Western Americana Auction April 2022

Auction Details

Day 1 - Thursday, April 21
Lots 1000-1597

Art (1000-1097)
Native Americana (1098-1163)
Philatelic (1301-1597)
First Day Covers (1301-1352)
Postcards (1353-1525)
Stamps (1526-1597)

Day 2 - Friday, April 22
Lots 2000-2637

Jewelry (2000-2017)
Attire (2018-2041)
Miscellaneous Collectibles (2042-2114)
Bottles (2115-2119)
Toys (2120-2130)
Circus (2131-2135)
Gaming (2136-2147)
Liquor (2148-2167)
Tobacciana (2168-2179)
Menus (2180-2195)
Entertainment Industry (2196-2224)
Sports (2225-2258)
Calendars (2259-2266)
Advertisement (2267-2333)
Autographs (2334-2336)
Photography (2337-2387)
Maps (2388-2419)
Transportation (2420-2457)
Military (2458-2494)
Firearms & Weapons (2495-2502)
General Americana Geographically Sorted (2503-2637)


Day 3 – Saturday, April 23
Lots 3000-3628

Mining (3000-3116)
Fossils (3117-3131)
Minerals (3132-3271)
Numismatics (3272-3439)
Bullion (3272-3280)
Ingots (3281-3287)
Coins (3288-3301)
Currency (3302-3310)
Dies (3311-3335)
Ephemera (3336-3349)
Foreign (3350-3377)
Medals & Exonumia (3378-3439)
Tokens (3440-3628)


Day 4 – Sunday, April 24
Lots 4000-4618

Stocks & Bonds (4000-4229)
Misc (4000-4013)
Mining (4014-4173)
Railroad (4174-4189)
Other (4190-4229)
Bargains & Dealer Lots (4230-4618)
Advertising (4255-4276) 197
Tobacciana (4277-4280)
3D Collectibles (4281-4315)
Toys & Model Railroading (4316-4327)
Photography (4328-4341)
Postcards (4342-4385)
Philatelic (4386-4491)
Stamps (4492-4524)
Stocks (4525-4534)
Maps (4535-4542)
General Americana (4548-4618)

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A Tin, Tools and Button Grab Bag  [147465]3100 - A Tin, Tools and Button Grab Bag [147465]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rusty Justrite tin, round 7A copper tag, jackhammer charm, HNH white metal hammer emblem, draftsman's rule in metal tube, AOUW medal, Stacker Re...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Assay Group  [147326]3101 - Assay Group [147326]
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Group of four pieces of assay materials including the following: A) A Manual of Quantitative Chemical Analysis for the Use of Students by Frederick A.
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Estimate : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to p********1 for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Assay Office Charges Ledger  [145566]3102 - Assay Office Charges Ledger [145566]
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Ledger book stamped O. Seymour & Co., New York 1866 with accounting of U.S. Assay Office charges incurred by Isett, Kerr & Co. Only a few pa...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Hydraulic Mining Ephemera  [147240]3103 - Hydraulic Mining Ephemera [147240]
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Six framed pieces of ephemera and one unframed photograph related to hydraulic mining. A) Hydraulic mining photograph that is unframed. The caption w
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Hydraulic Mining Photographs  [147241]3104 - Hydraulic Mining Photographs [147241]
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Three framed photographs of hydraulic mining operations from around 1905. A) Photograph of a monitor spraying water across a dry area. There are some
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Hydraulic Mining Photographs  [147248]3105 - Hydraulic Mining Photographs [147248]
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Four framed reproduction photographs of hydraulic mining operations, probably in the North Bloomfield and Malakoff Mine in California. These are repri
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Hydraulic Mining Photographs  [147253]3106 - Hydraulic Mining Photographs [147253]
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Two original mounted photographs of hydraulic mining operations, most likely somewhere in California. Both photographs show groups of miners surroundi
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******n for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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Hydraulic Mining Photos and Broadside  [147029]3107 - Hydraulic Mining Photos and Broadside [147029]
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Collection of three reprint photographs and one broadside related to hydraulic mining. All three photographs depict hydraulic mining operations, most
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to a****a for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Hydraulic Mining Reprint Photos  [147028]3108 - Hydraulic Mining Reprint Photos [147028]
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Four reprint photographs of hydraulic mining operations in the areas of Gold Run, Dutch Flat, and Auburn Ravine. All of these areas are around Placer
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Miners and Mines Photos  [147843]3109 - Miners and Mines Photos [147843]
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8 Unidentified photos of miners and mines. Drilling contest at Columbia Gardens, mine entrance, underground miners. Sizes from about 3.5x3.5" t...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Mining Belt Buckle Collection  [147045]3110 - Mining Belt Buckle Collection [147045]
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Lot of seven belt buckles with a Western mining theme. Homestake McLaughlin Mine; Grass Valley; Ames Tools; miner and burro in colorful enamel, made b
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6*******d for (45.00 + 11.25) = 56.25
 
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Mining Photograph Group  [147005]3111 - Mining Photograph Group [147005]
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Group of framed and unframed photographs of mines, most are unidentified. A) Wooden frame with four photographs of a group of unidentified miners, th
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Mining Postcard Collection  [146470]3112 - Mining Postcard Collection [146470]
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Lot of over 30 vintage real photo postcards featuring mining and miners. Mostly coal mining, but also Hibbing Minnesota, Michigan and Hecla Mine. C
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6*******d for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Mining Trade Card Group  [144696]3113 - Mining Trade Card Group [144696]
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Lot of 9, most different. Fantastic graphics! Included: Arbuckle Bros. coffee (dupe cards advertising Nevada, plus diff. for California); Jersey Coffe
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Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to 6****A for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Miscellaneous Mining Postcards & Ephemera  [144711]3114 - Miscellaneous Mining Postcards & Ephemera [144711]
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Lot of 11. 1) Eight different postcards, including colorful foreign card showing kids in ore cart; hydraulic mining cards for Medford, Quesnel, Idaho,
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6*******d for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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Two Mining and Assay Books  [147958]3115 - Two Mining and Assay Books [147958]
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Two books related to mining and assaying. A) The ABC of Mining: A Handbook for Prospectors by Charles A. Bramble. Published by Rand, McNally & C...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b**********n for (550.00 + 137.50) = 687.50
 
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US Patent Certs for Mining Processes - 2  [147798]3116 - US Patent Certs for Mining Processes - 2 [147798]
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Two US Patent Certificates granted to Leroy E. Sowers & Preston S. Phillips, for Processes of Separating Manganese Dioxide from ore containing t...
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Estimate : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to 6*******d for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Ammonite Fossil Group - 37  [147886]3117 - Ammonite Fossil Group - 37 [147886]
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6 cut and polished ammonite halves to visualize chambers, on cards, 1.5 x 1.25 x 0.25" to 1.25 x 1.0 x 0.25"; 1 entire with label ident...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to d*******f for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Ammonite Fossils - 10  [147882]3118 - Ammonite Fossils - 10 [147882]
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10 ammonite and nautilus fossils from China, some natural, others polished, sizes from 3.25 x 3.0 x 0.75" to 2.5 x 2.0 x 0.5". See photo ...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to M********9 for (45.00 + 11.25) = 56.25
 
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Ammonite Fossils - 8  [147964]3119 - Ammonite Fossils - 8 [147964]
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8 ammonite and nautilus fossils from China, some natural, others cut and polished, sizes from 2 x 2 x 1/2" to 6.75 x 6 x 1". See photo fo...
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Estimate : 220.00 - 330.00
Sold to M********9 for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Brachiopod Fossil Group - 14  [147883]3120 - Brachiopod Fossil Group - 14 [147883]
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Entire individual brachiopods, extracted from matrix, most partly polished, probably of genus Stringocephalis from Devonian period, perhaps from Guang
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Estimate : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold to a********i.. for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Crinoid Fossil Set of 5 on Matrix  [147888]3121 - Crinoid Fossil Set of 5 on Matrix [147888]
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Plates of dark gray silty limestone with crinoid impressions including several with branching crown: largest 12.0 x 7.0 x 0.75", others to 5.5 ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Drepanura Trilobite Fossil Group - 21 Plates  [147881]3122 - Drepanura Trilobite Fossil Group - 21 Plates [147881]
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Drepanura trilobite fossil fragments and hash, on trimmed plates of siltstone ranging from 5.0 x 3.5 x 0.75" to 2.0 x 1.5 x 0.7". Some of...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Drepanura Trilobite Fossils, Shandong Province  [147880]3123 - Drepanura Trilobite Fossils, Shandong Province [147880]
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21 small slabs of Drepanura trilobite fossils from Shandong province, China, 3.25 x 2.5 x 0.5" to 2.5 x 1.75 x 0.5". This species has a s...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Drepanura Trilobite Fossils, Shandong Province  [147891]3124 - Drepanura Trilobite Fossils, Shandong Province [147891]
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18 small slabs of Drepanura trilobite fossils from Shandong province, China, 3.0 x 2.5 x 0.75" to 2.5 x 2.0 x 0.5". This species has a so...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Drepanura Trilobite Fossils, Shandong Province  [147892]3125 - Drepanura Trilobite Fossils, Shandong Province [147892]
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7 slabs of Drepanura trilobite fossils from Shandong province, China, 7.0 x 7.0 x 1.0" to 5.75 x 2.75 x 0.5". This species has a soft bod...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Drepanura Trilobite Fossils, Shandong Province  [147893]3126 - Drepanura Trilobite Fossils, Shandong Province [147893]
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11 slabs of Drepanura trilobite fossils from Shandong province, China, 7.5 x 6.0 x 0.5" to 6.0 x 3.0 x 0.5". This species has a soft body...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Drepanura Trilobite Group on Matrix - 18  [147884]3127 - Drepanura Trilobite Group on Matrix - 18 [147884]
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Small plates each featuring a prominent partial Drepanura trilobite body, mostly incomplete, some with surrounding trilobite hash or fragments, sizes
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimate : 260.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Fossil Leaf Imprints Variety - 3 Plates  [147894]3130 - Fossil Leaf Imprints Variety - 3 Plates [147894]
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One large specimen with needle-like plant fragments on siltstone, 9.5 x 6.5 x 2.0"; one specimen with bamboo-like leaves, 7.25 x 4.25 x 1.25&qu...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Stringocephalus Brachiopod Group -  16  [147885]3131 - Stringocephalus Brachiopod Group - 16 [147885]
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Stringocephalus brachiopods, mostly partial trimmed specimens, with prominent "beak" structure, sizes from 3.5 x 3.0 x 2.5" to 2.75 x...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to a********i.. for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Quality Turquoise beads, 68.2 gr  [141166]3132 - Quality Turquoise beads, 68.2 gr [141166]
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68.2 gr of quality turquoise from an unknown Arizona mine from the Shirley Bovis Private Cowboy Museum in Tombstone. The smallest bead is 1/4" ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Gold in Quartz Specimens (12)  [147396]3133 - Gold in Quartz Specimens (12) [147396]
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12 gold in quartz specimens from Mariposa County, CA in 1" capsules, with clear plastic display. Nice display set. City:Mariposa County State...
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Estimate : 240.00 - 360.00
Sold to t*********5 for (300.00 + 66.00) = 366.00
 
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Cabochons Collection  [146457]3134 - Cabochons Collection [146457]
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Lot of about 50 polished stones, one mounted in a pendant. Montana cabochons and others. City: State:MonTana Date:
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to L*****n for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Herkimer Diamonds  [146480]3135 - Herkimer Diamonds [146480]
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Twenty five pieces of Herkimer diamonds, ranging from 1 mm to 25 mm, with about a half dozen more than 10 mm. Herkimer diamonds are double-terminated
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to A******S for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Large Amethyst Geode  [146569]3136 - Large Amethyst Geode [146569]
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This is quite an impressive display piece! Measuring about 15" long and 8" across and the center goes about 8" deep. A really beautif...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Chinese Viewing Stone - Stromatolite Stone  [149014]3137 - Chinese Viewing Stone - Stromatolite Stone [149014]
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Chinese viewing stone made of intricately weathered dark grey argillaceous limestone - a stromatolite - on custom-made wood base. See photos for deta
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 650.00
 
 
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Chinese Viewing Stone - Xuancheng Stone  [149010]3138 - Chinese Viewing Stone - Xuancheng Stone [149010]
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Chinese viewing stone in one piece but made of two distinctly different rock types. See photos for details. City: State:Anhui Province Date:
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Chinese Viewing Stone - Laoshan Jade  [149018]3139 - Chinese Viewing Stone - Laoshan Jade [149018]
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Chinese viewing stone, Laoshan Jade, recovered from the East China Sea floor off the coast of Shandong Province. The surface has been naturally eroded
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Chinese Viewing Stone - Laoshan Jade  [149047]3140 - Chinese Viewing Stone - Laoshan Jade [149047]
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Chinese viewing stone, Laoshan Jade, recovered from the East China Sea floor off the coast of Shandong Province. The surface has been naturally eroded
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture  [149001]3141 - Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture [149001]
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Exquisitely sculptured and polished roots of a Chinese boxwood tree which had grown around a calcareous rock that remains entwined in the roots after
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture  [149002]3142 - Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture [149002]
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Sculpture made of the polished roots of a Chinese boxwood tree which had grown around a calcareous rock. This carved figure is of a quintessential Chi
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture  [149003]3143 - Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture [149003]
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Sculpture made of the polished roots of a boxwood tree which had grown around a rock. This carved figure is of a quintessential Chinese sage rowing a
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimate : 600.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture  [149005]3144 - Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture [149005]
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Sculpture made of the polished roots of a boxwood tree which had grown around a rock. This carved figure is of an Asian deity pouring water from a bot
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimate : 600.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture  [149008]3145 - Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture [149008]
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Sculpture made of the polished roots of a boxwood tree which had grown around a rock. A smiling buddha figure has been carved into the wood. See photo
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimate : 600.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture  [149051]3146 - Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture [149051]
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Sculpture made of the polished roots of a boxwood tree which had grown around a rock. A tall Asian goddess figure, possibly Guan Yin, holds a bottle p
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimate : 700.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture  [149052]3147 - Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture [149052]
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Sculpture made of the polished roots of a boxwood tree which had grown around a rock. A smiling buddha figure holds aloft a sphere as a long dragon co
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture  [149053]3148 - Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture [149053]
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Sculpture made of the polished roots of a boxwood tree which had grown around a rock. Here a wizened sage holds a long staff and gazes knowingly. The
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimate : 700.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture  [149054]3149 - Boxwood Tree Root & Stone Sculpture [149054]
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Sculpture made of the polished roots of a boxwood tree which had grown around a rock. A happy buddha figure rests against a rock with two, smaller fig
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimate : 600.00 - 900.00
 
 
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