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Two Southwest Silver Concha Belts

Auction:
2237
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$881$750

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2237
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 22, 2004 10:00AM

Description:

Two Southwest Silver Concha Belts, Navajo, mid-20th century, one with a "first phase" pattern, eight conchas, and a repousse-worked buckle, includes an extra concha; and the other with eight two-piece conchas, each set with a chunk of highly matrixed turquoise, both on leather belts, lg. to 32 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Concha Belts, Belts, Conchas, Navajo Nation, Navajo people, Navajo tribe, Turquoise

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