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Amulet

Tlingit
Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

ca. 1840–60

marine mammal ivory, bone, copper
length: 3 ¼”

Inventory # N3895a

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Provenance

Collected by George T. Emmons

Harry Beasley, Cranmore House, London, England

Merton Simpson, New York, NY

The Allen and Sally Wardwell Collection, New York, NY

Published

Shamanistic Charms, Ethnologia Cranmoriensis, vol. 4

Emmons and Miles, 1939, pl. XXI, fig. 2

Tangible Visions, Wardwell, New York, Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 182, no. 232

RELATED EXAMPLE

Wardwell, Allen. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and its Art. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 182, no. 234

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Amulet N3895b

Tsimshian
Northern British Columbia

ca. 1820–50
N3895b
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