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Rare Ute Beaded Tobacco Flask and Necklace

Auction:
2376
Lot:
156
Sold for:
$11,750$10,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Rare Ute Beaded Tobacco Flask and Necklace, c. third quarter 19th century, the rawhide flask with hide tab, beaded on one side with geometric design using white, "pony trader" blue, black, and pink seed beads, the carved wood stopper is attached to two strands of early mandrel wound beads, lg. 18 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Ute Beaded, pony trader , Bead, Beadwork, Seed bead, Ute tribe

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