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Three Plains Wood Bows

Auction:
2879B
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

Three Plains Wood Bows, c. last quarter 19th century, two sinew-backed, one with traces of red pigment overall, the other with dark green pigment on the sinew backing, the third a wood bow with bark remaining on one side, lg. to 49 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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

Biological pigment, Bow and arrow, Heraldic charges, Pigment, Red, Weapons

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