Two Carved Wood Items
- Sold for:
- American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
- Date / Time :
- May 15, 2010 10:00AM
Two Carved Wood Items, Ute, c. last quarter 19th century, a wood courting flute with incised lizard (?) image, with blue dyed hide ties and lead mouthpiece (a piece of the flute is missing as well as the flute stop), and a tacked wood dance stick, with serrate edge and crosses done in brass tacks on both sides, traces of blue and yellow pigment, lg. of dance stick 21 1/2 in.
Provenance: Howell Plummer Myton, collected on the Uintah Ute Indian Reservation in White Rocks, Utah, between 1898-1904.