DoneSat, Nov 21, 2009 7:00 PM UTC
Native Art & Artifacts Auction
Over 400 items featuring a superb collection of 19TH C. carvings include a Haida chief holding a slave killer, Bella Coola dance mask, Northwest Coast eagle house front, Tlingit shaman holding a diving raven, two Kwagiulth figured canes, a Haida figured cane, Northwest Coast fish club, Haida loon bowl, Haida frog bowl and Wasco burl bowl. Argillite carvings include Charles Edenshaw, Robert Davidson, Bill Stevens, Tom Hans, Capt. Andy Brown and 5 William Gladstones. Tsimshian shaman rattle ca. 1850, shamanâ€™s rattle ca. 1900, fine maple frontlet ca. 1900, articulated Kwagiulth dance mask ca. 1940, Charlie James totem, Freda Diesing totem huge Cowichan talking stick ca. 1900. Plains beaded pad saddle ca. 1900, important Northwest Coast tobacco mortar, Bill Reid gold bear pendant, John Cross coin silver bracelet, spoon and napkin ring, painting by Norval Morrisseau, 3 paintings by Henry Speck, Robert Davidson serigraph, stone mauls and arrowheads, and much more.