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Revere Auctions
Live Auction

April Day 1: Minnesota Art and History

Wed, Apr 27, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 91

Dalenske Sculpture of Chief Three Bears - Damaged

Estimate: $100 - $200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
Plaster sculpture depicting Chief Three Bears, war leader of one band of the Wagluhe Oglala Lakota people. Inscribed along the base "Chief Three Bears Glacier National Park" and signed and copyrighted "Dalenske 1914." There are several chips to the sculpture and the top of the pipe has been broken.

Provenance: Collection of the James J. Hill Reference Library.

Certain individuals are prohibited by law to purchase items in this auction. Descendants of James J. Hill within three generations (Great Grandchildren and closer) are not allowed to purchase items. Additionally, board members of the foundation and their families (spouses, children, spouses of children, grandchildren) are also prohibited from purchasing items.

Height: 10 in x width: 9 in x depth: 8 1/2 in. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email condition@revereauctions.com with any condition questions.