A Tlingit raven rattle
Lot 1000
A Tlingit raven rattle
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Tlingit raven rattle
With humanoid figure on top sharing power through its tongue with a frog, the amphibian clutched in the beak of a kingfisher, a raptor carved and painted on the underside, a second visage beneath that, the box of daylight held in the raven's beak.
length 14 1/4in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The collector's notes indicate: "The Procter Stafford collection"

Saleroom notices

  • It has been brought to the department's attention after going to press that the provenance for this lot, as attributed in the collector's notes, is unquestionably spurious and should be disregarded
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  1. Jim Haas
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  2. Ingmars Lindbergs
    Specialist - Native American
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