Native American, Tribal & Old West Artifacts

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This auction consists of Native American baskets and beadwork, jewelry, kachinas, original paintings and prints, weavings, and some Pre-Columbian artifacts. Also included are some African items; plus weapons, beads and other treasures. Other Prehistoric items including stone artifacts such as arrowheads, axes, and knives. Also included are some Anazasi and Casas Grande pottery. All prehistoric pottery and artifacts were taken from private land legally, without breaking any state or federal laws.

NOTE: We do not guarantee correctness of descriptions, approximate ages, materials, tribal designations, signatures, hallmarks, amount of repair or restoration. WE WILL NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS. ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE VIA BANK TRANSFER, SECURED CHECKS IE. CASHIERS CHECK, PERSONAL CHECK AND PAYPAL. If you would like to pay by Credit Card, you can do so with PayPal. You can pay via PayPal by submitting payment to hhauction@cox.net.
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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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Navajo Folk Art Storyteller51 - Navajo Folk Art Storyteller
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Great Navajo Folk Art piece signed Darle K. measuring 9 x 11 x 4 inches. This Story Teller has six young ones. Note: although the faces seem blank
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Estimates : 50.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Zuni Inlaid "Sun Face" Bolo Tie52 - Zuni Inlaid "Sun Face" Bolo Tie
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Zuni Bolo tie with Sun Face. As worn the bolo measures 21" long, with 3" long drops and the sun face measures 2.5" wide x 2" x 0...
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Estimates : 175.00 - 200.00
Sold to elizabethk89 for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Childs Wood Festival Mask53 - Childs Wood Festival Mask
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Great 1920's Childs Festival Mask made of wood and paint with wild pig teeth and hair. This item is from Guatemala and measures 7 x 5 x 4 inches...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Anazasi Black on White Bowl54 - Anazasi Black on White Bowl
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Anazasi Black on White Bowl. This is a black on white bowl made of clay measuring 6 1/2 x 4 inches. It is from the Four Corners area. This has a nice
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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End of The Trail Framed Print55 - End of The Trail Framed Print
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End of The Trail Framed Print. The print comes from famous artwork from the early 20th century. Wood and glass frame, measuring 12" x 16" ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (5.00 + 1.00) x 1 = 6.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bracelet56 - Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bracelet
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Heavy wire cuff sterling silver and turquoise bracelet measures 6 x 1 1/2 inches with a 1 1/2 inch opening. Weight is approx. 43.3 grams. Condition: V
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Estimates : 125.00 - 255.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Sterling Silver & Turquoise Earrings57 - Sterling Silver & Turquoise Earrings
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Sterling Silver & Turquoise Earrings. Circa 1930s-1950s. One pair measures 0.75" x 1" x 0.75", the other matching pair measures 1...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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African Zulu Set58 - African Zulu Set
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1950's African Zulu Set made from metal wire, shell, glass beads along with a gourd. This is a well worn necklace which measures 7 x 24 inches....
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Navajo Sandcast Bracelet and Ring59 - Navajo Sandcast Bracelet and Ring
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Older 1950's Navajo Sand cast bracelet with ring. This item is Sterling Silver and Turquoise and measures 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 0.25 with a 1 inch op...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Old John Wayne Movie Poster60 - Old John Wayne Movie Poster
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Great 1950's John Wayne Movie Poster in frame. There is corner damage and it could be reframed. Print only measures 28 x 22 inches. Shipping:...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Northwest Coast Style Bear Bowl61 - Northwest Coast Style Bear Bowl
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Northwest Coast Style Bear Bowl. This item is made from resin and measures 8 x 4 1/2 x 3 inches. This is a Haida-inspired item, from Canada, and has
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Hopi Kachina "Early Morning Singer"62 - Hopi Kachina "Early Morning Singer"
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This kachina is from approximately 1960's and is titled Early Morning Singer and signed M. Arthur. The cottonwood, paint and leather kachina is...
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Estimates : 125.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Ban Chang Pot from Thailand63 - Ban Chang Pot from Thailand
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Classic old pedestal pot, with engraving, and good dendrite growth. This item is estimated to be 2500 years old and measures 6 x 5 inches. Condition:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Plains Speakers Staff64 - Plains Speakers Staff
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Plains Speaker Staff from the 1920's. This item is wrapped in rawhide with turkey feathers. This item has a painted rawhide circle. The staff m...
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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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Ninja-style Sword & Leather Sheathe65 - Ninja-style Sword & Leather Sheathe
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Ninja-style Sword & Leather Sheathe. Contemporary piece. Made of wood, steel blade, leather, paint and velcro. Measures 35" x 4" x 2&q...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Cherokee Basket-Weave Designed Olla66 - Cherokee Basket-Weave Designed Olla
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Great unusual olla with basket weave design engraved onto the body. Item is signed and marked on bottom. Artist name appears to be Amanda "Siv...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 185.00
 
 
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2 Bolo Ties67 - 2 Bolo Ties
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2 Bolo Ties, circa 1980s. Made of leather, metal, turquoise and sterling silver drops on brown leather bolo. Items measures 18-19" long as wor...
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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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Sioux Prayer Doll68 - Sioux Prayer Doll
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From the late 1800's, this item is a cloth, leather, glass beads Sioux Prayer doll. It is old and well used, well-prayed. The fine dress is su...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to peteliska for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Buckle69 - Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Buckle
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Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Buckle from 1950's. Great patina. See images. Not artist signed, previous owner has engraved identificat...
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Estimates : 85.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Tooled Leather Belt & Holster70 - Tooled Leather Belt & Holster
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Tooled Leather Belt & Holster, circa 1960s. Item is made of hand-tooled leather and metal buckle. Holster measures 12" x 4" and the be...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Authentic Tlingit Wood Plaque71 - Authentic Tlingit Wood Plaque
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Wonderful investment quality NWC item. This Tlingit wood plaque measures 26x13x1 inches. Very nice patina. Great display piece, would require mount
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Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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"Cross Leg" Hopi Kachina72 - "Cross Leg" Hopi Kachina
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This "Cross Leg" Kachina is believed to be from the 1960's and measures 12 x 7 inches. Please check out the face paint and "teeth...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 225.00
 
 
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Southwest Native American Drum73 - Southwest Native American Drum
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Southwest Native American Drum from the 1960's made of wood, hide and paint. This item measures 3 x 10 inches and is a Pueblo, New Mexico item....
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Hopi Kachina74 - Hopi Kachina
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Very old Hopi Mudhead Kachina from the 1940's. Item was originally owned by "Francis," who wrote "From P. Robson." Item coul...
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Zuni Sterling Silver Donkey Pin75 - Zuni Sterling Silver Donkey Pin
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Zuni Sterling Silver Donkey Pin. From the 1940s, made of sterling silver, turquoise, coral and jet. Pin measures 1.5" x 2.25" x 0.5"....
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Pendant Jade Carving of Buddha76 - Pendant Jade Carving of Buddha
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Beautiful fine, green jade carving measures 2 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 inches. This is from Central China. Item has been drilled on top. Condition: Very good, s
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Toddler's Plains-style Dress77 - Toddler's Plains-style Dress
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Toddler's Plain-style Dress, modern item. Made of leather, drilled stone pieces, beads and velcro. Item measures 15" wide x 12" tall. ...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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African Zulu Skirt and Necklace78 - African Zulu Skirt and Necklace
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African Zulu Skirt and Necklace made from wire, glass beads, rope and shells. This Zulu item has lots of blue in the lot. The skirt has a nice fring
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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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Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bolo Tie from the 1950's79 - Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bolo Tie from the 1950's
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Bolo has seven small turquoise stones and sterling silver drops with some engraving. The medallion is heavily hand engraved with feather design. Fro
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Tan Riding Chaps80 - Tan Riding Chaps
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Tan Riding Chaps, circa 1950s. Made of leather and metal buckle. Item is 42" long, leg without fringe is 8" wide. From the western United ...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Early Sterling Silver and Coral Navajo Squash Blossom81 - Early Sterling Silver and Coral Navajo Squash Blossom
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Early Sterling Silver and Coral Navajo Squash Blossom. This Navajo early coral necklace measures 13.5" long as worn and the pendant portion mea...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Papago Lidded Basket82 - Papago Lidded Basket
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1920's Papago Lidded Basket made from yucca and devils claw. Lid has triangular geometric designs forming a cross on the top. Item is 5 1/2 in...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Casas Grande Lugged Olla83 - Casas Grande Lugged Olla
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Great Casas Grande Lugged Olla approximately 1500 years old. Made of clay and paint. Item is 6 x 6 inches and is unbroken with one tiny hole. Conditio
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Larger African Doll84 - Larger African Doll
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Unusual Doll from East Africa. The doll depicts a woman and has glass beads and cloth with lots of adornments attached. Condition: The legs are partia
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Estimates : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Mexican Sterling Silver & Jade Olmec Mask Pin85 - Mexican Sterling Silver & Jade Olmec Mask Pin
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Mexican Sterling Silver & Jade Olmec Mask Pin. From the 1940s, made of sterling silver and fully translucent jade. Item measures 1.75" x 1....
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Acoma Polychrome Owl86 - Acoma Polychrome Owl
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This owl is from Central New Mexico and has very lovely paint. Its age is estimated to be from the 1960's. It measures 5 1/2 x 4 x 4 inches. ...
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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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2 Native American Necklaces87 - 2 Native American Necklaces
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2 Native American Necklaces. The Santo Domingo green Heishi necklace is made of shell and appears to be from the 1940s, measuring 23" long as w...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Men's Old Turquoise Navajo Ring88 - Men's Old Turquoise Navajo Ring
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This old ring is from the 1920's and features a beautiful piece of green turquoise. The ring is size 8 and it weighs approx. 18 grams. Shippin...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Stone to Stone Bolo Tie89 - Stone to Stone Bolo Tie
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Great Stone to Stone bolo tie with sterling silver drops. The item features jet, coral, turquoise and malachite and total weight is 55 grams. Nice,
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Keokuk Axe & War Club90 - Keokuk Axe & War Club
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Keokuk Axe & War Club, circa 1000+ years old. Made of granite; axe measures 5" x 3" and the club measures 6" x 3.5". Prehist...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Authentic Hupa Basketry Plaque Pendant91 - Authentic Hupa Basketry Plaque Pendant
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This item is signed Jo Peters Karok, 1973. The Pendant is 20 inches as worn, the Hupa basket area measures 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches. There are glass bead
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to bradleyhupa1 for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Papago Lidded Basket with Handle92 - Papago Lidded Basket with Handle
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Papago Lidded Basket with Handle, circa 1920s. Made of yucca and devils claw. Item measures 5 x 5 x 5 inches, and is 17.5" around. Papago. Very...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Spanish Pirate Silver Treasure93 - Spanish Pirate Silver Treasure
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There are 30 authentic Spanish Silver Coins, two rooster leg bones which have the horns and are believe to be cock-fighting leg bones. There is an ol
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Rare Black Chevron Trade Beads94 - Rare Black Chevron Trade Beads
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Rare Black Chevron Trade Beads, c. 1850s. Made of glass and measures from 1" x 1" - 1" x 1.25", approx. 3" around. Made in ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Signed Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bolo Tie95 - Signed Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bolo Tie
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Great signed Turquoise and Sterling Silver bolo tie with sterling silver barrel shaped drops. The beautiful matching cabochon turquoise stones are in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Hopi Painted Olla96 - Hopi Painted Olla
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This is an older item possibly the 1940's. It is believed to be Hopi, from Arizona. This clay and paint olla measures 7 x 5 with a 3 1/2 inch o...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Navajo Sandcast Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff97 - Navajo Sandcast Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff
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Navajo Sandcast Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff, circa 1950s. Item weighs about 53 grams including stone weight. Cuff measures 2.25" x 1.2...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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African Zulu Set98 - African Zulu Set
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1970's African Zulu Set with necklace in choker-style, and bracelet. Very colorful. See images. Shipping: $16.50 Choker-necklace measures 8 ...
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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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Illinois Discoidal Stone99 - Illinois Discoidal Stone
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Great discoidal stone from the prehistoric period. It is black and white granite and measures approximately 3 3/4 x 1 3/4 inches. It is from Scott C
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (360.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 432.00
 
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Antique Percussion Pistol100 - Antique Percussion Pistol
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1840's Percussion Pistol made of iron, wood, shell and gold inlay. See Pictures. This item is from Iran. See all pictures. Fair condition. ...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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