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Lot 0426
**Originally Listed At $1000**

Native American, Pacific Northwest, possibly Nootka or Makah, ca. late 19th to early 20th century CE. A hand-carved and painted human effigy figure, created from a single piece of wood, depicted standing with one arm to the chest and the other straight by the side, wearing a green shirt and a long skirt with traces of darker green pigment, the oversized head facing forward and delineated with bold features. A wonderful abstract personage. Size: 2.625" W x 11.75" H (6.7 cm x 29.8 cm)

Provenance: collection of the late Alfred E. Stendahl, Stendahl Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Inactive insect loss to back of head and holes across the surface. Age cracks, wear and pigment loss commensurate with age and use.

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Northwest Coast Nootka / Makah Wood Standing Figure

Estimate $1,800 - $2,700Feb 25, 2019
Louisville, CO, USA