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Two Northwest Coast Carved Wood Model Totem Poles

Auction:
3005B
Lot:
212
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3005B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Two Northwest Coast Carved Wood Model Totem Poles, c. late 19th century, one with red and black pigment and old tag marked "Bella Coola, Vancouver Isl, Br. Col," ht. 8 and 8 1/2 in.

Provenvance: The Ben-Zion collection.
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Bella Coola, Bella Coola Valley, British Columbia, Geography of British Columbia, Heraldry, Native American culture, Northwest Coast art, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Ranges, Totem pole

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