05-15-2010 05-15-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2506 Boston
May 15, 2010 10:00 AMCalender

Northwest Coast Carved Wood Shaman Figure

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


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


animal head, large head