Helm's Spring Native American Auction

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This auction contains Native American artifacts, Pre-Columbian artifacts, and other pre-historic items. Also featured are ethnic wood masks, Native American jewelry, pottery, weavings, baskets and more. There is a significant group of high-end Pre-Columbian ceramic sculptures and a fantastic group of Plains Indian Beadwork.
Buyer's Premium is 20%. There are no returns.

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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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Mayan Tri-Leg Vessel151 - Mayan Tri-Leg Vessel
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Mayan Tri-Leg Vessel, circa 800 AD. Made of clay and paint and measuring 8" x 8". From Guatemala. Polychrome Mayan priest figures painted ...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Carved African Wood Mask152 - Carved African Wood Mask
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Carved African Wood Mask, circa 1900. Made of wood, item measures 13" x 8" x 7". Cameroon, Africa. Soot appears to be on face, facial...
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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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Large Kachina Doll153 - Large Kachina Doll
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Large Kachina Doll, circa 1950s. Made of cedarwood and paint, item measures 26.5" tall x 13" x 4" with stand. This was purchased at a...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Hopi Bird Bowl154 - Hopi Bird Bowl
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Hopi Bird Bowl from the 1950's. This item measures 13x8x6 inches. There is very nice paint on birds head. Good condition. See images. Shipp...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to swtraveler for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Human Figure155 - Pre-Columbian Human Figure
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Pre-Columbian Human Figure, circa 1000 AD. Made of clay and measuring 10" x 8" x 6". From the Nicoya region of Costa Rica. Condition:...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Bronze of Native American wearing Bear Skin156 - 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 azariahmyl.. for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Hohokam Artifact Collection157 - Hohokam Artifact Collection
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Hohokam Artifact Collection over 2000 years old and made from hard stone. The Pipe is 5 x 3 inches, axe is 7 x 4 inches and paint pallet is 6x3 inche
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Hopi Artifact Collection158 - Hopi Artifact Collection
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Hopi Artifact Collection including a Clay pipe measuring 6x2 inches, came stone measuring 3 x 1 1/2 inches and axe measuring 7 x 3 inches. Nice condi
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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New Mexico Artifact Collection159 - New Mexico Artifact Collection
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This collection consist of Axe measuring 7 x 3 inches, adze measuring 5 x 2 and discoidal 3 x 1 inches. Items are from Santa Fe New Mexico. The adze
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Five Obsidian Stone Point Artifacts160 - Five Obsidian Stone Point Artifacts
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These items are as found with minor nicks and chips. See images. Items are obsidian and measures 3.5 x 6 inches long and believed to be from Central
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Jalisco Female Pre-Columbian Figure161 - Jalisco Female Pre-Columbian Figure
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Jalisco Female Pre-Columbian Figure, circa 600 AD. Made of terra cotta and measuring 8" x 5" x 3". From the Mexican state of Jalisco...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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San Diego Artifact Collection162 - San Diego Artifact Collection
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Frame is not included, this collection is from Carlsbad, California and San Diego County. The pipe is damaged, but you can still smoke it, other item
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Hopi Kachina163 - Hopi Kachina
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Nice old kachina with some paint loss. It is believed to be from the 1940's. See images. Shipping: $15.00
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Hopi Cylinder Jar164 - Hopi Cylinder Jar
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Hopi Cylinder Jar from the 1940's This clay and paint item measures 9.5 x 4 x 4 inches. There are scuffs and scratches, some paint loss. See i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Papago Basket Collection165 - Papago Basket Collection
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Great Basket Collection from the 1930's. The items measure 6", 8", 12" and 12". There is minor stitch loss with normal wea...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to swtraveler for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Washoe Indian Basket166 - Washoe Indian Basket
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This Washoe Indian Basket is believed to be from the 1900's. It measures 5 x 3 inches and is made from willow and red bud. There is some minor...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Great Old Sombrero167 - Great Old Sombrero
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This Sombrero is made by Fidepal - it has minor wear and scrapes. It is made from straw and paint with cotton hatband. See pictures Shipping: $40.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Collection of Southwest Ceramics168 - Collection of Southwest Ceramics
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1960's Collection of Southwest Ceramics made from clay and paint. The Items are Hopi, Zuni and Navajo. The Bowl is 5 1/2 inches, Title is 5&qu...
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Estimates : 95.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Beaded Mirror Bag169 - Beaded Mirror Bag
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Great glass beads, cloth and leather, beaded mirror bag. Believed to be from the 1930's. Item is blue, red and white beads with a cross design...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Large Acoma Olla170 - Large Acoma Olla
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This olla is from New Mexico and measures 10 x9 inches. It is signed Leno. Please note the five parrot birds painted on the bowl. It is believed to
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to annwoo60 for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Ocarina171 - Pre-Columbian Ocarina
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Pre-Columbian Ocarina, circa 500 AD. Made of terra cotta, item measures 2.5" x 1.5" x 1.5". From the western coast of Mexico. Conditi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to swtraveler for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Hopi Sash172 - Hopi Sash
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Hopi Sash from approximately 1940 made from wool and measures 122" x 3" with fringe. Red, white, tan and green colors. Sash is in great ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to tucdoc for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Hopi Koshari Kachina173 - Hopi Koshari Kachina
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This Hopi Kachari Kachina is from the 1960's and measures 12 x 4 x 4 inches. Check out the two different types of shoes. Item is names KwiKuil...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Polychrome Acoma Bowl174 - Polychrome Acoma Bowl
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Great clay and paint polychrome Acoma bowl from the 1930's. Item is 9.5x9.5x5.5 with minor nicks, some paint loss. See images. Shipping: $26...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Large Cherokee Infant Basket175 - Large Cherokee Infant Basket
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This item is from split oak or ash and measures 24x15x14 from North Carolina. It is believed to be from the 1900's and may be an infant basket....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Hopi Pottery Rabbit Bowl176 - Hopi Pottery Rabbit Bowl
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Hopi Rabbit bowl signed Effie. The item is 7.5x5.5 x6 inches. There are minor nicks and scratches. See images. The bowl has great paint on sides a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Single Great Lakes Moccasin177 - Single Great Lakes Moccasin
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This appears to be about an 1890's moccasin made from Buffalo hide, cloth and glass beads. It measures 10x3x4 inches and is from Minnesota. Th...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to lastchance1 for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Junk Drawer Collection178 - Junk Drawer Collection
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Fossil and meteor collection larges item is 3x6 inches. Most are damaged and found in Western U.S.A. You will find iron, nickel, chert, steatite an
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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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Hopi Sash179 - Hopi Sash
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Hopi Sash from approximately 1930 made from wool with braided ends. Item is 106 long, 2.25 wide and in very good condition. See images. The item ha
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Collection180 - Pre-Columbian Collection
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Eight pieces to include one bird pot, two slate knives. Pottery neck, pottery fragment, stone necklace, antler awl and stone maskette. Items measure
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Human Female Effigy Bottle181 - Pre-Columbian Human Female Effigy Bottle
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Pre-Columbian Human Female Effigy Bottle, circa 500 AD. Made of terra cotta, item measures 8.25" x 6" x 3". Western coast of Mexico. ...
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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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Anasazi Black on White Bowl182 - Anasazi Black on White Bowl
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The Anasazi Black on white bowl is made from clay and paint and from the Four Corners Area. The bow is approximately 8 1/2 x 4 inches. It has been b
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Antique Turquoise and Silver Bracelet183 - Antique Turquoise and Silver Bracelet
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This item has nice patina and is in good condition. It has a 5" inside measurement with 1 inch opening. Overall dimensions are 3" x 2.5&q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Small Hopi Bird Bowl184 - Small Hopi Bird Bowl
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Great Small Hopi Bird Bowl from the 1950's. This item measures 7.5 x 6.5 x 4.5 inches. It has great paint and is very nice. See images. Ship...
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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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Arizona Turquoise Bead Collection185 - Arizona Turquoise Bead Collection
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Beads are from Northern Arizona and Nevada and measures 1/4 to 1 1/2 inches. There are over 100 beads and cabs and a couple of old silver rings. Ite
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Chevron Bead Collection186 - Chevron Bead Collection
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Great approximately 18th century glass beads on metal and wire. These came from Italy and were possibly traded to the Native Americans. The seventee
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Collection of Buttons187 - Collection of Buttons
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Collection of 16 Navajo buttons of various sizes and condition. See images. These buttons are used. Buttons' measures 1/4 to 1 inches Shippi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Fancy Zuni Polliwog Bowl188 - Fancy Zuni Polliwog Bowl
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Zuni Polliwog Bowl signed by Evalena Boone, 1987 measuring 8x8x3.5 inches Very good condition. See images. Dragonflies, tadpoles and frog figure
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Antique Plains Beaded Bag189 - Antique Plains Beaded Bag
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Antique Plains beaded bag probably from the 1870's made from deerhide and glass beads. Sioux, Dakotas. Bottom of bag has been exposed to the e...
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Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Collection of old Indian Buttons190 - Collection of old Indian Buttons
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Collection of Navajo buttons of various sizes and conditions. Some with stamped designs. There are 16 buttons in this collection. Frame is not incl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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2 Chinese Ceramic Cows191 - 2 Chinese Ceramic Cows
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2 Chinese Ceramic Cows, age unknown. Made of clay, items measure 6.5" x 3" x 4.5" and 6.25" x 3" x 4.5". From China. C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Ceremonial Effigy Vessel192 - Pre-Columbian Ceremonial Effigy Vessel
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Pre-Columbian Ceremonial Effigy Vessel, circa 1000 AD. Made of clay and paint, item measures 8" x 6". From the Nicoya region of Costa Rica...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Paleo Artifact Collection193 - Paleo Artifact Collection
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The Paleo artifact collection is approximately 10,000 years old and made from chert and obsidian. The items measure 7 to 2 inches each and were found
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to swtraveler for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Hopi Painted Bowl194 - Hopi Painted Bowl
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Hopi Painted Bowl from approximately the 1950's measuring 6x6x2 with minor nicks. See images. Shipping: $16.50
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Two Hopi Kachinas195 - Two Hopi Kachinas
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Two Hopi Kachinas estimated from the 1940-1950's made with cottonwood, paint, metal and cloth. The larger Kachina measures 12x5x4 inches and re...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Steatite Hopewell Pipe196 - Steatite Hopewell Pipe
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This pipe is estimated to be early historic. The Hopewell pipe made of steatite measures 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 2 inches. There are minor nicks and scratch
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (380.00 + 76.00) x 1 = 456.00
 
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Large Collection of Prehistoric Artifacts197 - 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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to azariahmyl.. for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Plains Artifact Collection198 - Plains Artifact Collection
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Great artifact collection from the late 19th Century. Items are made from steel, glass beads, stone, hide and wood. See images. This collection c
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Collection of Arizona Highways199 - Collection of Arizona Highways
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Collection of eight magazines - Jan, May, July and August of 1974; July, 1972; March and July, 1975 and July, 1976. All well read, used. See images
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Large Collection of Prehistoric Artifacts200 - Large Collection of Prehistoric Artifacts
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Large Collection of Prehistoric Artifacts, circa 3,000 to 10,000 years old. Made from obsidian and chert, this items measure from 1" to 3"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to hichborn123 for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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