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 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 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
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. last quarter 19th C.
A Southern Plains/Apache Sinew backed bow. The front of the limbs and grip are reinforced with sinew. Double curved design tapering towards the tips. Appears to be made from ash.
bow length: 44", width 1 1/8"
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. 19th Century
A large stone war club. Shaft wrapped in buffalo hide, with hair drop and wrist strap.
31" long, 7" wide stone
c. 19th c.
A very fine Cheyenne knife case beaded on one side with four Dragonflys. On buckskin.
9" long with out drops
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 fineCrow knife case on heavy saddle skirting over 130 square shank tacks. Fine condition. See " The Spirit of Native America" item 247 for similar example.
knife in scabbard 15" overall length
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
c. 19th Century
Wood haft with diagonal file brand markings and brass tacks beneath the bottom of the axe head. The axe head has a slightly curved blade and a cut-out half moon and the other end having a diamond shaped blade.
28 1/4" long
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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"
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
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