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Western PlainsTomahawk with Antelope Drop From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon

forged blade with double cutouts outlined with dots; bowl is formed into an elongated barrel-shape and embellished with three finely hatched rings.  The haft is highly polished and file-branded, studded with brass tacks at ends and decorated with two deeply incised X's on one side and a crosshatch on opposite; a blue and white beaded rawhide drop formed in the shape of antelope horns is attached to haft with a hide thong, length 22 in.; length of head 9.5 in. x width of blade 4 in.
fourth quarter 19th century

Provenance:From the Collection of Marvin L. Lince, Oregon

Estimate: $35,000 - $45,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$60,000
09/20/2013

 

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