Native American Art collection up for auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ New Denver saleroom

DENVER, CO.- Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, is pleased to announce The Anne S. and Robert E. Clay Collection of Native American Art is scheduled to be up for auction in the company’s Denver saleroom on March 11, 2012 beginning at 12 pm MDT. The auction house is located in Denver’s Golden Triangle, 960 Cherokee Street, situated just blocks away from the Denver Art Museum and the new Clyfford Still Museum. The Collection includes over 300 lots of Pueblo pottery, Navajo weavings and Southwestern jewelry. Mr. and Mrs. Clay were active members of the Douglas Society at the Denver Art Museum. Over the years the Clays made donations from their collection to the Denver Art Museum and The Wheelwright Museum in Santa Fe and loans to other institutions in the area. Mr. and Mrs. Clay began collecting on a trip to New Mexico where they gained a lifelong appreciation of Native American Art. They emerged as enthusiastic collectors with a devotion to the modern masters of Pueblo pottery,