05-18-2019 05-18-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3243B Boston
May 18, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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Two Plains Indian Catlinite Books and a Catlinite Turtle

$338$275
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3243B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Two Plains Indian Catlinite Books and a Catlinite Turtle, c. 1900, the turtle with an incised design on the shell and "Winona a Sioux" inscribed on the underside; a second book decorated with floral designs and the word "Book" on the front cover; and a book form with a scene of European contact with native people on the front, old label verso reads "Sioux near Sioux River, S. Dak," lg. 5, 4, and 4 3/8 in.
Estimate $250-350


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