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November 7, 2015 10:00AMCalender

Carved and Inlaid Catlinite Pipe Bowl

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 07, 2015 10:00AM


Carved and Inlaid Catlinite Pipe Bowl, c. late 19th/early 20th century, with a bear's head at prow, relief-carved scene, and ornate metal inlays depicting various fish, avian, and animal figures, lg. 5 7/8 in.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the preservation of the collections of the Danvers Historical Society.
Estimate $600-800

Metal has discolored with page. Excellent overall condition.

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