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20th C. Native American Navajo Silver & Turquoise Bolo

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20th C. Native American Navajo Silver & Turquoise Bolo
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**First Time At Auction**

Native American, Southwestern United States, Navajo, ca. mid-20th century CE. A handsome bolo tie with a braided leather cord and an ovoid 93.5% silver bezel, inlaid with a generous piece of turquoise. Two silver terminal tips with a conical shape and spherical finials hang from the leather tips. Bolo ties are a symbol of the US Southwest, first created around 1950 by Native American artists. These pieces are usually unsigned and serve as a kind of wearable folk art. The verso has an adjustable clasp to customize the cord length. Size of bezel: 3" L x 1.25" W (7.6 cm x 3.2 cm); cord doubled: 20" L (50.8 cm); quality of silver: 93.5%

Provenance: private Ventura County, California, USA collection

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent increases of shipments being seized by Australian & German customs (even for items with pre-UNESCO provenance), we will no longer ship most antiquities and ancient Chinese art to Australia & Germany. For categories of items that are acceptable to ship to Australia or Germany, please contact us directly or work with your local customs brokerage firm.

Display stands not described as included/custom in the item description are for photography purposes only and will not be included with the item upon shipping.

#164373
Condition
Some cleanable patina on the silver terminals and bezel. Bending and indentations to terminals. Turquoise stone is heavily stabilized. Minor staining to the leather cord. Wearable and clasp is adjustable.
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20th C. Native American Navajo Silver & Turquoise Bolo

Estimate $400 - $600
Aug 31, 2021
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Est. $400 - $600Starting Price $200
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Aug 31, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
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Description
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**First Time At Auction**

Native American, Southwestern United States, Navajo, ca. mid-20th century CE. A handsome bolo tie with a braided leather cord and an ovoid 93.5% silver bezel, inlaid with a generous piece of turquoise. Two silver terminal tips with a conical shape and spherical finials hang from the leather tips. Bolo ties are a symbol of the US Southwest, first created around 1950 by Native American artists. These pieces are usually unsigned and serve as a kind of wearable folk art. The verso has an adjustable clasp to customize the cord length. Size of bezel: 3" L x 1.25" W (7.6 cm x 3.2 cm); cord doubled: 20" L (50.8 cm); quality of silver: 93.5%

Provenance: private Ventura County, California, USA collection

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent increases of shipments being seized by Australian & German customs (even for items with pre-UNESCO provenance), we will no longer ship most antiquities and ancient Chinese art to Australia & Germany. For categories of items that are acceptable to ship to Australia or Germany, please contact us directly or work with your local customs brokerage firm.

Display stands not described as included/custom in the item description are for photography purposes only and will not be included with the item upon shipping.

#164373
Condition
...
Some cleanable patina on the silver terminals and bezel. Bending and indentations to terminals. Turquoise stone is heavily stabilized. Minor staining to the leather cord. Wearable and clasp is adjustable.

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