Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1068: Tack Decorated Pipe Tomahawk

Auction Date: September 12, 2020

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Tack Decorated Pipe Tomahawk

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Type: Other
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Class: Other
Description:

Similar tomahawks are known to date to the mid to late 19th century. This piece comes out of an old collection from Montana. The head is 6 3/4 inches long including the bowl and has a 2 1/2 inch wide edge. It has triangular designs on the sides below the bowl, and the base of the blade on the left side has a small triangle and a "2" mark. The eye is tear drop shaped. The shaft is decorated with brass tacks and has a buckskin drop with tassels at the top that covers the lower 8 inches and is 21 inches long overall.

Rating Definition:

Fine with dark patina, oxidation, and mild wear on the head; aged patina on the brass tacks, minor crack at the head of the shaft, and some holes and mild wear on the drop.



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