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Lot 0514
**Originally Listed At $500**

Pre-Columbian, Argentina or Chile, Mapuche culture, ca. 1200 to 1800 CE. A beautiful smoking pipe with a lengthy body and a curved receptacle, hand-carved from a mottled green-brown stone with dark inclusions. The conical body is widest near the receptacle and tapers gently towards the mouthpiece. Custom museum-quality display stand included. Size: 7.25" L x 1.875" W x 2.625" H (18.4 cm x 4.8 cm x 6.7 cm); 3.95" H (10 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: private Hawaii, USA collection; purportedly ex-Butterfield's, acquired in the 1980s

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#141336

Condition

Very minor nicks to mouthpiece, receptacle, and body, otherwise intact and very good. Light earthen deposits throughout.

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Mapuche Stone Smoking Pipe

Estimate $900 - $1,350Oct 17
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