2017 Cowboy Con Auction

Auction Details

Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC will conduct a 390-lot auction of Western Americana on Sunday, August 6th, starting at 12 high noon Pacific time, in the firm’s gallery at 3555 Airway Drive (Suite 309) in Reno. The event will be simulcast at the first-ever Cowboy-Con Convention, slated for Aug. 4-6 at the nearby Reno/Sparks Convention Center.

“This auction will include everything the novice or advanced collector needs, to outfit his or her cowboy dreams,” said Fred Holabird of Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC. “We’ve got saddles, guns, Native American art and artifacts, and items relating to Pawnee Bill, including his wooden trunk, his Winchester model 94 rifle, a framed autograph and a profile photograph.”
SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping and Handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing, based on the size and weight of your purchase. All shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. If additional shipping and handling costs are required, the buyer will be reinvoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and...
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Hand Painted Pot by Pecos Rose1278 - Hand Painted Pot by Pecos Rose
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Hand Painted Pot by Pecos Rose. This is not a hand made pot, but the painting is hand done. 8.75" h x 11" diameter. Eagle dancers depicted...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Hono, Clown by L. Jim1279 - Hono, Clown by L. Jim
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Hono, Clown by L. Jim. 11.5" h x 6" w x 6.5" d. Fabulous clown kachina with red cowboy boots. One finger partly missing. State:Arizon...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Hopi Jar by Fawn (Eunice Navasie)1280 - Hopi Jar by Fawn (Eunice Navasie)
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Jar by Eunice Navasie (Fawn, 1920-1992), Hopi Pueblo. 7.5" h x 8" diameter. This jar is slipped in white clay, as is traditional with the ...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Hopi Kachina Adrian Poleahla1281 - Hopi Kachina Adrian Poleahla
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Hopi Kachina by Adrian Poleahla, Old Oraibi, a Hopi village in Navajo County, Arizona. This is an unusual kachina, a masked caricature of a mouse hold
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to k*****f for (550.00 + 132.00) x 1 = 682.00
 
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Horse Design on Bowl1282 - Horse Design on Bowl
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Enameled horse design on Bowl by Glen LaFontaine. 9.75" diameter. State:New Mexico City:Jemez Pueblo Date: ID# 49370
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Indian Beaded Boots with Fur1283 - Indian Beaded Boots with Fur
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Fabric lined small boots with white rabbit fur,. Burgundy colored and green fabric on the uppers. Red, green,white and copper colored beads. Possibly
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to C********r.. for (80.00 + 19.20) x 1 = 99.20
 
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Indian Horse Decorations1284 - Indian Horse Decorations
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Two 14 inch long leather thongs with brass decorations. State: City: Date: ID# 49528
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Indian w/ Shield Oil Painting by J Annis1285 - Indian w/ Shield Oil Painting by J Annis
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"Indian w/ Shield" by J. Annis. Oil painting, 24" x 18", framed 28.5" x 22.5". State: City: Date: ID# 49738
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Iron Eyes Cody Collection1286 - Iron Eyes Cody Collection
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Nice Iron Eyes Cody collection which includes dark wood pipe stem 18.5" long and carved red bowl 6.5" long, c. 1870's medicine pouch w...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 8*****l for (500.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 620.00
 
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Isleta Jar1287 - Isleta Jar
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Vintage Isleta polychrome jar, 4.5" h x 5.5" diameter. Leaf design with striped bands. Condition is very good with normal age wear, no cra...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Jar w/ Birds by Sofia Medina1288 - Jar w/ Birds by Sofia Medina
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Jar w/ birds by Sofia Medina. 8" h x 9" diameter. Sofia Pino Medina (1932 - 2010). Jar is in excellent condition. Pino married into the Me...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to f*********t for (225.00 + 54.00) x 1 = 279.00
 
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Jicarilla Apache Double Sided Bag1289 - Jicarilla Apache Double Sided Bag
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Double sided with 2 different designs and with fringes. c. 1880-1890's. 12" x 5.75". Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingst...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (375.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 465.00
 
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Kachina Mana by Dean Poleahla1290 - Kachina Mana by Dean Poleahla
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Kachina Mana by Dean Poleahla. 8.5" x 2.25" x 2.25". Nicely carved, more modern style. State:Arizona City:Hopi Date:1993 ID# 49361
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Kingman Turquoise Sterling Bracelet1291 - Kingman Turquoise Sterling Bracelet
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2.5" x 3". 56 turquoise stones on sterling silver. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. State: City: Date: ID# 49252
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to c*****n for (375.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 465.00
 
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Kiowa Cradle1292 - Kiowa Cradle
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c. 1890-1910. Boards are new. Black cloth with multiple bead colors. Brass tacs on boards. 8" x 16". Consigned by The Cowboy Connecti...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Koshare by Loren David1293 - Koshare by Loren David
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Koshare (clown) by Loren David. Two figures, father reading "The Cat In the Hat" to son. 6.75" x 4" x 4.25'. Loren is the so...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (375.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 465.00
 
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Large Jar by Ray Duck1294 - Large Jar by Ray Duck
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Large jar by Ray D. Garcia (a.k.a. Ray Duck). 7.25" x 9" diameter, rim has cut out design, abstract geometric painting. Ray was born in Al...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Leather and Navajo Rug Chair1295 - Leather and Navajo Rug Chair
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Leather and Navajo rug chair. Nice comfortable brown leather detailed with vintage Navajo Ganado rug pieces. Gorgeous piece of furniture--a must have
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to t******f for (1,000.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,240.00
 
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Micaceous Bowl by Dominquita Naranjo1296 - Micaceous Bowl by Dominquita Naranjo
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Micaceous bowl signed by Dominguita Naranjo. 3" x 7.25" diameter. Dominquita (Sisneros) Naranjo is the daughter of famous potter Tomasita ...
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Estimates : 130.00 - 250.00
Sold to f*********t for (55.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 68.20
 
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Montana Cree Cloth Tobacco Bag1297 - Montana Cree Cloth Tobacco Bag
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c. 1880's black cloth and beaded tobacco bag. 2 different bead designs, front and rear. Long fringes. 6.5" x 18.5 inches. Multiple moth...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to f******h for (475.00 + 114.00) x 1 = 589.00
 
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Mudhead figure by Chris Teller1298 - Mudhead figure by Chris Teller
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Mudhead figure by Chris Teller, 3.25" h x 2" w. Polychrome figure of mudhead, with turquoise necklace, holding plate of food. State:New M...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (75.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 93.00
 
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Native American Beaded Deerskin Shirt1299 - Native American Beaded Deerskin Shirt
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Native American beaded deerskin shirt. Almost new, probably made for Pow Wow dances. Men's size. Beautifully made and beaded with small fur hide...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Native American Buckskin Beaded Fringe Jacket1300 - Native American Buckskin Beaded Fringe Jacket
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Vintage 30's Antique Native American buckskin beaded fringe jacket buckskin floral Indian - Well worn, large men's size. State: City: Date: ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to C********r.. for (275.00 + 66.00) x 1 = 341.00
 
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Navajo Belt with 9 Large Silver Conchos1301 - Navajo Belt with 9 Large Silver Conchos
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9 large(2.75" x 3.75") 1st phase style Navajo silver conchos on a leather belt. H. S. B. Navajo stamped on the rear of conchos. Very nic...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Navajo Horsehair Cinch1302 - Navajo Horsehair Cinch
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Navajo horsehair cinch with leather end sections and metal rings. Red and black designs woven into the material. 5" x 28.25". Consigned ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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North Cheyenne Woman's Pipe Bag and Pipe1303 - North Cheyenne Woman's Pipe Bag and Pipe
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Wooden stem is 15.5" long and carved bowl is 2.5" long. The bag and fringes are 1" long. 19th century. Consigned by The Cowboy C...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to g*****7 for (800.00 + 192.00) x 1 = 992.00
 
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Northern Cheyenne Strike a Lite Bag1304 - Northern Cheyenne Strike a Lite Bag
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Sioux, South Dakota, 5.5" x 3". Mostly green and white beads. Tin cones and sinew sown. Missing about 15 cones. Very well made. c. 18...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 9*****L for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Olla from Laguna Pueblo1305 - Olla from Laguna Pueblo
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Olla from Laguna Pueblo. Design is Kiva step and arch. Unsigned, 6.25" h x 7.5" diameter. Pot has been used, shows wear. The youngest of t...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to 2*********k for (300.00 + 63.00) x 1 = 363.00
 
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One Print by Claudessa, Five Prints by Tigero1306 - One Print by Claudessa, Five Prints by Tigero
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Print of Native American baskets by Claudessa, 23.3" x 33.5" in basket weave frame. Five small framed prints of Native American subjects b...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Ornate Crow Rifle Scabbard (c. 1870s-1880s)1307 - Ornate Crow Rifle Scabbard (c. 1870s-1880s)
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43" long skin Crow rifle pouch with additional skin fringes on the top and bottom. Multi colored beads. Normal wear for age. c. 1870's to...
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Start Price : 7,000.00 | Estimates : 14,000.00 - 18,000.00
 
 
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Owl Kachina by I. Tom1308 - Owl Kachina by I. Tom
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Owl Kachina by I. Tom. 14" h x 7" w x 5" d. Navajo style kachna, very nicely done. State:Arizona/New Mexico City: Date: ID# 49763
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 186.00
 
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Painted Navajo Yei Pot by Irene & Kenneth White1309 - Painted Navajo Yei Pot by Irene & Kenneth White
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Painted Yei Pot by Irene & Kenneth White. 3" h x 3.5" diameter. Kenneth & Irene are a husband and wife team who live on the Northe...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to i********u.. for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Pair Boots, Santo Domingo1310 - Pair Boots, Santo Domingo
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Pair Boots, Santo Domingo, unsigned. 4.25" h x 5" w each. Bird with triangle, cloud design. State:New Mexico City:Santo Domingo Pueblo Dat...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to T********r.. for (65.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 80.60
 
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Photo of Captain George Sword1311 - Photo of Captain George Sword
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Sword was a captain of police and organized the first company of mounted Indian police in 1879. Photo is 4.25" x 6.5" and is likely a D....
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (475.00 + 114.00) x 1 = 589.00
 
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Clay Pitcher by G. C.1312 - Clay Pitcher by G. C.
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Pitcher by G. C., decorative spout and two handles. Kiva, corn designs. made with part micaceous clay. 7" x 7.5" diameter. State:New Mexi...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Plains Ceremonial Moccasins1313 - Plains Ceremonial Moccasins
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Ceremonial and beautiful, beaded on the bottoms and tops. Green, white, red and blue beads. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. St
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to D*******7 for (650.00 + 156.00) x 1 = 806.00
 
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c. 1870s Plains Hunting Jacket1314 - c. 1870s Plains Hunting Jacket
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c. 1870's. Plains hunting jacket. Multi colored pony beads on collar, shoulder and vertically on the middle front. Nice condition. Consigned ...
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Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 8,000.00 - 12,000.00
 
 
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Plateau Bead Moccasins1315 - Plateau Bead Moccasins
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Rare bead pattern on these 18th century moccasins. Sinew sown, mostly white and red beads. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. Sta
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9*****L for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Quilled and Beaded Sioux Moccasins1316 - Quilled and Beaded Sioux Moccasins
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Red colored quills and multiple bead colors. 19th century. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. State: City: Date: ID# 49804
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to M********y for (300.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 372.00
 
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Rare Klinket Carved Wood Pipe1317 - Rare Klinket Carved Wood Pipe
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Carved Northwest pipe bowl with carved effigy. Rare and in nice condition. 2.5" x 6.25". Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Living...
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Start Price : 2,250.00 | Estimates : 4,500.00 - 8,500.00
 
 
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Rare Modoc Bow1318 - Rare Modoc Bow
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Rare Modoc Orange Sage bow. 47.5" long. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. State: City: Date: ID# 49851
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to r**********v for (130.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 149.50
 
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Robert Tenorio Jar1319 - Robert Tenorio Jar
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Robert Tenorio jar. Cloud band, bird and flower design.5" x 8.5" diameter. State:New Mexico City:Santo Domingo Pueblo Date:1985 ID# 49424
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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San Juan Bowl1320 - San Juan Bowl
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San Juan Bowl, unsigned. Design--headdress with kiva and clouds and lightning. 2" x 7.75". State:New Mexico City:San Juan Pueblo Date: ID...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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San Juan Pueblo Pot1321 - San Juan Pueblo Pot
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San Juan Pueblo Pot, 4.5"h x 7.5" diameter. Polychrome white, red on tan, bird design. Unsigned. Ohkay Owingeh was previously known as San...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Santee Sioux Beaded Pants1322 - Santee Sioux Beaded Pants
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c. 19th century. Dark blue and yellow dot full cloth lining. Sioux. Beaded design on front of legs. Approx 17" long, child sized. Consigned...
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Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (650.00 + 156.00) x 1 = 806.00
 
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Shoshone Scabbard with Bone Handle Knife1323 - Shoshone Scabbard with Bone Handle Knife
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Coreal, green and dark blue beads on buffalo, sinew. sewn. Knife blade has an etched pattern on both sides. Bone handle attached by 2 rivet like pi
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to g*****7 for (1,450.00 + 348.00) x 1 = 1,798.00
 
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Silver Butterfly and Round Concho Belt1324 - Silver Butterfly and Round Concho Belt
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Sterling silver buckle and conchos. Maker mark is GT. 11 butterfly and oval conchos with turquoise inlays. Buckle has 4 turquoise inlays and measur
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Silver Butterfly and Round Conchos Belt1325 - Silver Butterfly and Round Conchos Belt
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19 sterling silver conchos, butterfly and oval shaped. Sterling silver buckle 2" x 2.5". Maker mark is "JE". Consigned by Th...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Sioux or Lakota Painted Parfleche Box1326 - Sioux or Lakota Painted Parfleche Box
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Sioux or Lakota Painted Parfleche Box. These boxes were fundamental to a Plains way of life. This box is in very good condition with original ties. 8.
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Small Beaded Mocassins1327 - Small Beaded Mocassins
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Dark hide with blue, red white and amber colored beads. Tribe is unknown. 8.5" long. State: City: Date: ID# 49902
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to d***8 for (200.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 248.00
 
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