Western Plains Pipe Tomahawk, with Heart Cutout

forged blade with heart-shaped cutout and elongated, cylindrical bowl; long, tapering haft detailed with 48 brass tacks, file branding, and thread and sinew-sewn beaded triangular drop, overall length 26 in., blade length 10.25 in. x width 4 in.
fourth quarter 19th century


Haft with warm patina.

Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000

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