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Cheyenne Porcupine Hairbrush

Auction:
3099B
Lot:
297
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Cheyenne Porcupine Hairbrush, c. 1880s, a porcupine tail with wood rod inserted to give body to the brush, decorated on one side in an abstract beaded design, lg. 10 in.
Estimate $300-400


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

Cheyenne Porcupine Hairbrush, Brush, Cheyenne, Cheyenne people, Hystricognath rodents, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Lakota people, Midwestern United States, Porcupine, Western United States

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