Effigy pipe bowl

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Effigy Pipe bowl, circa 1850
America, Eastern Plains, Chippewa people
Black stone with lead inlay

Bequest of J G Henderson, 1935
Museum number 1935-64-117

This is from a tradition of effigy pipe carving and appears to show two Native American figures and a stylised face. All have been carved from a single piece of stone. The decoration has been incised and filled with lead

Effigy pipe bowl
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