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Cheyenne Beaded Buffalo Hide Cradle

Auction:
2893B
Lot:
129
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2893B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 06, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Cheyenne Beaded Buffalo Hide Cradle, c. last quarter 19th century, with classic Cheyenne geometric designs done in glass and metallic seed beads, the boards painted yellow and red and with a brass tack at the tips, (minor bead loss), lg. of boards 41 1/2 in.

Provenance: The Van Kirke and Helen Nelson collection.
Estimate $20,000-25,000


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

Helen Nelson, Bead, Beadwork, Cheyenne, Seed bead

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