A Kwakiutl painted paddle
Lot 4169
A Kwakiutl painted paddle
Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium
Auction Details
A Kwakiutl painted paddle
Lot Details
A Kwakiutl painted paddle
Of characteristic form, the spatulate blade painted similarly on each side to represent a totemic animal face in profile, a smaller face to the rear, an old label affixed near the grip reading: "Vancouver's Island. W.D.P. 1859".
length 58 1/2in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Purchased in the 1990's at auction in the United Kingdom
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  1. Ingmars Lindbergs
    Specialist - Native American
    Bonhams
    Work
    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
    Work +1 415 503 3393
    FaxFax: +1 415 503 3300
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