Art of the Northwest Coast: Tradition & Transformation

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LOT 16

Lot 16

Unidentified Artist, Possibly: Nuu-chah-nulth

Unidentified Artist, Possibly: Nuu-chah-nulth
Lot 16 Details
Unidentified Artist, Possibly: Nuu-chah-nulth

MODEL TOTEM POLE, CA. 1908

wood, paint, steel nails
inscribed verso: "Wrangle Alaska totem / TYY / H. Labisky / Dec. 25/1908"
19 x 4 x 3 in — 36.8 x 6.4 x 8.9 cm

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $430.50
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Unidentified Artist, Possibly: Nuu-chah-nulth
  • Unidentified Artist, Possibly: Nuu-chah-nulth
  • Unidentified Artist, Possibly: Nuu-chah-nulth
Provenance:

Private Collection, Illinois

CONDITION DETAILS

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