Culture, Origin: Plains, probably Sioux Nation, 19the Century
Material: rawhide, buckskin, glass beads, tin
Dimensions: 20cm
Provenance: Private Collection, UK
Price: POA
plains pouch
Culture, Origin: Northern Plains, Arapaho, Sioux or Crow Nation, 19th Century.
Material: buckskin, quill, glass beads, deer dew claws
Dimensions: 25 x 8cm
Provenance: Private Collection, UK
Notes: Beautifully decorated in two shades of blue beads on a white ground with an hourglass motif. The fringe is partially wound with red and white quillwork with bead border. The fringe is hung with deer dew claws. This practice was discontinued in the 20th Century by the Lakota and other plains tribes.
Price: POA
nwc spoon
Culture, Origin: Northwest Coast, Canada
Material: goat horn
Dimensions: 23.5 x 7cm
Provenance: Private Collection, UK
Price: £350
micmac box
Culture, Origin: Micmac, Nova Scotia, Canada
Material: birch bark, vegetal fibre, porcupine quill
Dimensions: 24.5 x 17 x 15cm
Provenance: Rt. Hon. William Ewart Gladstone FRS FSS, John Neilson Gladstone MP, William Kearney, Dublin. William Gladstone, British Statesman and Prime Minister (1809-1898).
Notes: Box base signed and numbered in ink "J.N.G / W. Gladstone / no. 67 of 76". Three pairs of Micmac quillwork box panels with ink-inscribed backs in a similar hand, were recently discovered at Fasque Castle in Aberdeenshire, the ancestral seat of the Gladstone family.
Price: POA

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