Lot 516

Rare Navajo Old Pawn Ring by Morty Johnson

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Presented in this lot is a rare Navajo Native American Old Pawn Morty Johnson "Sleeping Beauty" turquoise cabochon ring. This unique piece features the Sleeping Beauty cabochon placed in a shadowbox design with a braided border. A traditional southwest style, the design is accented with linear, hammered fans on the shank on each side. The back of the bracelet is marked "Morty Johnson". This bracelet is in good condition, showing some natural patina with its age, minimal scratches consistent with normal usage. Approximate total weight is 11.8 grams, size US 11.25.