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Plains Grizzly Bear Catlinite Pipe & Stem

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles Start Price:25.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 400.00 USD
Plains Grizzly Bear Catlinite Pipe & Stem
The lot features a Grizzly Bear pipe and wood stem in the style and manner of the Plains Native American Indians. The pipe bowl shows a typical "T" design with tappering tip and high smoke bowl having a darkened smoked finish. The top fo the pipe shows a three dimensional carved Grizzly Bear effigy design, a truly artistic addition. The stem is carved of wood showing a thick Buffalo leather wrap which is sinew hide sewn and shows a blue dyed finish. The carved wood stem shows a stepped side design and is covered in a red dyed paint. The top of the pipe shows a cross brass tacked pattern. The pipe tip shows a wrap of parfleche rawhide. Overall the stem is 28.75"L x 1.75"W. The pipe is 5 3/8"L x 3"W x 1.25"D. Together the piece measures 32.75"L.