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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3 Vintage Children's Books, Cowboy & Indian2274 - 3 Vintage Children's Books, Cowboy & Indian
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3 Vintage Children's Hardback Books, Cowboy & Native American Interest, includes: 1. The Story of Crazy Horse by Enid Lamonte Meadowcroft, c...
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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 Navajo Sterling Turquoise Bracelet2276 - Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Bracelet
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Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Bracelet by Etta Endito, inside measures 6'' which includes the opening x 1/8''W, hallmark...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to milliecd29 for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Vintage Navajo Sterling Turquoise Coral Necklace2277 - Vintage Navajo Sterling Turquoise Coral Necklace
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Vintage Native American Navajo Sterling Silver, Turquoise, and Coral Pendant Necklace, shadowbox style, stamped details, hallmarked VAL (possibly earl
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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2 Original Oil Paintings by H. Bumblis2278 - 2 Original Oil Paintings by H. Bumblis
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2 Original Oil Paintings by H. Bumblis, on canvas, both framed in gold gilt frames, visual measures 10'' x 8'', one is dated 1990, t...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Mexican Fringed Leather Vest2279 - Mexican Fringed Leather Vest
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Mexican Fringed Leather Vest, copper buttons, size M-L
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Hand Beaded Wood Bird Bowl by Kathy Kills Thunder2280 - Hand Beaded Wood Bird Bowl by Kathy Kills Thunder
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Hand Beaded Wood Bird Bowl by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 8'' x 6'' x 4.5'', turquoise tab bead accents, vibrant colors, A...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Original Acrylic Painting by Kathy Kills Thunder2281 - Original Acrylic Painting by Kathy Kills Thunder
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2019 Original Acrylic Painting ''Little Wolf'' by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 16'' x 20'' and is signed by the art...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
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2 Hardback Books: Native American Interest2283 - 2 Hardback Books: Native American Interest
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2 Antique/Vintage Hardback Books: Native American Interest, includes: 1. Joseph Chief of the Nez Perce Pictures and Text by Dean Pollock, hardback bo
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
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British Electroplate Nickel Silver ''Fish Set''2284 - British Electroplate Nickel Silver ''Fish Set''
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Antique/Vintage British Electroplate Nickel Silver ''Fish Set'' Forks & Knives, all are etched and have either Bakelite or Cellu...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Lakota for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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2 Bureau of Ethnology Books2285 - 2 Bureau of Ethnology Books
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2 Antique Bureau of Ethnology Books, includes: 1. 28th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology 1906-'07, Washington Government Printin...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to cavalrycol.. for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Original Acrylic Painting by Kathy Kills Thunder2286 - Original Acrylic Painting by Kathy Kills Thunder
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Original Acrylic Painting ''Lomahongva'' (Hopi for Beautiful Clouds Arising) by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 8'' x 20'&...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to PaulaC27 for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Original Southwest Landscape Painting2287 - Original Southwest Landscape Painting
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Original Southwest Landscape Painting, framed, visual measures 5'' x 7'', on canvas, signed by artist
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to PaulaC27 for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Cast Metal Horse Pin2288 - Cast Metal Horse Pin
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1996 Cast Metal Horse Pin, measures 1.75''L x 1 3/8''H, hallmarked CW, this horse resembles a folk art straw horse
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
 
 
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3 Small Pieces of Native American Acoma Pottery2289 - 3 Small Pieces of Native American Acoma Pottery
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3 Small Pieces of Native American Acoma Pottery, includes: 1. Polychrome Horno Oven by Theresa Poncho, measures 2''L x 1''H x 2'...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Beaded Butterfly Wall Decor by Kathy Kills Thunder2290 - Beaded Butterfly Wall Decor by Kathy Kills Thunder
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3 Beaded Butterfly Wall Decor by Kathy Kills Thunder, each measure 14'' x 9''
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Mexican Fringed Textile2291 - Mexican Fringed Textile
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Mexican Fringed Textile, measures 84.5''L (includes fringe) x 49''W, stunning colors, nice tight weave and weight, some holes
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Vintage Native American Hopi ''Hu'' Whipper Kachina2292 - Vintage Native American Hopi ''Hu'' Whipper Kachina
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Vintage Native American Hopi ''Hu'' Whipper Kachina, measures 13.75''H x 8''W x 5''Deep, embellished with fe...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Carved Stone Mayan or Aztec ''God of Love''2293 - Carved Stone Mayan or Aztec ''God of Love''
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Carved Stone Mayan or Aztec ''God of Love'', measures 8'' x 6.5'', on the back reads ''This is the God of Lo...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Vintage Native American Navajo Cloth Doll2294 - Vintage Native American Navajo Cloth Doll
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Vintage Native American Navajo Cloth Doll, measures 11'', wearing beaded necklace and earrings, green velvet top, aluminum belt and necklace...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Native American Navajo Sterling & Onyx Earrings2295 - Native American Navajo Sterling & Onyx Earrings
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Native American Navajo Sterling & Onyx Earrings, measure 3''L (which includes the wire) x .5''W, stamped sterling
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
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Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Earrings2296 - Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Earrings
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Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Earrings, measure .5''D, cab measures .25''D, stamped sterling
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to UCK2WA for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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50+ Vintage Postcards, ca. 1930-19502297 - 50+ Vintage Postcards, ca. 1930-1950
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50+ Vintage Postcards, ca. 1930-1950, no writing or postage marks
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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KCS Coors Silver Bullet Electric Bar Sign2298 - KCS Coors Silver Bullet Electric Bar Sign
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Vintage KCS Industries Coors Light Silver Bullet Electric Sign, in Spanish, ''La Bala de Plata'', measures 4.5'' x 15.75'...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
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Vintage Carved Rosewood Puzzle Box2299 - Vintage Carved Rosewood Puzzle Box
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Vintage Carved Rosewood Puzzle Box, beautifully carved leaf motif, measures 5'' x 6'', it has a secret way of opening the lid, to op...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Hand Beaded Coral and Shell Heishi Choker2300 - Hand Beaded Coral and Shell Heishi Choker
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Hand Beaded Coral and Shell Heishi Choker/Necklace designed and beaded by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 14''L end to end, brass bead accents...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Cheyenne Teapot Lamp2301 - Cheyenne Teapot Lamp
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Cheyenne Teapot Lamp, measures 9'' x 8'' x 5.5'', very colorful, does work
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to cfdcwcdydfps for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Limited Edition Print ''The Medicine Shield''2302 - Limited Edition Print ''The Medicine Shield''
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Limited Edition Print ''The Medicine Shield'' by Marguerite Fields (1942-2013), #480/500, hand signed by artist, framed, double matt...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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2 Art Glass Cats2303 - 2 Art Glass Cats
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2 Art Glass Cats, largest measures 5'' x 4.5'' x 2''
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Cleo Teissedre Ceramic Tile Quail Trivet2304 - Cleo Teissedre Ceramic Tile Quail Trivet
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Cleo Teissedre Ceramic Tile Quail Trivet (Coaster or Wall Decor), measures 4'' x 4'', beautiful colors
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Vintage Baseball Glove and Novelty Bobblehead2305 - Vintage Baseball Glove and Novelty Bobblehead
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Vintage Baseball Glove and Novelty Cartoon Bobblehead, includes: 1. J.C. Higges Baseball Glove #1836 ''Bob Feller'' model, pre-1960 ...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to AntiqueVil.. for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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3 Turquoise Cabochons2306 - 3 Turquoise Cabochons
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3 Turquoise Cabochons, largest measures 2'' x 1'' with a total carat wt. of 222.15
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Vintage Native American Beaded Pendant Necklace2307 - Vintage Native American Beaded Pendant Necklace
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Vintage Native American Beaded Pendant Necklace, measures 26''L end to end and pendant measures 5''L
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Native American Lakota Leather & Fur Banner2308 - Native American Lakota Leather & Fur Banner
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Native American Lakota Sioux Leather & Fur Banner by Shicun, embellished with hand painted eagle, beads, and fringe
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Antique Vintage Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Tin2309 - Antique Vintage Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Tin
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Antique/Vintage Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Tin, ''Hiawatha's Wedding Journey'', hexagonal shaped measuring 10'' x 10...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to AntiqueVil.. for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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5 Asian Brass and Bone Bracelets2310 - 5 Asian Brass and Bone Bracelets
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5 Asian Brass and Bone Bracelets, largest has an inside measurement of 7'' x 1.5''
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to kennwa for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Large Turquoise Cabochon2311 - Large Turquoise Cabochon
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Large Turquoise Cabochon, measures 1.5'' x 1.5'', total carat wt. of 50.6
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Hand Beaded Ironwood Hawk by Kills Thunder2312 - Hand Beaded Ironwood Hawk by Kills Thunder
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Hand Beaded Ironwood Hawk by Kills Thunder, measures 9'' x 9'' x 2.5'', Artist Bio: Kathleen Kills Thunder (her legal...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Navajo Liquid Sterling Silver Bear Fetish Choker2313 - Navajo Liquid Sterling Silver Bear Fetish Choker
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Native American Navajo Liquid Sterling Silver Bear Fetish Choker/Necklace, measures 17''L end to end, fetishes measure .5''L
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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5 Pieces of Native American Plains Indian Beadwork2314 - 5 Pieces of Native American Plains Indian Beadwork
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5 Pieces of Native American Plains Indian Beadwork, largest measures 25'' x 2.5''
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to milliecd29 for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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Western Wood Box with Vintage Casino Dice2315 - Western Wood Box with Vintage Casino Dice
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Western Wood Box with Vintage Casino Slot Machine Dice, box has embossed boot and western scene on lid and measures 4''square, contains 19 d...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to Rwenger for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Thai Bronze Meditating Royal Ayutthaya Buddha2316 - Thai Bronze Meditating Royal Ayutthaya Buddha
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Thai Bronze Royal Ayutthaya Meditating Buddha, measures 16''H x 4.5''W x 6''Deep, heavy bronze
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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5 Turquoise Cabochons2317 - 5 Turquoise Cabochons
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5 Turquoise Cabochons, largest measures 1.5'' x 1'' with a total carat wt. of 171.4
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Chinese Carved Nephrite Jade Inkwell2318 - Chinese Carved Nephrite Jade Inkwell
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Chinese Carved Nephrite Jade Inkwell, measures 4'' x 3'' x 1''
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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2009 Hopi Ogre Kachina by Vincent Seckletstewa2319 - 2009 Hopi Ogre Kachina by Vincent Seckletstewa
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2009 Native American Hopi Ogre Kachina by Vincent Seckletstewa, measures 13''H x 4.5''W x 2.25''Deep, embellished with felt,...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Gray Marble Trinket Box2320 - Gray Marble Trinket Box
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Gray Marble Trinket Box, hinged lid, measures 4'' x 3'' x 2''
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Vintage Art Deco Black Marble & Glass Inkwell Set2321 - Vintage Art Deco Black Marble & Glass Inkwell Set
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Vintage Art Deco Black Marble & Glass Inkwell Set, measures 15'' x 10'', includes 2 glass wells with marble tops and one tray, b...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to LuigiG for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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3 Vintage Mexican Straw Pictures2322 - 3 Vintage Mexican Straw Pictures
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3 Vintage Mexican Straw Pictures, largest measures 12'' x 4.5''
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Navajo Harrison Begay Signed Print2323 - Navajo Harrison Begay Signed Print
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Native American Navajo Harrison Begay (1917-2012) Signed Print, visual measures 5.5'' x 6'', signed in pencil, framed, matted, and u...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Hand Beaded Glass & Wicker Decanter, Kills Thunder2324 - Hand Beaded Glass & Wicker Decanter, Kills Thunder
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Hand Beaded Glass & Wicker Decanter by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 18''H x 4''D, beautifully beaded in vibrant colors with bea...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Trail of the Painted Ponies ''Fetish Pony'' #122212325 - Trail of the Painted Ponies ''Fetish Pony'' #12221
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Trail of the Painted Ponies ''Fetish Pony'' #12221, measures 7.5'' x 6'' x 2.5'', embellished with feathers ...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Pueblo2007 for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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