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Effigy Bowl

Huron or Wyandot

mid 18th century

burled maple

width: diameter 6 ⅛"

Inventory # W1785


acquired by the Diker Collection, now at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY


A family in Scotland
Barbara and Julian Harding, London, United Kingdom


Bernstein, Bruce and McMaster, Gerald (eds). First American Art: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection of American Indian Art. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2004, pg. 130
Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 1998, pg. 3
Brasser, Ted. J. Native American Clothing: An Illustrated History. Toronto: Firefly Books, 2009, pg. 66
Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection, David Penney et al., New York, NY, Skira Rizzoli, 2015, pg. 163


New York Historical Association, Fenimore House, Cooperstown, New York, See: Heritage-The Magazine of the New York Historical Association, Vol. 10, No. 4 for a remarkably similar example with a 18th century collection history                                

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Cat. No. 885.2.1)-See: From the Four Quarters, Reid, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1984, pl. 39 (for a stone pipe from the Late Woodlands period displaying a similar round cap)

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