A Haida argillite panel (80) 31.5cm.
Lot 1
A Haida argillite panel 31.5cm.
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 5,633) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Haida argillite panel
The open work carving decorated with a spray of foliage surmounted by a dog or wolf, with incised curly fur detail, the animal's long tail grasped by a seated European figure leaning against a rectangular cabin with pierced lattice window, followed by an eagle holding a sprig of tobacco leaves and berries in it's claws, 31.5cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Hilton Park, Clones, Co. Monaghan, 8th July 1985

    Exhibited:
    The Exotics Exhibition 1991, The Royal Pavillion Art Gallery & Museum, Brighton

    Literature:
    cf. Carol Sheehan, Pipes that won't smoke;coal that won't Burn, (Glenbow Museum 1981), p.142, no. 12 illustrates a panel pipe of similar theme composed of a bird, rectangular structure, two figures and a dog, dated to the Second Period (1830-1865)
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