Helm's 2018 Fall Sale

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Helm's Fall 2018 Fall Sale catalog contains Native American artifacts such as Navajo weavings and Pueblo pottery, Pre-Columbian artifacts, and other pre-historic items such as arrowheads and other stone tools. Also included are Oceanic, African and Chinese and Japanese tribal artifacts. This catalog also includes Native American and Mexican jewelry from the 20th century as well as many other items.
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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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3 Stone Mauls1 - 3 Stone Mauls
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3 Stone Mauls, pre-historic items. Made of granite, the items measure from 6 1/4" to 7" long. Arizona, Hopi. All full grooved. Condition: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Plains Spear2 - Plains Spear
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Plains Spear, 20th century item. Made of wood, paint, buckskin, heavy fringe, the item measures 6 feet overall, with a 1 foot spearpoint. Southern Pla
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Mayan Tripod Effigy Bowl3 - Mayan Tripod Effigy Bowl
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Mayan Tripod Effigy Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 8 3/4" x 3 1/2". Guatemala. Condition: Some paint loss, see ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t******s for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Plains Bow & Arrow Set4 - Plains Bow & Arrow Set
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Plains Bow & Arrow Set, 20th century items. Made of wood, arrows with feathers, buckskin quiver, the overall length is 47" x 1 1/2". P...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Pair of Hawaiian Bowls5 - Pair of Hawaiian Bowls
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Pair of Hawaiian Bowls, c. 2001. Made of milo wood, the items measure 4 1/2" and 5". Hawaii, signed by artists. Condition: Good, see image...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Plains Tomahawk6 - Plains Tomahawk
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Plains Tomahawk, 20th century item. Made of wood, leather, iron, beads, fur, brass tacks, and feathers, the item measures 21" x 8". Centra...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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Pair of Hawaiian Bowls7 - Pair of Hawaiian Bowls
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Pair of Hawaiian Bowls, c. 2001. Made of possibly koa wood, the items measure 3 1/2" and 8". Hawaii, signed. Condition: Good, see images. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Teepee Bag8 - Teepee Bag
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Teepee Bag, c. 1920-50s. Made of brain-tanned buckskin, seed beads and possibly artificial sinew, the item measures 11" x 17". Cheyenne, M...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Wood Finial on Stand9 - Wood Finial on Stand
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Wood Finial on Stand, early 20th century. Made of hardwood and metal stand, the item measures 8" x 1 1/2". Indonesia, Dayak. Condition: Go...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Doll Cradleboard10 - Doll Cradleboard
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Doll Cradleboard, early 20th century. Made of wood, glass, leather and brass, the item measures 15 1/2" x 3" x 2". Central Plains, Si...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Moche Stirrup Pot11 - Moche Stirrup Pot
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Moche Stirrup Pot, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 9" x 6" x 5". South America. Condition: Cracked area by mace, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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Parfleche Box12 - Parfleche Box
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Parfleche Box, c. late 19th century. Made of rawhide/parfleche, paint-ochre and brain-tanned buckskin, the item measures 7" x 4" x 3"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to g*****7 for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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Mayan Bowl13 - Mayan Bowl
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Mayan Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8" x 3". Yucatan, Mexico. Condition: Some wear, see images. Ship...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Woodlands Beaded Belt14 - Woodlands Beaded Belt
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Woodlands Beaded Belt, c. 1950s. Made of black cloth, seed beads, sequins, coins and silk fringe, the item measures 30" x 5". Woodlands, O...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********9 for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Mixtec Bowl15 - Mixtec Bowl
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Mixtec Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8" x 3". Central Mexico. Fancy paint on tri leg bowl. Condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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Plains Spear16 - Plains Spear
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Plains Spear, c. 1950s. Made of wood wrapped with red selvedge cloth, tacks, buckskin, fur, seed beads and feathers, flint blade, the item is 75&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Olmec Clay Frament17 - Olmec Clay Frament
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Olmec Clay Framgent, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 8" x 7" x 4". Veracruz, Mexico. Condition: Only top half rem...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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Plains Tomahawk18 - Plains Tomahawk
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Plains Tomahawk, 20th century item. Made of iron blade, wrapped wood with feathers, buckskin thongs, buffalo fur, selvedge cloth, rope and trade beads
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Costa Rican Effigy Tripod Bowl19 - Costa Rican Effigy Tripod Bowl
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Costa Rican Effigy Tripod Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 7" x 3". Costa Rica. Condition: Legs broken ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Child's Beaded Cradleboard20 - Child's Beaded Cradleboard
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Child's Beaded Cradleboard, c. 1950s. Made of wood skis w/copper tacks, beaded cradle secured with buckskin ties. Item measures 28" overall...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********o.. for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Contemporary Santo Figure21 - Contemporary Santo Figure
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Contemporary Santo Figure, modern item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 20" x 9" x 7". Guatemala. Item is quite large and h...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*****0 for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Plains Spear22 - Plains Spear
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Plains Spear, c. 1950s. Made of iron blade, buckskin-wrapped wood shaft, trade beads with fur, the item measures 68" overall, with 9" serr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Old Santo Figure23 - Old Santo Figure
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Old Santo Figure, c. 1800s. Made of tin, wood and paint, the item measures 23" x 11" x 9". Mexico. Condition: Fingers missing, paint ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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Civil War Reenactment Sword24 - Civil War Reenactment Sword
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Civil War Reenactment Sword, modern item. Made of steel, brass and leather, the item measures 39 1/2" x 5". USA. Condition: Wear from use,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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2 Polychrome Totems25 - 2 Polychrome Totems
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2 Polychrome Totems, modern items. Made of polymer, the items measures 8 and 9" tall. Canada. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $24.50 w/i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Early Wood Shield26 - Early Wood Shield
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Early Wood Shield, early 20th century. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 7" x 24". Philippines. Classic PI shield. Condition: Wear...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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African Buffalo Wood Mask27 - African Buffalo Wood Mask
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African Buffalo Wood Mask, 20th century item. Made of wood, the item measures 14" x 10" x 8". Cameroon. Condition: Some wear, see ima...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Caltinite Dance Club28 - Caltinite Dance Club
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Catlinite Dance Club, 20th century item. Made of catlinite, glass beads, leather, and feathers, the item measures 14 1/2" long x 4 1/2" no...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Large Old Cherokee Wood Bowl29 - Large Old Cherokee Wood Bowl
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Large Old Cherokee Wood Bowl, 20th century item. Made of wood, the item measures 12" x 12 3/4" x 3 1/4". Cherokee. Condition: Good, s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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Casas Grande Effigy Figure30 - Casas Grande Effigy Figure
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Casas Grande Effigy Figure, age unknown. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 6" x 6 1/2" x 8". Chihuahua, Mexico. Condition: Ba...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Reproduction of Mayan Priest31 - Reproduction of Mayan Priest
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Reproduction of Mayan Priest, modern item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 5" x 5 1/2" x 9 3/4". Mexico. Condition: Cracked...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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3/4 Grooved Stone Axe32 - 3/4 Grooved Stone Axe
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3/4 Grooved Stone Axe, pre-historic item. Made of basalt and measuring 3 1/2" x 2" x 1". Maricopa, Arizona. Possibly a child's ax...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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St. John's Bowl33 - St. John's Bowl
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St. John's Bowl, pre-historic item, made of clay and paint. The item measures 7 1/2" x 3 3/4". Arizona. Black and red bowl. Condition:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Antique Sword34 - Antique Sword
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Antique Sword, Spanish Colonial period. Made of metal, possibly steel, the item fragments measure 17 1/2" and 18 1/2" long. Spanish Coloni...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Large Hohokam-style Bowl35 - Large Hohokam-style Bowl
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Large Hohokam-style Bowl, modern item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 12" x 12" x 6". Southwest USA. Condition: Worn, crac...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******s for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Grooved Stone Axe36 - Grooved Stone Axe
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Grooved Stone Axe, pre-historic item. Made of granite, the item measures 6 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 2 7/8". Arizona, nearly full-grooved. Cond...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to P*******n for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Tripod Clay Bowl37 - Tripod Clay Bowl
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Tripod Clay Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 7 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 3". Mexico. Condition: Cracked and ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Large Bell Pestle38 - Large Bell Pestle
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Large Bell Pestle, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 7 1/2". Oregon. Condition: Good, see images...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to j*********o for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Black Stirrup Pot39 - Black Stirrup Pot
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Black Stirrup Pot, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 5" x 5" x 9". South America. Condition: Good, see im...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Stone Effigy Bird Pipe40 - Stone Effigy Bird Pipe
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Stone Effigy Bird Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 5 1/2" x 2 3/4" x 1 1/2". Tennessee. Inlaid eyes. Cond...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Teotihuacan Polychrome Bowl41 - Teotihuacan Polychrome Bowl
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Teotihuacan Polychrome Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 7 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 3 1/2". Teotihuacan, Mex...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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3/4 Groove Stone Axe42 - 3/4 Groove Stone Axe
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3/4 Groove Stone Axe, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures 6 1/2" x 3" x 3". Arizona. Condition: Wear from use, see i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Tri-Leg Bowl43 - Tri-Leg Bowl
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Tri-Leg Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8 3/4" x 3". Mexico. Condition: Repair to legs, see images. Sh...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Effigy Stone Bird Pipe44 - Effigy Stone Bird Pipe
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Effigy Stone Bird Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 7 3/4" x 2" x 3 1/2". Georgia. With stand. Condtiion: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Double-Bitted Stone Axe45 - Double-Bitted Stone Axe
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Double-Bitted Stone Axe, pre-historic item. Made of porphyry, the item measures 6 3/4" x 3" x 1 1/2". Midwest USA. Condition: Good, s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (240.00 + 52.80) x 1 = 292.80
 
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3/4 Groove Stone Axe46 - 3/4 Groove Stone Axe
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3/4 Groove Stone Axe, pre-historic item. Made of granite, the item measures 7" x 4" x 2 3/4". Arizona. Condition: Bit damage from use...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*********o for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Olmec Armless Clay Figure47 - Olmec Armless Clay Figure
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Olmec Armless Clay Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 3" x 2 1/2" x 6 3/4". Veracruz, Mexico. Cond...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Pair of Navajo Rattles48 - Pair of Navajo Rattles
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Pair of Navajo Rattles, c. 1960s. Made of gourd, rawhide, sinew, leather, seed beads and turquoise, the items measures 4 1/4" x 11 1/2" an...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Pre-Columbian Clay Figure49 - Pre-Columbian Clay Figure
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Pre-Columbian Clay Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 5 1/2" x 7" x 2". Olmec, Veracruz, Mexico. Condition: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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Eskimo Sculpture50 - Eskimo Sculpture
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Eskimo Sculpture, c. 1970s. Made of steatite, the item measures 4 1/8" x 2" x 3 7/8". Alaska. Bear and Eskimo reciprocating hug. Cond...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to t********i.. for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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