05-18-2019 05-18-2019
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May 18, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Northwest Coast Painted Model Canoe

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3243B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2019 10:00AM


Northwest Coast Painted Model Canoe, 19th century, dugout canoe model with sides painted in black clan crest designs, with two wood figures sitting inside, the larger figure with a feather tuft on head, (minor repair at the rear of the canoe), lg. 17 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Back prow broken and re-attached. Main figure re-glued onto bench. Main figure bench un-attached. Feather loss on heads. Main figure legs re-attached. Crack in left arm of main figure. Some paint loss on exterior

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