A Northwest Coast wood raven rattle 30.5cm.

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Lot 35
A Northwest Coast wood raven rattle
30.5cm.

Sold for £ 6,000 (US$ 8,321) inc. premium

Tribal Art

20 Sep 2006, 14:30 BST

London, New Bond Street

A Northwest Coast wood raven rattle
The raven carved with a shaman lying on the birds back, with his tongue extended to a frog held in the beak of a kingfisher, the underside carved in shallow relief with a hawk head, highlighted in red and black pigments, 30.5cm.

Footnotes

  • See illustration page 13
    Provenance:
    Christie's London, 4 April, 1989, lot 257
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