Indian Art - Best of Santa Fe '15

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Our annual two-day summer auction will feature several private collections of American Indian artifacts, art, and related collectibles. We have a large selection of Pueblo and prehistoric pottery, great older and more recent Navajo rugs and weavings, an impressive accumulation of baskets from all the regions, classic old and fantastic newer pieces of Indian jewelry, and many pieces of rare and hard-to-find beadwork. This auction includes a great selection of original art as well, including that of sought-after Native and Western artists, some nice bronzes, plus Eskimo relics, carvings, tradebeads, unusual tribal relics, interesting and hard-to-find antique and Western collectibles, and much, MUCH more. Truly a great assortment! Please join us in Santa Fe this special weekend before Indian Market!
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Karuk Basket1 - Karuk Basket
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Outstanding finer weave basketry bowl with stacked triangles and rectangles. Excellent condition. 4-3/4" x 8-1/4"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) = 400.00
 
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Hupa Basket Hat2 - Hupa Basket Hat
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Classic fine weave polychrome basketry hat with traditional stacked rhomboids and checked elements. Excellent condition. 3-1/2"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) = 300.00
 
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Klamath Basket3 - Klamath Basket
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Beautiful polychrome bowl/hat with fine radiating stepped rhomboids. Very good condition. 4-1/2" x 9"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to Artie4 for (375.00 + 75.00) = 450.00
 
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Karok Basket Hat4 - Karok Basket Hat
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Classic domed basketry hat with traditional black geometrics and single brown band. Very good condition, nice patina. 4" x 6-3/...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (475.00) = 475.00
 
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Mission Basket5 - Mission Basket
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Huge outstanding Luiseño design storage basket with polychrome rattlesnake design. Very good condition, great color, very few m...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,750.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,750.00) = 3,750.00
 
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Karok Basket6 - Karok Basket
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Rare domed and lidded tobacco basket with top knot handle and rows of diagonal diamonds. Front in very good condition, but back has a r
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) = 275.00
 
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Pima Basket7 - Pima Basket
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1920s, Unique oval shaped tight weave bowl with simple geometric forms. Very good condition, minor stitch loss. 4-1/4" x 13" x 9-1/4
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (250.00) = 250.00
 
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Mission Basket8 - Mission Basket
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Outstanding tighter weave polychrome tray with interesting blossom/star type design done with stacked radiating triangles. Very good c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (500.00) = 500.00
 
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Apache Basket9 - Apache Basket
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1910, Beautiful flat tray with human, animal, eagle, and other symbols. Very good condition, with faint traces of red stain. 1" x 14"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (325.00) = 325.00
 
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Fine Pima Basket10 - Fine Pima Basket
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1940s, Amazing superfine weave wide-mouthed basketry olla with intricate arrow point and geometric designs. This is the finest weave Pima we&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) = 800.00
 
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Zuni Inlay Bracelet11 - Zuni Inlay Bracelet
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Mid 1900s, Beautiful vintage all-silver bracelet done in a moth design out of matching green Royston (?) turquoise stones. Very good condition. 5-3
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (650.00) = 650.00
 
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Navajo Bracelet - Leonard James12 - Navajo Bracelet - Leonard James
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1970s, Beautiful all-silver hand wrought cuff bracelet with five large elongated Sleeping Beauty (?) turquoise stones. Very good condition, nic
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) = 400.00
 
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Zuni Bolo & Buckle Set - Bernice & Robert Leekya13 - Zuni Bolo & Buckle Set - Bernice & Robert Leekya
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 2000s, Impeccable heavier gauge all-silver bolo, belt buckle (2-1/4" x 3-1/4"), and custom tips adorned with choice oxblood red br...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to johndeere2.. for (1,500.00 + 300.00) = 1,800.00
 
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Zuni Necklace - James Francis14 - Zuni Necklace - James Francis
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1970s, Petite vintage "bow tie" squash blossom necklace made with traditional turquoise and silver. Very good condition. 19" l...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (650.00) = 650.00
 
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Navajo Necklace15 - Navajo Necklace
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1970s, Impressive hand wrought all-silver necklace with ten matching bright blue Morenci turquoise stones. Very good condition. 27" long...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (475.00) = 475.00
 
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Navajo Bracelet16 - Navajo Bracelet
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1960s, Classic "Old Pawn" turquoise and silver bracelet with oval stones. This has aged well and shows use. Great patina, the ston...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (325.00) = 325.00
 
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Navajo Bracelet17 - Navajo Bracelet
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1980s, Traditional hand wrought all-silver bracelet with large Lone Mountain turquoise stone, the two sconces used to hold bear or bird claws, b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) = 300.00
 
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Zuni Inlay Pin18 - Zuni Inlay Pin
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1950s, Large and wonderful vintage mosaic inlay on silver pin depicting the popular rainbow dancer. Very good condition. 4-1/4" x 3"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to pambutcher for (450.00 + 90.00) = 540.00
 
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Zuni Inlay Pendant Necklace - V & M Dishta19 - Zuni Inlay Pendant Necklace - V & M Dishta
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1970s, Outstanding vintage silver pendant with a wagon and other figures inlaid with turquoise, coral, mother of pearl with silver chain. Very
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) = 275.00
 
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Zuni Inlay Bolo Tie20 - Zuni Inlay Bolo Tie
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Mid 1900, Earlier classic stylized channel inlay Knife Wing or eagle bolo tie with great patina. Good, usable condition, a few of the shells have ch
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) = 300.00
 
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Santa Clara Pottery Jar - Betty Lee Tafoya21 - Santa Clara Pottery Jar - Betty Lee Tafoya
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1970s, Large deep carved blackware bowl/jar with simple geometric pattern. Very good condition, one stabilized stress crack near base. 7-1/2&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to swia1151 for (350.00 + 70.00) = 420.00
 
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Santa Clara Pottery Jar - Melvin Moquino22 - Santa Clara Pottery Jar - Melvin Moquino
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Late 1900s, Very fine sgraffitto seed pot with a rare prehistoric long-tailed scorpion figure. Good condition. 2-5/8" x 3-3/4"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 325.00 - 650.00
Sold to floor for (200.00) = 200.00
 
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San Juan Potery Jar - Kwa Povi (Roy Tsigowanu)23 - San Juan Potery Jar - Kwa Povi (Roy Tsigowanu)
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1985, Very fine two-color sgraffitto seed pot with menacing grizzly bear figure. Very good condition. 2-3/4" x 3"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) = 225.00
 
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San Ildefonso Pottery Jar -Ramona Sanchez-Gonzalez24 - San Ildefonso Pottery Jar -Ramona Sanchez-Gonzalez
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Rare early black-on-black pottery jar with Avanyu figure. Good condition, shows use-- minor scuffs and scratches. Ramona was Maria&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 375.00 - 750.00
Sold to ptry for (225.00 + 45.00) = 270.00
 
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2 Santa Clara Pottery Jars - Helen Shupla25 - 2 Santa Clara Pottery Jars - Helen Shupla
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Mid/Late 1900s, Includes a beautiful deep carved wedding vase by Helen Shupla, plus a graceful black-on-black vase that is not signed. Very good co
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 425.00 - 850.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) = 300.00
 
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2 Hopi Pottery Jars - Fawn Navasie26 - 2 Hopi Pottery Jars - Fawn Navasie
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Mid 1900s, Pair of expertly made polychrome vessels, including a small olla and a larger seed pot. Both in very good condition. Largest 3-1/2&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) = 225.00
 
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2 Hopi Pottery Jars27 - 2 Hopi Pottery Jars
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Various Ages, Includes a great 1920s polychrome vase that has great character, shows much use and has a small interior rim chip, plus a traditional
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) = 150.00
 
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Santa Clara Pottery Jar - Elizabeth Naranjo28 - Santa Clara Pottery Jar - Elizabeth Naranjo
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Mid 1900s, Graceful blackware jar with deep carved band showing the Avanyu serpent, and feather design rim. Very good condition. 12" x 10&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00) = 1,400.00
 
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Hopi Pottery Jar - Sadie Adams29 - Hopi Pottery Jar - Sadie Adams
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1980s, Beautiful buff colored polychrome bowl with traditional Hopi avian motif. With flower hallmark. (Aug. 14 - updated description - it was o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) = 600.00
 
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Hopi Pottery Jar - Fawn Navasie30 - Hopi Pottery Jar - Fawn Navasie
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1980s-1990s, Beautiful polychrome-on-buff pottery jar with traditional motif, one of her earlier pieces. Good condition, some scuffs, signed ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 275.00 - 550.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) = 225.00
 
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Navajo Rug/Weaving31 - Navajo Rug/Weaving
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1930s, Classic older regional/storm pattern rug with full stepped border, large central "X" figure, feathers, spools, and other inte...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) = 1,100.00
 
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Navajo Rug/Weaving32 - Navajo Rug/Weaving
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1940s, Large rare squarish heavy weight floor rug with striking key design border, central eye dazzler design, and fylfot cross symbols. Very go
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00) = 1,600.00
 
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Navajo Rug/Weaving33 - Navajo Rug/Weaving
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1980s, Beautiful finer weave Klagetoh with traditional geometric designs out of naturally colored wools. One side in very good condition, the ot
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) = 300.00
 
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Navajo Rug/Weaving34 - Navajo Rug/Weaving
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1940s, Vintage Crystal weaving with remarkable pattern, the rug is in very good condition, intact and only has minor edge erosion, but there is
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (550.00) = 550.00
 
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Navajo Rug/Weaving35 - Navajo Rug/Weaving
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1980s, Unique fine weave Chinle with colorful and intricate geometric design full of fish hooks. Very good condition, beautiful muted colors. 2
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (375.00) = 375.00
 
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Navajo Rug/Weaving36 - Navajo Rug/Weaving
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Very colorful medium weave throw made with Germantown wools. Good condition. 18" x 36"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) = 275.00
 
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Navajo Rug/Weaving37 - Navajo Rug/Weaving
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Late 1800s, Classic old fine weave Germantown pillow with upholstery back and simple design. Good condition, but has some moth holes and wear-thro
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 225.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (140.00) = 140.00
 
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Navajo Rug/Weaving38 - Navajo Rug/Weaving
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1960s-1970s, Large and beautiful eye dazzler done in red, white, blue, gray, and with brown accents. Very good condition, with original Copperm
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (425.00) = 425.00
 
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Navajo Rug/Weaving - Helen Begay39 - Navajo Rug/Weaving - Helen Begay
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1980s, Outstanding fine weave ruby red Yei figured rug. Very good condition. 63" x 36"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (650.00) = 650.00
 
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Navajo Rug/Weaving40 - Navajo Rug/Weaving
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1960s-1970s, Large and colorful Teec Nos Pos rug with feather and water bug symbols, intricate design, and classic border. Very good condition,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) = 1,000.00
 
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Blackfeet Beaded Gauntlets41 - Blackfeet Beaded Gauntlets
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1920s, Beautiful vintage pair of buckskin gloves with fully beaded cuffs done in traditional floral motif on a white field. Very good condition
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) = 300.00
 
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Ute Beaded Toy Cradleboard42 - Ute Beaded Toy Cradleboard
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early/Mid 1900s, Wonderful little buckskin covered carved cedar miniature cradleboard with lazy stitch beaded horseshoe top and brow band. Very goo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (500.00) = 500.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag43 - Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Classic sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded two-sided bag with quilled slat suspensions, thin fringe, and unique design. Good condition,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 700.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to jwardst for (800.00 + 160.00) = 960.00
 
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Crow Child's Tepee Rest44 - Crow Child's Tepee Rest
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Rare early carved willow backrest lashed together with deer sinew and with beaded and cutout top section. Very good condition, sturdy
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (550.00) = 550.00
 
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Sioux Figured Pipe Head45 - Sioux Figured Pipe Head
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Late 1800s, Beautiful old hand carved catlinite pipe head with fine "wire" rings and a wonderful cow or sheep head. Very good condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00) = 1,800.00
 
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Cheyenne Beaded Moccasins46 - Cheyenne Beaded Moccasins
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early/Mid 1900s, Classic pair of like-new sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded moccasins with striking geometric designs and rawhide soles. Very good
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) = 1,000.00
 
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Plateau Beaded Bag47 - Plateau Beaded Bag
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early 1900s, Classic and beautiful bag with a traditional contour beaded floral design on row beaded front panel. Very good condition, has about 15
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 650.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to floor for (500.00) = 500.00
 
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Arapaho Moccasins48 - Arapaho Moccasins
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Late 1800s, Outstanding pair of sinew sewn and lazy stitch beaded high top moccasins made from buffalo hide (with buffalo soles) with bifurcated ton
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) = 1,500.00
 
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Crow Child's Roach49 - Crow Child's Roach
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Early/Mid 1900s, Smaller sized Crow "flat style" hand woven porcupine hair dance roach. Good condition. 11"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 325.00 - 650.00
Sold to floor for (250.00) = 250.00
 
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Santee Sioux Beaded Bag50 - Santee Sioux Beaded Bag
Allard Auctions, Inc.
Ca. 1900s, Classic folded elkhide tobacco bag with fringed seam and beautifully beaded floral forms (the same on both sides) and triangular moosehid
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) = 400.00
 
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