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Figural Pipe Bowl

Delaware (?)

Western Great Lakes

ca. 1800-1850

stone, paint

length: 6 ⅞" 

height: 5 ¼"

Inventory # CW4314-111

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in the form of a seated human figure, arms outstretched onto raised knees, the face separated from the body on the upright section of the bowl

no evidence of restoration or repair

PROVENANCE

an inscription on base of pipe reads: “B. J. Webster Jan. 1897 H1422”

Trotta-Bono, Shrub Oak, NY

George Terasaki, New York, NY

Herman Von Bonk, Berlin, Germany

Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, ON

Private collection, Toronto, ON

PUBLISHED

American Indian Art Magazine, Volume 12, Number 13, Summer 1987, pg. 2

RELATED EXAMPLES

Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, Toronto, 2004, pg. 9

National Museum of Man (The Speyer Collection), Cat. No. NMM III-G-823 - See:Brasser, Ted. "Bo'jou, Neejee!". Ottawa: National Museum of Man, 1976, pg. 85, pl. 39

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