Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Mid 19th C. Northeastern Woodland Tiger Maple Paddle

Not sure how I missed this when it first came up for auction in 2017, now archived on Worthpoint.com...

 Northeastern Woodlands Painted Wood Paddle
first half 19th century, possibly Haudenosaunee (Iroquois)
tiger maple, 75 inch long by 5-1/2" wide
Painted in red and green, the color scheme may be suggestive of the upper and lower worlds, length 
Estimate: $3,000 - $3,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

Grip and shaft closeup

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