logo
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In
lots of lots
placeholder

FINE ENGRAVED AND BRASS TACK DECORATED WESTERN PLAINS

Discover Similar Items

placeholder
Est. $50Sep 30
A PAIR OF TRADE STYLE AXES. One with red tinted wooden haft with lead banding on base and collar and with brass label engraved "Red Eagle" and dated 1881 length 25.25 inches. Together with another exa
Jackson's AuctionCedar Falls, IA, US
placeholder
Est. €9004 hrs Left
dating: Mid 19th Century provenance: Northern Italy, Smooth-bore, round, over-and-under, 17 mm cal. barrels, in fine damask, signed below 'PIETRO BERETTA GARDONE', fore-sight; wide tang, engraved with
placeholder
Est. €1,2004 hrs Left
dating: Mid 19th Century provenance: Europe, Fine, straight, double-edged blade, ribbed in the center, engraved and gilded on a blue ground with trophies and floral motifs, marked at the base 'P. Marz
placeholder
Est. €8004 hrs Left
dating: 19th Century provenance: Ceylon, Curved, single-edged blade, with long tang, decorated in brass and engraved with floral motifs, iron hilt with long langets, arcs, quillon and loop-guard endin
4 hrs Left
€500
placeholder
Est. $5,000Sep 30
Luba People, Zaire: Female Fetish Figure. Carved wood with attached animal horn at the crown of its head. Brass tacks adorn the forehead; a wrapped bundle held by a braided fiber cord rests on the p
500 GalleryFranklin, MA, US
placeholder
Est. €1,6504 hrs Left
dating: 19th Century provenance: Japan, Octagonal, smooth-bore, 13 mm cal. barrel, with rear and fore-sight, decorated in brass and silver with mon, dragon and floral motifs; brass, engraved lock and
4 hrs Left
€1,300
placeholder
Est. €17,0006 days Left
Leather-covered wooden corpus. The bands, cross bars, lock plate and corner decorations made of fine brass, some engraved or stamped. A manufacturer's label and serial number in the lid. All leather b
Hermann Historica GmbHGrasbrunn / Munich, , DE
placeholder
Est. $1,400Sep 26
BARREL 27". BORE 40. Unmarked full octagon , full striped maple stocked percussion rifle features double triggers, fine patch box, brass furniture, engraved warranted lock, large single leaf rear sigh
Milestone AuctionsWilloughby, OH, US
placeholder
Est. €2,5004 hrs Left
dating: last quarter of the 18th Century provenance: Europe, Curved, single-and false-edged blade with large fuller, first part engraved with trophies and floral motifs. Brass hilt, engraved with flor
placeholder
Est. $7006 days Left
Western/Central Europe, probably English or German, ca. 18th century CE. A hand-carved wooden scabbard used for a dagger. The slender sheath features a tapered design with four faded figural panels il
Artemis GalleryLouisville, CO, US
placeholder
Est. €120,0006 days Left
Double-edged blade, with shallow fullers on both sides of the upper half. A stylised tree of life engraved on both sides near the point with remnants of the brass inlays, a brass-inlaid wheel on both
Hermann Historica GmbHGrasbrunn / Munich, , DE
placeholder
Est. €4004 hrs Left
dating: Early 19th Century provenance: Rome, Straight, double-edged blade, ribbed in the center, lenticular at the forte, with remains of engraved rinceaux. Gilded brass hilt. Shell-guard carved in re
4 hrs Left
€240
1 bid

Lot 1242 Details

Description
This classic steel headed Western tomahawk has a head measuring 9-1/2" including the bowl. The cutting edge measures about 3-5/8" and is slightly curved. The bowl measures about 1-3/4" in height and has four notches around the top edge on the right side. Both sides of the blade show stamped decoration as well as original engraved decorations including a large four point star on the right side and two pennants. The other side shows a large decorative heart and two pennants stemming from the rounded diamond shaped eye. There are also engraved borders on both sides of the eye and on both sides of the diamond shaped bowl mount. The original haft measures 23" in length. The top shows traces of the original leather gasket as well as three square nails to reinforce it. The haft is decorated with 134 brass tacks with about 10 broken off or missing. CONDITION: Very good overall. Blade retains a spotted grey patina showing proper age and some wear. Haft very good showing some marks from use, minor age cracks, and minor denting. A very good, authentic Western Plains tomahawk with a well-decorated blade. Probably circa 1870. DMG Condition: Dimensions: 24 - 1/2" x 9 - 3/4" x 1 - 1/2".
Buyer's Premium
  • 28%

FINE ENGRAVED AND BRASS TACK DECORATED WESTERN PLAINS

Estimate $5,000 - $10,000Aug 18, 2020
Starting Price $2,500
Shipping, Payment & Auction Policies
See Policy for Shipping
Ships fromDenver, PA, United States
placeholder

Dan Morphy Auctions

Denver, PA, USA
13,987 Followers
placeholderplaceholder
Get notifications from your favorite auctioneers.
placeholderplaceholder
As Seen On
placeholder
placeholder
placeholder
placeholder
placeholder
Shop With Confidence
Since 2002, LiveAuctioneers has made exceptional items available for safe purchase in secure online auctions.
placeholder