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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3536B Marlborough
December 14, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Northwest Coast Horn Spoon

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3536B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 14, 2020 12:00PM


Northwest Coast Horn Spoon, Haida, 19th century, in two fitted sections, with small shallow bowl carved with a head on the tapering end, the handle with a bear's head surmounted in turn by a shaman figure, seated backwards and grasping his long protruding tongue and a bird's head at the top, abalone shell inlays remaining in the eyes and wings, (two missing), with metal stand, lg. 9 3/4 in.

Provenance: The Rosman collection, New York City; Sotheby's New York, October 22, 1983, Lot 308.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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Rosman, New York City