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March in Montana - Fine Art, Cowboy & Indian Collectibles Auction

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This year’s auction features 588 lots of fine art, cowboy & Indian collectibles. Artist highlights include Joseph Henry Sharp, Charles Marion Russell, Gary Lynn Roberts, Paul Mann, Olaf Wieghorst, Gerard Curtis Delano, Bob Scriver and so many more. We also have dozens of fine Navajo Rugs including a few JB Moore catalog pieces. Plus fine vintage photography, war shirts, beadwork, guns and spurs. Join us online March 20-21, 2009.
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Ray Swanson, watercolor51 - Ray Swanson, watercolor
March in Montana
Ray Swanson (1937-2004). Lobster Business. 18" x 24" watercolor. signed lower right. (est $3,000-5,000) Literature: The Art of Ray Swans...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Ray Swanson, watercolor52 - Ray Swanson, watercolor
March in Montana
Ray Swanson (1937-2004). Where Birds Store Nuts. 30" x 22" watercolor. signed lower right. (est $4,000-6,000). Literature: The Art of R...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,750.00 + 350.00) x 1 = 2,100.00
 
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Larry Haines oil on masonite53 - Larry Haines oil on masonite
March in Montana
Larry Haines (b. 1949). The Canyons. 24" x 36" oil on masonite. signed lower left. (est $1,000-1,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Connie Tveten, acrylic on board54 - Connie Tveten, acrylic on board
March in Montana
Connie Tveten (Montana). Hands and Clay. 12" x 9" acrylic on board. signed lower left. (est $400-600)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor .. for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Connie Tveten, acrylic on board55 - Connie Tveten, acrylic on board
March in Montana
Connie Tveten (Montana). Spirit Voices. 16" x 20" acrylic on board. signed lower left. (est $800-1,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Navajo Wedding Basket56 - Navajo Wedding Basket
March in Montana
Navajo Wedding Basket. 14 1/2" diameter. Early 4 red design elements. c. 1940s. (est $400-500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor .. for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Hopi Coiled Pictorial Basket57 - Hopi Coiled Pictorial Basket
March in Montana
Hopi Coiled Pictorial Basket. 9 1/2" tall, 11 1/2" wide. 1950s vintage. (est $400-600)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor .. for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Northern Plains Ceremonial Buffalo Horns58 - Northern Plains Ceremonial Buffalo Horns
March in Montana
Northern Plains Ceremonial Buffalo Horns. 12 1/2" wide, 9" long. Center shows beadwork on hide. 19th century. Minor bead loss. (est $750-...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Northern Plains Child's Backrest59 - Northern Plains Child's Backrest
March in Montana
Northern Plains Child's Backrest. 36" long, 35" wide. Constructed from willow and cloth. Nice quilled panel at top. SCARCE! 19th centu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to frank46 .. for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Blackfoot Tipi Backrest60 - Blackfoot Tipi Backrest
March in Montana
Blackfoot Tipi Backrest. 58" long. Classic willow backrest with red trade cloth. On a tripod with carved bark decoration. c. 1900. (est $800-1,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor .. for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Beaded Pictorial Knife Case61 - Beaded Pictorial Knife Case
March in Montana
Beaded Pictorial Knife Case. 6 1/2" long. Includes buffalo skinning knife. 10" long. (est $1,000-2,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Crow Knife Case with Knife62 - Crow Knife Case with Knife
March in Montana
Crow Indian Knife Case with Knife. Case is 10" x 4 1/2". Beaded and tacked leather. Fine condition. c. 1920s. Knife is 11 1/2" long...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Blackfoot Indian Tacked Leather Knife Case63 - Blackfoot Indian Tacked Leather Knife Case
March in Montana
Blackfoot Indian Tacked Leather Knife Case. 9 1/2" long, 3" wide. 19th century. Includes unmarked skinning knife. Excellent condition for ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Sioux Pipebag64 - Sioux Pipebag
March in Montana
Sioux Pipebag. 22" long. Strip beading. Indian tanned hide. 19th century. (est $900-1,200)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor .. for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Ojibwa Bandolier Bag65 - Ojibwa Bandolier Bag
March in Montana
Ojibwa Bandolier Bag. 38" x 23". Beautiful classic designs. Some professional restoration and stabilization. Displayed in shadow box frame...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Irby Brown oil on canvas66 - Irby Brown oil on canvas
March in Montana
Irby Brown (b. 1928). Siesta Time. 12" x 16" oil on canvas. signed lower left. (est $1,000-1,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
 
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Harold Lyon, oil on canvas67 - Harold Lyon, oil on canvas
March in Montana
Harold Lyon (b.1930). Desert Sun. 15 1/2" x 19 1/2" oil on canvas. signed lower left. (est $1,000-2,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to wes29 .. for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Michael Albrechtsen, oil on board68 - Michael Albrechtsen, oil on board
March in Montana
Michael Albrechtsen (b. 1962). Evening Gathering. 10" x 12" oil on board. signed lower right. (est $1,500-2,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
 
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Mark Ogle oil on board69 - Mark Ogle oil on board
March in Montana
Mark Ogle (b. 1952). Winter Pass. 17" x 20 3/4" oil on board. signed lower right. (est $1,000-1,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Robert Blair oil on canvas70 - Robert Blair oil on canvas
March in Montana
Robert Blair (b. 1937). Returning to the Warmth of His Woman. 20" x 30" oil on canvas. signed lower left. (est $1,000-1,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Ernest Tonk, pastel on paper71 - Ernest Tonk, pastel on paper
March in Montana
Ernest Tonk (1889-1968). At the Waterhole. 18" x 24" pastel on paper. signed lower left. (est $2,000-3,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to DaveOder .. for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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Ray Swanson, oil on canvas72 - Ray Swanson, oil on canvas
March in Montana
Ray Swanson (1937-2004). Fall Harvest. 16" x 20" oil on canvas. signed lower right. (est $2,000-3,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Roy Kerswill, oil on canvas73 - Roy Kerswill, oil on canvas
March in Montana
Roy Kerswill (1925-2002). Ghost Riders. 30" x 40" oil on canvas. signed lower left. (est $3,000-4,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Jack Hines, oil on board74 - Jack Hines, oil on board
March in Montana
Jack Hines (b. 1923). The Lookout. 15" x 6 1/4" oil on board. signed lower right. (est $1,500-2,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Gene Speck oil on board75 - Gene Speck oil on board
March in Montana
Gene Speck (b. 1937). Coming of Night. 12" x 9" oil on board. signed and dated '95 lower left. (est $1,000-1,400)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to lynn5030 .. for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
 
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Donald Putnam, watercolor.76 - Donald Putnam, watercolor.
March in Montana
Donald Putnam (1926-2007). Comanche Colt. 19 1/2" x 39 1/2" watercolor. signed and dated '74 lower left. (est $1,500-2,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Marylee M. Moreland, oil on canvas77 - Marylee M. Moreland, oil on canvas
March in Montana
Marylee M. Moreland (20th century). Home. 7 1/2" x 31" oil on canvas. signed lower right. (est $1,500-2,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
 
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Wilma Tronstad, oil on board.78 - Wilma Tronstad, oil on board.
March in Montana
Wilma Tronstad (b. 1946). Hard-used Roper. 27 1/2" x 17 1/2" oil on board. signed and dated 1984 lower left. (est $2,000-3,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Ted DeGrazia, pastel79 - Ted DeGrazia, pastel
March in Montana
Ted (Ettore) DeGrazia (1909-1982). Young Love. 5 1/2" x 6 1/2" pastel. signed lower right. (est $600-900)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor .. for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Edward Borein, etching80 - Edward Borein, etching
March in Montana
Edward Borein (1872-1945). Trail Herd, No. 2. 7" x 12 1/2". signed lower right. (est $2,000-3,000). Etchings of the Far West by Edward B...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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E.A. Burbank drawing81 - E.A. Burbank drawing
March in Montana
E.A. Burbank (1858-1949). Chief Sitting Bull, Sioux 1875. 11 3/4" x 9 1/2" conte drawing. signed lower right. titled and dated upper left....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Edward Borein, two etchings82 - Edward Borein, two etchings
March in Montana
Edward Borein (1872-1945). Two etchings. (1) Crow Singers. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4". (2) Return of the Trappers. 6" x 8". Stamped signa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor .. for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Three paintings83 - Three paintings
March in Montana
Three paintings. (1) Ron Jenkins (b. 1932). Rising Mallards. 18 3/4" x 15" watercolor. signed lower right. (2) Ken Hansen. What's Up M...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor .. for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Navajo Weaving. Teec Nos Pos.84 - Navajo Weaving. Teec Nos Pos.
March in Montana
Navajo Weaving, Teec Nos Pos. 36" x 72". Woven by Montezuma. c. 1940s. (est $3,000-4,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to laukia .. for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Navajo Weaving85 - Navajo Weaving
March in Montana
Navajo Weaving. 74" x 41". Pattern is variant on Plate 15 from J.B. Moore Catalog. c. 1915. Excellent condition. (est $3,000-4,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
 
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Moki Navajo Shoulder Blanket86 - Moki Navajo Shoulder Blanket
March in Montana
Moki Navajo Shoulder Blanket. 80" x 51". Woven from fine Spanish Churro wools, this textile is soft and luxurious. Simple yet classic Mok...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to bmon46 .. for (7,500.00 + 1,500.00) x 1 = 9,000.00
 
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Pair of Navajo Weavings87 - Pair of Navajo Weavings
March in Montana
Pair of Weavings. (1) 72 1/2" x 41". Area unknown. One of the most distinct patterns and color schemes ever seen. Yellow, black, pink br...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Crow Indian Beaded Gauntlets88 - Crow Indian Beaded Gauntlets
March in Montana
Crow Indian Beaded Gauntlets. 12" long, 5 1/2" wide. Fine beadwork on native tanned hide. 19th century. Excellent condition. (est $600-800...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor .. for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Crow Men's Moccasins89 - Crow Men's Moccasins
March in Montana
Crow Men's Moccasins. 10" long. Cloth cuff. Classic Crow designs and colors. Fine condition. 19th century. (est $1,000-1,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Sioux Woman's Leggins90 - Sioux Woman's Leggins
March in Montana
Sioux Woman's Leggins. 15" x 7". Buffalo hide. Sinew beaded in classic geometric designs. Excellent condition. c. 1890. (est $1,200-1,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Crow Tinder Bag91 - Crow Tinder Bag
March in Montana
Crow Tinder Bag. 7 1/2" long. 11 1/2" wide. Buffalo hide. Beadwork, tin cones and horsehair trim. c. 1870s. (est $600-900)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
Sold to rendezvous.. for (725.00 + 145.00) x 1 = 870.00
 
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Three Pairs of Sioux Moccasins92 - Three Pairs of Sioux Moccasins
March in Montana
Three Pairs of Sioux Moccasins. Fully beaded. Cut like white women's shoes. RARE!. (1) 9 1/2" long. Greasy yellow beadwork. Very good cond...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Frederick W. Becker, oil on board93 - Frederick W. Becker, oil on board
March in Montana
Frederick W. Becker (1888-1974). Portrait on an Indian Girl. 20" x 16" oil on board. signed lower left. (est $3,000-5,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Belva Wayne Curtis, oil on canvas94 - Belva Wayne Curtis, oil on canvas
March in Montana
Belva Wayne Curtis (American). A Time for Peace. 28" x 22" oil on canvas. signed lower left. dated 1968. (est $1,500-2,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Arthur R. Best, oil on canvas/board95 - Arthur R. Best, oil on canvas/board
March in Montana
Arthur R. Best (1859-1935). Wawona. 25 3/4" x 19 1/2" oil on canvas on board. signed lower left. (est $4,000-6,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Arthur R. Best, oil on canvas/board96 - Arthur R. Best, oil on canvas/board
March in Montana
Arthur R. Best (1859-1935). Grand Canyon Indian. 17 3/4" x 14" oil on canvas on board. signed lower left. (est $2,500-3,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to 005523335 .. for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Graham Ingels, oil on board97 - Graham Ingels, oil on board
March in Montana
Graham Ingels (1915-1991). Indian by Campfire. 18" x 14" oil on board. signed lower right. (est $2,000-3,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Mark Martensen, oil on canvas98 - Mark Martensen, oil on canvas
March in Montana
Mark Martensen (b. 1958). Navajo Daydreams. 36" x 18" oil on canvas. signed lower right. (est $4,000-6,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,900.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,280.00
 
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Ramon Kelley, charcoal99 - Ramon Kelley, charcoal
March in Montana
Ramon Kelley (b. 1939). Drawing of a Nude. 9" x 11" charcoal. signed lower right. (est $1,000-1,500)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Maynard Dixon, pencil100 - Maynard Dixon, pencil
March in Montana
Maynard Dixon (1875-1946). Nude #2 - Leaning Figure. 10 3/4" x 8 1/4" pencil. initialed lower left. dated 1934. (est $4,000-6,000)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,800.00 + 360.00) x 1 = 2,160.00
 
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