Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
Below is just a small portion of the massive selection of high quality art & antiques to be featured in our upcoming August 29th 2023 auction! This auction will span multiple genres of collectibles, including Fine Paintings & Art, Jewelry & Silver, Orientalia, Rare Glass & Lamps, Early & Victorian Furniture, Decoys, Carvings, Coin-Op, & MORE!
Fine “As Found” Minniwaukan Pipe Tomahawk, 1870-1880
18.5”overall, 9.75” spontoon head with stamped star & moon designs. John Baldwin wrote letter of authenticity in 2001 which stated this hawk was thought made by blacksmith near Milwaukee circa 1880. Several other examples are known with same form and style of decoration. The well fit haft has cut arrow decoration near the head, blackened lower half toward mouthpiece, rawhide drop with brass and glass beads.