Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Huron Quilled Hide Pouch

Auction:
2983B
Lot:
124
Sold for:
$61,500$50,000

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2983B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 10, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Huron Quilled Hide Pouch, c. last quarter 18th century, the front dyed black and with a wide band of porcupine quillwork done in multicolored geometric designs, the central section and flap done in curvilinear and floral designs using multicolored moose hair embroidery, a border of metal cones with tufts of deer hair along the lower edge, lg. 9 1/4 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's, November 15, 1985, Lot 228A.

Liturature: Art of the American Frontier, The Chandler-Pohrt Collection, p. 68.
Estimate $15,000-20,000


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

Curvilinear coordinates, Embroidery, Indigenous textile art of the Americas, Native American art, Porcupines, Pouch, Quillwork, Visual arts

Departments