Lot 165: Native American Leather and Bead Decorated Knife Sheath

Native American Leather and Bead Decorated Knife Sheath, This bowie knife sheath is 11" long with a multi colored beadwork band at the top and down the stick joined side, also has six brass tacks as decoration which protrude on the back side to help reinforce the stitching (brass domed top tacks with iron shafts), the knife has a pinned together wooden handle on a wrought iron blade, old tag 1958 appraisal signed "Tess Andrews", the knife appears to be newer than the sheath which disagrees with the Andrews tag appraisal. Provenance: Old NH Native American collection.

Price Realized: $900

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