Desert West Auction Sept. 28th & 29th

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Two Day Auction featuring several estates items from various consignors. Native American Pottery, Jewelry, Rugs, Art, Folk Art, Kachinas, & Dance Costumes. Estate Antiques, Collectibles & Jewelry. Cowboy & Mexican Memorabelia.
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1960 Mata Ortiz Polychrome Bat  Effigy Pot1000 - 1960 Mata Ortiz Polychrome Bat Effigy Pot
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. 1960 Mata Ortiz Polychrome Bat Effigy Pot by artist Reana, measures 6.5 in. x 6.5 in.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to cwbparker for (125.00 + 25.00) = 150.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Piarced Earings1001 - Navajo Sterling Silver Piarced Earings
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Navajo Sterling Silver Piarced Earings. These eye-catching earings measure approx. 1.5'' in diameter. They display profiles of a man and wom...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) = 35.00
 
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1950 Route 66  Squash Blossom Necklace1002 - 1950 Route 66 Squash Blossom Necklace
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. 1950s Route 66 Squash Blossom Necklace, measures 27in end to end, naja measures 2.25in wide x 2.25i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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Large Southwestern Style Cluster Bracelet1003 - Large Southwestern Style Cluster Bracelet
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Large Southwestern Style Cluster Bracelet, features large faux turquoise cabochon (1.5 in. x 1.25 in., inside measures 6.75 in. x 2.75 in., 4 band br
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Southwest Style Bracelet1004 - Southwest Style Bracelet
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Southwest Style Bracelet, features cluster design in faux turquoise and coral, inside measures 7in.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) = 40.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Coral Ring1005 - Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Coral Ring
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Navajo Sterling Silver. Natural Turquoise, & Natural Coral Ring, traditional style setting, f...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to jonh for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
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Zuni Sterling Channel Inlay Olla Pin Pendant - Peynesta1006 - Zuni Sterling Channel Inlay Olla Pin Pendant - Peynesta
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Zuni Sterling Channel Inlay Olla Pin Pendant by Q and D Peynetsa, measures 3.75 in. wide x 1 in. hi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) = 80.00
 
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Navajo Sterling 12KtGF  Storyteller Bracelet1007 - Navajo Sterling 12KtGF Storyteller Bracelet
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Navajo Sterling Silver Storyteller Bracelet, gold overlay, inside measures 6in. which includes gap
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Hopi Sterling Kachina Squash Blossom Necklace1008 - Hopi Sterling Kachina Squash Blossom Necklace
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Hopi Sterling Kachina Squash Blossom Necklace, measures 27 in. end to end, naja measures 2 in. x 2
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) = 275.00
 
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Vintage Navajo Sterling Squash Blossom Necklace - Ben1009 - Vintage Navajo Sterling Squash Blossom Necklace - Ben
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Vintage 1960-1970s Navajo Sterling Chip Inlay Turquoise and Coral Peyote Bird Squash Blossom Neckla
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) = 400.00
 
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Zuni Channel Inlay Sterling Silver Sun God Bolo1010 - Zuni Channel Inlay Sterling Silver Sun God Bolo
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Zuni Channel Inlay Sterling Silver Sun God Bolo, slide measures 1.5in in diameter, etched on the ba
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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Zia Mimbres Design Rabbit Bowl by Vincentita Pino1011 - Zia Mimbres Design Rabbit Bowl by Vincentita Pino
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Zia Mimbres Design Rabbit Bowl by Vincentita S. Pino, measures 6 and 5 eighths in. x 2.25 in., has
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (125.00) = 125.00
 
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Santa Clara Pueblo Carved Jar by Stella Chavarria1012 - Santa Clara Pueblo Carved Jar by Stella Chavarria
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Santa Clara Pueblo Carved Jar by Stella Chavarria, measures 4''H x 4''W and features Avanyu (Sea Serpent), highly burnished, Stella ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to a4547 for (150.00 + 30.00) = 180.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Bracelet & Pierced Earrings1013 - Navajo Sterling Silver Bracelet & Pierced Earrings
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Navajo Sterling Bracelet & Earrings, inside measures 7.25'' which includes opening x .5''W and earrings are 1.5''L x .75...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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1950s Hopi Pueblo Ceremonial Dance Sash1014 - 1950s Hopi Pueblo Ceremonial Dance Sash
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From the Nick and Suzanne Nicholas Collection we have a 1950s Hopi Pueblo Ceremonial Dance Sash, 84''L x 4''W, tightly woven, featur...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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Large Navajo Sterling Turquoise Cuff Bracelet1015 - Large Navajo Sterling Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
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Navajo Sterling Turquoise Cuff Bracelet, inside measures 7.5'' which includes opening x 1 5/8''W, stamped sterling, stunning bracele...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) = 100.00
 
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Signed First Edition Print by Troy Anderson1016 - Signed First Edition Print by Troy Anderson
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Signed and Numbered First Edition Print on canvas by Troy Anderson. From the collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. A leader in the development of w
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to internet23 for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Turquoise Necklaces1017 - Navajo Sterling Turquoise Necklaces
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Navajo Sterling Turquoise Necklaces, #1 is a blossom pendant 1.25''L with turquoise cabochon (.5'' x 3/8'') on a chain marke...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Sterling Silver Collector's Spoons1018 - Sterling Silver Collector's Spoons
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Sterling Silver Collector's Spoons, longest measures 5.75'', #1 marked sterling on back and in bowl of spoon reads: Avalon Bay, Catalina...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Original Mexican Marketplace Painting by Guetthoff1019 - Original Mexican Marketplace Painting by Guetthoff
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1930's Original Mexican Marketplace Painting by Laurence Eric Guetthoff, visual measures 16.5'' x 11.75'', Original paint-on-boa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 60.00
Sold to internet23 for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
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1950s Navajo Serrated Diamond Rug1020 - 1950s Navajo Serrated Diamond Rug
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1950s Navajo Serrated Diamond Rug, measures 22''L x 16.5''W, features earthtones of maze-gray-white-brown and black, beautiful texti...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Cast Iron Fleur de Lis Cross1021 - Cast Iron Fleur de Lis Cross
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Cast Iron Fleur de Lis Cross, measures 12''H x 9.5''W, ornate
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) = 30.00
 
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Hopi Woven Dance Kilts1022 - Hopi Woven Dance Kilts
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From the Nick and Suzanne Nicholas Collection we have Hopi Woven Dance Kilts, #1 measures 50''L x 19''W and features yarn embellishm...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) = 80.00
 
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Kuna Indian Fabric Molas and Pillow1023 - Kuna Indian Fabric Molas and Pillow
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Kuna Indian 10 Fabric Molas and Pillow, pillow measures 15'' x 10'' and largest panel is 15'' x 17'', hand sewn from...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Vintage Cast Iron Scotty Dog Door Stop1024 - Vintage Cast Iron Scotty Dog Door Stop
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Vintage Cast Iron Scotty Dog Door Stop, measures 15.5''H x 10''W, features black Scotty Dog sitting up
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to jonh for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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Wrought Iron Stand with Lamp  MUST BE PICKED UP1025 - Wrought Iron Stand with Lamp MUST BE PICKED UP
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MUST BE PICKED UP Wrought Iron Stand with Lamp, lamp measures 19''H x 11''W and stand is 65''L x 85''W, light blue g...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 125.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) = 80.00
 
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Navajo Revival Chief's Design Blanket Rug1026 - Navajo Revival Chief's Design Blanket Rug
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Navajo Revival Chief's Design Blanket Rug, measures 36''L x 31''W, features rich burgundy-red-black-white and gray, it's a r...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 125.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (125.00) = 125.00
 
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Hardback Book Ansel Adams by Mary Street Alinder1027 - Hardback Book Ansel Adams by Mary Street Alinder
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Harback Book Ansel Adams: an Autobiography by Mary Street Alinder, measures 11 in. x 9.5 in., comes
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) = 30.00
 
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Original Framed  Navajo Sand Painting by Jonah Begay1028 - Original Framed Navajo Sand Painting by Jonah Begay
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Original Navajo Sand Painting by Jonah Begay. From the collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. This Striking painting is framed and is called a ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Vintage Spanish California Tiled Table PICK UP1029 - Vintage Spanish California Tiled Table PICK UP
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Vintage Spanish California Tiled Table PICK UP, features 4 beautiful yellow daffodil tiles, notched edging, gorgeous wooden table
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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Laguna Acoma Eye Dazzler Jar by Wendell Koweny1030 - Laguna Acoma Eye Dazzler Jar by Wendell Koweny
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas we have a Laguna Acoma Eye Dazzler Jar by Wendell Koweny, measures 4'' x 3.75,'' tr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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Santa Clara Polychrome Mudhead  Pottery by Gutierrez1031 - Santa Clara Polychrome Mudhead Pottery by Gutierrez
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Santa Clara Figural Polychrome Pottery by Luther and Margaret Gutierrez, measures 2.25 in. x 1.5 in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) = 40.00
 
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Hopi Wooden Cradle Doll Kachnia by William G.1032 - Hopi Wooden Cradle Doll Kachnia by William G.
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Hopi Cradle Doll by William G., measures 12.5 in. high
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold to dekat for (125.00 + 25.00) = 150.00
 
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Navajo Ceremonial Wedding Basket1033 - Navajo Ceremonial Wedding Basket
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Navajo Ceremonial Wedding Basket, measures 11.25 in. x 1.25 in.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Zia Bird Pottery Jar by Elizabeth Medina1034 - Zia Bird Pottery Jar by Elizabeth Medina
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Zia Bird Pottery Jar by Elizabeth Medina, measures 3.75 in. x 3.5 in., has 2 Zia birds, Elizabeth M
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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Hardback Book on Pueblo Pottery by F. Harlow1035 - Hardback Book on Pueblo Pottery by F. Harlow
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Hardback Book Two Hundred Years of Historic Pueblo Pottery: The Gallegos Collection by Francis H.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Black Burnished Etched Bird Pottery - Silvas1036 - Mata Ortiz Black Burnished Etched Bird Pottery - Silvas
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Mata Ortiz Black Burnished Bird Pottery, measures 4.75 in. x 3.25 in. Signed on the bottom Mexico
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) = 25.00
 
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Zia Bird Pottery Jar by Eusebia Shije1037 - Zia Bird Pottery Jar by Eusebia Shije
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Zia Bird Pottery Jar by Eusebia Shije, measures 3.5 in. x 3.25 in., Eusebia Shije (Zia) was born in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) = 50.00
 
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1967 Framed & Matted Print by Artist Jerome Tiger1038 - 1967 Framed & Matted Print by Artist Jerome Tiger
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1967 Framed & matted Print by artist Jerome Tiger. From the collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Beautiful Print, with a sealed paper back, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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Mexican Ornate Wrought Iron Hanging Lamp - Pick Up1039 - Mexican Ornate Wrought Iron Hanging Lamp - Pick Up
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MUST PICK UP Mexican Ornate Wrought Iron Hanging Lamp, measures 22''W x 17''H, 4 light, ceiling light connection, amber tinted glass,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) = 40.00
 
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Guatemalan Hand Embroidered Shawl1040 - Guatemalan Hand Embroidered Shawl
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Guatemalan Hand Embroidered Shawl, measures 72''L x 21''W, beautiful stitching in green-red-white designs on brown shawl, has braide...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Authentic Spiney Puffer Fish1041 - Authentic Spiney Puffer Fish
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Authentic Puffer Fish, measures 13''L x 9.5''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) = 25.00
 
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Navajo Serrated Diamond Rug1042 - Navajo Serrated Diamond Rug
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Navajo Serrated Diamond Rug, measures 44'' x 26'', features gorgeous earthtones in maze-gray-black and cream, beautiful
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 125.00 - 150.00
Sold to xvdinpbs for (150.00 + 30.00) = 180.00
 
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Hopi Black Manta Dress1043 - Hopi Black Manta Dress
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From the Nick and Suzanne Nicholas Collection we have a Hopi Black Manta Dress, measures 50'' x 38'', features red and green embroid...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) = 50.00
 
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Signed and Numbered Hopi Print by Karen Brueggemann1044 - Signed and Numbered Hopi Print by Karen Brueggemann
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Framed, Signed and Numbered Print by Karen Brueggemann. Karen is a Southwestern artist from New Mexico. This Unique print is framed and matted behind
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) = 30.00
 
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Softback Book on Southwestern Pottery by Hayes1045 - Softback Book on Southwestern Pottery by Hayes
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Softback Book Southwestern Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni by Allan Hayes and John Bloom, measures 10 in.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) = 30.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Turquoise Claw Belt Buckle1045A - Navajo Sterling Turquoise Claw Belt Buckle
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Navajo Sterling Turquoise Claw Belt Buckle, measures 2''H x 3''W, traditional style featuring scalloped edging, silver bead and leaf...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to rangerpride for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Softback Book on Families in Pueblo Pottery1046 - Softback Book on Families in Pueblo Pottery
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From the Collection of Nick and Suzanne Nicholas. Softback Book Fourteen Families in Pueblo Pottery by Rick Dillingham, measures 10 in. x 10 in.
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) = 35.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Inlay Red Shell Ring1047 - Navajo Sterling Inlay Red Shell Ring
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Navajo Sterling Inlay Red Shell Ring, size 9, measures .75''H x 7/8''W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) = 20.00
 
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Antique Mexican Wooden Folkart Spotted Leopard1048 - Antique Mexican Wooden Folkart Spotted Leopard
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Antique Mexican Wooden Folkart Spotted Leopard, measures 8'' x 12'', handpainted, teeth bared, sage green with yellow spots, on wood...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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