Argillite Pipe Bowl Depicting Five Intertwined Figures Including a Human, Bird, and a Frog

Haida, Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia, Canada, Northwest Coast

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about 1860

Argillite

Overall: 3 3/8 x 15/16 x 4 in. (8.5 x 2.4 x 10.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III

181.2.26119

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Pipe

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on white label with double red border, in black ink: "Haida Indian B-C"

Course History

ARTH 16, ANTH 50, Australian Aborigional Art, Howard Morphy, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Provenance

Collected by Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1920's-1930's; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father's will], 1981.

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