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Central Plains Effigy Pipe

Auction:
2473
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Central Plains Effigy Pipe, Lakota, c. last quarter 19th century, fancy carved ash stem with crane head, twist section, and block shape with relief-carved elk (?), star, and moon, with catlinite T-bowl, patina of use, lg. 26 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-5,000

Keywords

crane head, Catlinite, Elk, Lakota, Native American art, Native American religion, Pipe smoking, Smoking pipe

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