A Lakota Beaded knife case on hide in excellent condition. Seed beaded in red white hearts, yellow, light blue, dark blue and two shades of green, all sinew sewn. Decorated with diamond elements and three crosses. The trade knife with filed down blade and three square steel bolsters on the handle is original to the sheath.
length: 17 1/2", sheath only: 9 1/2", sheath width: 2 3/4"
A long hafted Plains Tomahawk with Brass tacks. Forward of haft around tacks file drawn. Blade has brass morning star inlaid in blade.
25 1/2" long, 8 1/2" wide
c. 19th c.
A very fine Cheyenne knife case beaded on one side with four Dragonflys. On buckskin.
9" long with out drops
A beautiful gun stock club, tacked and with old steel trade blade. Wood is possibly Ash or Alder with green pigment.
provenance: EX: DuPerrier Collection, Paris
EX: Laffille Collection, Paris
A commercial leather knife sheath with large rivets and tacks. Tacks on the sheath and handle in the form of a cross indicate that the knife is original to the sheath. Hilt of the blade held with two steel pins. Knife blade measures 6 5/8". This knife and sheath shows good age and patina with a sharpened blade.
Knife and sheath : 12 ½” in length
Case made of buffalo hide with typical Crow beadwork. Edge detail in red stroud trade cloth with white "zipper" style edge beading. Beaded leather drops. Native.American repair method used on verso, sinew sewn.
14" long x 4 ½" wide
c. Early to Mid 1700s
Maple haft is simply carved with vine elements and having chamfered edges. One piece of hardwood with burled ball head. Fine patina, with handle showing wear and use.
22-1/2" long, 6" wide
A great tacked knife sheath and knife. The sheath is made from old saddle leather with square brass tacks. The knife is typical high quality frontier manufactured Bowie Knife. Brass buttons and Ferrule clip point blade. Engraved OE in German script.
Knife 13 1/4"
Blade 8 1/2"
Sheath 11 1/2" x 3 3/4"
c. 19th Century
A large stone war club. Shaft wrapped in buffalo hide, with hair drop and wrist strap.
31" long, 7" wide stone
A very fine Sioux knife case with primitive frontier knife. Fringe at along bottom. Sewn on buffalo hide.
10 1/2" long , 3 3/4" wide
c. 19th Century
An unusual Northern Plains War Club with a hand carved wooden head, leather wrapped haft haft and horsehair/feather drop.
length: 33" without drop, width 8 3/4"
Rawhide, partially beaded in light and dark blue triangles with white borders. 1 ½" flap on top is trimmed in pink, blue and yellow beadwork. Includes old trade knife.
13" in length (flap open), 4 1/8" wide
Bear Handled Crook Knife with 4" blade, fashioned of old steel and inserted into hardwood handle. Held in place with lead ferrule. Curved handle shows two carved bears. Showing black paint with red under paint.
10 3/4" long