A Tlingit raven rattle
Lot 5189
A Tlingit raven rattle
Sold for US$ 46,360 inc. premium
Auction Details
A Tlingit raven rattle
Lot Details
Property from the Muchnick Milliren Collection
A Tlingit raven rattle
Clutching the "box of daylight" in its beak, the raven figure with humanoid, frog, and kingfisher set at top, a hawk face on the underside, the grip wrapped in a hide thong, the number 19/3499 inked on the handle.
length 10 1/2in


  • Provenance:
    Purchased from Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, Ont., June 1997; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, New York, NY, No. 19/3499; the collection of Arthur O. Wellman, CT; Sotheby's, New York, NY, 4 June 1997, lot 257; appeared in the exhibit Northwest Coast Indian Art Tradition: Collected Heritage, Grace Hudson Museum, Ukiah, CA, 6 September – 23 November 2003.
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