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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Santo Domingo Small Bowl1328 - Santo Domingo Small Bowl
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Small Santo Domingo bowl, unknown artist. 2.25" h x 4" diameter. Flower design. State:New Mexico City:Santo Domingo Date:c.1930's ID#...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to g********1 for (25.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 31.00
 
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Small Buffalo Robe1329 - Small Buffalo Robe
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This robe is approx 66" x 48". Buffalo hide and fur. Above average wear. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. State: C...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to r**********v for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Small Child's Quiver and 7 Arrows1330 - Small Child's Quiver and 7 Arrows
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19th century buffalo quiver in child's size, 19" x 5.25". Small hunting bow 31" long and seven arrows without points 21" t...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Small Fully Beaded Sioux Vest1331 - Small Fully Beaded Sioux Vest
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A stunning small double sided beaded vest on buffalo skin and sinew sewn. c. 1870's. A few beads are missing. .5" tear on right reverse a...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Small Jar w/Lid1332 - Small Jar w/Lid
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Small Jar w/ lid by Gosha (last name unreadable). Lid fits on, but bottom of stopper broken off. 4" h x 3" diameter. State:Arizona/New Mex...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Storyteller by Chris Teller1333 - Storyteller by Chris Teller
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Storyteller by Chris Teller, 3" h x 2.5" w. Mother with long braid with 3 children. Chris began working with clay at the age of 17. She wa...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (110.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 136.40
 
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Storyteller w/ Six Children by Mona Teller1334 - Storyteller w/ Six Children by Mona Teller
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Storyteller w/ six children and a basket of flowers by Mona Teller. 5" x 4" x 5.5". Mona Teller, “Pa-Shawn-Thupa-Wa”, was born to the...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (140.00 + 33.60) x 1 = 173.60
 
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Three Hopi Ladles1335 - Three Hopi Ladles
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1) Hopi Ladle by Garnet Pavatea (1915-1981) Flower Girl. 6.5" x 2.75". Garnet Pavatea was known as Flower Girl and she was a Hopi-Tewa fro...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold to 8*****l for (125.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 155.00
 
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Tohoho O'odham Basket1336 - Tohoho O'odham Basket
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Small Tohono O'odum basket. 6.5" diameter, 1" deep. Willow, w/ devil's claw. State:Arizona City: Date: ID# 35463
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
 
 
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S. Teller Triangular Plate1337 - S. Teller Triangular Plate
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Polychrome triangle plate, terrace cloud plant design. 10.25" w x 1.25' h. Great condition. Plate by S. (Stella) Teller; her pottery is dis...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Turquoise and Silver Concho Belt1338 - Turquoise and Silver Concho Belt
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14 silver rectangular conchos 2" x 2.25". Very pretty sleeping beauty turquoise. No maker mark. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in L...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Turquoise Watch Band Cuff Bracelet.1339 - Turquoise Watch Band Cuff Bracelet.
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Outstanding heavy turquoise watch band cuff bracelet. Navajo pawn, signed "JK". Handcrafted silver-work with highly matrixed turquoise. Wa...
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Estimates : 260.00 - 400.00
Sold to o*******a for (140.00 + 32.20) x 1 = 172.20
 
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Turtle Shell with Shaker1340 - Turtle Shell with Shaker
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15.5" x 6.75" turtle shell with elongated neck and head. Shaker material is inside shell. Possible snapping turtle. State: City: Date: ...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Two Tiles and One Plate1341 - Two Tiles and One Plate
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1) Pictorial Tile by Gwen Setalla. 4.75" x 4.75". Gwen Setalla (“Aas-Ku-Mana” Mustard Juice Girl) is of the Bear Clan and has been an acti...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (200.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 248.00
 
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Vintage Canteen by Arthur and Hilda Coriz1342 - Vintage Canteen by Arthur and Hilda Coriz
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Canteen by Arthur and Hilda Coriz. Arthur and Hilda Coriz were Native American husband and wife potters from Santo Domingo Pueblo. Canteen is 5"...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (250.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 310.00
 
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Vintage Fluted Rim Bowl1343 - Vintage Fluted Rim Bowl
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Vintage Fluted rim bowl, 1.25" h x 4" diameter, unsigned. Flower design with dots, good condition. State:New Mexico City:Isleta Pueblo Dat...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Vintage Hopi Bowl1344 - Vintage Hopi Bowl
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Vintage Hopi bowl, 2" h x 6.5" diameter. Black on white, corn design. inside. Bowl has tiny crack from rim to bottom. State:Arizona City:H...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (375.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 465.00
 
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Vintage Horned Mudhead Kachina1345 - Vintage Horned Mudhead Kachina
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Vintage Horned Mudhead Kachina. 9.25" x 5" x 4". Piece on top of head missing. Cover unknown. Koyemsi, or Mudhead Kachina, is a clown...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (130.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 161.20
 
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Vintage Native American Chaps1346 - Vintage Native American Chaps
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Vintage Native American chaps, buckskin pants. Good condition.32" long. State: City: Date: ID# 48568
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Vintage Navajo Jar1347 - Vintage Navajo Jar
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Vintage Navajo jar, 4" h x 3" diameter. Square shaped rim, polished white on orange. applique rope band, mid body. State:Arizona/New Mexic...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Vintage Owl from Acoma1348 - Vintage Owl from Acoma
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Vintage Owl from Acoma, unsigned. 9.25" h x 7" w x 6.5" d. Older piece, shows wear, smll chips State:New Mexico City:Acoma Pueblo Dat...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to s********r for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Vintage Pitcher1349 - Vintage Pitcher
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Vintage pitcher probably Santo Domingo. Dark Brown. 3.75" h x 3.5" w. State:New Mexico City:Santo Domingo Date:1930's ID# 49411
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Vintage Santo Domingo Pottery Pitcher1350 - Vintage Santo Domingo Pottery Pitcher
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Vintage Santo Domingo pottery pitcher. Flora design is typical of Santo Domingo pottery of this age. 4.75" h x 4." w. Good condition State...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 140.00
Sold to s********r for (35.00 + 8.40) x 1 = 43.40
 
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Vintage Zuni Turquoise Necklace1351 - Vintage Zuni Turquoise Necklace
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Early Zuni petite point squash blossom necklace in frame. Turquoise and silver. Top portion approx 8", bottom approx 3.75". Very nice c...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (750.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 930.00
 
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Lot Withdrawn1352 - Lot Withdrawn
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Lot Withdrawn
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 1.00 - 2.00
 
 
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Watermelon Kachina by Alvin Navasie Sr.1353 - Watermelon Kachina by Alvin Navasie Sr.
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Watermelon Kachina by Alvin Navasie Sr. 14.5"h x 5" w x 4.5" d. Unfortunately the piece has been broken and repaired. Price reflects ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to k*****f for (150.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 186.00
 
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Woodland Beaded Moccasins1354 - Woodland Beaded Moccasins
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Woodland region beaded moccasins. Translucent bead and brown collars. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. State: City: Date: ID#
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (475.00 + 114.00) x 1 = 589.00
 
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Wounaan / Panamanian Basket1355 - Wounaan / Panamanian Basket
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Beautiful design of butterflies, insects and birds. 7" diam x 5.5" deep. The Wounaan Indians of the Darien Rainforest in Panama, are belie...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Yakima Long Fringed Saddle Drape1356 - Yakima Long Fringed Saddle Drape
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8 brass bells, red trade cloth. 32" fringes, top length is 22". c. 1890's to 1910. Normal wear for age. Consigned by The Cowboy Conn...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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Tohono O'Odham Coyote Tracks Basket1357 - Tohono O'Odham Coyote Tracks Basket
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Nice clean design featuring coyote tracks, excellent condition. 15" diam x 3.5" deep. State:Arizona City: Date:1960's ID# 32019
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Estimates : 180.00 - 300.00
Sold to b*******e for (60.00 + 14.40) x 1 = 74.40
 
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Three Turtles1358 - Three Turtles
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Three Turtles: 1) N. Guni, 1983. Laguna Pueblo. 6" x 2.75" x 4" turtle. 2) Dora, Isleta Pueblo, 6" x 2.75" x 4" turtle...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (45.00 + 10.80) x 1 = 55.80
 
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Two Pots by Dine Artist, Elmay1359 - Two Pots by Dine Artist, Elmay
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Two Pots by Dine Artist, Elmay: 1) Seed pot, etched in are two wolves. 2.5" high x 4" diameter. 2) Seed pot with etched goose. 3.25" ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Wide Ruin Weaving by Laurie Todd1360 - Wide Ruin Weaving by Laurie Todd
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Mesa Verde, Wide Ruin weaving by Laurie Todd, 23.5 x 35". Very nice weaving. State:New Mexico City:Mesa Verde Date: ID# 48551
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Hopi Kachina Necklace, Earrings, and Ring1361 - Hopi Kachina Necklace, Earrings, and Ring
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Hopi Kachina necklace, earrings, and ring on silver. Jewelry is signed with "ML and "M". Possibly different artists, although ring a...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to c*****n for (110.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 136.40
 
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Squash Blossom Necklace1362 - Squash Blossom Necklace
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Beautiful squash blossom necklace is all handmade and is very old. The sterling silver has an even rich natural patina. 12 squash blossoms and 8 more
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to e*****r for (375.00 + 78.75) x 1 = 453.75
 
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Vintage Navajo Turquoise Watch Bracelet1363 - Vintage Navajo Turquoise Watch Bracelet
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Turquoise Petit Point watch bracelet. Navajo made, no signature. 5-7/8" inside measurement. Old silver and turquoise in very good condition. St...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Watch and Bolo by Robert Becenti1364 - Watch and Bolo by Robert Becenti
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Hand tooled silver watch band and bolo tie by Robert Becenti, Navajo Jeweler. Both pieces have intricate designs (very similar) in silver and set with
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to o*******a for (130.00 + 29.90) x 1 = 159.90
 
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Hummingbird Kachina by Gil Maldonado1365 - Hummingbird Kachina by Gil Maldonado
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Hummingbird Kachina, 3-5/8" high. Amazing detail, real feathers as wings, hummingbird on head. Gorgeous! State:New Mexico City: Date: ID# 48030
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Estimates : 180.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 38.40) x 1 = 198.40
 
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Two Kachinas1366 - Two Kachinas
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Two Kachinas: 1) "Ahote" by Wayne Poleahla, Hopi, 9". 2) White Bear Dancer by A. Smith, 7". State:Arizona City: Date: ID# 48026
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to N*********h for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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New Mexico Pottery1367 - New Mexico Pottery
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New Mexico Pottery: 1) Larger pot by MS from Acoma Pueblo. Etched pot, bear image, 3.5" high x 4" diameter. 2) B. Conejo, small seed pot. ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (120.00 + 28.80) x 1 = 148.80
 
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Mexican Weaving/Rug1368 - Mexican Weaving/Rug
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Mexican, Yucatan weaving / rug, 66" x 28.5". Image of Mayan god. Yellow, orange, ochre, gray, black with white fringe. Very good conditio...
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Start Price : 85.00 | Estimates : 170.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Vintage Necklace and Ring by Black Star1369 - Vintage Necklace and Ring by Black Star
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Vintage signed Native American Navajo Kachina necklace--21". Sterling silver handmade decorative chain turquoise figural pendant (3" x 3.5...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to l*********q for (250.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 302.50
 
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"Tail Feathers" by Robert Koeppler1370 - "Tail Feathers" by Robert Koeppler
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"Tail Feathers" handcrafted by R. K. (Robert Koeppler), 'The Ringworm'. Sterling silver necklace on silver chain. Image of an Indi...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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