Robert Murphy Auctions points to artifact sale March 3
KENSINGTON, Conn. – Robert Murphy Auctions will conduct a Native American and artifacts auction on Saturday, March 3, beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern. The online-only auction facility will have approximately 300 lots of high-quality, museum-grade material specializing in Native American, prehistoric and pre-Columbian wares. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.
Owner Robert Murphy said, “We are proud to be offering two significant collections in this specialized area. The first collection will feature several lots from the Caddo and Mississippian cultures including pottery, shell and bead work, tools, pipes and accessories. The second collection is a substantial body of work in more contemporary pieces. This will include a huge selection of pottery from many famous potters (Chino, Nampeyo, Quezada, Tafoya, etc) as well as storytellers, jewelry, and other miscellaneous items.”
Rounding out the auction will be a nice selection of blades and points, baskets, books, and rugs. Highlights will include a Parkin Punctate Mississippian jar, a Caddo Military Road jar, an exceptional Pre-Columbian effigy bottle and a Rose Chino Garcia Acoma pot.
For details call 860-828-1717 or www.robertmurphyauctions.com.
View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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