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Dagger Hilt

Tsimshian
Northern British Columbia

ca. 1850

marine mammal ivory, abalone shell

width: 5 ¾"

Inventory # N3193

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acquired by the Thomson Collection now at the Art Gallery of Ontario


PROVENANCE

Private collection, Middlesex, England

RELATED EXAMPLES

Indian Art of the Northwest Coast, Holm and Reid, University of WA Press, 1975, No. 7, and La rime et la raison, Editions de la Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris, 1984, #188

Sotheby’s, New York, May 19, 1998, lot 379 (ex De Menil Collection, Houston, TX)