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Effigy Feast Bowl

Dakota
North Dakota

ca. 1860

wood, paint, steel eye tacks

height: 5 ¼"
width: 14"

Inventory # CP1884

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PROVENANCE

Collected at Fort Totten, North Dakota from a Sioux Indian, who possessed the bowl by descent through his family, who were residents of  The Devil's Lake Reservation, North Dakota
Mrs. Clarissa Lowry Massey, now 86, by descent from her father, Ernest Benjamin, who worked on the Devil's Lake Reservation from 1927 until 1940

RELATED EXAMPLES

Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Michigan, No. 81.643 - See: Great Lakes Indian Art, Penney, 1989, fig. 11, for a very similar bowl attributed to the Sauk and Fox.