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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #1132389 (stock #LS20125)
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These extremely rare grizzly chaps were obtained while in northern Wyoming near the Montana border. They were mounted on a board and labeled on the back, "Blackfoot Montana Territory". The chaps are of rifle caliber, with two rows of loops, the lower row smaller in diameter than the upper...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1132385 (stock #LS20124)
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These extremely rare beaded chaps are maker marked H H Heiser out of Denver, Colorado. Coming to Colorado during the Gold Rush of 1858-59, German immigrant Herman H. Heiser ultimately became one of the West's best known saddle makers. The chaps are made from brain-tanned deer hide and are beaded in what appears to be a Cheyenne pattern...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1027838 (stock #LS20107)
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$75.00
This 45-70 cartridge case was found with a metal detector by a friend of mine at the "Dull Knife Battle Site" fought in November, 1878 from the "Big Hole in the Wall" area in Wyoming.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1700 item #864756 (stock #LS200992)
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$1300.00
This is a very rare female effigy bone carving from West Bloomfield, New York, Seneca. "1600 to 1620" carefully printed in black ink on the reverse. She shows a pronounced band at the forehead, as if wearing some head gear or maybe some hair style. Cheeks are shown as broad and flat. Prominent breasts. Right hand resting on top of left hand. This piece came from the Robert N. Converse collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1700 item #1183650 (stock #LS20135)
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$99.00
Alaska Eskimo harpoon spear point 2.3" long, circa Thule culture 1200 AD to 1700 AD. It was found on Saint Lawrence Island located in the Bering Strait Northern coastal region of Alaska. It has beautiful dark patination. In great condition and is very solid.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1492 item #1358062 (stock #LS20179)
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$7,000.00
Shell gorgets are among the rarest and most beautiful of prehistoric art objects encountered in the United States. Most have been found in the Southeastern United States and are associated with various cultures from Woodland through Late Mississippian. This outstanding example is 4 7/8" long. It has no restoration or repair. It has beautiful patina. This one is the "Buffalo Style" which is the most elaborately decorated of the shell masks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #965299 (stock #LS201001)
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$195.00
This nicely translucent Rose Springs was found in Colorado. It measures 1 5/16" X 11/16". It is made from a beautiful translucent waxy agate. It comes with a Jackson COA. A very nice point.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #859928 (stock #LS200921)
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$5,500.00
This is the only bone scalloped triskele gorget known to exist. I purchased it on 8-1-92 from Who's Who, Duke Snider, who purchased it from Tom Davis. It is a whopping 4 1/2 inches in diameter. The name of the finder will go to the buyer along with the original receipt and paperwork. Everything about this piece is 1000% correct. It is a solid piece in excellent condition with no restoration or repair. Needless to say, this is one of the finest bone artifacts known to exist...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #859926 (stock #LS200920)
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$4,500.00
I purchased this river-stained tally-marked four-directional/cross bone pendant from Tom Davis on 8-7-92. Tom had owned it for 10 years and he purchased it from the finder. The finder's name will be revealed to the buyer on purchase. I have the original receipt from Tom. It was found on the banks of the Tennessee River on the Tennessee/Mississippi border in Alcorn County, Mississippi. It is pictured with Tom in his bio in Who's Who, number 7, page 48. It is 3 3/4" long and 2 5/8" wide...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1338188 (stock #LS201606)
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$1,200.00
If you are looking to fill your vacant Plainview Paleo spot, look no further. You would be hard-pressed to find a better example. It is 4 1/8" long. It has collateral high quality flaking. The hafting area is ground and it has basal thinning. It is made from a beautiful translucent chalcedony that is root beer colored. It was found in Mills County, Texas. I have owned it since 1998. It is a hands down G-10 and comes with a Bill Breckinridge laser COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #910842 (stock #LS2009128)
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$1,000.00
This beautiful Columbia River Eden point found in Warner Valley, Oregon is made from multi-colored petrified bog wood. It has short flutes on both sides. It is mildly semi-translucent when backlit. It is 2 3/4" long. There is no damage on this point at all. Very fine flaking and an early point. G-10. Purchased from Richard E. Bachman. Pictured in Prehistoric Antiquities & Archaeological News, May 1997, page 35 #4.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1337364 (stock #LS201605)
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$3,000.00
All of these points are translucent agatized coral found in Florida. I purchased 1, 2 (Bolen), 3 (Hillsborough) and 5 (Hernando) from Tom Davis. i still have his pre-internet catalog which will go to the buyer. He purchased these from one of the oldest and best collections in Florida, John Claytor. Agatized coral is a material highly sought after and prized by collectors and always brings a premium price. Because they are so desirable, they are now being quickly faked...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #865248 (stock #LS200995)
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$1,400.00
This whopping point is 4 7/8" long and 2 1/4" wide. Lar Hothem calls it a 1st stage St. Charles Dovetail. Tom Davis authenticated it as a Lost Lake, G-9. It is made from semi-translucent high quality burlington chert. It has excellent mineralization and patination. It was found near St. Louis, Missouri. It is pictured in Who's Who, John A. Atkins, Volume 8, page 8 and 234. It is also pictured in Lar Hothem's Midwest Artifacts III.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #861774 (stock #LS200954)
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$450.00
This Lost Lake is from Todd County, Kentucky and is 3" long by 2" at its widest point. The material is a typical Archaic opaque chert. It has great mineralization and patina. It has a Tom Davis COA rated G-8. I would rate it higher. It is a classic form. Shows much nicer in person.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #864024 (stock #LS200982)
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$900.00
This petrified wood tang knife is from the four-corners area of the southwest. It is 3 1/4" long. It is from the Wallis-Thomas collection. The base of the tang has been snapped off anciently, but does not detract.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #870801 (stock #LS2009115)
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$800.00
This rare Archaic E-Notch point, made from translucent gray glossy flintridge, is in perfect condition. It has heavy grinding on the base and in the bottom portion of the notches. This is a classic example of the type and is beautifully beveled. It was found near Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio. Comes with a Gregory Perino certificate of authenticity and shows very nice mineralization and patination.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1361608 (stock #LS201711)
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$3,000.00
Overstreet states the Agee points are "the finest, most exquisite arrow point made in the United States". They are both 1 7/8". They are both made from translucent novaculite. They were found near the area of the Crenshaw Site. The name of the finder goes to the purchaser. I purchased both on 8-2-92 from Ray Stanford. Agee points of this quality are never seen on the open market. They are extremely rare and hoarded.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #861390 (stock #LS200941)
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$800.00
This beautiful Dovetail is made from high gloss, waxy, semi-translucent burlington chert. It has great patina and mineralization. It comes with a Tom Davis COA rating it a G-10. It is 4 1/4" long and 1 1/2" inches wide. It was found by Charlie Walker in Bourbon County, Kentucky