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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2964B Boston
December 1, 2016 10:00 AMCalender
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Cheyenne Beaded Buffalo Hide Knife Sheath

$4,920$4,000
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2964B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 01, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Cheyenne Beaded Buffalo Hide Knife Sheath, c. 1860s, the rawhide form with a soft hide cover on the front and beaded with a Cheyenne bar design, one tin cone remains, lg. 9 in.

Provenance: Ex John Painter collection.

Literature: Illustrated in American Indian Artifacts, item 6, p. 30.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Very good condition. Missing the tin cones.


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