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Northwest Coast Painted Model Canoe

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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

Description:

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


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Canoes, Dugout canoe, Human-powered watercraft, Vehicles, Water sports, Watercraft

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