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Plains Catlinite Pipe Bowl

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
271
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Plains Catlinite Pipe Bowl, c. 1840-60, the catlinite bowl with short prow, flared toward the top, with ringed details, with a projection pierces with two holes, "A S Ring" inscribed on one side, (chip to end and projection), lg. 4 1/2 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Oyster Bay, New York.
Estimate $1,800-2,400


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

Bowl, Catlinite, Hardstone carving, Linear algebra, Map projection, Mathematics, Native American religion, Oyster, Pipestone County, Minnesota, Projection, Smoking, Visual arts

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