, turkey feathers, fur, glass beads and brass tacks, this
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Plains Indian Knife & Sheath301 - Plains Indian Knife & Sheath
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Plains Indian Knife & Sheath, early to mid 20th century item. Made of wood, leather, brass and steel, the item measures 12" x 7" x 1&q...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Collection of Spanish Colonial Weapons302 - Collection of Spanish Colonial Weapons
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Collection of Spanish Colonial Weapons, 16th to 17th century items. Smallest measures 8.75" and largest is 13". Made of steel, from Mexico...
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Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Civil War Bowie Knife303 - Civil War Bowie Knife
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Civil War Bowie Knife, circa 1860s. Made of leather, antler and steel. The case measures 12" x 2.5", the knife measures 11" x 2.5&quo...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Cochiti Wood & Hide Drum304 - Cochiti Wood & Hide Drum
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Cochiti Wood & Hide Drum, circa 1950s. Made of wood & hide, item measures 12" tall x 9" x 9". Cochiti, New Mexico. Fine old d...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to mrcigar for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Plains Indian Dreamcatcher Prayer Staff305 - Plains Indian Dreamcatcher Prayer Staff
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Plains Indian Dreamcatcher Prayer Staff, circa mid-20th century. Item measures 30 x 13 x 2 inches. Item is made of wood, wrapped in hide, has alter b
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Chinese Vase w/Dragon306 - Chinese Vase w/Dragon
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Chinese Vase with Dragon, 19th century. Made of porcelain, measuring 11.5" x 6". From China. This may be a later copy of a Song Dynasty it...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Plains Indian Bow, Arrows and Quiver307 - Plains Indian Bow, Arrows and Quiver
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Plains Indian Bow, Arrows and Quiver, circa 1900s. The bow measures 54" x 2" x 2" and the quiver is 18" x 7" x 2". Th...
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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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Plains Indian Dance Shield308 - Plains Indian Dance Shield
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Plains Indian Dance Shield, circa 1900s. Made of rawhide, paint, feathers, glass beads and cloth. Item measures 18" x 18" x 2". Sioux...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Fine Polychrome Basket309 - Fine Polychrome Basket
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Fine Polychrome Basket, circa 1950s. Made of plant fiber, measuring 2.5" x 4". Cuna tribe of Panama. Bright geometric design with a flowe...
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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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Plains Indian Shaman Wand310 - Plains Indian Shaman Wand
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Plains Indian Shaman Wand, circa 1900s. Made of rawhide, glass beads, fur, feathers and brass tacks. Item measures 30" x 8" x 4". Fro...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to ThomasNewton for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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3 Color Mayan Bowl311 - 3 Color Mayan Bowl
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3 Color Mayan Bowl, circa 300 AD. Made of ceramic and paint. Item measures 7.25" x 2". From Guatemala. Condition: Some paint loss, nicks o...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Plains Indian Coyote Medicine Wand312 - Plains Indian Coyote Medicine Wand
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Plains Indian Coyote Medicine Wand, circa 1900. Item is made of feathers, skull bone, fur, rawhide, wood, glass beads and brass tacks. Item measures 3
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Two Loomwork Beaded Strips313 - Two Loomwork Beaded Strips
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Two Loomwork Beaded Strips, circa 1920s. Made of thread and glass beads, one item measures 56" x 1.5", the other is 62" x 1". Pr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Plains Indian Buffalo Rattle Toe314 - Plains Indian Buffalo Rattle Toe
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Plains Indian Buffalo Rattle Toe, circa 1900. Item consists of paint, rawhide, brass tacks, teeth, wood, tin cones, buffalo toes and glass beads. Item
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Plains Indian Bone Bead Necklace315 - Plains Indian Bone Bead Necklace
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Great unusual necklace with brass beads, leather, beaver foot, gone and glass beads. Item is believed to be 1900's from Sioux or Dakota. The b...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Signed & Numbered Print by Ben Adair Shoemaker316 - Signed & Numbered Print by Ben Adair Shoemaker
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Signed & Numbered Print by Ben Adair Shoemaker, #58 of 350 and was copyrighted in 1986. Ben Adair Shoemaker is a Cherokee artist with many item...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Bronze of Native American Wearing Bear Skin317 - Bronze of Native American Wearing Bear Skin
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This is a small bronze measuring 5 x 4 x 3 inches and signed by Cherv. This depicts a Native American draped in a bear skin. Very good condition. S
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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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Large Collection of Prehistoric Artifacts318 - Large Collection of Prehistoric Artifacts
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Items in the collection range from 3,000 to 10,000 years old and measure 1 to 2 1/2 inches. They are made of obsidian chert and quartz and were all f
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Quilled Pair of Deerskin Moccasins319 - Quilled Pair of Deerskin Moccasins
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Quilled Pair of Deerskin Moccasins, circa 1870-1890, made from deerhide and dyed quills. Quills were one of the first items used to decorate items. Th
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Pipe Tomahawk320 - Pipe Tomahawk
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Pipe Tomahawk, 20th century item, made of brass, wood, steel and bear fur. Item measures 18" x 7" x 1.5". This item is Sioux, from So...
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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 Native American Headdress321 - Large Native American Headdress
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Large Native American Headdress, 20th century item. Made of glass beads, feathers and cloth, this item measures roughly 32" x 22". Navajo,...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Rare San Diego Bow & Arrows322 - Rare San Diego Bow & Arrows
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Rare San Diego Bow & Arrows, circa 1800. Made of yew wood, feathers, bone and metal. Item measures 50" long x 1.5" x 1". Lot feat...
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Start Price : 475.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Plains Indian Pipe Tomahawk323 - Plains Indian Pipe Tomahawk
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Plains Indian Pipe Tomahawk, circa 1900. Made of rawhide, feathers, wood, glass beads and brass cones. Item measures 20" x 7" x 1". F...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Mission Indian Rabbit Sticks324 - Mission Indian Rabbit Sticks
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Mission Indian Rabbit Sticks, early 20th century items. Made of hardwood, these items measures 17.5" to 20" each. Found in Alpine, San Die...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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20" Pre-Historic California Pestle325 - 20" Pre-Historic California Pestle
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20" Pre-Historic California Pestle, 2000-3000 years old. Likely formed of basalt, this item measures 20" and 10" around at widest poi...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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