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Native American and Inuit Art from the Estate of Michael Denman

Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Native American and Inuit Art from the Estate of Michael Denman. An eclectic and enthusiastic collector for over 50 years, Mr. Denman was the well-known and popular owner of a San Francisco restaurant that is a favorite among locals. Offering 225 lots, this sale features an intriguing selection of Native American pottery and baskets; Inuit stone sculpture and carvings; Navajo rugs; Cape Dorset, Native American, Southwest and Hawaiian artworks; tribal arts magazines and catalogs; and Arts & Crafts furniture. Pottery comes from a variety of Southwest tribes, including the Pueblo, Hopi, San Ildefonso, Pomo, Zia, Santa Clara, and Acoma. The sale also offers some African, Pre-Columbian, Eskimo and Latin American items. Rounding out the sale are items from several other collectors, including Old Pawn jewelry and more, such as necklaces, pendants, concho belts, bracelets, pins, rings, belt buckles, bolos, and watch bands.

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