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Manitou Galleries and The Coeur d’Alene Art Auction announce their 21st annual show and auction for 2008.



“March In Montana Fine Art & Collectibles Auction” will be held March 14-15, 2008 at the Townhouse Inn in Great Falls, Montana. Featuring nearly 600 items up for bid in the two-day auction, the event will also include a dealer show, featuring 50+ fine art and collectibles dealers from around the country.


Live, telephone, absentee and online bidding will be available.


Full-color auction catalogues available -$25. Contact Manitou Galleries at (307)635-0019 for more information and to make reservations, or visit www.marchinmontana.com



2008 Schedule of Events:


Wednesday, March 12 Auction preview 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. MST


Thursday, March 13 Dealer show & auction preview 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. MST


Friday, March 14 Dealer show 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. MST, auction preview 9:00 a.m.-Noon MST-auction begins at Noon MST


Saturday, March 15 Dealer show 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. MST, auction preview 9:00 a.m.-Noon MST-auction begins at Noon MST
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Ramon Kelley, Pastel51 - Ramon Kelley, Pastel
Manitou Galleries
Ramon Kelley (b. 1939) Chicano, 12" x 9" pastel, signed LR, dated 1971
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Harley Brown, Mixed Medium52 - Harley Brown, Mixed Medium
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Harley Brown (b. 1939), NAWA, NWR, OPA, CAA, Piegan Child, 11 ½” x 9" mixed medium, signed LL
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to rich9613 for (3,000.00 + 600.00) x 1 = 3,600.00
 
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William Reese, Three Paintings53 - William Reese, Three Paintings
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William Reese (b. 1938) Three Paintings, (1) Portrait of Pablo Ramirez. 10 ¾” x 9 ½” watercolor. signed LR. (2) Indian Portrait. 10 ¼...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,700.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Watt and Dennis Hughes Paintings54 - Watt and Dennis Hughes Paintings
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Two Paintings. (1) Watt. Indian Girl. 12" x 9" oil on board. Signed LR (2) Dennis Hughes. Old Pueblo Man. 10" x 8" watercolor....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Mitch Billis, Watercolor55 - Mitch Billis, Watercolor
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Mitch Billis (b. 1937) Peaceful Valley, 21 ½” x 14 ½” watercolor, signed LR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to tnrwn for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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C. Ivar Gilbert, Oil on Canvas56 - C. Ivar Gilbert, Oil on Canvas
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C. Ivar Gilbert (1882-1959) Sun Up Mallards, 25" x 30" oil on canvas, signed LR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to fernwebb for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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Steve Elliott (b. 1943) Watercolor57 - Steve Elliott (b. 1943) Watercolor
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Steve Elliott (b. 1943) Pheasants, 18" x 29 ½” watercolor, signed LR, dated 1985
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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Edward Borein, Pencil58 - Edward Borein, Pencil
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Edward Borein (1872-1945) Untitled, 8 ½” x 11" pencil, pen and ink drawing, Unsigned
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to sprinklerdan for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Edward Borein, Pen and Ink Drawing59 - Edward Borein, Pen and Ink Drawing
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Edward Borein (1872-1945) Untitled, 7 ¾” x 10 ¾” pen and ink drawing, Unsigned
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Nick Eggenhofer, Pen and Ink Drawing60 - Nick Eggenhofer, Pen and Ink Drawing
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Nick Eggenhofer (1897-1985) Cowboy Riding Buffalo, 11 ½” x 9" pen and ink drawing, signed LR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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J.K. Ralston, Pen & Ink Drawing61 - J.K. Ralston, Pen & Ink Drawing
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J.K. Ralston (1896-1987) an' all I see is dust, 12 ½” x 16 ¾” pen and ink drawing, signed LR, dated '37
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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Tom Lovell, Pencil Illustration for True Magazine62 - Tom Lovell, Pencil Illustration for True Magazine
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Tom Lovell (1909-1997), CAA, Pencil Illustration for True Magazine. Cover for Special Issue. 10 ¾” x 8 ½”, signed LL
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Cheyenne Moccasins, 19th century63 - Cheyenne Moccasins, 19th century
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Classic Cheyenne Moccasins, 11" long, Tiny beads. Thunderbird designs. 19th century, Show wear but in good condition
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Cheyenne Moccasins, 19th century64 - Cheyenne Moccasins, 19th century
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Cheyenne Moccasins, 10 ½” long, Classic design, 19th century, Fine condition
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Sioux Man's Moccasins, c. 191065 - Sioux Man's Moccasins, c. 1910
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Sioux Man's Moccasins, 11" long, Beautiful colors with typical designs. Double tongue with tin cones, c. 1910, Excellent condition except f...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (950.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,140.00
 
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A.J. 'Jack' Richardson, Bronze Sculpture66 - A.J. 'Jack' Richardson, Bronze Sculpture
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A.J. 'Jack' Richardson (20th century) Sioux Warrior, Bronze Sculpture #1/20, 12" high, 15" long, On 1 ½” walnut base, Dated 1...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Melvin C. Warren, Bronze Sculpture67 - Melvin C. Warren, Bronze Sculpture
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Melvin C. Warren (1920-1995), CAA, Texas Ranger, Bronze Sculpture #25/30, 14 ½” high, 10" long
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
 
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Navajo Turquoise and Silver Concho Belt68 - Navajo Turquoise and Silver Concho Belt
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Navajo Turquoise and Silver Concho Belt, 38" long. 8 conchos and one belt buckle, Late 20th century, Excellent condition
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 1,800.00
 
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Concho Belt, Sterling and Turquoise69 - Concho Belt, Sterling and Turquoise
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Concho Belt, 44" long black belt. Seven sterling conchos and one belt buckle. 3 ½” x 3 ½” conchos set with sleeping beauty turquoise
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 2,700.00
 
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Squash Blossom Necklace and Zuni Concho Belt70 - Squash Blossom Necklace and Zuni Concho Belt
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Squash Blossom Necklace with Zuni Concho Belt, Necklace stamped TM. 1970s. 46" belt with one buckle and 8 conchos. 1940s.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 2,700.00
 
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Navajo Weaving, Eye Dazzler Elements, c. 192071 - Navajo Weaving, Eye Dazzler Elements, c. 1920
Manitou Galleries
Navajo Weaving, 72" x 46", Eye dazzler design, c. 1920, Fine condition
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Oreland Joe, Bronze Sculpture72 - Oreland Joe, Bronze Sculpture
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Oreland Joe (b. 1958) Autumn Song, Bronze Sculpture #14/15, 12" high, On 1 ½” walnut swivel stand
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Ace Powell, Oil on Canvas73 - Ace Powell, Oil on Canvas
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Ace Powell (1912-1978) Silent Wire, 14" x 17" oil on canvas, signed LL
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,500.00 - 5,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,200.00
 
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Ace Powell, Oil on Canvas74 - Ace Powell, Oil on Canvas
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Ace Powell (1912-1978) Buffalo in a Storm, 20" x 30" oil on canvas, signed LL
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,500.00
Sold to rich9613 for (4,000.00 + 800.00) x 1 = 4,800.00
 
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Laverne Nelson Black, Watercolor75 - Laverne Nelson Black, Watercolor
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Laverne Nelson Black (1887-1938) Untitled, 9 ¼” x 13 ¼” watercolor, signed LL
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00 + 250.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Ernest Tonk, Gouache76 - Ernest Tonk, Gouache
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Ernest Tonk (1889-1968) Canadian Mounted Police and Indians, 8 ¾” x 13" gouache, rough sketch, signed LR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
 
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John Scott, Oil on Board77 - John Scott, Oil on Board
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John Scott (1907-1987) Pause in the Journey, 18" x 28" oil on board, signed LR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Joseph Bohler, Watercolor78 - Joseph Bohler, Watercolor
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Joseph Bohler (b. 1938) Montana Ranch, 16" x 29 ½” watercolor, signed LL, dated 1977
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,280.00
 
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Stanley Hughes, Gouache79 - Stanley Hughes, Gouache
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Stanley Hughes (late 20th century) The Spectators, 16 ¾” x 33 ¼” gouache, signed LR, dated 1982
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 500.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Stanley Hughes, Mixed Media80 - Stanley Hughes, Mixed Media
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Stanley Hughes (late 20th century) Free and Clear, 22" x 18" mixed media, signed LR
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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Joe Abbrescia, Oil on Canvas81 - Joe Abbrescia, Oil on Canvas
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Joe Abbrescia (1936-2005) Morning Hunt, 12" x 16" oil on canvas, signed LR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 2,700.00
 
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Frank Hagel, Oil on Board82 - Frank Hagel, Oil on Board
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Frank Hagel (b. 1933) Trappers Beaching Canoe, 9" x 14" oil on board, signed LR, dated 1984
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Jim C. Norton, Oil on Board83 - Jim C. Norton, Oil on Board
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Jim C. Norton (b. 1953), CAA, Crossing the Little Fork, 11 ½” x 15 ½” oil on board, signed LL, dated 1988 on verso
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00 + 1,100.00) x 1 = 6,600.00
 
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Morton Kunstler, Oil on Board84 - Morton Kunstler, Oil on Board
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Morton Kunstler (b. 1931) The Law Killer, 23 ½” x 29" oil on board, signed and dated 1973 LR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 360.00) x 1 = 2,160.00
 
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Ray Swanson, Gouache85 - Ray Swanson, Gouache
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Ray Swanson (1937-2004) Navajo Man, 22" x 20" gouache, signed LR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 2,700.00
 
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Ray Swanson, Gouache86 - Ray Swanson, Gouache
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Ray Swanson (1937-2004) Jenny Manybeads, 22" x 20" gouache, signed LR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 500.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Peter Petersen Toft, Watercolor86a - Peter Petersen Toft, Watercolor
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Peter Petersen Toft (1825-1901) Our Cabin on Elk Creek Montana, 1866, 10 ¼” x 7" watercolor, signed LR, titled LL. Approx. 20 Toft paintin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,750.00 + 750.00) x 1 = 4,500.00
 
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George W. Gage, Oil on Canvas86b - George W. Gage, Oil on Canvas
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George W. Gage (1887-1957) Untitled, 20" x 15" oil on canvas, signed with initials LR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00 + 800.00) x 1 = 4,800.00
 
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Paul Strayer, Oil on Canvas86c - Paul Strayer, Oil on Canvas
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Paul Strayer (1885-1981) Moose Calling, 34" x 27" oil on canvas, signed LR, dated 1917
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (9,000.00 + 1,800.00) x 1 = 10,800.00
 
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William McKenna, Two watercolors86d - William McKenna, Two watercolors
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William McKenna (Early 20th century) Two watercolors, 16" x 9", signed and dated 1912 LR. (1) DA-AH-DE-A. (2) GA-HAH-NO. An original let...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
 
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Ron Bailey, Oil on Board86e - Ron Bailey, Oil on Board
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Ron Bailey (-1983) Untitled, 12" x 16" oil on board, signed LR
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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Ron Parker, Oil on Board86f - Ron Parker, Oil on Board
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Ron Parker (b. 1942) Loon, 17 ½” x 23 ½” oil on board, signed LL
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Eric Michaels, Watercolor86g - Eric Michaels, Watercolor
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Eric Michaels (b. 1949) After the Dance, 21" x 29" watercolor, signed LL
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00 + 900.00) x 1 = 5,400.00
 
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Nicholas S. Firfires, Watercolor86h - Nicholas S. Firfires, Watercolor
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Nicholas S. Firfires (1919-1970) CAA, Roping Scene, 8 ¾” x 17 ½” watercolor, signed LR, dated 1970
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 650.00) x 1 = 3,900.00
 
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Newman Myrah, Oil on Canvas88 - Newman Myrah, Oil on Canvas
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Newman Myrah (b. 1921), NWR, North of Montana, 18" x 14" oil on canvas, signed LR
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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Edward Burns Quigley, Oil Painting89 - Edward Burns Quigley, Oil Painting
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Edward Burns Quigley (1895-1984) Spooked, 11 ½” x 15" oil, signed LL, dated 1968
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 2,700.00
 
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Don Prechtel, Oil on Board90 - Don Prechtel, Oil on Board
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Don Prechtel (b. 1937), Maryland Guard Zouaves, 7 ¾” x 8 ½” oil on board, signed LL
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Irby Brown, Oil on Canvas91 - Irby Brown, Oil on Canvas
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Irby Brown (b. 1928) Saddled Burro, 16" x 20" oil on canvas, signed LR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 1,800.00
 
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Ace Powell, Bronze Sculpture92 - Ace Powell, Bronze Sculpture
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Ace Powell (1912-1978) Hudson Bay Man, Bronze Sculpture, #30/36, 21" tall, 8" wide, On 2 ¼” walnut stand
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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E. E. Heikka, Bronze Sculpture93 - E. E. Heikka, Bronze Sculpture
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E. E. Heikka (1910-1941) Gary Cooper, Bronze Sculpture, #21/35, 15 ½” tall, 12" long
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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