Pipe Bowl, ca. 1875

  • Sioux, Native American

Catlinite

  • Framed: Overall: 3 1/2 × 6 3/16 × 1 inches (8.9 × 15.7 × 2.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.671

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Sioux
  • Carving
  • Incising
  • Catlinite
  • Equipment for personal use: smoking and tobacco use
  • Bowl (object component)
  • Pipe (smoking equipment)
  • Bridle
  • South dakota
  • Head (animal or human component)
  • Horse
  • Pipe bowl

Provenance

(Lynn Munger, dealer, Fremont, Indiana, USA); 1977, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Penny, D.W. and J. Stouffer. "Horse Imagery in Native American Art." Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 1 (1986): 18-25, fig. 4.

Rights Status

Sioux, Native American, Pipe Bowl, ca. 1875, catlinite. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.671.