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Northwest Coast Haida Argillite Totem Pole

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3099B
Lot:
326
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

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.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). 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 Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

American culture, Argillite, Canadian art, Culture, Haida, Haida Gwaii, Heraldry, Kayung totem pole, Northwest Coast art, Totem, Totem pole, Visual arts

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