Lot 128 - Gibson Gene - Navajo Turquoise and Coral Chip Inlay and Silver Bracelet with Singer and Peyote Bird Pictorials c. 1980s, size 6.75 (J90106-010-008)
- Circa: 1980s
This item is reserved for our online auction on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 9:00 am MST/PDT via LiveAuctioneers.com and will last approximately 4-5 hours. This auction is listed under Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery & Auction. To participate, please create your account on LiveAuctioneers.com and click on our auction preview to sign up for approval in advance. This will be a computer online auction, so be sure to create your account as soon as possible. Once your account is approved, you may leave absentee bids on items through LiveAuctioneers.com. NOTE SHIPPING HANDLING TIME: Please allow a handling time of 1 to 3 weeks for your item(s) to be shipped. STARTING PRICE: is $225. ESTIMATE $350 - $450. The starting price is the reserve minimum and the object can sell for this low amount. The estimate is the price that we feel is a reasonable gallery value. If you have any questions about this lot, please feel free to call us or email. Each lot shows additional images, condition reports, and provenance. Please review all images. 82 grams, 1.75" bandwidth, size 6.75 to include a gap of 1". Artist hallmark on verso. This bracelet is in good condition. The two peyote birds on the sides have their chip inlay intact. The singer is missing some of the chip inlay, which is barely noticeable. The stones that are are missing are only the black jet stones, and without them the recessed area is a dark, almost black color, hence it is barely noticeable. Tool marks can be seen on the interior. This bracelet has beautiful and unusual imagery, as it is not common to depict the backside of a figure's head. The Peyote Bird is also referred to as the Water Bird and is often symbolic of life renewal and distant vision. Ex Rex Arrowsmith Estate: Rex Arrowsmith was a long-time Native American trader and art dealer, who owned a shop in Santa Fe, New Mexico ‘Relics of the Old West,’ which opened off the Old Santa Fe Trail in 1950. He also participated as a judge at the Santa Fe Indian Market for many years and served as president of SWAIA, Southwestern Association for Indian Arts. In gallery pick up date starts October 14th by appointment. NOTE FEES CHARGED: 1. Our buyer's premium is 25% for winning bids under $100,000 and 20% for winning bids at $100,000 and above. 2. US sales tax is charged on all purchases except for buyers (a) with a current resale license (b) shipping address to sales tax exempt states (Alaska (certain jurisdictions), Oregon, Montana, New Hampshire, and Delaware), (c) international buyers. 3. We charge for shipping. For all 50 domestic states in the USA, please refer to the flat rate shipping fee added to this item. If you win more than one lot, we will combine the shipping fee for you. For countries outside of the USA, a shipping fee will be added based on the destination, and the buyer is responsible for VAT/import fees.