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Plains Catlinite Courting Flute

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
100
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3243B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Plains Catlinite Courting Flute, fourth quarter 19th century, the catlinite horse effigy tied on with red cloth, together with two sections of lead inlay decoration, lg. 20 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500


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Keywords

Art genres, Catlinite, Companies, Hardstone carving, Inlay, LG Corporation, Native American religion, Pipestone County, Minnesota, Visual arts, Western concert flute

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