Lot 215: David Halbach watercolor
NATIVE AMERICAN & ETHNOGRAPHIC LIBRARY AND ARTIFACTS FROM JIM HAAS, PLUS ITEMS FROM PROMINENT SOUTHWEST COLLECTIONS
November 13, 2016
South San Francisco, CA, USALive Auction
"Gold Bar" (California gold rush), 1976
Artwork: 7 x 13 1/2 inches
Frame: 14 1/2 x 21 inches
Provenance: Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to offer the library and selected artifacts from the personal collection of Jim Haas, the noted, long-time specialist in Native American and Ethnographic Arts, who recently retired from Bonhams after 31 years with the company and its predecessor. The sale also includes property from a major Southwest museum and estates of two long-time collectors: the Furgatch Collection features contemporary Southwest pottery; the Nancy Florsheim Estate, Part 2, offers contemporary and prehistoric pottery and Southwest jewelry.