12-01-2018 12-01-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3185B Boston
December 1, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Small Plains Beaded Hide Knife Case

$1,845$1,500
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Small Plains Beaded Hide Knife Case, Lakota, c. 1880s, fully beaded with geometric designs on a white ground on the front and partially beaded on the back, with two hide edge-beaded drops terminating in tin cones and horsehair, with an Askham & Moseforth, Sheffield, knife, lg. 7 1/2 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Oyster Bay, New York.
Estimate $1,500-1,800


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Keywords

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