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Lot 0149
Sioux effigy cane, ca. 1875-1900. Maple shaft carved with a coiled snake and a frog and terminating to a horn tip. Head is catlinite (pipestone) carved in the shape of a fist grasping a ball, painted with a red pigment, possibly some blood. Iron screws.
Dimensions: Cane length: 35 1/2 in. Cane head; Height: 2 in. x Width: 1 1/2 in. x Depth: 1 3/4 in.
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Condition

Good condition; some paint loss to the cane head and minor chipping to the frog and snake head.

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Sioux Effigy Cane

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Jun 23, 2018