A fine Tlingit frontlet
Lot 2190
A fine Tlingit frontlet
Sold for US$ 91,500 inc. premium
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A fine Tlingit frontlet A fine Tlingit frontlet
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Property of various owners
A fine Tlingit frontlet
Depicting an eagle perched atop and grasping the pronounced brow of a wide-mouthed creature, possibly a frog, three subsidiary heads emergent from the gaping maw, abalone shell inset eyes and as accents, with green, red and black painted details.
height 8 1/4in

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  • Provenance:
    Collection of Edward Malin, anthropologist and author
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