Sioux Quilled Pipe Stem, with Inlaid Catlinite Bowl

wood stem wrapped with plaited quillwork; L-shaped catlinite bowl is decorated with lead inlay forming buffalo tracks; stem length 25.5 in.; bowl height 3.75 in. x length 5.5 in.
fourth quarter 19th century

Provenance: Sold to Benefit the U.S. Children's Center on Historical Education and Advocacy

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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