09-10-2005 09-10-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2291 Boston
September 10, 2005 10:00 AMCalender
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Plains Carved Bone Roach Spreader

$2,820$2,400
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2291 Location: Boston Date / Time: September 10, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Plains Carved Bone Roach Spreader, c. 1900, in the form of a cut-out hand, traces of red pigment, custom stand, ht. 4 3/4 in.

Provenance: Collected in 1998 at Pine Ridge Reservation from an Ogalala Sioux family. They purportedly acquired it around 1900-10 from a member of the Omaha tribe in Macy, Nebraska.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Macy, Nebraska