Native American Indian Art and 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. NOTE: We do not guarantee correctness of descriptions, approximate ages, materials, tribal designations, signatures, hallmarks, amount of repair or restoration.






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Flint Collection Including Sandia from Texas1 - Flint Collection Including Sandia from Texas
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Flint Collection including Sandia from Texas. This collection is historic, archaic to Paleo and items are from 1/2 to 4 inches. They are in as found
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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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Flint Collection, including Dalton from Missouri2 - Flint Collection, including Dalton from Missouri
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Flint Collection including Dalton from Missouri. Items measure from 1/2 to 7 1/2 inches. There are lead bullets, chert points and lead miniballs. T
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Flint Collection including Clovis from Texas3 - Flint Collection including Clovis from Texas
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Flint collection including Clovis from Texas. This items are historic to Paleo in time period. They are made from brass lead and chert. The mini ba
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Estimates : 50.00 - 250.00
Sold to jwachendorf for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Two Apache Baskets4 - Two Apache Baskets
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Two Apache Baskets, New Mexico measuring the small one 5 inches and the larger one 10 inches. They were found in cave in New Mexico and date from the
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Two old Papago Baskets5 - Two old Papago Baskets
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Two old Papago Baskets dating from the 1940's. They are made from Yucca and devils claw. The larger basket measures 9 x 12 inches and has some...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Large Shell Fossil6 - Large Shell Fossil
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This is a very nice fossil found in San Diego County and measures 8 x 5 x 4 inches. Shipping $24.00
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Estimates : 20.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Two Santo Domingo Pots7 - Two Santo Domingo Pots
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Two Santo Domingo pots from approximately 1950's. They measure 2 1/2 x 4 inches and both are in good condition. Items are made from clay and p...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 90.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Apache Beaded Bag8 - Apache Beaded Bag
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Apache Beaded Bag measuring 14 x 7 inches. There is slight bead loss, but overall bag is in good condition. There are animals on tabs, possibly liza
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to taearizona for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Three Santa Clara Pottery Vessels.9 - Three Santa Clara Pottery Vessels.
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Very nice Santa Clara Pottery Vessels from the 1950's measuring 1 1/2 x 2, 3 x 4 and 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. The pot measuring 3 x 4 inches has so...
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Estimates : 20.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Antique Yokut Basket10 - Antique Yokut Basket
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Unusual design on this antique Yakut Basket from the 1890's. This basket is made from willow and fern and measuring 9 x 3 inches. It is from Y...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Powder Horn Pistol11 - Powder Horn Pistol
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Great antique powder horn probably for pistol. This horn (from cow) and wood item is from 1860's and measures 6 x 2 inches. There is some wor...
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Estimates : 20.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Silver Gorget12 - Silver Gorget
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Silver Gorget from the 1700's measuring 7 x 2 inches. This item was English and traded to Iroquois. The silver has a lot of patina and is almo...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Tube Pipe13 - Tube Pipe
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This Tube Pipe was found in Nevada and has some nicks and scratches. It is possibly prehistoric and is made from steatite. The pipe measures 1 1/2 x
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Estimates : 25.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Three Smoky Quartz Crystals14 - Three Smoky Quartz Crystals
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Three smoky Quartz Crystals which were found in Arkansas. There are minor nicks on the three pieces. Two of which measure 2 x 4 and one measures 2x3
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Estimates : 30.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Folsom Point15 - Folsom Point
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This Folsom point is from doctors estate in San Diego. The point is approximately 3/2 x 1 3/4 inches and is made from Alabates flint. There is nice
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Estimates : 25.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Tlingit Rattle Top Basket16 - Tlingit Rattle Top Basket
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Tlingit Rattle Top Basket measuring 5 1/2 x 6 inches made from cedar root. The lid is in poor condition. Please see photos. This was a fantastic ba
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Estimates : 50.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Beaver Effigy Boat stone17 - Beaver Effigy Boat stone
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Early Historic Sandstone Beaver Effigy Boat Stone measuring 1 1/2 x 5 inches. This is an unusual form for boat stone. It is possibly Hopewell and in
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Estimates : 25.00 - 275.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Flair Bit Celt18 - Flair Bit Celt
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Prehistoric Flair bit Celt made from basalt. This item is in nice condition with minor wear. It measures 6 x 2 1/2 x 1 inches and is from Adena, Ill
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Estimates : 25.00 - 275.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Ledger Drawing19 - Ledger Drawing
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Ledger Drawing with drawing on both sides. This is possibly Sioux and is from 1800's. The item is measures 7 x 12 inches and the paper is fray...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Old Pottery Olla20 - Old Pottery Olla
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Nice design on the neck of this old pottery olla. It is probably Salado, Arizona and measures 4 x 4 inches. The opening is 1 3/4 inches. There are
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Estimates : 25.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Stub Folsom Point21 - Stub Folsom Point
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Paleo Man stub Folsom Point from Vinita County, Wyoming. Point is made from chert measuring 1 x 3/4 inches. It appears to be perfect full flute both
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Estimates : 25.00 - 450.00
Sold to jwachendorf for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Juncus Mission Basket22 - Juncus Mission Basket
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Mission Basket from the 1930's measuring 7 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches. There is minor stitch loss on rim. The Basket is made from Juncus and dyed Jun...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Miniature Stone Axe23 - Miniature Stone Axe
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Miniature Stone Ax made from Basalt. This axe could be a child's and measures 1 1/2 x 3 x 3/4 inches. It is in very good condition. Iroquois ...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Stone Effigy Pipe24 - Stone Effigy Pipe
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Early prehistoric steatite stone effigy pipe. This pipe measures about 4 x 2 x 1 1/4 inches and is from Chippewa, Minnesota. It is cracked. See pho
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Estimates : 25.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Prisoner of War (POW) Reunion Cap25 - Prisoner of War (POW) Reunion Cap
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POW reunion cap from 1940's WWII. This cap measures 10 x 9x 4 inches and has been worn. The owner of the cap was a German POW during WWII. Th...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Turquoise Inlaid Shell With Coral Necklace26 - Turquoise Inlaid Shell With Coral Necklace
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Shell, sterling, turquoise and coral and possibly alabaster necklace. Necklace is a shell which has been inlaid with stone. This is a nice old piece
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Turquoise and Sterling Silver Bolo Tie27 - Turquoise and Sterling Silver Bolo Tie
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1930's Sterling silver and turquoise bolo tie with leather straps and sterling silver tips. There are seven matching turquoise stones. This Ite...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Zuni Inlaid Butterfly Pin28 - Zuni Inlaid Butterfly Pin
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Beautiful 1940's Sterling Silver with inlaid turquoise, jet, shell, coral and mother of pearl. Item is from a LaMesa, California Estate. Total...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Three Sterling Silver Button Covers29 - Three Sterling Silver Button Covers
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Three Sterling Silver button covers from the 1950's. The items weigh approximately 10.5 grams. Matching button covers have corrosion on edge. ...
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Estimates : 35.00 - 70.00
Sold to charlespar.. for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Two Hopi Miniature Kachinas30 - Two Hopi Miniature Kachinas
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Two Hopi Miniature Kachinas from approximately 1950's. Items are made from cottonwood, paint, bark. The smaller Kachina is 4" tall and 1....
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Pair of Storyteller Earrings31 - Pair of Storyteller Earrings
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Very nice Sterling Silver Storyteller pierce earrings. This are from 1950's and weigh approximately 8 grams. Items are marked. See images. S...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Giant Clovis Spear Head32 - Giant Clovis Spear Head
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Giant Clovis Speer Head, approximately 10,000 years old made from grey chert. Item measures 9 x 2 inches. This item is from Washington State and has
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Estimates : 500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Artifact Collection from Rome Italy33 - Artifact Collection from Rome Italy
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Great Artifact Collection from Rome Italy, from approximately 1000 AD. Items are glass and pottery. There is a glass bracelet 2 x 1/4 inches. There
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Lidded Makah Basket34 - Lidded Makah Basket
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Makah, Washington State, lidded basket from the 1930's. This grass and cedar bark basket measures 3 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 inches. Fair condition. ...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 200.00
Sold to cembry4 for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Three Santa Clara Pottery Items35 - Three Santa Clara Pottery Items
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Three Santa Clara Pottery Items from the 1940's. Items are made from clay and paint and measure 4 1/2 x 3 inches for two of them and 4 x 4 1/2 ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Elbow Platform Pipe36 - Elbow Platform Pipe
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Great sandstone elbow platform pipe approximately 1000 A.D. This is from Hopewell, Ohio. There is some erosion on pipe and minor nicks and scrapes
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Twenty Old Buffalo Nickels37 - Twenty Old Buffalo Nickels
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Twenty Old Buffalo Nickels. 1930's? All dates are worn off. Nice display items Indian bust and buffalo. See pictures. Shipping $10.00
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Estimates : 15.00 - 45.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Story Teller Doll38 - Story Teller Doll
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1950's Story Teller Doll made from clay and paint. Item is Jemez and signed Almal L. Concha. The artist chose not to paint facial expressions. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Black Pot39 - Pre-Columbian Black Pot
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Pre-Columbian Black Pot from about 800 AD. This item is 5 x 1/2 inches and from Colima, Mexico. This item is in as found condition. Not broken. S
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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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Tlingit Basket40 - Tlingit Basket
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Tlingit Basket from about 1900's. This item measures 4 x 3 1/2 inches and is in very nice condition with minor (very tiny damage if any) Pleas...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Two pre-Columbian pots41 - Two pre-Columbian pots
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Two pre-Columbian pots from about 100 AD. This items measure 3 x 3 and 4 1/2 x 4 inches. They are in as found condition and are believed to be Nayar
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Stone Platform Pipe42 - Stone Platform Pipe
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This Hopewell platform pipe is from about 100 AD. It measures 3 3/4 x 2 x 2 inches. It appears to have been in a fire. There is engraving on the to
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Collection from Calico California43 - Collection from Calico California
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Collection from Calico California consisting of Clovis point 4 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches. The other Palo items are from 1 1/2 to 3 1/2 inches. The Clovis h
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to edsmith11 for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Sterling Silver Zuni Bear Fetish Bolo Tie44 - Sterling Silver Zuni Bear Fetish Bolo Tie
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Great 1940's Sterling Silver, jet and turquoise Bear Fetish Bolo Tie. The tie is 18 inches long- fetish is 2 x 1 x .75 inches. The item weighs...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Two Miniature Hopi Kachinas45 - Two Miniature Hopi Kachinas
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1950's Miniature Hopi Kachinas made from cottonwood and paint. Great condition, see images. The items are marked on the bottom. Kachinas meas...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Large Indian Carving46 - Large Indian Carving
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Large Wood Indian Carving with bear on the top. Item is from the 1960's. Item is wood and paint and measures 15 x 12 x 7 inches. There are a ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Large Santo Face47 - Large Santo Face
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Large Carved Santo face. This is from 1900's and measures 14 x 8 x 6 inches. It is believed to be Mexican. The paint is worn off and there is...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Three Santa Clara Pottery Pieces48 - Three Santa Clara Pottery Pieces
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Santa Clara pottery pieces from the 1940's made from clay and paint. They measure: 3 1/2 x 3, 3 x 2 1/2 and 2 x 2 1/2 inches. They are from S...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Cochiti Wood Drum49 - Cochiti Wood Drum
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Cochiti Wood Drum from 1950's measuring 12 x 15 inches. This Cochiti Drum has been used and there are minor nicks and scratches. The drum is p...
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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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Antique Spanish Court Sword50 - Antique Spanish Court Sword
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This Antique Spanish Sword is from 1890's. It is made from leather, gold, brass and steel. The sword measures 35 x 4 x 1 and is marked Toledo....
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to henryw86 for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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