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Blackfoot Pipe

Auction:
2879B
Lot:
140
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2879B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 06, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Blackfoot Pipe, c. second half 19th century, the Micmac-style steatite bowl with old repairs done with lead and brass wire, the twisted ash stem with dark, shiny patina, lg. 17 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Blackfoot Confederacy, Blackfoot language, Bowl, Brass, Dielectrics, Lithics, Patina, Phyllosilicates, Pipe, Soapstone, Stone, Wire

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