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Northwest Coast Wood Speaker's Staff

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
235
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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

Description:

Northwest Coast Wood Speaker's Staff, c. 1890s, Tlingit, carved in the round with four clan crest animals and two human figures, one of which is a shaman holding an oyster catcher rattle, dark patina with shellacked surface, lg. 34 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


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Keywords

Articles, Arts, Patina, Shamanism, Tlingit, Visual arts

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