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Plains Pipe Tomahawk with Beaded Drop

Auction:
2893B
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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

Description:

Plains Pipe Tomahawk with Beaded Drop, c. third quarter 19th century, the file-burned ash haft pierced in three places for attachments, with pewter inlay on the haft toward the head, the classic Crow beaded hide drop is from the Richard Pohrt Sr. collection, rich patina, lg. 18 1/4, lg. of head 8 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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

Blade weapons, Crow Nation, Decorative arts, Great Sioux War, Hilt, Inlay, Metalworking, Patina, Plains tribes, Tomahawk

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