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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3185B Boston
December 1, 2018 10:00 AMCalender
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Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe

$11,070$9,000
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Northwest Coast Argillite Panel Pipe, Haida, c. 1860s, classic openwork form, very finely carved with a reclining raven with long open beak, a humanoid figure holds its beak, with its knees supporting the bird's wings, another creature rests against the human figure as well as against another bird with a long beak and crest, which is bent forward at the front of the pipe, (one end broken and missing), lg. 9 3/4, ht. 3 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Ottawa.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Part of the one end missing.


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