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Full view of a Tsimshian amulet carved with a transformational image between bear human and whale from bear tooth

Amulet

Tsimshian
Northern British Columbia

ca. 1820–50

bear tooth

width: 2 ¾"

Inventory # N3895b

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Provenance

The Allen and Sally Wardwell Collection, New York, NY

Published

Tangible Visions, Wardwell, New York, Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 188, no. 252
​​​​​​​Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 2021, pl. 59

RELATED EXAMPLE

Wardwell, Allen. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and its Art. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 189, no. 257

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