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Northwest Coast Carved Wood Totem Pole

Auction:
2074
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$2,415$2,100

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Auction:
Sale #2074 - 2074
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Northwest Coast Carved Wood Totem Pole, c. 1901, the elaborate openwork carved pole includes frogs, birds, fish, and humans, the whole covered with a coat of commercial paint, on the bottom of the frog's foot is written "Sitka Alaska, July 1901," (wood loss), ht. 31 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Northwest Coast Carved Wood Totem Pole, Alaska, Native American art, Native American religion, Northwest Coast art, Sculpture, Totem, Totem pole