Desert West Auction February 17, 2019

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February 2019 auction features an exceptional collection of miniature pottery from most of the active pueblos in New Mexico & Arizona. The size of these miniatures range from one half inch to the largest of one inch. Native American Hopi Artists such as Marcella Kahe, Susie Youvella, & Verla Dweakuku are represented. Acoma artists include Joyce Leno Barreras, Sandra Victorino , Carrie Chino Charlie & Terrance M. Chino Sr. Zia artist Gloria Gachupin is also included. Santa Clara’s Celestina Naranjo & Cresencia Tafoya is among this group of miniature pottery makers. There is work in the miniature world by Santo Domingo Potter Darrin Auilar. Some of these artist have passed & we must not forget the wonderful art that they have left for us to enjoy.
Judy Savarese from Harvest, Alabama formerly from Silver City, New Mexico has come out of retirement & in now back to painting which is about time. We have missed her artwork which always included whimsical animals from dogs, cats,horses & cows always are surrounded by her wonderful colorful flowers. We are so happy she is back, & has sent us several of her materpieces to put on the auction block.
Estate Native American Pottery, Kachinas, Paintings, Jewelry, Folk Art,Baskets, Textiles, Prints,Beadwork, & Selected Unusual Finds from New Mexico Traders & Consignors.
Anasazi Traders of New Mexico “New Textile Rugs” being auctioned to the highest bidder, well below normal selling prices, over the next six months of our third weekend of every month auctions. These Textiles are South American Rugs woven by the Quichua Indians of Ecuador, all are hand dyed and loom woven. Anasazi Traders Collection of Black & White Mimbres Design Decorative Plates. Actual Prehistoric Mimbres Pottery Design recreated on Black & White Decorative Plates. Microwave Oven Safe Mimbres Design Coffee Cups. Your chance to own a little history of the New Mexico Southwest.
Kills Thunder Original Acrylic Paintings, Jewelry & Beadwork. There is a new Magnum PI Series coming up that has several Office & Home Scenes, with some of Kills Thunder Artwork used as Set Design in the upcoming TV series. I have had several calls that they have seen her work.
Antiques & Collectibles including the following: Art, Pottery, Kachinas, Textiles, Folk Art, Baskets, Jewelry, Dolls, & items of interest from “The Land of Enchantment”. Large Santa Domingo Olla by Darrin Aguilar. Large Navajo Storm Pattern Textile Rug in exceptional condition. Also large Navajo Red Five Yei Rug with unusual surrounding Yei head patterns around the dancing Yeis.
Mata Ortiz Pottery signed by the artists that made the pottery, featuring miniature artists Carmen Veloz, Baudel Lopez & Roberto Banuelos. Many have the matching pottery holders, that add to the beauty of the pueblo’s charm.
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Vintage Native American Pueblo Pottery Canteen2138 - Vintage Native American Pueblo Pottery Canteen
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Vintage Native American San Ildefonso Pueblo Pottery Canteen, New Mexico Pueblo, measures 7'' x 8.5'' x 5.5''
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to Harley5 for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Jasper Bead and Sterling Pendant Necklace2138A - Jasper Bead and Sterling Pendant Necklace
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Jasper Bead and Sterling Pendant Necklace designed and beaded by Kathy Kills Thunder, 2 strand, measures 26''L end to end, faceted red bead ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to agedart1 for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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2 Southwestern Ceramic Tiles2139 - 2 Southwestern Ceramic Tiles
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2 Southwestern Ceramic Tiles, includes: 1. Framed Cleo Teissedre, it's the largest measuring 7''square, c. 1986 2. Earthtones Tile measu...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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5 Anasazi Traders Designed Ceramic Rabbit Cups2140 - 5 Anasazi Traders Designed Ceramic Rabbit Cups
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5 Anasazi Traders Designed Black on White Ceramic Rabbit Coffee Cups, made in Ecuador, measure 4.25'' x 4.75''
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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4 Anasazi Traders Mimbres Designed Plates2141 - 4 Anasazi Traders Mimbres Designed Plates
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Set of 4 Anasazi Traders Mimbres Designed Black on White Ceramic Decorative Plates, made in Ecuador, measure 11''D, for decorative use only
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to cfrost19 for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Hand Beaded Photo Album Frame by Kills Thunder2142 - Hand Beaded Photo Album Frame by Kills Thunder
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Hand Beaded Wood Photo Album Frame by Kills Thunder, measures 8.5'' x 6.5'', box opens up to reveal photo album inside, Artist Bio: ...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Framed Original Tyrolean Portrait by Felix2143 - Framed Original Tyrolean Portrait by Felix
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Framed Vintage Original Tyrolean Portrait by Felix, visual measures 9'' x 11'', gold gilt frame, signed in lower corner, well executed
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Mother of Pearl Bead and Agate Pendant Necklace2143A - Mother of Pearl Bead and Agate Pendant Necklace
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Mother of Pearl Bead and Sterling Agate Pendant Necklace designed and beaded by Kathy Kills Thunder, faceted bead accents, measures 25''L en...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Native American Navajo Cedar Cradleboard2144 - Native American Navajo Cedar Cradleboard
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Native American Navajo Cedar Cradleboard, measures 8'' x 20'' x 10'', like new
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Navajo Hogan Folk Art by Christine Yazzie2145 - Navajo Hogan Folk Art by Christine Yazzie
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Native American Navajo Hogan Folk Art Diorama by Christine Yazzie, Chinle Arizona, measures 4'' x 6'' x 6'', the lid lifts o...
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Estimates : 45.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Mexican Folk Art Wood Shelf with Pottery2145A - Mexican Folk Art Wood Shelf with Pottery
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Mexican Folk Art Wood Shelf with Pottery, measures 12'' x 6.5'' x 1.5'', hand painted shelf with broom, basket, and 18 vario...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Native Americans by Colin F. Taylor, Softback Book2146 - Native Americans by Colin F. Taylor, Softback Book
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Native Americans: The Indigenous People of North America, Editorial Consultant Colin F. Taylor, Technical Consultant William C. Sturtevant (Curator of
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Native American Jemez Pottery Koshare Clown2147 - Native American Jemez Pottery Koshare Clown
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Native American Jemez Pottery Koshare Clown, measures 1.5'' x 3'' x 4'', artist's initials on the bottom, possibly Darri...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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The Plains Indians by Colin F. Taylor2148 - The Plains Indians by Colin F. Taylor
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The Plains Indians by Colin F. Taylor, hardback book with original jacket, measures 8.75'' x 12'', c. 1997 Barnes & Noble Books,...
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Estimates : 20.00 - 25.00
Sold to floor for (15.00) x 1 = 15.00
 
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Wigwam Stories by Edward W. & Marguerite P. Dolch2149 - Wigwam Stories by Edward W. & Marguerite P. Dolch
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Wigwam Stories (in basic vocabulary) by Edward W. & Marguerite P. Dolch, c. 1956 The Garrard Press, Publishers Champaign, Illinois, has name sta...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Butterfly Pottery Jar by Carlos Mora2150 - Mata Ortiz Butterfly Pottery Jar by Carlos Mora
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Mata Ortiz Butterfly Pottery Jar by Carlos Mora, measures 6.5'' x 5'' and is signed on the bottom, beautiful sgraffito butterflies, ...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to cfdcwcdydfps for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Large Hand Beaded Wood Bowl by Kathy Kills Thunder2150A - Large Hand Beaded Wood Bowl by Kathy Kills Thunder
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Large Hand Painted Beaded Wood Bowl by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 14.5'' x 4.5'', turquoise tab bead accents encircling rim, beau...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Gorgeous Brand New Anasazi Traders 100% Wool Rug2150B - Gorgeous Brand New Anasazi Traders 100% Wool Rug
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Gorgeous Brand New Anasazi Traders 100 Percent Wool Hand Knotted Rug, measures 5'5'' x 6'5'', approx. .75'' thick, m...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to Jsavarese for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Vintage Hudson Bay 4 Point Wool Blanket2151 - Vintage Hudson Bay 4 Point Wool Blanket
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Vintage Hudson Bay 4 Point Wool Blanket, blue gray in color, measures 88'' x 66'', pretty much all of the label is missing
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to mountainto.. for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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2 Pieces of Small Native American Acoma Pottery2152 - 2 Pieces of Small Native American Acoma Pottery
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2 Pieces of Small Native American Acoma Pottery, includes: 1. Antique/Vintage Pottery Pitcher, ca. 1920-1930, measures 2 3/8''H x 2.25'...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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4 Native American Navajo Sand Paintings by W. Chee2153 - 4 Native American Navajo Sand Paintings by W. Chee
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4 Native American Navajo Sand Paintings by Walter H. Chee of Sheep Spring Tohatchi, NM, measure 12''square, includes: 1. Sun Burst 2. Male...
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Estimates : 45.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Pair of Vintage Native American Navajo Dolls2154 - Pair of Vintage Native American Navajo Dolls
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Pair of Vintage Native American Navajo Dolls, measures 5'' x 13'', embellished with beads and sequins
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Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Vintage Native American Hopi Dance Basket2155 - Vintage Native American Hopi Dance Basket
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Vintage Native American Hopi Dance Basket, measures 8.25''D, multi-toned
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Estimates : 35.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Navajo Priest Killer Kachina by Fred Charley2156 - Navajo Priest Killer Kachina by Fred Charley
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2007 Native American Navajo Priest Killer Kachina by Fred Charley, measures 12.75''H x 8.5''W x 4''Deep, signed on the botto...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Copper Jewelry2157 - Copper Jewelry
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Copper Jewelry, includes: 1. Large Hinged Copper Cuff Braclet, adjustable size, measures 4.5''L 2. Vintage Matisse Copper and Enamel Neck...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to anniesanti.. for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Native American Cherokee 3-Toned Sifter Basket2158 - Native American Cherokee 3-Toned Sifter Basket
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Native American Cherokee 3-Toned Sifter Basket, measures 7''D x 2.75''H
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Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Orrlaskan ''Hudson Bay'' 100% Wool Blanket2159 - Orrlaskan ''Hudson Bay'' 100% Wool Blanket
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Orrlaskan ''Hudson Bay'' 100% Green Point Wool Blanket, comes with original tag, measures 78'' x 58''
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to sgoldman for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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Antique German Made Native American Doll2160 - Antique German Made Native American Doll
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Rare Antique German Made Native American Doll, bisque head, open eyes appear to made of glass, body appears to be made of pottery or composition, meas
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Estimates : 30.00 - 35.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Pottery Butterfly Jar by H. Mora2161 - Mata Ortiz Pottery Butterfly Jar by H. Mora
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Mata Ortiz Pottery Butterfly Jar by H. Mora, measures 4.75'' x 5'', features sgraffito butterflies, lines, and designs, textured emb...
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Estimates : 35.00 - 50.00
Sold to ckfuller for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Original Acrylic Painting by Kathy Kills Thunder2161A - Original Acrylic Painting by Kathy Kills Thunder
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2019 Original Acrylic Painting ''Eagle Warrior'' by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 16'' x 20'' and is signed by the a...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Pair of Art Deco Glass & Metal Wall Garnitures2162 - Pair of Art Deco Glass & Metal Wall Garnitures
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Pair of Art Deco Glass & Metal Wall Garnitures, have fold down candle sconces, beautiful colors, measure 8'' x 18''
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to Bella1Rasc.. for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Beautiful Hopi Pottery Seed Jar by V. Dewakuku2163 - Beautiful Hopi Pottery Seed Jar by V. Dewakuku
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Beautiful Native American Hopi Pottery Seed Jar by Verla Dewakuku, measures 3.25''D x 2.25''H and is signed on the bottom, nice thic...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to agedart1 for (55.00) x 1 = 55.00
 
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5 Anasazi Traders Designed Ceramic Kokopelli Cups2164 - 5 Anasazi Traders Designed Ceramic Kokopelli Cups
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5 Anasazi Traders Designed Black on White Ceramic Kokopelli Coffee Cups, made in Ecuador, measure 4.25'' x 4.75''
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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4 Anasazi Traders Mimbres Designed Plates2165 - 4 Anasazi Traders Mimbres Designed Plates
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Set of 4 Anasazi Traders Mimbres Designed Black on White Ceramic Decorative Plates, made in Ecuador, measure 11''D, for decorative use only
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to cfrost19 for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Australian Crystal Pendant Necklace, Kills Thunder2165A - Australian Crystal Pendant Necklace, Kills Thunder
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Australian Crystal Pendant Necklace by Kills Thunder, measures 24''L end to end, beautiful irridescent faceted beads, Artist Bio: Kathleen K...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to edsmith11 for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Beautiful Antique Oriental Lidded Wood Box2166 - Beautiful Antique Oriental Lidded Wood Box
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Beautiful Antique Oriental Lidded Wood Box, measures 3.5'' x 13''D, beautiful hand painted flower motif along with swirl and flower ...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Original Oil Painting by Savarese2167 - Original Oil Painting by Savarese
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Original Oil Painting ''Daisy'' by Savarese, on canvas measuring 16'' x 20'', fabulous impressionistic style in brig...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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Vintage Native American Navajo Jewelry2168 - Vintage Native American Navajo Jewelry
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Vintage Native American Navajo Jewelry, includes: 1. Navajo Sterling & Mother of Pearl Child's Bracelet, measures .75''W, sweet flo...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Turquoise Fetish Necklace by Kathy Kills Thunder2168A - Turquoise Fetish Necklace by Kathy Kills Thunder
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Turquoise Fetish Necklace designed and beaded by Kathy Kills Thunder, 3 strand, measures 30''L end to end, features many various stone and s...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to agedart1 for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Santa Clara Pottery Jar by Myra Sisneros2169 - Santa Clara Pottery Jar by Myra Sisneros
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Native American Santa Clara Pottery Jar by Myra Sisneros, triangular shaped, measures 2.25''L x 2''W x 2''H and is signed on...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 40.00
Sold to agedart1 for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Dona Rosa Ceremonial Mexican Pottery Mask2170 - Dona Rosa Ceremonial Mexican Pottery Mask
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Dona Rosa Ceremonial Mexican Black Pottery Mask, Oaxaca Coyotepec, measures 8.5'' x 9'' x 3.5''
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Estimates : 35.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Large Santo Domingo Pottery Olla by D. Aguilar2171 - Large Santo Domingo Pottery Olla by D. Aguilar
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Large Native American Santo Domingo Pottery Olla by Darrin Aguilar, measures 13.5'' x 10'' and is signed on the bottom, nice thick w...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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2005 Original Watercolor Painting by Paul Vigil2172 - 2005 Original Watercolor Painting by Paul Vigil
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2005 Native American Tesuque Pueblo Original Watercolor Painting by Paul Vigil (1932 - 2018), matted, visual measures 11.25'' x 7.25'...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to ckfuller for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Vintage Hopi 2nd Mesa Coiled Flat Basket2173 - Vintage Hopi 2nd Mesa Coiled Flat Basket
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Vintage Native American Hopi 2nd Mesa Coiled Flat Basket, 3 toned, measures 9.5'' x .5''
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to dickmontagne for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Small Mata Ortiz Pottery Seed Jar by Adan Villa2174 - Small Mata Ortiz Pottery Seed Jar by Adan Villa
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Small Mata Ortiz Polychrome Pottery Seed Jar by Adan Villa, measures 2''D x 7/8''H and is signed on the bottom, equally beautiful on...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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3 Pieces of PreColumbian Pottery2175 - 3 Pieces of PreColumbian Pottery
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3 Pieces of PreColumbian Pottery, largest measures 6'' x 6.5''
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to 1106brian for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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30 Vintage Postcards2176 - 30 Vintage Postcards
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30 Vintage Postcards, some have postage marks, some have writing, and some have both
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
 
 
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Rustic Metal Yard Art Pig2177 - Rustic Metal Yard Art Pig
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Rustic Metal Yard Art Pig, measures 14.5'' x 9'' x 4.5''
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to PBourland for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar by Daniel Gonzalez2178 - Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar by Daniel Gonzalez
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Mata Ortiz Pottery Jar by noted potter Daniel Gonzalez, measures 8.5'' x 10''H, sgraffito scales on serpents, very busy designs indi...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to 1288oak for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Large Navajo Storm Pattern Wool Textile Rug2178A - Large Navajo Storm Pattern Wool Textile Rug
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Large Native American Navajo Storm Pattern Wool Textile Rug, stunning colors, nice tight weave, 4 cornered tassels intact, measures 47'' x 8...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to ialcgsbwnh for (650.00) x 1 = 650.00
 
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