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Circa: 1977 Manufacturer: Glen Pollard
Haida Indian Arglite Pipe - Signed and Dated
Halibot with Raven Emerging from Belly by Glen Pollard Skioegate Jan /77 Arglite Pipe
Size: 5¾ L x 1-3/8 H x ¾ D
Condition: very good - never used - there is slight scuffing on the back of the pipe stem's argilite finish. Please note that this pipe is for decorative use only. It is not to be used, as it could ruin the pipe.
Markings: on Back: Halibot With Raven Emerging From Belly By Glen Pollard Skioegate Jan /77
Acquired from The Eskimo Cottage in 77 / Calgary, Alberta Canada
Weight: 4+ Oz's.
The Natives of the Northwest coast have been working in argillite for decades, if not centuries, producing both ceremonial and utilitarian items.
Glen Pollard is a Native American artist of the Haida Tribe of the Northwest region of the US /Canada. He is both well known and respected for his traditional works in argillite. Glen Pollard comes from a family of artists. This pipe is a ceremonial variety, and is especially well made. It represents a Haida creation myth.