Art of the Northwest Coast: Tradition & Transformation

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LOT 9

Lot 9

Unidentified Artist, Gitxsan (Gitksan)

Unidentified Artist, Gitxsan (Gitksan)
Lot 9 Details
Unidentified Artist, Gitxsan (Gitksan)

MODEL TOTEM POLE, CA. 1880S

cedar, paint
inscribed in pencil verso: "crow / mosquito / frog / wolf / Kutza doahla [Gitsegukla]"
21 x 2.5 x 2.75 in — 53.3 x 6.4 x 7 cm

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $6,150
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Unidentified Artist, Gitxsan (Gitksan)
  • Unidentified Artist, Gitxsan (Gitksan)
  • Unidentified Artist, Gitxsan (Gitksan)
Provenance:

Private Collection, Illinois

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