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Plains Pipe Tomahawk

Auction:
2879B
Lot:
153
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2879B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 06, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Plains Pipe Tomahawk, c. third quarter 19th century, the forged head with piercings and edge decoration, the ash handle decorated with a row of brass tacks, patina of use, old typed label reads: "this was owned and used by Spotted Tail, a great Sioux Chief and fighter," lg. 17 1/4 in.

Provenance: The Phillip and Linda Curry collection.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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

Linda Curry, American Old West, Ash Williams, Axes, Blade weapons, Patina, Spotted Tail, Tomahawk

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