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Plains Cree Buffalo Hide Bowcase and Quiver

Auction:
2745B
Lot:
147
Sold for:
$55,350$45,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2745B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 06, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Plains Cree Buffalo Hide Bowcase and Quiver, c. third quarter 19th century, bowcase and quiver with fringe and decorated with multicolored geometric panels using small seed beads, some faceted. The cloth strap with pony trader blue, white, and black beaded foliate designs on a red trade cloth backing, includes seven arrows, (one steel point remaining), and a sinew-backed ash bow decorated with multicolored quill-wrapped trade cloth grip, and two beaded and quill-decorated panels, (some bead and quill loss), includes a custom wall mount, lg. of bowcase excluding fringe 35, lg. of bow 33 1/2 in.
Estimate $35,000-45,000


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.

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steel point, trader

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