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Northern Plains Beaded Buffalo Hide Knife Sheath with Knife From an Important Denver, Colorado Collector

sinew-sewn and beaded on both sides using colors of red white-heart, greasy yellow, dark blue, and light blue; small tin cones hang from one side; rawhide lined; native wire repair at tip of sheath, length 10 in.; PLUS a butcher knife embellished with brass tacks, length 12.25 in.
ca 1870

Provenance:From an Important Denver, Colorado Collector

Condition:

Heavy polish to hide; shoestring added for belt loop; insignificant bead loss; few missing tin cones.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,640
09/23/2016

 

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