Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Blackfoot Buffalo Hide Medicine Rattle

Auction:
2879B
Lot:
167
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

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

Description:

Blackfoot Buffalo Hide Medicine Rattle, c. 19th century, wrapped with old cloth and with red ochre overall, dark patina from use, lg. 9 3/4 in.

Provenance: The Phillip and Linda Curry collection.
Estimate $300-400


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, Blackfoot Confederacy, Blackfoot language, Curry, First Nations in Alberta, LG Corporation, Ochre, Patina, Plains tribes, Red

Departments