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Northern Plains Knife Case and Trade Knife, 9 ½" long

Currency:USD Category:American Indian Art / Art - Bead Work Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD
Northern Plains Knife Case and Trade Knife, 9 ½  long
SOLD
1,300.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Mar 19 @ 13:23UTC-6 : CST/MDT
Northern Plains Knife Case and Trade Knife. 9 ½” long with a 6” beaded drop. Banded designs beaded onto hide with a rawhide backing. Green and translucent blue beads with a white background. Hide strip handle with tassels decorated with large, single yellow and white-heart red beads. 19th century. Lot includes a 12” unmarked knife with a 7 ½” blade. Provenance & literature: Collection of Dr. Delwin & Karen Bokelman, PA., & pictured in their book Precious Dreams, page 36.