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Amulet

Tlingit
Southeast Alaska

ca. 1840

marine mammal ivory
length: 3 ¾"

Inventory # N4372

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Essay

PROVENANCE

European private collection, acquired c. 1970

RELATED EXAMPLES

American Museum of Natural History, New York, Cat. Nos. 19/457 and 19/477 for two amulets collected by George T. Emmons between 1882-1887 – See: Wardwell, Allen. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and its Art. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 169, pls. 196 and 197

Private collection, Ibid, pg. 169, pl. 198

Denver Art Museum, Cat No. 1953.570, formerly in the collection of The Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology, Cambridge, collected by Captain Edward G. Fast at Sitka Alaska in 1867-68 – See: Ibid, pg. 170, pl. 199

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