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Sioux Fully Beaded Stone Head War Club c. 1890

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Sioux Fully Beaded Stone Head War Club c. 1890
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Description
The lot features an original Sioux Native American Indian fully beaded stone head war club with beaded drop dating to circa 1890. The piece shows a carved two pointed stone war club head that is secured to the wood haft handle with a wrap of parfleche rawhide that is covered in a a decorative Indian tanned hide that is fully beaded. The haft shows an Indian tanned hide covering that is completely adorned with glass trade seed beads in a random or "crazy" design using all available colors, all being period correct glass trade seed beads. The beadwork is both sinew and trade cotton thread sewn. At the base of the war club shows a typical fully beaded drop secured with trade thread. The drop is constructed of Indian tanned hide that is covered in a trade clothe. The entire front of the drop shows original glass trade seed beads in a traditional geometric pattern showing four triangular pattern. The beadwork shows a greasy yellow background with fancy cobalt border and cobalt, chalk white, medium green, and red white heart patterns. The bottom edge of the drop shows long hand cut Indian hide fringe. The war club is expertly crafted showing fine detail and is a prime example of late Indian wars, reservation period beadwork of the late 19th Century. Provenance: From a large Native American weapons and beadwork collection in Great Falls, Montana. The piece measures overall 20"L with a 5"W x 2.5" x 2" head. The war club has an additional 11"L beaded drop.
Condition
For a complete representation of condition and for additional images please call 800-686-4216. It is the buyer’s responsibility to view each image and preview the item to determine condition.
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Sioux Fully Beaded Stone Head War Club c. 1890

Estimate $750 - $1,500
Apr 13, 2019
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Starting Price $25
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0006: Sioux Fully Beaded Stone Head War Club c. 1890

Sold for $350
5 Bids
Est. $750 - $1,500Starting Price $25
American Frontier and Western April 13th
Apr 13, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
Buyer's Premium 23%

Lot 0006 Details

Description
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The lot features an original Sioux Native American Indian fully beaded stone head war club with beaded drop dating to circa 1890. The piece shows a carved two pointed stone war club head that is secured to the wood haft handle with a wrap of parfleche rawhide that is covered in a a decorative Indian tanned hide that is fully beaded. The haft shows an Indian tanned hide covering that is completely adorned with glass trade seed beads in a random or "crazy" design using all available colors, all being period correct glass trade seed beads. The beadwork is both sinew and trade cotton thread sewn. At the base of the war club shows a typical fully beaded drop secured with trade thread. The drop is constructed of Indian tanned hide that is covered in a trade clothe. The entire front of the drop shows original glass trade seed beads in a traditional geometric pattern showing four triangular pattern. The beadwork shows a greasy yellow background with fancy cobalt border and cobalt, chalk white, medium green, and red white heart patterns. The bottom edge of the drop shows long hand cut Indian hide fringe. The war club is expertly crafted showing fine detail and is a prime example of late Indian wars, reservation period beadwork of the late 19th Century. Provenance: From a large Native American weapons and beadwork collection in Great Falls, Montana. The piece measures overall 20"L with a 5"W x 2.5" x 2" head. The war club has an additional 11"L beaded drop.
Condition
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For a complete representation of condition and for additional images please call 800-686-4216. It is the buyer’s responsibility to view each image and preview the item to determine condition.

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