Lot 219A: Cherokee Frog Effigy Pipe c.1800-1900 w/ COA
January 14, 2017
Bozeman, MT, USALive Auction
Description: This is an authentic Cherokee Native American culture Frog Effigy pipe from circa 1800-1900 A.D. The piece shows a wonderful grey/blue steatite material. The pipe comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from Bannerstone Tom and is truly a rare piece. Provenance: from the Stoller Collection in North Carolina. The piece shows an arch hopewell like design with carved frog effigy along the top and is truly a museum quality piece. Measures 2 3/8"L x 1 1/8"W x 1.75"H. This comes in a glass top shadow box that is 5.25"x6.25" and 1 3/8" thick. Inside the box is an early tag that reads, "Historic Period Steatite Frog Pipe. Cherokee. N. Carolina."