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Plains Dentalia Shell Breastplate

Auction:
2506
Lot:
287A
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Plains Dentalia Shell Breastplate, Lakota, c. late 19th century, the rawhide spacers with brass tack decoration, (minor loss), ht. 11, wd. 6 in.

Provenance: Estate of Mary Ann Claymore.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Mary Ann Claymore, Brass instrument, Breastplate, Claymore, Jewish religious clothing, Lakota, Military history, Rawhide, Television

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