A pair of Northwest Coast rattles
Lot 2028
A pair of Northwest Coast rattles
Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
A pair of Northwest Coast rattles
Lot Details
A pair of Northwest Coast rattles
Possibly Bella Bella, each similarly painted and carved in shallow relief, totemic faces composed with oval eyes, raised semicircular ears and toothy mouth on one side, a round-eyed grinning creature on the reverse, commercial twine used to wrap the grips.
length 12 1/2 and 12in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Purchased by the present owner's parents around 1962 in Canada at a Hudson Bay Trading Post
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  1. Jim Haas
    Specialist - Native American
    Bonhams
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  2. Ingmars Lindbergs
    Specialist - Native American
    Bonhams
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    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
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