First Arts: Inuit & First Nations Art

May 28, 2019

LOT 51
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UNIDENTIFIED, Haida

MODEL TOTEM POLE

argilite
c. 1900-1910
8.5 x 1 x 1.5 in — 21.6 x 2.5 x 3.8 cm

Estimate $1,500-$2,000

Realised: $3,120
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

Model totem poles were the most popular argillite works produced by about 1890. This fine early 20th century pole comprising three major figures is possibly from the Masset school.


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Provenance:

a B.C. private collection