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Two Northwest Coast Polychrome Wooden Model Totem Poles

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
244
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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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. 1930s, the shorter with two clan animal motifs, the taller with three, each fully painted, the taller hollowed out at the back, (minor paint loss), ht. 16 3/4 and 14 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900


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Keywords

American culture, Culture, Heraldry, Indigenous peoples of North America, Native American culture, Northwest Coast art, Pre-Columbian art, Totem pole, United States

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