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Central Plains Twisted Stem with Catlinite Pipe Bowl

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
277
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Central Plains Twisted Stem with Catlinite Pipe Bowl, third quarter 19th century, twisted stem with paint, with bead decorated hide section, T-type bowl decorated with twisting lead inlay, inventory number and the name "Watson" painted on stem, lg. 23 1/4 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Oyster Bay, New York.
Estimate $2,000-2,500


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, Human behavior, Humanities, Inlay, Native American religion, Pipestone County, Minnesota, Visual arts

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