Rare 17th/18th Century Double Bear Effigy Feast Bowl

Rare 17th/18th Century Double Bear Effigy Feast BowlRare 17th/18th Century Double Bear Effigy Feast BowlRare 17th/18th Century Double Bear Effigy Feast BowlRare 17th/18th Century Double Bear Effigy Feast BowlRare 17th/18th Century Double Bear Effigy Feast Bowl

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Hammer Price w/ BP

$74,750

Lot # 419
Title Rare 17th/18th Century Double Bear Effigy Feast Bowl
Description Figured maple; deep, rich, original patina, This bowl is beautifully shaped and carved with thin sides and light weight. The bears heads being perfectly balanced in relationship to bowl. With sophisticated and fluid lines. Effigy Bowls were passed down through generations with the belief that the effigy would look out for the next generation. These bowls also serve as an image of hope during sacred feasts. It is extremely rare to find an effigy on both ends of a bowl. First time offering.
Dimensions Max. Ht. 4 3/4" W 10" D 7"
Provenance First time offered.
Category Military & Native American
Auction Date Mar 24, 2012

Details:

Figured maple; deep, rich, original patina, This bowl is beautifully shaped and carved with thin sides and light weight. The bears heads being perfectly balanced in relationship to bowl. With sophisticated and fluid lines. Effigy Bowls were passed down through generations with the belief that the effigy would look out for the next generation. These bowls also serve as an image of hope during sacred feasts. It is extremely rare to find an effigy on both ends of a bowl. First time offering.

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