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Northwest Coast Carved and Painted Wood Finial

Auction:
2506
Lot:
411
Sold for:
$66,360$56,000

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

Description:

Northwest Coast Carved and Painted Wood Finial, Tlingit, c. second half 19th century, relief carved stylized avian and animal forms with red, black, and blue-green pigments, partially perforated at edge for hair and sea lion whisker attachments, holes at bottom center with remnant hide thongs, lg. 20 in.

Provenance: Ex Mert Simpson, Ex Paul Rebut Collection.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

Keywords

Paul Rebut, Paul Rebut Collection, Roofs, Tlingit

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