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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Desert Brand Canvas Camping Water Bag2326 - Desert Brand Canvas Camping Water Bag
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Desert Brand Canvas Camping Water Bag, measures 14'' x 12'', made of flax duck from Scotland
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
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North American Indians by Philip Kopper2327 - North American Indians by Philip Kopper
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The Smithsonian Book of North American Indians Before the Coming of the Europeans by Philip Kopper, c. 1986 Smithsonian Books Washington D.C., comes i
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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13 Assorted Turquoise Cabochons2328 - 13 Assorted Turquoise Cabochons
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13 Assorted Turquoise Cabochons, largest measures 1.25'' x 1'' with a total carat wt. of 205.4
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Vintage Santo Domingo Shell Heishi Bead Necklace2329 - Vintage Santo Domingo Shell Heishi Bead Necklace
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Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Shell Heishi Bead Necklace, measures 18''L end to end, longest shell tab bead measures 1''
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Vintage Hopi Pottery Jar by Susie Youvella2330 - Vintage Hopi Pottery Jar by Susie Youvella
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Vintage Native American Hopi Pottery Jar by Susie Youvella, measures 5'' x 4.5'' and is signed on the bottom, FYI: ''Susie M...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to agedart1 for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Vintage Cowboy Leather Cuffs2331 - Vintage Cowboy Leather Cuffs
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Vintage Cowboy Leather Cuffs, measure 13''D x 7''L, hand tooled embellishments
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
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2 Hopi Hand Painted Gourd Rattles2332 - 2 Hopi Hand Painted Gourd Rattles
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2 Native American Hopi Hand Painted Gourd Rattles, wood handles, largest measures 9'' x 4'', feather loss on the brown one, paint lo...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
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Navajo Sterling Turquoise Coral Ring, Size 72333 - Navajo Sterling Turquoise Coral Ring, Size 7
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Vintage Native American Navajo Sterling Turquoise Coral Ring, Size 7, measures 1.5''L x .75''W, the initials LD are engraved on the ...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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2 Vintage Native American Eskimo Dolls2334 - 2 Vintage Native American Eskimo Dolls
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2 Vintage Native American Eskimo Dolls, includes: 1. Alaskan Eskimo Doll, measures 5.5'' x 7.5'' x 8.5'', hooded hide shirt...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold to blueeulb for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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8 Mexican Talavera Pottery Plates2335 - 8 Mexican Talavera Pottery Plates
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8 Mexican Talavera Pottery Plates, measures 6''D, marked on the bottom ''Hecho En Mexico Talavera Ulises''
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Jsavarese for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Early Native American Isleta Pottery Bowl2336 - Early Native American Isleta Pottery Bowl
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Antique/Vintage Native American Isleta Polychrome Pottery Bowl, ca. 1920-1930, measures 3'' x 1.5''H
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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2 Hand Crafted Wood Puzzle Boxes2337 - 2 Hand Crafted Wood Puzzle Boxes
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2 Hand Crafted Wood Puzzle Boxes, largest measures 8.5'' x 3.5'', the smaller one is marked on the bottom ''Hand Crafted Nat...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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1984 Los Angeles Olympics Tokens2339 - 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Tokens
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1984 Los Angeles Olympics Tokens, comes in original case measuring 11'' x 7.5'', tokens measure 1.25''D
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Cohiba Cigar Box Purse & Natural Spirit Wood Shelf2342 - Cohiba Cigar Box Purse & Natural Spirit Wood Shelf
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Cohiba Wood Cigar Box Purse & Natural American Spirit Wood Counter Display Shelf, shelf measures 12.5'' x 9'' x 6'' x 5&...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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5 Orthoceras Fossil Trays2343 - 5 Orthoceras Fossil Trays
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5 Orthoceras Fossil Trays, largest measures 6.5'' x 4.5''
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
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Mexican Oaxacan Cactus Alebrije, Feliano Santiago2345 - Mexican Oaxacan Cactus Alebrije, Feliano Santiago
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Mexican Oaxacan Cactus Alebrije by Feliano Santiago, measures 11'' x 9'' x 7'', missing 2 flower petals, beautiful vibrant c...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Hand Beaded Treasure Necklace by Kills Thunder2346 - Hand Beaded Treasure Necklace by Kills Thunder
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Hand Beaded Treasure Necklace designed and beaded by Kathy Kills Thunder, 3 strand, measures 32''L end to end, feathers, turquoise, carved b...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Antique Edward H. Kemp Lantern Slide2347 - Antique Edward H. Kemp Lantern Slide
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Antique Edward H. Kemp Lantern Slide, label on slide reads ''Meeting of the races to end of Santa Fe Trail: back by the U.S. Flag'' ...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
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Vintage Railroad Conductor's Money Changer2348 - Vintage Railroad Conductor's Money Changer
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Vintage McGill High Speed Railroad Conductor's Money Changer, measures 6.5'' x 5.5'', marked, patented in 1916, 1916, 1921, has ...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to agedart1 for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Indonesian Carved Chinaberry Wood Burl Statue2349 - Indonesian Carved Chinaberry Wood Burl Statue
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Indonesian Carved Chinaberry Wood Burl Mushroom Statue, measures 8.5'' x 8.5''
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Estimates : 45.00 - 50.00
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Minolta Maxxum HTsi Plus 35mm Camera & Accessories2351 - Minolta Maxxum HTsi Plus 35mm Camera & Accessories
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Minolta Maxxum HTsi Plus 35mm Camera & Accessories, missing battery compartment cover, compartment is clean, has 2 lenses--a Minolta AF Zoom 28-...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
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Native American Hide and Wood Drum with Beater2353 - Native American Hide and Wood Drum with Beater
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Native American Cochiti Hide and Wood Drum with Beater by Bill Martin, drum measures 5'' x 4.5'', signed on side of drum
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
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Vintage Glass Nativity Set2354 - Vintage Glass Nativity Set
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Vintage Glass Nativity Set, largest piece measures 4'' x 1.5'', includes baby Jesus, 3 Wise Men, Mary, and Joseph
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
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Tex Tan of Yoakum Texas Brahma Brand Leather Pouch2355 - Tex Tan of Yoakum Texas Brahma Brand Leather Pouch
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Tex Tan of Yoakum Texas Brahma Brand Leather Pouch, hand painted leaf embellishments, leather strap, measures 7'' x 6'', stamped wit...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
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Native American Sioux Leather Doll2356 - Native American Sioux Leather Doll
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Vintage Native American Sioux Leather Doll, measures 9'' x 16.5'', braided yarn hair
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Native American Seminole Doll2357 - Native American Seminole Doll
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Vintage Native American Seminole Doll, measures 9''H, from The Seminole Indian Village in Florida, embellished with beads and palmetto fiber...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Hopi Gourd Badger Rattle by Doran Dalton2358 - Hopi Gourd Badger Rattle by Doran Dalton
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Native American Hopi Gourd Badger Rattle by Doran Dalton, measures 9'' x 5'' x 3.5'', wood handle, signed
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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4 Vintage Mexican Talavera Plates2359 - 4 Vintage Mexican Talavera Plates
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4 Vintage Mexican Talavera Plates, measures 11''D, marked on the bottom ''Mexico Onofre.'', hand painted sunflower designs, ...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Red Coral & White Agate Pendant Necklace2362 - Red Coral & White Agate Pendant Necklace
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Red Coral & White Agate Pendant Necklace designed and beaded by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 25''L end to end, 3 strands of coral beads...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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3 Route 66 Copper Bracelets2363 - 3 Route 66 Copper Bracelets
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3 Route 66 Copper Bracelets, largest has an inside measurement of 8'' which includes the opening x .5''W, the stamped cuff is marked...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to cavalrycol.. for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Vintage Route 66 Snake Dancer Bolo Tie2366 - Vintage Route 66 Snake Dancer Bolo Tie
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Vintage Route 66 Snake Dancer Bolo Tie, slide measures 4'' x 2'', one of the pieces of turquoise on his headdress is chipped off, an...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Native American Jemez Pottery Jar by Cajero2369 - Native American Jemez Pottery Jar by Cajero
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Vintage Native American Jemez Pottery Jar by Cajero, measures 6.5'' x 5'' and is signed on the bottom, some pitting and scratches
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Native American Hopi Pottery Jar by V. Naha2373 - Native American Hopi Pottery Jar by V. Naha
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Native American Hopi Pottery Jar by V. Naha of Polacca, Arizona, measures 2.5'' x 2.5'' and is signed on the bottom, Sikyatki design...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to Coloskier for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Multi-Stone Treasure Necklace, Kathy Kills Thunder2374 - Multi-Stone Treasure Necklace, Kathy Kills Thunder
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Multi-Stone Treasure Necklace designed and beaded by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 30''L end to end, 3 strand, features turquoise, mother of...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Riders of the Silver Screen Collectors Cards Album2375 - Riders of the Silver Screen Collectors Cards Album
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Riders of the Silver Screen Poster Art & Bio's Special Edition Collectors Cards Series 1 Album, measures 11.5'' x 10.5'', in...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Pair of Native American Beaded Hair Ties2377 - Pair of Native American Beaded Hair Ties
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Pair of Vintage Native American Beaded Hair Ties, beaded on leather, fringed and embellished with shells, measure 13'' x 3'' which i...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Red Tony Lama Diamond Leathers Suede Jacket2378 - Red Tony Lama Diamond Leathers Suede Jacket
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Red Tony Lama Diamond Leathers Suede Jacket, Size 8, embellished with silvertone buttons, has original tag on it
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to 1288oak for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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Vintage Native American Acoma Pottery Shallow Bowl2379 - Vintage Native American Acoma Pottery Shallow Bowl
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Vintage Native American Acoma Pottery Shallow Bowl, measures 4.5'' x 1'', smeared ink stain on the bottom
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Belt Buckles and Tips2382 - Belt Buckles and Tips
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Belt Buckles and Tips, includes: 1. Mexican Sterling Silver Buckle and Keeper, buckle measures 1.25'' x 1.25'' 2. Navajo Sterling...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Large Vintage Chip Inlay Cross Pendant Necklace2383 - Large Vintage Chip Inlay Cross Pendant Necklace
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Large Vintage Chip Inlay Turquoise and Coral Cross Pendant Necklace, beautiful Italian sterling silver chain measures 18''L end to end and c...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to ThomasNewton for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Vintage Santa Clara Pottery Jar by C. Naranjo2384 - Vintage Santa Clara Pottery Jar by C. Naranjo
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Vintage Native American Santa Clara Pottery Jar by Celestina Naranjo (1912-1999), signed on the bottom and measures 2.5'' x 2'', nic...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Red Agate Bead Necklace by Kathy Kills Thunder2385 - Red Agate Bead Necklace by Kathy Kills Thunder
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Red Agate Bead Necklace by Kathy Kills Thunder, measures 25''L end to end, irridescent faceted bead accents, stunning colors, Artist Bio: Ka...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to barebackja.. for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Native American Navajo Etched Pottery Jar2386 - Native American Navajo Etched Pottery Jar
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Native American Navajo Etched Pottery Jar, measures 4'' x 3.5'' and has artist's initials on the bottom ''Ab''
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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3 Native American Northwest Coast Collectibles2387 - 3 Native American Northwest Coast Collectibles
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3 Native American Northwest Coast Antique/Vintage Collectibles, includes: 1. Vintage Cylindrical Basket, measures 4.5'' x 4'' 2. Ant...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
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Antique Single Tree Hitch Bar2388 - Antique Single Tree Hitch Bar
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Antique Single Tree Hitch Bar, measures 32''L x 6''W
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to Rwenger for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Native American Hopi Gourd Rattle2389 - Native American Hopi Gourd Rattle
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Native American Hopi Gourd Rattle, measures 12'' x 4.5'', embellished with feathers and string, beautifully hand painted
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Mr. Christmas Electronic Music Box2391 - Mr. Christmas Electronic Music Box
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Mr. Christmas Electronic Music Box, measures 9.5'' x 8'' x 4.5''. lacquered finish, comes with power supply and volume control
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Vintage Paymaster Check Writing System2392 - Vintage Paymaster Check Writing System
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Vintage Paymaster Check Writing System, measures 10'' x 11'', Series 8000, Price $394.50, The Paymaster Corp. Chicago, Illinois, Pat...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to agedart1 for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Native American Santa Clara Matte on Black Pottery2393 - Native American Santa Clara Matte on Black Pottery
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Native American Santa Clara Matte on Black Pottery, measures 4.5'' x 2.5'', square rim
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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Cochiti Pueblo Pottery Lizard by M. Arquero2394 - Cochiti Pueblo Pottery Lizard by M. Arquero
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Native American Cochiti Pueblo Pottery Lizard by Martha Arquero, measures 5.5''L x 3''W x 1.25''H and is signed on the bottom
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
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