Property from the Muchnick Milliren Collection
A Tlingit bird effigy bowl
Carved in bold relief in the depiction of a raptor, its beak and wings projecting strongly, the tail feathers jutting from a second totemic face, remaining outer surfaces filled with traditional formline decorations, vegetal fiber sewing strands used to close two corners and to affix the top to a rectangular base, heavy oily patina of use.
height 5 5/8in, length 9 3/4in, width 9in
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