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February 6, 2016 10:00AMCalender

Plains Pipe Tomahawk

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


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

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Linda Curry