Native American effigy pipes to star at Woody Auction



2015-06-26 13:23:42

Native American effigy pipes to star at Woody Auction

A single-owner collection of Native American artefacts will feature prehistoric effigy pipes

Paul Fraser Collectibles,Sunday 11August 2013

The Richard and Linda Popp lifetime collection of Native American artefacts willsell atWoody Auction on September 7 in Kansas.

Native American effigy pipe bear All the objects in the sale will be offered without reserve

Highlighting the sale will be an effigy pipe made from white polished stone in the shape of a bear.

"This auction includes the largest Native American collection we have sold in over 25 years," commented the auction house's Mr Woody.

"There are nearly 50 prehistoric effigy pipes (pipes made in the likeness of an animal), as well as ceremonial axes, beaded boots and moccasins, baskets, blankets and more."

On November 15, Sotheby's will offer the monumental tribal art collection of dealer Allan Stone, which will gather international attention.

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