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September 22nd Western Estate Auction. Ventura, California CA

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8597 N. Ventura Ave. (Hwy 33), Ventura, California, 93001. USA. tel: 805-649-2686

22nd Sep, 2019
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Including a fantastic collection of original Edward Borein paintings and etchings, Jack Swanson originals, Bronzes, saddles and tack, specimens, fine antique and western furniture, sterling silver flatware, and fine estate jewelry, from the estate of Diane Decker Harcourt, Paso Robles, Ca.

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Lot 1

Edward Borein (1872-1945) Drypoint Etching #98

p Title: Heading 'em in - Image measures approx 4 15/16" x 6 15/16" signed and titled in pencil in the margin - Provenance: ...

Lot 2

Antique Sioux beaded moccasins circa 1900

Sioux beaded Moccasins, in excellent antique condition with only a few minor losses. Low top cut, sinew sewn on rawhide, with...

Lot 3

Catlin pipe with long stem

Ceremonial pipe bowl and stem of catlinite (Pipestone) Provenance: The Ernie Hovard Collection of Western & Native American...

Lot 4

Western horse Bridal - Sliester / Jedlicka

A Surgical stainless steel and silver mounted Sliester Auberry, Calif. bit with a Jedlicka Santa Barbara leather and silver...

Lot 5

Silver & Leather tooled Circle Y Western Saddle

Finely hand tooled swirling honey suckle rose pattern, with engraved silver accents on four back corners, nice silver conchos...

Lot 6

W.H. Ford Original Western Acrylic painting

Title: "Remounts" measures 7" x 9.5" Purchased at the Wickenburg Gallery - Provenance: The Donna Decker Harcourt Trust, Paso...

Lot 7

After Frederic Remington Western bronze - 2 riders

Two riders shooting at full gallop, the piece shows very good detail and measures approx 12" x 10" x 6" and sits on a 9.5" x 7"x...

Lot 8

Collection of large spear points

5 pcs - flint knapped ghost points, the largest measures 11", 6.5" 6" and 5". From the Ernie Hovard collection of Western and...

Lot 9

Cased collection of Native American points & pipe

A Slate 6.5" spear point, a 4" x 4" slate skinner, a 6.5" x 4.25" Antique well used Catlinite axe head pipe with an embossed...

Lot 10

Pre historic stone Indian Axe head - mammoth size

very large stone three-quarter grooved stone axe measures 10 3/4" x 5" x 3 1/2" From the Ernie Hovard collection on Western &...

Lot 11

Mata Ortiz potter Gloria Hernandez Casa Grande jar

signed bottom Gloria Hdez (Gloria Hernandez) of Mata Ortiz, Mexico. A red earthenware jar with polychrome red and black slip...

Lot 12

Near Mint Stetson hat in original box

XXXXX Stetson, Off white beaver?, with white hat band. Someone has to play the hero. 7 1/8" in original Stetson box ...

Lot 13

Jim Davidson (1962) Cowboy bronze

Bust of Buffalo Bill measures approx 13 1/2" on a 6.5" round marble base. Limited edition bronze with foundry mark (Davidson...

Lot 14

An Indian wars .69 Caliber percussion carbine

.69 caliber, 22" round barrel proofed on the barrel, band and back of the lockplate with an Austrian type Eagle, and the number...

Lot 15

Antique Engraved Kentucky flintlock conversion

Tiger stripe Kentucky maple one piece stock with a 38" heavy barrel and mounted silver heart and oval pieces, with front blade...

Lot 16

Nelson Lewis of Troy N.Y. target percussion rifle

marked atop the 31" octagon barrel: N. Lewis Troy N.Y. - Steel and brass furniture, with a stock repair in brass. An early...

Lot 17

Antique Full Stock Kentucky flintlock conversion

Tiger stripe Kentucky maple one piece stock with a 33.5" heavy octagon barrel marked J.M. Myers in two places with front brass...

Lot 18

Antique Engraved Kentucky percussion rifle ca 1840

Full Stock, Tiger stripe Kentucky maple one piece stock with a 40" heavy barrel with front brass sight, and stag horn rear sight....

Lot 18A

Three 18th/19th C. Powder horns

A 14.5" custom made powder horn with a carved hunting scene, carved wood top, copper and brass closures, and two smaller pieces,...

Lot 19

Collection of 13 Antique Branding Irons

The longest is 48" all show age and use, thirteen total. Provenance: The Ernie Hovard collection of Western & Native American...

Lot 20

English Tower percussion conversion pistol

Once an 18th century flintlock the pistol was converted to percussion with a Tower stamped lock plate and hammer, crown marked at...

Lot 21

Persian 'New land pattern Flintlock pistol ca 1810

produced either in Tabriz or Isfahan, under the supervision of the British armourers. Modeled after the British New Land Pattern...

Lot 22

Three Brass Powder Flasks

Two feature the Cannon and flag motif, and the additional has alternating serrated diamonds framed with an acanthus. One has a...

Lot 23

Handmade Circle Y Tooled leather roping saddle

16" seat, finely hand tooled leather throughout with silver engraved conchos- Provenance: The Donna Decker Harcourt Trust, Paso...

Lot 24

Henry Bonnard Western bronze

Title: Double Trouble Inspired by Frederic Remington featuring a rifle bearing horseman facing off with a grizzly bear.

Lot 25

Howard Miller Moon Phase tall clock

3-weight movement with a large brass pendulum and burlwood panels decorating the tall case - Provenance: The Donna Decker...

Lot 26

19th c. American hall tree

with beveled mirror, fantastic brass hooks and drip pan measures 94" h x 36" w x 9.5"

Lot 27

Jack Swanson (1927) Western Oil on board

Title" "The Old Vaquero" Oil on board measures 30" x 40.", nicely framed signed bottom left and verso 1968 - Provenance: The...

Lot 28

Jack Swanson (1927-2014) Cowboy Bronze Sculpture

Title" "Dos Riendas" 1972 measures 22.75" x 12" x 19.75" H, Provenance: The Donna Decker Harcourt Trust via High Noon

Lot 29

Wells Fargo Wood & Iron Strong box

This small strong box, green in color with off-white hand painted lettering. The interior of the box is stamped "NO. -0280 JM."...

Lot 30

An Antique Winchester Model 1873 #96765B

Mfg. 1882 An early 1873 rifle with 24" octagon barrel in .44 cal and marked as so on the brass block bottom. Marked Model 1873 on...

Lot 31

Colt 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver #198046

Mfg. 1866 with a 7 1/2" octagon barrel, Marked Colts Patent on the left frame and 36 Cal on the side of the trigger plate. ...

Lot 32

Colt Army Model 1860 Percussion Revolver #138885

Mfg. 1863 (Civil War Period) Four matching serial numbers and corresponding partial on cylinder. That still shows the battle...

Lot 33

W.J. McElroy Confederate Civil War Fighting Knife

Marked W.J. McElroy /Macon, Ga on the ricasso, Civil War Fighting knife. Brass guard and pommel fixed into the wood grip by a...

Lot 34

U.S. Springfield Model 1878 Trapdoor rifle #375068

Bright nickel finish, very good action, 29.5" barrel, ramp sight, fine presentation condition, along with signs of Military use...

Lot 35

1848 Harper Ferry 69 Caliber Percussion Rifle

with socket bayonet, furniture grade hardwood stock, loading rod, two iron straps, and a bayonet fixture at the nose, clear...

Lot 35A

French Darne sliding breech double barrel shotgun

A Rare French Darne 16ga sliding breech 26.75" double barrel shotgun, walnut stock, buttstock marked Halifax Darne St. Etienne...

Lot 35B

Fine Antique EC Meacham 12 GA. Percussion Shotgun

E.C. Meacham was known for it's fine shotguns which were very popular with the western trade. 30" barrels with highly engraved...

Lot 35C

An Indo-Persian Jezail Flintlock Musket 1796

Afghan jezail fashioned with a 1796 East India Company Mortimer flintlock Indo-Persian firearms. Iron 38" barrel with five...

Lot 36

Navajo Old pawn Turquoise silver large belt

antique pawn very large nickel silver conchos- Provenance: The Donna Decker Harcourt Trust, Paso Robles, Calif.

Lot 37

Navajo Old Pawn turquoise bracelet

Large central turquoise medallion in a silver repeating bead setting flanked by two turquoise pieces shaped as leaves. Old Pawn...

Lot 38

Navajo Concho belt w sterling & turquoise conchos

Artist Marked MY, Sterling silver & turquoise old pawn concho with leather belt measures 40.5" total

Lot 39

Plains Indian beaded moccasins ca 1900-1910

Plains beaded Moccasins, in excellent antique condition with only a few minor losses. Rawhide, sinew sewn beads with an overall...

Lot 40

Lakota Sioux outstanding beaded satchel ca 1900

A Rawhide and sinew sewn beaded satchel with top flap, fringe, and broken handle. The backside leather is sewn/ tooled in a...

Lot 41

B D Garcia signed Acoma Olla jar

measures approx 8.5" diameter x 7.5" high, polychrome painted jar by Acoma Artist B.D. Garcia, shows three losses to the slip at...

Lot 42

Emma Chino Acoma N.M. Polychrome seed pot

Polychrome painted earthenware seed pot with white, brown and red slip pictograms of fish, rabbit, eagle, wild turkey, pig, and...

Lot 42A

Mata Ortiz potter Gloria Hernandez Casa Grande jar

signed bottom Gloria Hdez (Gloria Hernandez) of Mata Ortiz, Mexico. A red earthenware jar with polychrome red and black slip...

Lot 43

Large Native American California Metate

includes grinding stone. The base measures approx 12" diameter x 9" high. From the Ernie Hovard collection on Western & Native...

Lot 44

An Outstanding California Native American Metate

Flat top metate measures approx 24.5 " x 17" x 9" probably granite. Includes at the matching grinding stone

Lot 45

Vogt Full Set Horse Bridal

Vogt Silver mounted and iron bit with large floral conchos, and a leather basket weave headstall with silver buttons and buckle,...

Lot 46

Otto Ernst Leather tooled Rodeo Saddle

Leather tooled high back hand leather tooled saddle 14" seat in very good vintage condition, with bridal and stirrups. Pat. Feb...

Lot 47

After Frederick Remington 27" Bronze with book

Title: "Mountain Man" Bronze with a very nice green patina, shows age and high detail, measures 27" x 20" x 11" and sits on a...

Lot 48

After Remington bronze - 'Rattlesnake'

Nice brown patina mounted on a green marble stand with plaque that reads "Rattlesnake/ Frederic Remington. The bronze measures...

Lot 49

Edward Borein (1872-1945) Drypoint Etching #202

p Title: Canyon of Death - Image measures approx 11 15/16" x 7 5 15/16" signed in pencil bottom right - Provenance: The Donna...

Lot 50

Edward Borein (1872-1945) Drypoint Etching #82

p Title: A Sure enough rider - Image measures approx 5 11/16" x 8" signed in pencil bottom right Provenance: - Provenance: The...

Lot 51

19th c. Cylinder roll desk circa 1870

Oak and figured mahogany construction fancy carved gallery with three drawer top, hand turned legs, cylinder rolls nicely, and...

Lot 52

2 Weight Vienna Regulator hanging clock

Late 19th early 20th century Vienna 2-weight clock with roman numerals on an enamel face. The carefully carved and crafted case...

Lot 53

19th c. French Wood Carved hanging wall barometer

in a fancy carved French Walnut case marked Jules Peter 12 Rue de la Republique LYON, note the unusual swirled mercury thermometer

Lot 54

Three crystal decanter silver Tantalus

Brilliant cut crystal decanters fitted into a silver plated Tantalus by Mappin & Webb- Provenance: The Donna Decker Harcourt...

Lot 55

Silver and crystal claret with inner flask

Prohibition secret flask. Approx 12 inches high with a flip top lid that reveals a silver sealed inner flask that measures the...

Lot 56

Imperial Selb china set with gold overlay rim

Approx 50 pieces Marked H&C Selb Bavaria Heinrich & Co Senta- large oval tray, serving dish, and more, some chipped - Provenance:...

Lot 57

Antique Flame Mahogany drop front secretary

Book Matched Flame Mahogany figured drop front and drawers with embossed American Eagle pulls, and Eagle and orb finials. ...

Lot 58

19thc. Mahogany Chippendale hanging curio cabinet

Early 19th century with a Broken arch bonnet, Chippendale style two door cabinet with hand carved ribbons that decorate the...

Lot 58A

Antique Rosewood game table

fancy inlaid rosewood section decorate the nicely carved American game table, two minor losses to the veneer- Provenance: The...

Lot 59

19th Century Elizabethan Court Cupboard

2 pc. hand carved oak with inlaid panels, the bottom door panels are encircled with an arching wreathed with acanthus columns. ...

Lot 60

PCGS Graded MS 62 St. Gaudens $20 Gold Coin

A PCGS MS 62 1924

Lot 61

American Gold Eagle $5 coin & 14kt gold bracelet

American Eagle $5 Gold 2000 $5 dollar gold coin mounted in an articulating 14kt gold band marked 14kt and AE 17.7 gms

Lot 62

Custom 14kt Gold w 3.75 ctw diamonds

custom ring with 15 round brilliant cut diamonds app 3.75 ctw weighs 16.3 gms, size 7

Lot 63

14 kt Gold & diamond tennis bracelet

approx 54 pave' diamonds weighs 16 gms

Lot 64

Platinum & diamond apple green jade ring

two pear shape and four marquee cut diamonds approx 1.5 ctw support a fine cabochon cut 12.5 carat apple green jadeite stone with...

Lot 65

Custom Gold, ruby and diamond ring

outstanding cluster ring w ruby and w marquis diamonds size 5 - weighs 18gms

Lot 66

1943 Mexico 50 peso gold coin belt buckle

A 1943 50 Peso Mexican Gold Coin of 375 grams of .900 gold with a 14kt gold robe twist bezel belt buckle 1943 Mexican Peso gold...

Lot 67

French Bronze Jewelry Casket of St. Hubert

ornate Louis XVI style floral pattern and vignettes of hunting scenes decorate each panel, pink velvet interior. Measures approx...

Lot 68

Antique Louis XVI Style French Bronze center bowl

Gilded Bronze with branch like legs and embossed with flowers, brass insert the piece measures 21" x 7 1/2" x 6 1/4" H.-...

Lot 69

Wallace Sterling "Rose Point" Flatware

107 pieces of Wallace 'Rose Point' Sterling. The Wallace booklet included writes: Rose Point Sterling in the mood of romance. ...

Lot 70

14kt Gold Necklace w/ .999 gold Peso Medallions

Made in Mexico marked 14kt gold chain necklace approx 17" with a gold safety clasp that supports 10 mounted 2 peso gold pieces in...

Lot 71

18kt gold ladies wide band ring w diamonds

engraved and banded - weighs 15.3gms - size 6.5

Lot 71A

Men's 10kt gold diamond ring - 3 diamonds

approx .3ctw, weighs 5.5gms - size 11

Lot 71B

14kt y. Gold 1.6 ctw Diamond and 6.79 ct Jade ring

A stamped 14kt yellow and white gold cast and hand assembled ring. The Jade is set in four prongs with diamonds around in white...

Lot 72

Francisco Zuniga (1912-1998) Original drawing

Rare depiction of A "Young Girl seated, dressed in a 'Rebozo'" A position of contemplation and repose. Charcoal drawing,...

Lot 73

Edward Curtis photogravure "Charlie Wood - Kobuk"

plate #721 in Sepia tone measures 15.5" x 11.5" Provenance: H.G. Gentemann Ambler, Alaska

Lot 74

Plains Indian beaded moccasins ca 1900

Plains Indian beaded Moccasins, in very good to excellent antique condition with only a few minor losses. Shows real use on the...

Lot 75

Vel Miller (1936) oil on canvas 'Teton Morning'

Title: "Teton Morning" 30" x 24" oil on canvas signed lower left and verso, and includes postcard from Miller to the owner. -...

Lot 76

R Brownell McGrew (1916-1994) Navajo Portrait

- portrait of Navajo man title: TSE Bidalkai signed bottom left measures 18" x 14" with O'Brien's Art emporium, Scottsdale,...

Lot 77

Jason Scull (1958) limited edition cowboy bronze

Title: "Agua Dulce" 1991 #2 of 18 limited edition bronze measures approx 21.5" x 20" x 8" while standing on an 2.5" carved wood...

Lot 78

American oak highly carved sideboard

An outstanding highly carved claw foot sideboard with majestic back splash, three drawers and four doors - The best of the best...

Lot 79

An Antique American Oak Dining table & chairs

7 pieces, Antique American quarter sawn oak pedestal table with highly carved center pedestal and skirt with six highly carved...

Lot 80

An Antique American Oak highly carved server

American Oak Highly Carved Server featuring highly carved back splat, drawers and serpentine legs, measures 55" high x 42" wide x...

Lot 81

W.H. Ford Original Western Acrylic painting

Title: "The Blue Duster" measures 24" x 30" depicting a pair of cowboys in blue dusters crossing a river on horseback, nicely...

Lot 81A

A Fine Chinese Cut pile rug

measures approximately 14' x 10' nice creme color with floral groups throughout.

Lot 82

Glenn Swanson (1950) Bronze Pheasant Sculpture

Title" colors of Autumn" by Glenn Swanson, measures approx 29" H, 32" on wood base depicting a Pheasant taking flight from a...

Lot 83

Art Lamay limited edition Heron lithograph

Heron - pencil signed and numbered 529/950image 34" x15" frame size 44" x 23.75"- Provenance: The Donna Decker Harcourt Trust,...

Lot 84

Antique Tantalus with crystal decanters & glasses

Neo-Classic fancy carved panels on a Tiger Oak Box measures approx. 15" x 12" x 11" H that opens to reveal four 8" etched crystal...

Lot 85

Edward Borein (1872-1945) Drypoint Etching #30

p Title: The Four Horseman #1 Etching & Drypoint - Image measures approx 9 15/16" x 11 7/8" signed in pencil lower right - Old...

Lot 86

Edward Borein (1872-1945) Drypoint Etching #217

p Title: The Last house, Walpi" Image measures approx 9 1/2" x 11 7/8" inscribed reverse Provenance: Donald Harcourt...

Lot 87

Edward Borein (1872-1945) Drypoint Etching #230

p Title: Lagunas or "Old Church at Lagunas" Image measures approx. 7 3/8" x 10 3/8" - Provenance: The Donna Decker Harcourt...

Lot 88

C.H. Humphriss Bronze statue on marble base

Title "Appeal to the Great Spirit" measures 29" tall and 2" marble, signed on the base C.H. Humphriss and Gorham Co. Foundry

Lot 89

Crates Leather Co. Cutting horse Saddle

long neck roping pommel, #4524 tooled leather saddle and engraved silver conchos 16" seat. - Provenance: The Donna Decker...

Lot 90

Jack Swanson Bronze Horse Statue

Title: "California Reined Horse" measures 19" H x 17" x 7" not including the wood base - Provenance: The Donna Decker Harcourt...

Lot 91

Jack Swanson (1927) Western Oil on board

Title" "Murietta" Oil on board measures 30" x 40.", nicely framed signed bottom left and verso 1986 with Swanson Gallery tag...

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