Gavels 'n' Paddles: Beaded hide war shirt, $55,200, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Beaded hide war shirt, $55,200, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
An A’aninin (Gros Ventre) beaded hide war shirt sold for $55,200 at an American Indian & Western Art Auction held April 6th by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Oh. Also, a Sioux child’s beaded hide shirt realized $28,800; an identified Ponca beaded hide war shirt with leggings brought $45,600; a pair of slate fantail birdstones fetched $49,200 and $45,000; a late classic Navajo child serape made $24,000; and a Sioux painted ghost dance shirt commanded $26,400. Prices are inclusive of the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Beaded hide war shirt, $55,200, Cowan’s Auctions