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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3099B Boston
May 5, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Northwest Coast Haida Argillite Totem Pole

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 05, 2018 10:00AM


Northwest Coast Haida Argillite Totem Pole, late 19th century, flat back with various stylized human and animal forms, ht. 14 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Restoration to a crack toward the top of the pole, beak of the top bird re-attached, small chip on the nose of lower mask.

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