pine; carved with painted detailing on leg; filed and painted hoof; commercial leather bridle and reins; gray horse hair mane; inked accession number and name penciled on side, length 36 in.
late 19th century
Joseph No Two Horns (1852-1942) was a participant in the battle of Little Big Horn. He later fled to Canada with Sitting Bull and eventually returned to the United States, settling at Standing Rock Agency. His work, some for sale and some for his own use, was made to commemorate life events of his own and of the lives of the Lakota people (American Indian Art Magazine 18(3):32-43).
Provenance:Collected by Anne and Bertha Staede, Minnesota, ca 1920-30s; Deaccessioned from the Cass County Historical Society, Minnesota
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