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Early Kiowa Beaded Hide Awl Case

Auction:
3043B
Lot:
171
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3043B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Early Kiowa Beaded Hide Awl Case, c. mid-19th century, beaded on commercial leather with small cut-glass and metal beads, the hide suspensions with pony bead and tin cone decoration, lg. of case without drops 6 3/8 in.

Provenance: The Charles and Blanche Derby collection.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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.

Keywords

Blanche Derby, Bead, Beadwork, Kiowa, United States

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