A North-west Coast Tlingit pipe from the 1870s, estimated at $5000-7000 at Skinner.

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It appears at Skinner’s sale of tribal art to be held on December 1.

The pipe incorporates a musket barrel with abalone shell decoration.

It dates from the 1870s, stands 3¾in (9.5cm) high and has a provenance to a private collection in Stowe, Vermont, and the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation, New York City.

The estimate is $5000-7000.