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Maple Bird Effigy Ladle (Resembling a Bird Stone)

Lot 0313 Details

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Maple Bird Effigy Ladle (Resembling a Bird Stone)
Eastern Great Lakes Woodlands, circa 1780

The Woodlands people carved ceremonial bird figures in stone for thousands of years before European contact. The figure carved upon this example resembles the architecture of these prehistoric stone carvings. Maintaining a dark complex surface with fine worn patina to the handle.
L. 7 1/4 inches

The Peter Brams Collection

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

The Peter Brams Collection of Important Woodlands Indian Art
Condition
very old dark complex surface, some abrasions from regular use to edge of bowl and some on bird.
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Maple Bird Effigy Ladle (Resembling a Bird Stone)

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000
Jan 17, 2012
Starting Price $1,000
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0313: Maple Bird Effigy Ladle (Resembling a Bird Stone)

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Est. $2,000 - $4,000Starting Price $1,000
Brams Collection of Woodlands Indian Art
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Lot 0313 Details

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...
Maple Bird Effigy Ladle (Resembling a Bird Stone)
Eastern Great Lakes Woodlands, circa 1780

The Woodlands people carved ceremonial bird figures in stone for thousands of years before European contact. The figure carved upon this example resembles the architecture of these prehistoric stone carvings. Maintaining a dark complex surface with fine worn patina to the handle.
L. 7 1/4 inches

The Peter Brams Collection

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

The Peter Brams Collection of Important Woodlands Indian Art
Condition
...
very old dark complex surface, some abrasions from regular use to edge of bowl and some on bird.

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