c. 1875 - 1880
A complex effigy pipe made of Catlinite in the form of an underwater panther holding the bowl in its mouth. Lightning strike on back of the head with lead inlay.
11" long, 5 1/2" wide
An exceptionally rare Sioux catlinite pipe bowl and stem. Catlinite bowl inlaid with lead and floral designs on each side. Stem probably ash and wrapped with buffalo intestine. Trimmed with ribbon and tied with dyed red horsehair.
bowl: 6 1/2" long, 3 1/4" high
30 3/4" overall length
c. 19th Century
A very fine, Northern Plains pipe bowl and quilled stem. The stem is ornamented with non-migratory bird feathers, horsetail and quill work. Old Museum inventory number on stem: M164 22/8990.
29 1/2" long (stem & pipe)
Catlinite pipe 8 1/4" long (4" chimney)