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Copper

Kwakwaka'wakw
Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia

early 20th century

trade copper, pitch

Inventory # N3585

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PROVENANCE

McGill collection, acquired in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1970 

RELATED EXAMPLES

American Museum of Natural History, Photograph No. 336106 – See: From The Land of the Totem Poles, Jonaitis, University of Washington Press, 198pl. fig. 4, pg. 37 (photograph of Chief Wagas holding similar copper)

Sotheby’s, New York, Dec 2/98, lot 463 for a Haida example