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Premier Auction - Session II - March 25, 2023

Sat, Mar 25, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1178

Large Turquoise Cuff and Buffalo Head Bracelet

Estimate: $500 - $700

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

one large freeform turquoise, approx. 2-5/8 x 1-3/4 in., sterling silver, inside measurement 5-1/2 in., 14.90 grams; Navajo Robert Nez sterling silver buffalo head, approx. 2-1/4 in., four polished rough turquoise, approx. 11.0-12.6mm, five coral, 4.0-6.5mm, marked "R.NEZ", clasp has initial engraved "RCS", box link clasp, tested sterling silver, 172.9 grams

Note: This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.


large turquoise has a natural surface reaching crack in the matrix, the back has felt, designer is not visible, buffalo is slightly tarnished, maker's mark is partially legible

Private Collection, New Mexico