PORTRAIT MASK

Coast Tsimshian
Northern British Columbia
ca. 1830–60
wood, pigments
height: 8 ¼˝

SOLD
CN3747

Photographs

PROVENANCE

The Reverend Thomas Crosby (b. 1840 d. 1914), a renowned 19th century English Methodist missionary, best known for his work among the Tsimshian at Fort Simpson, British Columbia, where he was stationed from 1880 to 1897

Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, cat. no. 1/8931

PUBLISHED

Indian Art of the Northwest Coast: A Dialogue on Craftsmanship and   Aesthetics, Holm and Reid, Seattle, University of Washington Press, 1975, pl. 97

Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, Toronto, 1997, pg. 4