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Northern Plains Beaded Buffalo Hide Knife Sheath

Auction:
2893B
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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

Description:

Northern Plains Beaded Buffalo Hide Knife Sheath, c. 1870s, beaded on both sides with geometric and foliate designs, the quill-wrapped fringe with tin cone and red trade cloth danglers, (some bead and quill loss), includes a knife stamped "J. Russell & Co. Green River Works," lg. without drop 10 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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

Hair drop, Horsehair, Leading-edge slats

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