Desert West Auction May 16th & 17th, 2015

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Large Estate Collection of Mata Ortiz Museum Quality Pottery. Native American Jewelry, Pottery, Kachinas, Rugs, Folk Art & Baskets. Estate Collectibles & Antiques.
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Pueblo Beaded Concho Necklace by Redhawk1400 - Pueblo Beaded Concho Necklace by Redhawk
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Native American Pueblo Beaded Concho Necklace by Redhawk, measures 28''L x 2''W, signed on back by artist
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Child's Bracelet1401 - Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Child's Bracelet
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Cluster Child's Bracelet, inside measures 4.5'' which includes opening x 1.5''W...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to jacleaves for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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South Pacific Carved Horn Pendant Necklace1402 - South Pacific Carved Horn Pendant Necklace
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South Pacific Carved Horn Pendant Necklace, pendant measures 1'' x 2.5'', strung on cord which measures 16''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Pink Mother of Pearl Watch Band1403 - Navajo Sterling Pink Mother of Pearl Watch Band
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Native American Navajo Sterling Pink Mother of Pearl Watch Band, stamped sterling and hallmarked J, tips measure 1.25''L x 1''W, 22....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Turquoise & Obsidian Earrings1404 - Navajo Sterling Turquoise & Obsidian Earrings
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Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise & Obsidian Earrings, measure 2.5''L x .75''W, features brown obsidian feather dangles ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Navajo Silver Kingman Turquoise Necklace1405 - Navajo Silver Kingman Turquoise Necklace
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Elegant Native American Navajo Silver Kingman Turquoise Necklace, measures 16.5'' end to end, handmade hollow beads, 45.44g in total wt.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Turquoise Cuff Bracelet, R Wylie1406 - Navajo Sterling Turquoise Cuff Bracelet, R Wylie
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Spectacular Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Cuff Bracelet by renowned artist Richard Edward Wylie, well known for his intricate stamping, de
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Vintage Viking Glass Oval Flower Frog1407 - Vintage Viking Glass Oval Flower Frog
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Vintage Viking Glass Oval (2 Candle Flowerlite)Flower Frog, scroll design, this vintage art glass rose bowl has (2) candle holders in the crystal flow
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Chinese Jeweled Pewter Cup1408 - Chinese Jeweled Pewter Cup
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Chinese Jeweled Pewter Dipper/Cup, measures 8''L x 2.5''H x 4''W, stamped China on the handle
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Kath101 for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Wedding Vase by Jose Villa1408A - Mata Ortiz Polychrome Wedding Vase by Jose Villa
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Lizard Wedding Vase by Jose Villa, measures 8.5''H x 6''D, features lizards skittering all about this vase, si...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Mexican Hand Painted Metal Butterfly Yard Art1409 - Mexican Hand Painted Metal Butterfly Yard Art
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Mexican Hand Painted Metal Butterfly Yard Art, measures 9''L x 11''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Vintage Mexican Taxco Sterling Link Bracelet1410 - Vintage Mexican Taxco Sterling Link Bracelet
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Vintage Mexican Taxco Sterling Silver Link Bracelet, Mayan Tribal Design, safety chain, measures 8'' end to end x .5''W, stamped Tax...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to Kath101 for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Cuff Bracelet1411 - Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Cuff Bracelet, has engraved initials inside CMS, inside measures 6'' which includes opening...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Striped Rhinestone and Jute Ibex1411A - Striped Rhinestone and Jute Ibex
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Unusual Striped Rhinestone and Jute Ibex, measures 12''H x 14''L x 3''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Grabote for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Native American Navajo 4 Strand Coral Necklace1412 - Native American Navajo 4 Strand Coral Necklace
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Native American Navajo 4 Strand Coral Necklace, measures 22'' end to end, heishi space beads, sterling findings
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Candle Snuffer1413 - Navajo Sterling Silver Candle Snuffer
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Candle Snuffer, hand stamped details, measures 4''L, 11.3g in total wt.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Navajo Alabaster Bear Fetish by R. & S. Silver1414 - Navajo Alabaster Bear Fetish by R. & S. Silver
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Huge Native American Navajo Alabaster Bear Fetish by Richard & Stella Silver, measures 7''L x 4.5''W, signed on bottom by artist...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Pr of Talavera Pottery Plates1414A - Pr of Talavera Pottery Plates
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Pr of Talavera Pottery Plates, measure 9.5''D and 10''D, gorgeous vibrant colors, signed on bottom ''HZ Talavera PueMex'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to lmmvirago for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Collection of Native American Beadwork1415 - Collection of Native American Beadwork
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Collection of Native American Beadwork, includes Cheyenne Purse, Sioux, and Iroquois Moccasin Samples, longest measures 9.5''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Green on Black Jar by Luis Ortiz1415A - Mata Ortiz Green on Black Jar by Luis Ortiz
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Mata Ortiz Green on Black Jar by Luis Ortiz, measures 4.5'' x 6'', signed on bottom by artist, stylized feather design
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Black Obsidian Texas Sidewalk Flint Knife1416 - Black Obsidian Texas Sidewalk Flint Knife
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Black Obsidian Texas Sidewalk Flint Knife, measures 5''L x 1.5''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Antique Delft Lamp/Curtain Pull1417 - Antique Delft Lamp/Curtain Pull
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Antique Delft Lamp/Curtain Pull, measures 1.5''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mexican Sterling Silver Link Bracelet1417A - Mexican Sterling Silver Link Bracelet
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Mexican Sterling Silver Link Bracelet, measures 7.75'' end to end x .25''W, stamped .925, 22.69g in total wt.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to sammysdad for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Zuni Hand Carved Black Marble Pig Fetish, D Booqua1418 - Zuni Hand Carved Black Marble Pig Fetish, D Booqua
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Native American Zuni Hand Carved Black Marble Pig Fetish by Danny Booqua, signed on bottom, measures 1.5''L, turquoise eyes, Sweet!
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Hand Beaded Wood Box by Kathy Kills Thunder1418A - Hand Beaded Wood Box by Kathy Kills Thunder
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Hand Beaded Wood Box by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 4''L x 4''W x 2.5''D, beautifully beaded in predominantly white with g...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Handmade Wood Box with Framed Antique Textile Lid1419 - Handmade Wood Box with Framed Antique Textile Lid
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Handmade Wood Box with Framed Antique South American Textile Remnant Lid, measures 8'' x 5'', exquisite craftsmanship
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Mexican Sterling Abalone Butterfly Pin1419A - Mexican Sterling Abalone Butterfly Pin
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Mexican Sterling Abalone Butterfly Pin, measures 1.75''L x 1.75''W, 5.88g in total wt.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Pewter Rhinoceros Beetle1420 - Pewter Rhinoceros Beetle
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Pewter Rhinoceros Beetle, measures 5''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Native American German Silver Turquoise Ring, 9.751421 - Native American German Silver Turquoise Ring, 9.75
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Elegant Native American German Silver Turquoise Ring, size 9.75, measures 2''L x .5''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Zuni Sterling Turquoise Bird Fetish Earrings1422 - Zuni Sterling Turquoise Bird Fetish Earrings
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Native American Zuni Sterling Turquoise Bird Fetish Earrings, measures 2''L, sterling cones
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Lapis Lazuli Necklace & Earrings1423 - Navajo Sterling Lapis Lazuli Necklace & Earrings
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Stunning Native American Navajo Sterling Lapis Lazuli Necklace & Earrings by Oscar Alexius, hand wrought chain measures 20'' end to end ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to Kath101 for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Large Pink Cultured Pearl Necklace & Bracelet1424 - Large Pink Cultured Pearl Necklace & Bracelet
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Large Elegant Pink Cultured Pearl Necklace & Bracelet, sterling silver clasps, 26'' end to end with matching bracelet, double knotted, g...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Vintage Red Coral Bead Necklace1425 - Vintage Red Coral Bead Necklace
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Vintage Strand of Red Coral Beads, measures 46''L, beautiful blood red in color
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Collection of 3 Bisbee Blue Turquoise Doublets1426 - Collection of 3 Bisbee Blue Turquoise Doublets
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Collection of 3 Bisbee Blue Turquoise Doublets, largest measures .75''D, stunning colors
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to SevernSound for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Native American Cree Tamarack Branch Goose1426A - Native American Cree Tamarack Branch Goose
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Native American Cree Tamarack Branch Goose, measures 7''H x 6''W, traditional style made by Cree hunters of James Bay as hunting dec...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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1950 Loma of Arizona Ceramic Salt & Pepper Shakers1427 - 1950 Loma of Arizona Ceramic Salt & Pepper Shakers
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1950's Loma of Arizona Ceramic Salt & Pepper Shakers, measures 4.75''H, signed on bottom
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Oaxacan Hand Carved Giraffe Alebrije by J.S. Calvo1428 - Oaxacan Hand Carved Giraffe Alebrije by J.S. Calvo
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Whimsical Oaxacan Hand Carved Giraffe Alebrije by Jesus Sosa Calvo of Tilcajete Oaxaca, measures 11''L, he is studying a book on ''V...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to PBourland for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Alaskan Reflections Dream Catcher1429 - Alaskan Reflections Dream Catcher
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Alaskan Reflections Dream Catcher, handmade in Alaska, 16''Tall x 7.5''W, made of antler, glass beads, suede, bent twigs, and feathe...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to wgorton0901 for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Handbook of the Indians of California HardbackBook1430 - Handbook of the Indians of California HardbackBook
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Handbook of the Indians of California by A.L. Kroeber, hardback book, c. 1953, California Book Company, 995 pages with an extensive bibliography, incl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Navajo Hand Carved Wolf Fetish by Herman Yazzie1431 - Navajo Hand Carved Wolf Fetish by Herman Yazzie
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Native American Navajo Hand Carved Wolf Fetish by Herman Yazzie, measures 4.5'' x 1.25''W, hallmarked on bottom, inlay heart line
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to PBourland for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Fish Jar by Daniel Gonzalez1431A - Mata Ortiz Polychrome Fish Jar by Daniel Gonzalez
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Fantastic Mata Ortiz Polychrome Fish Jar by Daniel Gonzalez, measures 6.5''H x 6''D, textured neck, signed on bottom by artist, bott...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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1990 Navajo Incised Pottery Jar by Huskeniene1432 - 1990 Navajo Incised Pottery Jar by Huskeniene
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1990 Native American Navajo Incised Pottery Jar by Huskeniene, signed on bottom by artist, measures 4.5'' x 8.5'', stylized feather ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Acoma Hand Painted Pottery Jar by Dorothy Torivio1433 - Acoma Hand Painted Pottery Jar by Dorothy Torivio
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Native American Acoma Hand Painted Polychrome Pottery Jar by Dorothy Torivio, signed D.T. Acoma, measures 7''D x 4''H
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Pr Turn of the Century Photo Albums1434 - Pr Turn of the Century Photo Albums
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Pr Turn of the Century Photo Albums, largest measures 9'' x 11.5'', one is floral print velvet with mirrored Liberty Bell that says ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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3 Horse Hair Cowboy Hat Ties1434A - 3 Horse Hair Cowboy Hat Ties
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3 Horse Hair Cowboy Hat Ties, longest measures 6''L
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Mexican Sterling Silver Filigree Butterfly Pin1435 - Mexican Sterling Silver Filigree Butterfly Pin
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Mexican Sterling Silver Filigree Butterfly Pin, measures 1'' x 1.25'', 6.52g in total wt.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Pendant Necklace1436 - Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Pendant Necklace
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Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Pendant Necklace, chain measures 29'' end to end, pendant measures 3''L x 1'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Cameo Ballerina Frosted Green Glass Decanter1437 - Cameo Ballerina Frosted Green Glass Decanter
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Anchor Hocking Cameo Ballerina Frosted Green Molded Glass Decanter, depression glass, embossed Cameo Ballerina, measures 8''T, stopper is cr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Vintage Wooden Western Playing Card Holder1438 - Vintage Wooden Western Playing Card Holder
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Vintage Wooden Western Cowboy Boot Playing Card Holder, measures 7''L x 4''W x 5.5''H
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar by Alejandra Soto1438A - Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar by Alejandra Soto
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Mata Ortiz Polychrome Jar by Alejandra Soto, measures 7.5''H x 6''W, signed on bottom by artist, flared rim, Paquime' inspired d...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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