March in Montana Auction
Live Auction

March in Montana 2024 Session II

Sat, Mar 16, 2024 01:00PM EDT
Lot 661

Sterling Silver and Turquoise Pot by White Buffalo (Mike Perez)

Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000

Bid Increments

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$0 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Sterling Silver and Turquoise Pot by White Buffalo (Mike Perez) 11" diameter x 5" high featuring beautiful pictorial engraved designs inside and out. Accented with a large turquoise stone - 2" x 2.5". Marked on bottom: White Buffalo, Sterling, '92 (c). Alvarez. $8,000-10,000 Provenance: Private Collection, WY. From the website of Twin Rocks Trading Post in Bluff, Utah: Mike Perez (Comanche and Mexican/American descent), better known as White Buffalo, brings a unique sensibility and fine sense of craftsmanship to his jewelry. Using the finest stones, he complements his work with beautifully detailed figures executed with clean stampwork and cutout designs. He has been creating jewelry since 1984 and mastered the techniques of silver cast, tufacast, and lost wax jewelry. He enjoys creating unusual forms whether in jewelry or other forms such as boxes and bowls. His work as been rewarded with a Fenn Gallery Award for Best of Market in Santa Fe as well as a "Jewels of the Southwest" exhibition at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.


Fine condition.