North American Auction Company
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Last Chance July Passed Lots Auction - Ends AUG 4th

Mon, Jul 31, 2023 02:00AM EDT - Fri, Aug 4, 2023 03:00PM EDT
Lot 487

Choctaw Gourd & Plains Indians Wooden Utensils

Estimate: $250 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Featured in this lot is this Choctaw gourd and Plains Indians wooden utensils. There are three utensils in this collection. The first is a gourd spoon or bowl from the Choctaw tribe that shows a natural handle that has been drilled out to add string to make it easier to hold. The second is a Plains Indians wooden hairpick that shows one end with long slender teeth and the other shows a larger pick sharpened end. The last is a ladle or spoon that has a bear carved into the handle and from the Plains Indians. The condition of this collection of utensils is good with the hair comb showing a natural fissure to the base of the comb but otherwise shows good overall condition. The measurements of these utensils are 5" x 3 1/4" x 1 3/4" for the gourd bowl, 10 1/4" x 2 1/2" x 5/8" for the hair comb, and 5 1/2" x 3 5/8" x 6" for the ladle or spoon.

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