The William (Billy) Jamieson Collection Live Auction of Decorative Arts

April 29, 2014

LOT 21
Pair of Lakota Moccasins Formerly Property of Holy Man and War Chief of the Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux, Sitting Bull (1831-1890), 19th century
  • Pair of Lakota Moccasins Formerly Property of Holy Man and War Chief of the Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux, Sitting Bull (1831-1890), 19th century
  • Pair of Lakota Moccasins Formerly Property of Holy Man and War Chief of the Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux, Sitting Bull (1831-1890), 19th century

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Pair of Lakota Moccasins Formerly Property of Holy Man and War Chief of the Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux, Sitting Bull (1831-1890), 19th century

the bifurcated tongues and uppers fully beaded in geometric patterns against a white ground
length 9.25" — 23.5 cm.

Estimate $8,000-$12,000

Realised: $9,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

A forensic foot morphology report conducted by members of the R.C.M.P. on behalf of the Museum of Civilization in June, 2008 accompanies this lot.

Provenance:

Purchased from an associate of Sitting Bull’s by U. S. Scout G. J. van Buren, thence to Niagara Falls Museum