Luxury Evening Sale

A Special Holiday Reception and Auction

 

Friday December 10th, 6 PM
932 Railfan Way, Santa Fe

The evening will feature a small curated live auction of historic and contemporary Native American Jewelry, modeled by local Native American women, and including pieces from Cody Sanderson, Kenneth Johnson, Michael Roanhorse, Charles Loloma, Kenneth Begay, Michael Kabotie and Gibson Nez.

A portion of all proceeds from this sale will be donated to the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women.

1

Dine [Navajo]
Silver and Turquoise Buckle with Belt, ca. 1950
Sterling silver buckle with wire and applied leaf design.
Three natural turquoise stones set in saw tooth bezel settings.
190 grams, 6.7 oz
Buckle: 2 1/2 x 3 in. (6.35 x 7.62 cm.)
Belt: 42 in. (106.68 cm.)

Estimate: $1,500 – $1,800

2

Dine [Navajo]
Silver and Turquoise Butterfly Buckle with Belt, ca. 1940
Sterling silver sandcast buckle butterfly design with four terminal turquoise cabs at each end.
152 grams, 5.4 oz
Buckle 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. (6.03 x 8.57 cm.)
Belt: 41 1/4 in. (104.78 cm.)

Estimate: $1,200 – $1,500

3

Dine [Navajo]
Silver and Turquoise Concho Buckle with Belt, ca. 1930
Sterling silver concha buckle. Scalloped edge, hand stamped and chiseled design.
184 grams, 6.5 oz
Buckle: 3 x 3 1/2 in. (7.62 x 8.89 cm.)
Belt: 46 in. (116.84 cm.)

Estimate: $1,500 – $1,800

4

Mike Bird-Romero
(Ohkay Owingeh [San Juan], b. ca. 1946)
Silver Belt Buckle with Leather Belt
marked verso: [artist’s cipher]
252 grams
8.9 oz
Buckle: 3 x 3 x 5/8 in. (7.62 x 7.62 x 1.59 cm.), Belt: 45 in. (114.30 cm.)

Estimate: $800 – $1,200

5

Charles Loloma
(Hopi, 1921 – 1991)
Yellow Gold and Pearl Brooch
14K yellow gold, pearl
marked verso: 14K / loloma –
10 grams
.3 oz
2 7/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in. (6.19 x 4.92 x 0.95 cm.)

Estimate: $5,000 – $7,000

6

Michael Roanhorse
(Diné [Navajo], b. 1975)
Pair of Yellow Gold, Turquoise, Coral and Diamond Earrings
18K yellow gold, 5.5 ct high grade turquoise, 6 ct Italian coral, .14 ct VS round diamonds
marked verso: MICHAEL / ROANHORSE / 18K
.6 oz
18 grams
Each: 2 3/8 x 5/8 in. (6.03 x 1.59 cm.)

Estimate: $6,000 – $12,000

7

Kenneth Johnson
(Muscogee/Seminole, b. 1967)
Yellow Gold and Lander Turquoise Earrings
24K yellow gold, Lander turquoise
10 grams
0.4 oz

“These earrings use the best of the best in materials! They are created from 24K gold coins and the much-vaunted and highly collectible Landers turquoise. I hand-stamped, engraved, and repousséd these earrings 24 Karat gold post earrings and set them with natural Landers turquoise cabochons harvested from a squash blossom necklace from the 1970s.” – Kenneth Johnson
Each: 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. (3.81 x 1.91 cm.)

Estimate: $3,000 – $5,000

8

Kenneth Johnson
(Muscogee/Seminole, b. 1967)
Yellow Gold Paddle Earrings
18K gold
each marked: 18K
.4 oz
10 grams
Each: 2 5/8 x 3/8 in. (6.67 x 0.95 cm.)

Estimate: $3,000 – $5,000

9

Carl & Irene Clark
(Diné [Navajo], b. 1952) (Diné [Navajo], b. 1950)
Yellow Gold Dragonfly Pendant with Micro-Mosaic Inlay and Chain
22K yellow gold, turquoise, lapis, sugilite, coral and opal
chain and pendant each stamped with maker’s mark: [artist’s cipher] 22K ©
Pendant: 10 grams
Chain: 16 grams (0.51 troy oz)
Pendant: 2 1/4 x 1 x 1/4 in. (5.72 x 2.54 x 0.64 cm.), Chain: 20 in. (50.80 cm.)

Estimate: $6,000 – $9,000

10

Carl & Irene Clark
(Diné [Navajo], b. 1952) (Diné [Navajo], b. 1950)
Yellow Gold and Micro-Mosaic Inlay Bracelet
22K yellow gold, turquoise, lapis, suglite, coral and opal
with inlaid Yei figure
inscribed on interior: © / [artist’s cipher] / 22 K
72 grams
approximate wrist size: 6 1/4 in.
1 x 2 7/8 x 2 in. (2.54 x 7.30 x 5.08 cm.)

Estimate: $12,000 – $18,000

11

Carl & Irene Clark
(Diné [Navajo], b. 1952) (Diné [Navajo], b. 1950)
Desert Night Scene Necklace
22K yellow gold, turquoise, diamond, lapis, suglite, coral and opal
having a micro-mosaic depicting a desert scene
pendant inscribed: 22K © [artist’s cipher]
pendant 28 grams, total 90 grams
Pendant: 2 x 1 x 1/2 in. (5.08 x 2.54 x 1.27 cm.), Length 20 1/2 in. (52.07 cm.)

Estimate: $6,000 – $9,000

12

Jimmy Calabaza [Ca’Win]
(Kewa [Santo Domingo], b. ca. 1949)
Center Drum Necklace
Lone Mountain turquoise, silver
inscribed verso: “CA’WIN”
104 grams
Hanging Length: 11 1/4 in. (28.58 cm.), Full Length: 23 1/2 in. (59.69 cm.)

Estimate: $1,500 – $2,500

13

Jimmy Calabaza [Ca’Win]
(Kewa [Santo Domingo], b. ca. 1949)
Half Coral, Half Turquoise Necklace with Bear Pendant and Earrings
Earrings: 2 3/8 x 1/4 in. (6.03 x 0.64 cm.)

Estimate: $2,800 – $4,500

14

Carl Clark Jr.
(Diné [Navajo], 1971 – 2004)
Twin Yellow Gold and Micro-Mosaic Bracelets
22K yellow gold, diamond, turquoise, lapis, sugilite, coral and opal
marked on interior: 22K © / Carl Clark Jr.
120 grams
Each: 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 1 7/8 in. (1.59 x 6.67 x 4.76 cm.)

Estimate: $12,000 – $15,000

15

J. J. Otero
(Diné [Navajo], b. 1969)
Sterling Silver and Turquoise Cuff Bracelet and Ring
marked on interior: J. J. OTERO ART / Sterling
246 grams, 8.7 oz
approximate wrist size: 7 in
wrist opening: 1 1/8 in.
2 1/8 x 3 x 2 3/8 in. (5.40 x 7.62 x 6.03 cm.)
Sterling Silver and Turquoise Ring
marked on interior: JJOA / Sterling
24 grams, 8 oz
approximate ring size: 7 1/2
1 1/8 x 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (2.86 x 2.22 x 2.86 cm.)

Estimate: $4,000 – $6,000

16

Cody Sanderson
(Diné [Navajo], b. 1964)
Feather Head Star Cuff Bracelet
marked on interior: NAVAJO C [star mark] S / SANTA FE / STERLING
120 grams, 4.2 oz
approximate wrist size: 6 1/2 in.
wrist opening: 1 3/8 in.
2 x 2 3/4 x 2 in. (5.08 x 6.99 x 5.08 cm.)

Estimate: $1,500 – $2,500

17

Cody Sanderson
(Diné [Navajo], b. 1964)
Star in Star Ring and Bow and Arrow Earrings
sterling silver
ring: 16 grams, .6 oz
approximate ring size: 7 1/2
earrings: 6 grams, .2 oz
Earrings (each): 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. (5.72 x 4.76 cm.)
Ring: 1 1/2 x 1 x 7/8 in. (3.81 x 2.54 x 2.22 cm.)

Estimate: $800 – $1,200

18

Kenneth Begay
(Diné [Navajo], 1913 – 1977)
Silver and Turquoise Ketoh
128 grams
4.5 oz
4 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in. (10.16 x 6.35 x 1.27 cm.)

Estimate: $7,000 – $8,000

19

Gibson Nez
(Diné [Navajo]/Apache, 1947 – 2007)
Silver, Turquoise, Coral and Lapis Lazuli Bolo Tie
inscribed verso: Z
246 grams
Bolo: 3 x 2 5/8 x 1 in. (7.62 x 6.67 x 2.54 cm.), Hanging Length: 24 in. (60.96 cm.)

Estimate: $5,000 – $10,000

20

Gibson Nez
(Diné [Navajo]/Apache, 1947 – 2007)
Silver, Turquoise, Coral and Lapis Lazuli Necklace
inscribed verso: GZN
232 grams
Pendant 3 x 2 1/2 x 7/8 in. (7.62 x 6.35 x 2.22 cm.), Hanging Length: 14 1/4 in. (36.20 cm.)

Estimate: $4,000 – $6,000

21

Mark Chee
(Diné [Navajo], 1914 – 1981)
Silver and Turquoise Belt Buckle
fits belt approximately 1 5/8 in. wide
marked verso: ChEE
2.8 oz
80 grams
2 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. (6.67 x 8.26 cm.)

Estimate: $2,000 – $3,000

22

Vernon Haskie
(Diné [Navajo], b. 1968)
Sterling Silver, Coral and Turquoise Bolo Tie
natural domestic turquoise and coral
stamped verso: STERLING / VERNON HASKIE
306 grams
Bolo: 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 in. (8.57 x 6.99 x 2.54 cm.), Hanging Length: 22 5/8 in. (57.47 cm.)

Estimate: $5,000 – $10,000

23

Michael Kabotie [Lomawywesa]
(Hopi, 1942 – 2009)
Sterling Silver Bolo Tie
inscribed verso: Lomawywesa
1.9 oz
54 grams
Bolo: 2 1/8 x 1 x 1/2 in. (5.40 x 2.54 x 1.27 cm.), Hanging Length: 19 3/4 in. (50.17 cm.)

Estimate: $2,500 – $3,500

24

Michael Kabotie [Lomawywesa]
(Hopi, 1942 – 2009)
Silver Cuff Bracelet
2.1 oz
60 grams
approximate wrist size: 7 1/2 in.
wrist opening: 1 3/8 in.
1 x 2 15/16 x 2 1/8 in. (2.54 x 7.46 x 5.40 cm.)

Estimate: $3,000 – $4,000

25

Virgil Ortiz
(Cochiti, b. 1969)
Sterling Silver ‘Water’ Cuff Bracelet
edition 1 of 10
marked interior: TM / [artist’s cipher]
inscribed on interior: CAS / JAR 1/10
4.2 oz
118 grams
approximate wrist size: 6 3/4 in.
wrist opening: 1 1/2 in.

Made in collaboration with Cody Sanderson (Diné [Navajo], b. 1964)
1 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 in. (4.45 x 6.99 x 5.08 cm.)

Estimate: $2,000 – $4,000

26

Virgil Ortiz
(Cochiti, b. 1969)
Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
marked interior: TM / [artist’s cipher]
116 grams
4.1 oz
approximate wrist size: 6 3/4 in.
wrist opening: 1 1/2 in.

Made in collaboration with Cody Sanderson (Diné [Navajo], b. 1964)
1 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. (4.45 x 6.99 x 4.76 cm.)

Estimate: $2,000 – $4,000

27

Charles Loloma
(Hopi, 1921 – 1991)
Sterling Silver Necklace, ca. 1960
pendant marked verso: HAND MADE STERLING / loloma –
56 grams
2 oz
Pendant: 3 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/8 in. (9.21 x 3.81 x 0.32 cm.), Hanging Length: 18 1/4 in. (46.36 cm.)

Estimate: $3,000 – $5,000

28

Charles Loloma
(Hopi, 1921 – 1991)
Silver and Stone Inlay Lidded Vessel
silver, gold, wood, turquoise, onyx, spiny coral, lapis lazuli, malachite
6.6 oz
188 grams
marked underside: loloma-
With Lid: 5 x 2 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. (12.70 x 7.30 x 3.81 cm.)

Estimate: $16,000 – $18,000

29

Charles Loloma
(Hopi, 1921 – 1991)
Silver and Stone Inlay Bud Vase
silver, gold, turquoise, spiny coral, lapis lazuli, sugilite
marked underside: loloma-
2.8 oz
80 grams
6 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. (15.24 x 2.86 x 1.91 cm.)

Estimate: $16,000 – $18,000

30

Dezbah Stumpff
(San Carlos Apache, b. 1972)
Sterling Silver, Garnet, Onyx and Citrine Crystal Necklace
5.5 oz
156 grams
inscribed on clasp: Dezbah Stumpff / Maker / .925
Hanging Length: 25 1/4 in. (64.14 cm.)

Estimate: $1,200 – $1,500

31

Taxco Silver and Amethyst Charms with Navajo Silver Beads Necklace
96 grams
3.4 oz
three charmed marked verso: SILVER MEXICO
Length: 19 in. (48.26 cm.)

Estimate: $2,000 – $3,000

32

Taxco Silver and Amethyst Charms with Navajo Silver Beads Necklace
100 grams
3.6 oz
three charms marked verso: SILVER MEXICO
cross charm marked verso: TAXCO MEXICO 525 / MMC
Length: 20 5/8 in. (52.39 cm.)

Estimate: $2,500 – $4,500

33

Jimmy Calabaza [Ca’Win]
(Kewa [Santo Domingo], b. ca. 1949)
Pearl, Silver and Stone Bracelet

Estimate: $100 – $200

34

Charles Loloma
(Hopi, 1921 – 1991)
Single Loloma Cloud, 1978
color lithograph with gold foil, edition 10 of 25
signed lower right: Charles Loloma
editioned lower left: 10/25
titled lower center: SINGLE LOLOMA CLOUD

Printed by Southwest Graphics
Southwest Graphics Number: 78-042a
6 3/4 x 6 in. (17.15 x 15.24 cm.), Sheet: 10 x 9 in. (25.40 x 22.86 cm.)

Estimate: $1,500 – $2,500

Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women

We will be donating a portion of the proceeds from the live auction to the Albuquerque-based Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women.

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