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Plains Quill decorated Ash Pipe Stem

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$12,915$10,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Plains Quill decorated Ash Pipe Stem, c. third quarter 19th century, decorated with plaited wrapped quillwork and wrapped horsehair halfway down the stem, (quillwork loose at end), lg. 39 1/4 in.

Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society, Easton, Pennsylvania.
Estimate $1,800-2,600


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

Easton, Pennsylvania, Embroidery, Geography of Pennsylvania, Geography of the United States, Horsehair, Indigenous textile art of the Americas, Native American art, Porcupines, Quillwork, Stem

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