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Tsimshian Polychromed Wood Lidded Dish
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 31,250 USD
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16
Tsimshian Polychromed Wood Lidded Dish
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 31,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Tsimshian Polychromed Wood Lidded Dish
in the form of a halibut, the head with a pair of oval eye rims enclosing pierced pupils, the periphery and tail finely incised with a linear design, the body centering a deep circular bowl, inset with a lid surmounted by a bald eagle, with splayed wings and tailfeathers; the whole painted in red, green, black and white pigments.
length 12 3/4 in. by height with lid 4 7/8 in. by width 5 1/2 in.
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Provenance

Robert J. Dundas, October 26, 1863

Simon Carey, London

Sotheby's, New York, October 2006, Lot 7

Private Collection

Acquired by present owner from the above

American Indian Art Sale

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