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Plains Dentalia Shell Choker PLUS, From an Estate in Sinking Springs, Ohio

lot of 13, includes a sinew-sewn dentalium shell choker strung with harness leather spacers with brass tacks, length 19.5 in.; PLUS a group of china and plaster dolls, largest height 2.5 in. and smallest 1 in.; AND a group of beads and buttons crafted from glass, seeds, and brass., with a collection card that reads, "Beads taken from a Sioux brave"; largest length 2.5 in. and smallest 0.25 in.
fourth quarter 19th century

Provenance:From an Estate in Sinking Springs, Ohio; Collected by "Chief" R. Deerfoot (1871-1959)

Condition:

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$688
09/12/2020

 

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