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Plains Hide Shield

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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

Description:

Plains Hide Shield, c. last quarter 19th century, the inner form consisting of three thin rawhide discs tied together, the soft hide cover painted with a stylized bird in blue and yellow pigment (yellow has faded) and three small blue rectangles below, with thick buffalo hide strap, the cover could possibly be associated with the Ghost Dance, dia. 20 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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

Blue, Color, Hide, Leather, Optical spectrum, Rainbow, Rawhide, Shield, Web colors, Yellow

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