29 June 2006
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A SIOUX CATLINITE FIGURAL PIPE BOWL
of slightly tapering square section with blunt prow, the anterior surmounted by a human figure with a robe draped over one shoulder and positioned on one knee before the bowl, in the form a of a tree trunk, each side decorated with geometric motifs inlaid with lead, the bottom inscribed, Wanmdiska (White Eagle)
Length: 8 in. (20.2 cm.)
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Illustrated in Waldlandindianer und Bisonjager Noramerikas, plate 19.
Amerika Haus Berlin, Jan. 26 - Mar. 1, 1976
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