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Crow/Nez Perce Beaded Buffalo Hide Rifle Scabbard

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

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

Description:

Crow/Nez Perce Beaded Buffalo Hide Rifle Scabbard, c. 1870s, fringed at the mouth and with long fringe at both the mouth and from the barrel, with red cloth detail (insets at one side only at the opening), beaded in bold multicolored geometric designs using seed and pony beads, with custom wall mount, lg. 44 in.
Estimate $14,000-18,000


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

Bead, Beadwork, Crow Nation, Nez, Nez Perce, Nez Perce people

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