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Rare Early Cheyenne Beaded Hide Pipe Bag

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Rare Early Cheyenne Beaded Hide Pipe Bag, c. mid-19th century, beaded on both sides using extremely small seed beads in a striped design, two long tabs from the top with pony beaded edging, with short quill-wrapped fringe and pony beads at the bottom, lg. 19 1/4 in.

Provenance: The Masco Corporation Collection.
Estimate $7,000-9,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Masco Corporation, Bags, Beadwork, Indigenous textile art of the Americas, Masco, Pipe bag, Pipe smoking, Seed bead

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