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Great Lakes or Eastern Plains Inlaid Pipe Bowl

Auction:
2983B
Lot:
80
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2983B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 10, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Great Lakes or Eastern Plains Inlaid Pipe Bowl, c. second quarter 19th century, highly ornate disc type bowl of light color stone decorated with ornate inlay work in lead, red catlinite, and black stone, lg. 4, ht. 2 1/4 in.

Literature: Forest, Prairie, and Plains, Native American Art from the Chandler Pohrt Collection, cover illustration.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Excellent condition with one chip from the 19th century.


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

Arts, Bowl, Catlinite, Inlay, Manufacturing, Native American art, Native American religion, Visual arts, Visual arts by indigenous peoples of the Americas

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