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Great Lakes Pipe

Auction:
2506
Lot:
329
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Great Lakes Pipe, Ojibwa, c. last quarter 19th century, the black steatite bowl with elaborate lead and catlinite inlays, the stem carved with a twist and puzzle elements and painted with red, green, yellow, and blue pigments, further decorated with brass tacks and file branding, lg. 27 in.

Provenance: Estate of Mary Ann Claymore.
Estimate $3,500-4,000

Keywords

Mary Ann Claymore, Bowl, Brass tacks, Catlinite, Inlay, Native American art, Native American religion, Pipe smoking, Smoking pipe, Soapstone

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