Lot 180 - Navajo Arts & Crafts Guild Silver Concho Belt with Stamped Designs c. 1943, 35" length (J5863) Ex Pockels collection
- Circa: 1943
- Size: 35''
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 $500. ESTIMATE $2,000 - $3,000. 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. 269.6 grams, total length of 35", fits 28"-35" waist. Conchos measure 2" x 2.25". Excellent condition. The silver has acquired a nice, dark patina. There is 1 buckle, 10 oval conchos, and 11 square links. Stamped with the Navajo Arts and Crafts Guild hallmark on verso. The stampwork is beautifully done. Collected from the original family who collected this in the 1920-30s in the Monument Valley area. Sidney Pockels was co-owner of Pockels, Paint, and Glass Company. Sidney, frequently climbed into his model A Ford to travel from Saint Louis to the Monument Valley Navajo Indian Reservation located at the Arizona/Utah border. It was here that he was continually drawn to witness the wonders of the Navajo Indian festivals and artistry. The family always thought that Sidney never married because hed rather be in Monument Valley then at home. This was purchased here by Sidney and passed down through his family since his death in 1955. 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.