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Two Northwest Coast Polychrome Wooden Model Totem Poles

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Two Northwest Coast Polychrome Wooden Model Totem Poles, c. 1920s, the taller with three clan crest animals, unpainted, hollowed out and initials "LJ" carved verso and probably missing wings, the other with six clan animal motifs, with painted highlights and applied varnish, ht. 26 1/2 and 24 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

American culture, Articles, Culture, Heraldry, Native American culture, Northwest Coast art, Religion, Totem, Totem pole

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