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How can I find the value or where I can sell an Iroquois

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How can I find the value or where I can sell an Iroquois beaded pincushion?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Robert S. replied 1 year ago.

Hi! My name is ***** ***** I would be happy to help with your beautiful Iroquois pin-cushion.

Thanks for the excellent photo, I can see exactly what you have.

This tri-lobed, or spade shape, pillow pincushion dates to the early 20th century. It is wonderfully embellished with a whimsical floral design in Bohemian colored glass seed beads and cane-beaded looped tassels. It also looks to be in spectacular condition with little or no fading to the fabric.

Your best option for selling is a good antique auction house or on line (eBay etc). If you let me know your zip I'll see what options there are in your area.

As for value, this example, similar to yours in terms of age and design, sold at auction for $175 which is probably representative.

I would say yours would fetch in the range of $150 - $200 at auction.

I do hope this helps,

Best wishes,

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