05-05-2017 05-05-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3005B Boston
May 5, 2017 10:00AMCalender
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Haida Carved Bone Shaman's Pointer

$615$500
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3005B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Haida Carved Bone Shaman's Pointer, c. 1870s, includes human faces, a flat fish, and a fox, identified by Frederick J. Dockstader in 1974, lg. 6 1/4 in.

Provenance: The Charles and Blanche Derby collection.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

Frederick J. Dockstader, Blanche Derby