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Northwest Coast Carved Wood Shaman Figure

Auction:
2506
Lot:
410
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Northwest Coast Carved Wood Shaman Figure, Tlingit, c. last quarter 19th century, seated on a base in the form of a stylized frog (?) with large eyes and slit mouth, the red painted form holding a serpent with an animal head to its chest, the large head with carved Labret, painted detail, and wearing a twined basketry cap with velvet band, ht. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

animal head, large head, Serpent, Tlingit

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