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    Description

    A Sioux Polychrome War Club
    c. 1865

    wood, pigments, brass tacks, with pencil inscription, Sioux

    Height: 23 inches


    Condition Report*: In overall good condition.  Wood with several cracks, one approx. 8" in length on the haft, two others, each approx. 2 1/4" in length, on either side of the ball, and another, approx. 1 1/2" in length, adjacent to the missing spike.  Three other cracks (one that goes all the way through the wood) on the panel above the ball.  Surface with wear, including dings and abrasions affecting the painted design.  Approx. two metal tacks missing.  Pencil markings, Sioux and 2, on one side of the haft.  No apparent restoration.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    6th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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