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North American Northwest Coast Tlingit-style Carved Walnut Rocking Chair

Auction:
2481
Lot:
454
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

North American Northwest Coast Tlingit-style Carved Walnut Rocking Chair, early 20th century, stepped cresting carved with totem-form finials and mounted with marine ivory teeth, backrest carved with stylized masks and oceanic motifs, the curved and paneled arms, apron, legs and rockers carved with stylized motifs.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Finish worn to arms and with loss of color; one tooth missing to cresting; very good overall.
Height: 40 1/4 in.
Wd. 24 in.
Depth of rockers: 32 1/4 in.

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Coast Tlingit-style, Chair Northwest Coast Tlingit-style Carved Walnut Rocking, Chairs, Mask, Rockers, Rocking chair

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