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Kiowa Medicine Lance

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
197
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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

Description:

Kiowa Medicine Lance, c. second half 19th century, the file-branded shaft Osage orange, with a black and red bear paw painted on the sides, the metal paint perforated and secured with rawhide and copper wire, two holes drilled into the shaft at a later time, lg. 56 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

Kiowa, Osage Nation, Plains tribes, Wire

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