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Northwest Coast Polychrome Carved Wood Shaman's Rattle

Auction:
2376
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$18,800$16,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Northwest Coast Polychrome Carved Wood Shaman's Rattle, c. last quarter 19th century, one side carved in the form of a stylized face with paws (?) below the chin, with painted animal ears at the top and painted details, the back painted with a stylized human (?) figure below similar animal ears, red, green, and black pigments, (replaced pegs secure the two sides, glued repair), dark patina, lg. 8 1/4, wd. 2 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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