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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Signed Copper Cuff Bracelet101 - Signed Copper Cuff Bracelet
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Copper Bracelet Signed. The Bracelet measures 1 1/4 inches wid3e, the opening is 1 5/8 inches and the Bracelet is 7 3/8 inches around. The Bracelet i
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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1940s Zuni Stone-to-Stone Bolo Tie102 - 1940s Zuni Stone-to-Stone Bolo Tie
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1940s Zuni Stone-to-Stone Bolo tie with matching tips. Made of sterling silver and leather cord. Overall length approx. 22", pendant portion me...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Sterling Silver Green Turquoise Cuff103 - Sterling Silver Green Turquoise Cuff
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Sterling Silver Green Turquoise Cuff bracelet, from the 1940s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise. Measures approximately 5/8" x 6" wit...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Bee Pin Fashion Jewelry104 - Bee Pin Fashion Jewelry
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Bee Pin Fashion Jewelry, c. 1940s. Signed "Silver Starrs" and measures 1.5" x 2". Condition: Great, see images. Shipping: $14.50
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Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Hopi Shaliko Kachina105 - Hopi Shaliko Kachina
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Hopi Shaliko Kachina from the 1950's. This Kachina has nice paint and is carved from cottonwood and painted. Good condition with patina. The ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Papago Basket Man in Maze106 - Papago Basket Man in Maze
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1940's Papago Basket made from Yucca and grass. This is a Man in Maze and measures 12 x 3 inches. It is from Tohono O'odham, Arizona. Ver...
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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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Group of Buffalo Nickels (87)107 - Group of Buffalo Nickels (87)
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Eighty Seven Buffalo Nickels from 1920-1940's. These are USA coins with many dates visible. See pictures. Used condition. Shipping $14.50
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to losttribes for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Stone War Club Head and Stone Celt108 - Stone War Club Head and Stone Celt
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The War club head measures 3 x 3 x 2 inches and the celt measures 4 1/2 x 2 x 19 inches. Both items have nicks and are considered to be field finds.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Basketry Food Processor109 - Basketry Food Processor
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Amazon, South American 1940's food press made from palm and fiber measuring 37 x 6 inches. There is minor wear on one end. To use the item wou...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 90.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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U.S. Navy Officers Items from WWII110 - U.S. Navy Officers Items from WWII
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WWII Navy Officers collection to include wood and brass plaque, hat, watch and Lt. Bars. The hat measures 10x10x5 inches and the plaque is 11x11 inc
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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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German Town Weaving111 - German Town Weaving
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Navajo German Town Weaving from the 1890's made from wool. This item measures 16 x 16 inches. There is some edge damage and needs cleaning. $...
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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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Anasazi Corrugated Pot112 - Anasazi Corrugated Pot
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Anasazi Corrugated pot approximately 1000 years old and made from clay. This came from private land and a private collection. Condition: There are m
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (240.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 288.00
 
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San Diego Olla113 - San Diego Olla
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Great San Diego Olla from the San Diego Mission. This came from a private collection in Alpine, CA. There is minor rim damage. The item measures 10
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Turquoise Nugget and Heishi Necklace114 - Turquoise Nugget and Heishi Necklace
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1940's Turquoise Nugget & Heishi Necklace which is 14 inches long. Largest Nugget is about 1 inch long and the smallest about 1/2 inch. Th...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Zuni Inlaid Bolo Tie115 - Zuni Inlaid Bolo Tie
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Great inlaid sterling silver Zuni bolo tie with inlaid jet, coral, turquoise and possibly abalone. The leather neck piece is in excellent condition.
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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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Chemehuevi Cave Basket116 - Chemehuevi Cave Basket
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1890's Chemehuevi, California Cave Basket. The basket measures 5 x 6 inches. This basket is in decent condition with a bad tear, but it is stil...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Seventeen Walking Liberty Half Dollars117 - Seventeen Walking Liberty Half Dollars
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17 Walking Liberty Half Dollars dated from 1930 through 1940's. Made of silver. There are 17 each. Condition: Most have been circulated. Ship...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to waterman215 for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Stone Mortar and Pestle118 - Stone Mortar and Pestle
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1920's Stone Mortar and pestle made from basalt. The mortar is 7 x 3 inches and the pestle is 2 x 3 inches. The item was used for almost 100 y...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Quiver of Blow Gun Darts from South America119 - Quiver of Blow Gun Darts from South America
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Quiver measuring 10 x 3 inches and 18 darts measuring 9 x 1/8 inches. These items are made of tar, bamboo, fiber-wood, string. Item comes from the A
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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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Three Wood Carved Bangle Bracelets120 - Three Wood Carved Bangle Bracelets
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These carved bangle bracelets are from various age periods, The Polynesian bracelet measures 8 inches. It is possibly from the 1940's has inlai...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Plains Speaker Staff121 - Plains Speaker Staff
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This 20th century plains speaker staff measures 58 x 7 inches and is made from antler, wood, fur and beads. Condition: Good. Shipping $45.00
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Large Mata Ortiz Olla122 - Large Mata Ortiz Olla
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1960's Mata Ortiz Olla made from clay and measures 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. The item is signed Uriel Lopez. This item is from a long time collector...
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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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Mexican Painted Drum123 - Mexican Painted Drum
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Great Mexican Painted drum measuring 7 x 2 inches. Drum is signed and dated by Artist, Carmen Montanez, 1999, Chihuahua, MX. Item is from a private e
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Coral Treasure Necklace124 - Coral Treasure Necklace
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This Treasure Necklace has silver, glass beads and coral. The coral pieces measure 1.5 to 2.5" inches long. This an interesting conversation ...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Navajo Turquoise and Heishi Necklace125 - Navajo Turquoise and Heishi Necklace
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1960's Navajo Turquoise and Heishi Necklace which is 14 inches long. The stones measure between .5 and 1.5 inches. Great piece with various ty...
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Estimates : 20.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Mono Basket126 - Mono Basket
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Mono Basket from the 1910's made from willow and grass. It measures 5 x 3 inches. Condition: This basket has some stitch loss. Shipping $20.
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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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5 Silver Dollars (Peace)127 - 5 Silver Dollars (Peace)
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Five Peace Silver Dollars dated from 1900 to 1920's. These are standard American Silver Dollars consisting of 90% silver. Condition: Circulate...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to BR549 for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Indian Dance Rattle128 - Indian Dance Rattle
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1930's Indian Dance Rattle made from wood, leather, nut and shells. The item measures 15 x 7 inches. This item is Pueblo, New Mexico. Conditio...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 120.00
Sold to maizzyashton for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Basket of Darts and Pan Pipes129 - Basket of Darts and Pan Pipes
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This 1940's collection consists of a basket measuring 10x11 inches, pan pipe measuring 15x 5 inches and quiver w/16 darts measuring approximatel...
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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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Navajo Watch Bracelet w/ Silver Dollar130 - Navajo Watch Bracelet w/ Silver Dollar
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Navajo Watch Bracelet w/Silver Dollar. From the 1950s. Made of sterling silver, turquoise nuggets, and silver dollar. The silver dollar was found as p
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Vessel131 - Pre-Columbian Vessel
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This Pre-Columbian vessel is made from clay and paint and measures 4 1/2 x 4 inches. It is from Nayarit, Mexico and in very good condition. Double bo
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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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Mata Ortiz Olla132 - Mata Ortiz Olla
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From approximately 1950 this Mata Ortiz Olla is made from clay with fine engraving of flowers. From a private collection in Alpine, CA. The item is 12
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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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Two Large Tibetan Rings133 - Two Large Tibetan Rings
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These are very unusual rings from Tibet. They are 3 x 2 inches and have turquoise, lapiz and silver. Condition: Good. Shipping $14.50
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Fisher Price Kitty Vintage Pull Toy134 - Fisher Price Kitty Vintage Pull Toy
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Vintage Pull toy Marked 499 Kitty with bell- made from wood, paint, string and metal tacks and rods, printed paper. Still works. Made in East Auror
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Seated Mezcala Stone Figure135 - Seated Mezcala Stone Figure
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Seated Mescala stone figure approximatley 3000 years old and made from Balsalt. This item is 6 x 5 x 2 1/2 inches. There are minor nicks and scratch
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Mission Basketry Bowl136 - Mission Basketry Bowl
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1920's Mission Basketry Bowl made from Juncus and willow. This basket has minor rim damage and measures 6 x 3 /2 inches. Shipping $24.00
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 175.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Five Morgan Silver Dollars137 - Five Morgan Silver Dollars
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Five Standard American Silver Dollars in circulated condition. This dollars are dated 1880- 1900. Shipping $20.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to BR549 for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Stone Mortar and Pestle138 - Stone Mortar and Pestle
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Stone Mortar measuring 7 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches an pestle measuring 6 x 3 1/2 inches from Baja, Mexico. The pestle ha a piece missing on one side. The m
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Estimates : 25.00 - 85.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Large Maidu Basket from 1900's139 - Large Maidu Basket from 1900's
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This Antique Maidu Basket is dated around the 1900. It is made from willow, Juncus and redbud. The basket has some stitch loss. See photos. The ba
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Very Rare Americana Black Antique Pull Toy140 - Very Rare Americana Black Antique Pull Toy
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This is a rare composition pull toy which features a composition Black American Doll "Mammy Type." The total item measures 12 x 10 x 6 inc...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Mission Basket141 - Mission Basket
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1920's Mission Basket measuring 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches. This basket is from the Mission in San Diego and from a private collection in Alpine. Th...
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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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Basket from Makah, Washington.142 - Basket from Makah, Washington.
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This is a 1940's Eunice Williams Basket measuring 9 x 3 x 4 inches. It is in very good condition. The basket is from Makah Washington. See pict...
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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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Antique American Colonial Grain Scoop143 - Antique American Colonial Grain Scoop
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American Colonial oak grain scoop from about 1780's. There is a large crack with repair. See Pictures. Shipping $20
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Slate & Chert Artifacts from Indiana144 - Slate & Chert Artifacts from Indiana
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Slate and Chert Artifacts from Indiana over 1000 years old. These items measure 1 to 5 inches and are as found. See Photographs. Frame not included
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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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Giant Yukut Basket145 - Giant Yukut Basket
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Great 1860 Yakut Basket Birden Basket made from willow and Redbud. This item measures 30 inches by 24 inches. There is slight damage on the rim and
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 1,800.00
 
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Large Mission Basket146 - Large Mission Basket
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Large Mission Basket from San Diego County Mission measures 12 1/2 x 3 inches. There is minor rim damage. This dame has a beautiful color and very f
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Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Indian Trade Knife and Sheath147 - Indian Trade Knife and Sheath
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1940's Indian Trade Knife and Sheath. The measurements are 12 x 5 inches and is from Nez Perce, Idaho. It is in good condition and very sharp!...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Anasazi Pottery Mug148 - Anasazi Pottery Mug
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This Anasazi Pottery Mug with a nice black and white design. The Mug measures 5 x 5 inches. It is believed to be from Four Corners Area. There are
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to ThomasNewton for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Anasazi Grass Sandals149 - Anasazi Grass Sandals
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100 plus years Anasazi Grass Sandals, measuring 8x4 inches from Pueblo, New Mexico. Worn condition and as found. Shipping $14.50
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Pottery Bowl150 - Mata Ortiz Pottery Bowl
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1950's Mata Ortiz Pottery Bowl from the 1950's made from clay and paint. This pot is from the Rio Grand Area and is in fine condition. Shi...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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