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Pre-Columbian, Argentina or Chile, Mapuche culture, ca. 1200 to 1850 CE. A wonderful smoking pipe, hand-carved from a chocolate-brown stone, with a form resembling a boat. The pipe has a raised receptacle, teardrop-shaped body, and a tapered mouthpiece with a drilled hole for inhalation. Custom museum-quality display stand included. Size: 3.125" L x 1.75" W x 1" H (7.9 cm x 4.4 cm x 2.5 cm); 2.25" H (5.7 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: private, Hawaii, USA collection; ex-private H. Kalman collection, California, USA

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#132557

Condition

Surface wear commensurate with age and use, small chips to body along base as well as receptacle, some minor abrasions, and light discoloration, otherwise very good. Light earthen deposits throughout.

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Mapuche Stone Smoking Pipe

Estimate $300 - $450Apr 30, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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