01-24-2009 01-24-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2442 Boston
January 24, 2009 10:00AMCalender
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Northern Plains or Plateau Beaded Hide Knife Sheath

$7,110$6,000
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2442 Location: Boston Date / Time: January 24, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Northern Plains or Plateau Beaded Hide Knife Sheath, c. last quarter 19th century, rawhide with soft hide cover, the front beaded with a cross device and a multicolored diagonal stripe pattern, with roll-beaded carrying strap and roll-beaded fringe down one side, includes an old butcher knife, lg. excluding beaded drop 9 1/2 in.

Provenance: Collection of Richard Pohrt, Sr.

Literature: Illustrated in The Native American Heritage.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

cross device, butcher , Richard Pohrt , Sr.