A Crow Beaded Hide Cradleboard — a rare example of Plains period beadwork and craftsmanship — more than doubled expectations when sold for $137,000 May 15 in Heritage Auctions’ American Indian Art , Pre-Columbian & Tribal Art Auction in Dallas. The auction marked the first time the board had been offered at auction as part of the Valentine Pasvolsky Collection, one of the largest private collections of North and South American Indian art in the world. “The present sale represents his son’s inheritance; the daughter’s family sold their portion of the collection through Heritage in late 2013 and early 2014,” said Delia Sullivan, Senior Specialist in Native American Art. “There aren’t many collections like this left out there so we were very pleased at the opportunity.” Pasvolsky began exhibiting his collection at his home, known as the Indian Village

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