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North America - Eighty Black and White 'Rattlesnake' Trade Beads

Antiquities - North America


LOT 620

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 250
EUR (€) 170 - 280
USD ($) 210 - 350
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £150

NORTH AMERICA - EIGHTY BLACK AND WHITE 'RATTLESNAKE' TRADE BEADS

Circa 17-18th century AD. Eighty rare 'Rattlesnake' black and white Venetian glass trade beads on modern string, interspersed with seventy nine plain black Venetian glass beads. Main beads 12-15mm diameter.

Condition
Fine.

Provenance
Found in and labelled 'Montgomery', Alabama; ex Dr Alston Weaver collection.

Literature
Cf. Durbin, pp 261-289.

Footnotes
Dr Alston Weaver was a dentist and ethusiastic collector of native American artefacts, especially those found locally in his home state of Alabama.

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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