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A wooden comb sculpturally carved and painted with the head of a beaver | Donald Ellis Gallery

Comb

Tlingit
Southeast Alaska

19th century

wood, paint

height: 9 ¾"

Inventory # N4079

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acquired by the Diker Collection, now at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY


PROVENANCE

Christie’s, London, June 1983, lot 101
The Frieda and Milton Rosenthal collection
Sotheby’s, New York, May 2009, lot 59
The Linda Marcus collection
Sotheby’s, New York, (Sale N09149) May 21, 2014, lot 28

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