Native American Art and Tribal Artifacts

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This auction consists of a collection of Native American baskets and beadwork, jewelry, kachinas and dolls, paintings, pottery, weavings, and some Pre-Columbian artifacts. Also included are some African, Chinese, Japanese and other Pacific Rim artifacts. Plus weapons, beads and other treasures. There are Pre-historic items including stone artifacts such as arrowheads, axes, and knives.
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Pre-Columbian Costa Rican Vase201 - Pre-Columbian Costa Rican Vase
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Approximately 1000 years old, this 11 1/2 x 5 inches Costa Rican Pre-Columbian Vase is from a two-generations collection in San Diego. Please note th
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to beastie for (320.00 + 64.00) x 1 = 384.00
 
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Group of 4 Small Pre-Columbian Figures202 - Group of 4 Small Pre-Columbian Figures
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These four small figures are of various sizes ranging from 5 to 7 inches. The items have some nicks and scratches and the dog is missing an ear. Th
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Old Lake Sentani Bowl from West Papua203 - Old Lake Sentani Bowl from West Papua
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This is a great example of a long handled bowl from West Papua, New Guinea. The item is from the 1960's and is made from wood. There are minor...
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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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Asmat Ancestral Figural Carving204 - Asmat Ancestral Figural Carving
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This 1950's Asmat Ancestral Figural carving measuring 30 x 10 x 10 inches. This item from the Asmat Tribe in New Guinea dates about 1950. The ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Small Lake Sentani Wood Figure205 - Small Lake Sentani Wood Figure
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Fine carving on this smaller New Guinea piece from Lake Sentani. The figure is in nice condition and measures 8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches. Shipping:
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Large Abelan Yam Mask206 - Large Abelan Yam Mask
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Large Investment Quality Basketry measuring 18x18x9 inches. The Large Abelan Yam Mask from Papua New Guinea is from the 1960's. There is minor...
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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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Lake Sentani Drum207 - Lake Sentani Drum
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Lake Sentani drum from Lake Sentani, PNG. This large drum is from the 1930's and measures 18x4 inches. Please note the head is damaged. Shipp...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Mimika Ceremonial Pig, from West Papua New Guinea208 - Mimika Ceremonial Pig, from West Papua New Guinea
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This is a Mimika Ceremonial Pig Carving measuring 21x6x5 inches and from approximately 1960's. The pig is in nice condition and very clean look...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Great Collection of Lake Sentani and Geelvink Bay Trade Beads209 - Great Collection of Lake Sentani and Geelvink Bay Trade Beads
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This collection is one lot and consists of Ancient Trade Beads and Shell Wealth Items. The collection consist of glass, shell, cloth and string of v
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Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Effigy Aibom Clay House Ridge Ornament210 - Effigy Aibom Clay House Ridge Ornament
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This is unusual item and seldom seen. The 1930's Aibom Clay House Ridge effigy Ornament measures 11 1/2 x 10 x 10 inches. This painted ceramic...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Group of New Guinea Body Ornaments211 - Group of New Guinea Body Ornaments
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This group of handmade jewelry is from the 1930's and is made of shell and string. The items measure from 4 to 6 inches and are worn. The pati...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 230.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Southern Highlands, New Guinea Mourning Figure212 - Southern Highlands, New Guinea Mourning Figure
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This Southern Highlands, New Guinea Mourning Figure of a woman measures 29 inches tall. The item is made from wood, grass and fiber. This Mourning F
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Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Asmat Canoe Prow213 - Asmat Canoe Prow
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Asmat Canoe Prow which was originally removed from a canoe. The item is from the 1930's and is made from wood and paint. The 1930's fragmen...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Sepik Kundu Drum214 - Sepik Kundu Drum
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Papu New Guinea Sepik Kundu Drum from the 1930's. The drum show sme use wear, but has good patina. The drum measures 25x6x6 inches. Shipping:...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Old Papuan Gulf Drum215 - Old Papuan Gulf Drum
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1930's nice old drum, measuring 24x5x5 inches and made from wood and hide. This PNG drum shows minor use and wear. Shipping: $30
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Two Small West Mexican Pre-Columbian Items216 - Two Small West Mexican Pre-Columbian Items
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These items are over 1000 years old and made from clay and measure 4 x 2 inches. There is some wear from use and nice paint on these old pieces from
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Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Asmat Bore Dagger and Asmat Dog's Teeth Necklace217 - Asmat Bore Dagger and Asmat Dog's Teeth Necklace
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Very collectable dagger and necklace. These items date to the 1930's and are made of bird bone, fiber and dog teeth. Nice Condition. The Dagg...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to floor for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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American Plains Indian Stone Head War Club218 - American Plains Indian Stone Head War Club
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1890's American Indian Stone head War Club. See Museum Tag. This item is made from cowhide, hair, wood and stone and measures 1 7x2x2 1/2 inch...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to Dimestore for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Abelam Baba Mask219 - Abelam Baba Mask
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1930's Basketry and Mud is fourteen inches. Abelam Baba Mask from Papua New Guinea. This is a nicely painted mask in good condition. Shipping:...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Brass Top Table with Wood Base220 - Brass Top Table with Wood Base
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Fine Engraving on this brass top table with wood base. This item is from the 1940's and measures : Table is 18 x 20 inches and the top is 29 1/...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Group of Asmat Body Ornaments221 - Group of Asmat Body Ornaments
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Great group of body ornaments to include nose ring, pigs teeth belt and crocodile tooth. The items have various chips and scratches. These items are
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to MilwaukeeL.. for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Two Ancient Thai Trade Ceramics222 - Two Ancient Thai Trade Ceramics
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Highly collectible ancient Thai Trade ceramics from the 1500's. These items measures approximately 3 x 3 inches and are from early culture. Ni...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Rare Papua Bracelet223 - Rare Papua Bracelet
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1930's Bamboo Bracelet with braided hair measuring 10x4x4 inches. This is seldom seen from Sepik River, Papua New Guinea. Item appears to be ma...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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U.S. Navy Admirals Cutlery Set224 - U.S. Navy Admirals Cutlery Set
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1950's United States Navy Admiral Cutlery Set made of wood, steel and silver. The sharpener measures 13x 1 1/2 inches, one knife is 17 1/2 x 2 ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Black Articulating Boy Doll225 - Black Articulating Boy Doll
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This wood doll is probably from approximately 1910 and measures 10x4x2 inches. This may have been made in England. The toes and part of the feet are
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Two Hand Blown Art Glass Vases226 - Two Hand Blown Art Glass Vases
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Beautiful hand blown Art Glass Vases. These vases are from Italy and are in excellent condition. They measure each 7 x 4 inches and and 4 1/2 x 6 in
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Estimates : 25.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Mezcala Stone Monkey227 - Pre-Columbian Mezcala Stone Monkey
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This Stone Monkey is from Guerrero, Mexico. This rare and collectible item is made from Basalt and measures 6x5x2 inches. There is minor wear and sc
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Hide Shield228 - Hide Shield
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This hide shield is modern and measures 19x1 inches. It made from hide, cloth, paint and feathers. As new condition. Shipping $18.00
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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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Pre-Columbian Olmec Jade Man229 - Pre-Columbian Olmec Jade Man
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Gem quality pre-Columbian Jade made which measures 3 x 1 3/4 x 1 inch. This Olmec piece has minor nick on hand. Green item. Shipping $20.00 Must be
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Estimates : 500.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Hide Shield230 - Hide Shield
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This hide shield is modern and measures 13 x 2 inches. This plain Indian item is in nice condition. Shipping is $18.00
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Collection of Three Nice Emeralds Natural231 - Collection of Three Nice Emeralds Natural
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Three emeralds and are estimated to be 5 ct; 3.5 ct and 5 ct. One is rough and the other two faceted. Shipping $20.00 Condition: As pictured
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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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Collection of 12 Authentic rubies.232 - Collection of 12 Authentic rubies.
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This rubies are as found and not cut. They are estimated to be 10.6 ct, 8.7 ct, 13.8 ct, 10.5 ct 8.9. 13 ct and 9.7 ct. Shipping $15.00
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Miscellaneous Jewelry Items233 - Miscellaneous Jewelry Items
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Lot of Miscellaneous Jewelry Items. This lot has ten items See Pictures, there is bone, earrings, beads, plastic and other. This is used condition.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to MilwaukeeL.. for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Miscellaneous Jewelry Items234 - Miscellaneous Jewelry Items
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This lot of miscellaneous jewelry Items is from various age periods. There are some sterling silver items that are marked. Various stones to include
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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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Lot of Four Sterling Silver Bracelets235 - Lot of Four Sterling Silver Bracelets
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Four modern Sterling silver bracelets with turquoise and petrified wood. The Bracelets are all in good condition and measurements are 6" with ...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Bracelet Taxco Mexican Silver236 - Bracelet Taxco Mexican Silver
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This Mexican Silver Bracelet is from 1960's and possibly made from carved alabaster. The bracelet is 6 1/2 x 1" x 1/2inches. The total we...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Three Miscellaneous Sterling Silver Pins237 - Three Miscellaneous Sterling Silver Pins
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Great collection of Sterling Silver and Turquoise pins. The arrowhead pin is signed. The pins measure 2x2 inches 2 x 1/4 inches and 1x1 inch. They
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Graduated Navajo Sterling Silver Necklace238 - Graduated Navajo Sterling Silver Necklace
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This Sterling Silver necklace weight 72.2 grams. The largest pendant is 2 x 1 1/2 inches. The oval pieces are stamped. This is in great condition a
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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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Stone to Stone Bolo Tie239 - Stone to Stone Bolo Tie
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This 1960's Stone to Stone bolo tie has sterling silver tips. The stone piece measures 2 x 2 1/2 inches and has stones to include jet, coral, t...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sterling Silver Bracelet240 - Sterling Silver Bracelet
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This Sterling Silver Bracelet has an unusual design of star, sun, and snowflakes. It is not marked by artist, but is 925 sterling. The locking clasp
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to charlespar.. for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Iroquois Beaded Hat241 - Iroquois Beaded Hat
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1880's Beaded Iroquois Beaded Hat made from Felt, Cotton, cloth and glass beads. This item measures 8x7x4 inches. This is from the Iroquois Tr...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to peteliska for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Plains Catlinite Pipe and Stem, signed, dated and numbered242 - Plains Catlinite Pipe and Stem, signed, dated and numbered
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This Sioux Catlinite Pipe and Stem is made from wood, glass and stone. It measures 25 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 inches is in very good condition. Please note p
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Northwest Coast Wood Canoe Paddle243 - Northwest Coast Wood Canoe Paddle
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This Northwest Coast Wood Canoe Paddle is dated 1996 and is made from cedar, glass and paint. The Item from the Tlingit Trip has a painting of a man
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Blackfoot Bow and Bow Case244 - Blackfoot Bow and Bow Case
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Blackfoot Bow and case is in very good condition. The bow is from the 1800's and measures 37 x 1 inch. The bow case is 37 x 4 inches. The case...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to Buddy45 for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Rare Antique Polynesian Club245 - Rare Antique Polynesian Club
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This Antique Polynesian Club is from the 1890's and is made of wood with shell inlay. The club is probably Figi and measures 32 1/2 x 2 1/2 inc...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Antique Polynesian Club246 - Antique Polynesian Club
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Antique Polynesian Club from the 1890's. This item has nicks and scratches with some inlay loss. The work PAATON is writing on the Club which ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Authentic Samurai Sword 1940's247 - Authentic Samurai Sword 1940's
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Authentic Samurai Sword from the 1940's, This Japanese Sword was obtained in Tokyo in 1945. Please see signature on tang. The sword measures ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Eight Polynesian Engravings248 - Eight Polynesian Engravings
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These are engravings from an old book, "Great Races of Mankind" 1894. The items are paper and in cellophane jackets. They all measure 6...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Authentic Pre-Columbian Aztec Giant Stone Squash249 - Authentic Pre-Columbian Aztec Giant Stone Squash
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This Granite pre-Columbian giant stone squash measures 8 1/2 x 8 x 6 inches. It is Aztec, Mexico City, Mexico. There is very nice polish and it is a
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Small Wood Wagon Train Trunk250 - Small Wood Wagon Train Trunk
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This is a great old relic which measures 12x7x6 inches. It is from the 1840-1850's and is made from wood, iron, deerhide, brass and paper. Thi...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 600.00
 
 
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