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A shaman’s amulet carved in a transformational image between fish and humanoid figure | Donald Ellis Gallery

Amulet

Tlingit
Southeast Alaska

ca. 1840–60

marine mammal ivory (?)

width: 2 ⅞"

Inventory # CN3895f

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Provenance

The Allen and Sally Wardwell Collection, New York, NY

PUBLISHED

Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 2012, pl. 59

RELATED EXAMPLE

Wardwell, Allen. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and its Art. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 184, no. 240

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