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A LATE 19TH C HAIDA NORTHWEST COAST ARGILLITE PIPE

51: A LATE 19TH C HAIDA NORTHWEST COAST ARGILLITE PIPE

A smoking pipe carved from argillite by the Haida indigenous nation of the Northwest Coast of North America, the depiction of multiple mythical figures and masks, argillite is a slate-like material quarried by the Haida on Haida Gwaii, formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands.
Measures 9.75 inches.
Good condition, noting a crack on the upper part of the pipe stem, nicks and loss of the black color on the pipe, a hairline crack on the bottom underside of the pipe stem by the hole.
$2,000 - $3,000
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SOLD - $1,900

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in our Art, Antiques and Collector’s Items sale

on Saturday, April 27th 2019