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    Description

    A Southern Cheyenne Ledger Drawing
    Howling Wolf (1849-1927)
    c. 1875

    watercolor and ink on paper, accompanied by a stereo view of Howling Wolf

    This is a drawing of a warrior society meeting, with the society leaders presented on horseback, one being identified as "Roman Nose," a famous Cheyenne warrior. The feathered lances, with their distinctive bent feature, are representations of those carried by members of the Bowstring Society.

    Exhibited:
    North by Southwest, The Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, FL 2014
    North by Southwest, The Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science, Tallahassee, FL, 2010
    Dimensions of Native America: The Contact Zone, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, 1998

    Dimensions: 23 ¼ x 14 inches (sight) ; 31 x 22 ½ framed


    Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000.

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    May
    29th Friday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    May
    29th Friday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    4 Days 3h 13m 27s
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 70001-70278) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Friday, May 29, 2020.
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    Heritage Auctions - Design District Showroom
    1518 Slocum Street
    Dallas, TX 75207

    Current Bid:
    $15,000
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