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Kiowa Beaded Commercial Leather Whetstone Case

Auction:
2636B
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$4,560$3,800

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2636B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 11, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

Kiowa Beaded Commercial Leather Whetstone Case, c. 1870s, beaded with geometric designs in classic Kiowa colors, tin cone danglers, with metal-covered twisted fringe, the strap decorated with a shell hairpipe, brass twisted wire bead and two large trade beads, lg. including fringe 11 in.

Provenance: Estate of Joseph J. Rivera.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


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

Joseph J. Rivera, Bead, Beadwork, Kiowa people, Plains tribes

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