05-22-2004 05-22-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2237 Boston
May 22, 2004 10:00AMCalender
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Southern Plains Beaded Whetstone Case

$2,938$2,500
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2237 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 22, 2004 10:00AM

Description:

Southern Plains Beaded Whetstone Case, Kiowa, c. third quarter 19th century, the commercial leather capped form beaded overall with white and dark blue geometric elements on a wine red ground, remnant tin cone danglers, two large faceted clear beads on the hide strap, ht. 4 1/4 in.

Provenance: Charles Edward Mendenhall (1849-1937).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Charles Edward Mendenhall