Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont, CO

Location: Auction being held at 9595 Nelson Road in Longmont, CO. (The Boulder County Fairgrounds). Barn A
Directions: North of Denver approx.  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.

10 A.M. SATURDAY JUNE-18TH- 2016

11 A.M. SUNDAY JUNE-19th -2016

Preview 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. LAWRENCE SIMS OF FARMINGTON NEW MEXICO. THIS A FANTASTIC COLLECTION CONSISTING OF OVER 150 PCS. OF JEWELRY, 30 NAVAJO WEAVINGS, NAVAJO KACHINAS, POTTERY AND MORE! MOST PIECES COLLECTED IN THE 1960’s AND 1970’s.   WE ALSO HAVE PIECES REMAINING FROM MESA VERDE POTTERY GALLERY OF CORTEZ COLORADO.   ALSO INCLUDED IS A PORTION OF THE FINAL INVENTORY OF SIX DIRECTIONS TRADING OF TAOS NM.  Also included are many pieces from New Mexico & Arizona Indian artists as well as from well known Trading companies and Traders.  Many of these artists are award winning and the elite of their respective fields. Also included are several outstanding individual consignments. There are also some Non-Indian items included in this auction.

This is truly a great opportunity for dealers and collectors alike. 

POTTERY – Featured are Maria & Santana, Helen Shupla, Marie Z. Chino, Christina Naranjo, Betty Tafoya, Mida Tafoya, Ralph Aragon, Mary Cain, Joy Cain, Grace Navasie, Loretta Navasie, Victor & Naomi Eckleberry, Elizabeth Medina, Nicolosa Naranjo, Tom Polacca, Julie Gutierrez, Lawrence Namoki, Robert Aguilar, Stella & Denise Chavarria, Adelle Nampeyo, Jessie Garcia, Sarah Garcia, Rose Gonzales, Eric 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 a small sampling of artists to be featured.

JEWELRY- What a collection! Large selection of Squash blossoms, Bracelets, Concho belts, Silver beads, Necklaces, fetishes, rings, earrings, belt buckles, bolos,   etc., by Zuni & Navajo artists. Most pieces signed.

NAVAJO RUGS: Two grey hills, Teec Nos Pos, Yeis, Storms, Wide Ruins, Pictorials, Approximately 60 total weavings!


 LARGE SELECTION OF PRINTS Gary Montgomery, Bert Sebourn, Troy Anderson, Enoch Kelly Haney, Plus many more!

Also included will be  STORYTELLERS;  SAND PAINTINGS; SCULPTURES;  BASKETS; FETISHES; and many other unique and unusual pieces by top name & award winning artists such as, RUBY HALEY,  SPENCER, MIKE TOLEDO, BAATSOSLONII, CAMBRIDGE, MILLICENT PLATERO, -   & 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.

 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.  






Sale Conducted by:    Bob & Dal Payne                    Joe Knight               

                                Payne Auction Co.                  Niwot Auction

                                Bloomfield, N.M.                    Longmont, Co.

                                505-320-6445                       303-589-4119

Terms: Cash or good check with proper ID,
Mastercard, Visa or Discover day of auction. 5% buyers premium.

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Not responsible for accidents.
Announcements made auction day take precedence over all others, printed or implied.