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Lot 0149B
Native American, Pacific Northwest Coast, Haida or Tlingit peoples, ca. 1920's CE. A totemic statue, hand-carved from finely-grained cedar, attached to a rectangular platform with planar sides. The body of the totem displays two avian forms with skillfully carved and incised features, wide-open round eyes, and colorful surfaces painted with earthy green, red, and black pigments. Size: 12.125" H (30.8 cm); 12.625" H (32.1 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: private Newport Beach, California, USA collection

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Condition

Expected surface wear with scuffs and fading to pigmentation commensurate with age. A couple of chips with radiating fissures to edges of the base. Old inventory label on underside of base.

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Early 20th C. Pacific Northwest Coast Wooden Totem Pole

Estimate $900 - $1,400May 23, 2019
Louisville, CO, USA