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Rare Haida Argillite Grease Bowl

Auction:
2964B
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2964B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Rare Haida Argillite Grease Bowl, c. early 19th century, in the form of a stylized animal with prominent teeth and a human face at the tail, lg. 5 3/8, ht. 2 in.

Note: For a very similar example collected in 1846 see The Etholen Collection, p. 96, #106.
Estimate $10,000-15,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Argillite, Economy of Asia, Economy of South Korea, Georgian scripts, Haida, LG Corporation, Northwest Coast art

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