Wolf Effigy Pipe
Arts of the Americas
3 1/8 x 9 15/16 x 3/4 in. (7.9 x 25.2 x 1.9 cm) (show scale)
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A. Augustus Healy Fund
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Native American (unidentified). Wolf Effigy Pipe, 18th century. Steatite, 3 1/8 x 9 15/16 x 3/4 in. (7.9 x 25.2 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 77.30.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 77.30.3_transp6357.jpg)
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This pipe is a double wolf motif. The pipe stem itself is an elongated wolf ending in a wolf's head while a second wolf stands facing the opposite direction on the opposite side of the pipe bowl. Researcher Richard Sisson 4/23/2013 reviewed. Thought it might be Cherokee. To be researched before changing attribution.
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