Plains Bighorn Head Effigy Pipe, c. second half 19th century, the round ash stem with three grooved sections, the elbow-form catlinite bowl in the form of a ram's head, rich patina from use, lg. 24 in.
Liturature: Plains Indina Sculpture, John C. Ewers, p. 56.
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