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Exceptional Northeast Carved Wood Belt Cup

Auction:
2685B
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$31,200$26,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2685B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 09, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Exceptional Northeast Carved Wood Belt Cup, Micmac (?), c. first quarter 19th century, the bottom carved and incised with the face of a "voyageur," framed by incised geometric decoration and with a small relief-carved female figure peering over the edge, the toggle in the form of a beaver with geometric decoration, attached by a hide strap to the woman's waist, honey-brown patina, custom stand, lg. of cup 4 1/2, toggle lg. 3 in.
Estimate $25,000-35,000


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