Tag Archives: Native American

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wave Crest pipe holder plaque, $13,000, Woody Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wave Crest pipe holder plaque, $13,000, Woody Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A gorgeous Wave Crest Native American-themed pipe holder plaque sold for $13,000 at the sale of the lifetime glass collection of Don and the late Carrol Lyle held Sept. 7-8 by Woody Auction in Douglass, Kan. Also, three exceedingly rare American Brilliant Cut Glass […]

Antiques Peek: August 2018

Antiques Peek: August 2018

The Art of Native American Sand Painting by Jessica Kosinski Among the many traditions of the American Southwest are Native American traditions steeped in cultural significance. One of those traditions is the creation of sand paintings. Sand paintings are beautiful and highly collectible works of art today. However, the original purpose of sand painting among […]

Great Collections: August 2018

Great Collections: August 2018

Baskets in Miniature: An Interview with Collector Jan Duggan Although Native American tribes throughout North America were hand-crafters of baskets for a variety of utilitarian purposes, it is the Akimel O’odham River People (Pima) of southern and central Arizona that are known for their superior basket weaving techniques. In the late 19th century, basket weaving […]

Concho Belts: A Native Tradition

Concho Belts: A Native Tradition

By Jim Olson, Western Trading Post. Photos Courtesy of Western Trading Post The word concho, sometimes spelled concha, comes from the Spanish word meaning shell. Some of the first “conchos” were made of melted silver dollars and resembled a shell-it is commonly thought this is how the name came about. In Spanish, the correct word […]

Turquoise: The Jewel of the Southwest

Turquoise: The Jewel of the Southwest

By Judy Gonyeau The very nature and character of turquoise has turned the heads of admirers from Ancient Egypt to China, Tibet to Turkey, and in our glorious Southwest. For over 10,000 years, this stone has captured the attention of the powerful and the artistic, as reflected in carved Chinese relics, Egyptian jewelry and scarabs, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nazi physician’s Mercedes, $42,000, Milestone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nazi physician’s Mercedes, $42,000, Milestone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The 1936 Mercedes-Benz 170V 2-door coupe owned by Nazi SA physician Dr. Rudolf Beuring, in excellent running order, sold for $42,000 at a Historic Military & Firearms Auction held January 27th by Milestone Auctions in Willoughby, Ohio. Also, a grouping of Native American artifacts […]

Native American Red Stone Pipes

Native American Red Stone Pipes

By William A. Turnbaugh, Ph.D. Native American traditions and mythology highlight the regard that the New World’s people have long held for their smoking pipes. Links between the tobacco pipe, the gods and the tribe stand forth in the belief systems of many American Indian societies. For most, their pipes symbolized group identification and cosmic […]

Showtime Auctions 3-Day Cowboy and Native American Indian Artifacts & Advertising Auction, Sept. 29-Oct. 1

The Brad And Mary Watts Western Collection Of Cowboy And Native American Indian Artifacts Will Be Auctioned Sept. 29 Thru Oct. 1, 2017

The Brad and Mary Watts Western Collection of Cowboy and Native American Indian Artifacts will be Auctioned Sept. 29 Thru Oct. 1, 2017 The three-day event, packed with approximately 2,000 investment-grade items, will be held by Showtime Auction Services, at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ANN ARBOR, Mich. – What will […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Two famille rose dishes, $100,300, Michaan's Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A pair of diminutive 19th century famille rose dishes, just 6 ¾ inches tall each, sold for $100,300 at an auction held Jan. 9 by Michaan’s Auctions in Alameda, Calif. Also, a lot of three wood netsukes brought $9,440; a Republic period famille rose […]

The Great Southwestern Antique Show, August 2015, Albuquerque, NM

The 17th annual Great Southwestern Antiques Show will be held August 7th, 8th and 9th, 2015 at the Manual Lujan Complex, at Expo New Mexico State Fairgrounds in Albuquerque NM. The show features over 200 of America’s finest dealers of art and antiques, with the proceeds from this event benefiting local non-profits focused on the enhancement of Arts […]