April 10, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Western Plains Pipe Tomahawk with Quilled Hide Drop

forged iron blade pierced with a batwing design and having a cylindrical bowl; file-branded handle embellished with 57 brass tacks; hide drop quilled in red and blue; hide thongs are quill-wrapped and further detailed with tincones, overall length 40 in., length of tomahawk 20.5 in., length head 8.5 in., width of blade 3 in.  
fourth quarter 19th century

Condition:

Some quill loss; appears to be missing most if not all of the gasket.  Head slides but does not come off handle.

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$5,938
04/10/2020

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