Location: Auction being held at 9595 Nelson Road in Longmont, CO. (The Boulder County Fairgrounds). Barn A Directions: North of Denver approx. 25 miles on I-25 take exit 235 then west on Hwy. 52 approx. 7 miles to 95th St. (this is the first lighted intersection west of Hwy. 287) At 95th St. go north (right) approx. 4 miles to Boulder County Fairgrounds. Directly across the road from the Target Store. MAP
10 A.M. SATURDAY OCTOBER 8 TH 2022
11 A.M. SUNDAY OCTOBER 9 TH 2022
SPECIAL PREVIEW FRIDAY OCTOBER 7TH 4pm till 7pm and then again auction day from 8 AM till sale time on Saturday and 10 AM till sale time Sunday
WE ARE EXTREMELY PROUD TO OFFER AT AUCTION THE FABULOUS ESTATE OF MR. JOHN BOWER OF COLORADO.
THIS ESTATE CONSISTS OF OVER 100 WEAVINGS! OVER 200 PIECES OF POTTERY! OVER 200 PIECES OF JEWELRY! KACHINAS! BASKETS! AND MANY MORE FANTASTIC PIECES! WE WILL BE SELLING OVER 700 LOTS IN THE TWO DAYS!
This is a very small sampling of items to be offered.
POTTERY – Featured are: Margaret Tafoya; Maria Martinez; 2- Maria & Popovi;14”x7” Teresita Naranjo WEDDING VASE ONE OF THE BEST I’VE EVER SEEN; 7”x5”Featherwoman; 5”x3” Featherwoman; Blue Corn; Frogwoman; Helen Shupla RED CLAY MELON BOWL; Fannie Nampeyo; Christina Naranjo, 16”Carmelita Dunlap; Nice 14”x11” Richard Ebelacker; Rose Naranjo; 8”x5” Rose Chino; Linda Tafoya; 8”x3”Flying Ant; Outstanding collection of Thomas Natseway minatures; Joseph Lonewolf; Art Cody; Goldenrod; Lela & Vann; Santana & Adam; Rose Gonzales; Betty Tafoya, Chris Martinez; 21”x13” Large Gilbert Olivias red lidded jar; 3- Gilbert Olivias graduated red melon bowls from 10”x9” to 5 1/2”x 4 ½”; Barbara Martinez; Celestina Naranjo; BJ Fragua; Harrison Begay; John Gonzales; Dolores Currin; Angela Baca;6”x6” Fredrica Antonio; Camilio Tafoya; Paula Estevan; 9”x8” Melissa Antonio; 16”x10” Debbie Brown; 4-Lucy McKelvey; Sofia & Elizabeth Medina; Nicolosa Naranjo; Julie Gutierrez; Stella Chavarria, Denny Gutierrez, Eric Tafoya, Celes & Evelyn Tafoya; plus many many more. The featured potters are from the pueblos of Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, Jemez, Acoma, Zia, and Hopi etc. This is just sampling of artists to be featured. What a collection!
JEWELRY-OVER 25 Squash Blossoms, Bracelets, OVER 20 Concho belts, Silver beads, Necklaces, Belt Buckles, Bolos, etc., by Zuni & Navajo artists Fred Natachu; Victor Moses Begay; Geraldine Yazzie; GM Yazzie; Robert Haley; Ray Bennett; Larry Pinto; Most pieces signed. GREAT SELECTION!
FANTASTIC SELECTION OF WEAVINGS! GREAT COLLECTION OF OLDER WEAVINGS! Navajo
Rugs to include- Yeis, Storms, Wide Ruins, Pictorials, Teec Nos Pos, Two grey hills, by weavers such as Cheryl Yazzie; Helen Begay; Sarah Yazzie; La Rose Bia; Cecelia Curley; Irene Warren; Fannie Pete; Ella Begay; Lucinda Raymond; Jenny Tso; Annie Lewis; Jane White; and more! HOPI & NAVAJO KACHINAS- Marlin Pinto, Dennis Ross, Timothy Talawepi, Ron Honyouti; Milton Howard; Wilmer Kaye; Lawrence Jaquez, and many more!
GREAT COLLECTION OF NAVAJO BASKETS-Bessie Black; Lorraine Black; Nellie Black; Peggy Black; Sally Black; Mary Holiday Black; and others.
Also included will be- many other unique and unusual pieces by top name & award winning artists such as 2-Marie Barbera bronzes; Herbert Cayatineto silver head stall; Smokey; Ramona Bird; Horse hair baskets; drums; Beaded Moccasins; Beautiful carved buffalo bench; GH Walbye bronze; Navajo pitch pottery; & many more will be represented at this auction, definitely a sale for the collector as well as the general public. Plus much much more!
We encourage anyone interested in fine Southwest Indian Art to attend the preview and inspect this exceptional collection. This is truly a great opportunity for dealers and collectors alike. You won’t be disappointed!
Terms of Sale: Full settlement on day of sale by cash, credit cards, or check with proper ID. 5 % BUYERS PREMIUM will be added as part of the purchase price. All announcements made day of sale supersedes all printed material. Bidder agrees that they have satisfied themselves and is not relying on Auctioneers about any particular age, tribe, artist, origin or condition.
Bidder agrees to hold auctioneers harmless against any claims related to this auction. NO ADDITIONAL CONSIGNMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS AUCTION.
THIS IS A FANTASTIC SELECTION! YOU WOULD BE HARD PRESSED TO FIND THIS QUALITY AND VARIETY ANYWHERE! TWO BIG DAYS!
Sale Conducted by:
Bob & Dal Payne Joe Knight
Payne Auction Co. Niwot Auction
Bloomfield, N.M. Longmont, Co.