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Exceptionally well carved mountain sheep horn bowl in the form of a mythical bird | Donald Ellis Gallery

Horn Bowl

Haida
Haida Gwaii, British Columbia

ca. 1840-60


 

mountain sheep horn

width: 8 ¼"

Inventory # N3432

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Exhibited

National Museum of the American Indian, New York, April 24, 2004 - October 31, 2005

Published

First American Art: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection of American Indian Art, Bernstein and McMaster, 2004, cat. 185

Wardwell, Allen. Native Paths: American Indian Art from the Collection of Charles and Valerie Diker. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998, pg. 114

RELATED EXAMPLE

Donald Ellis Gallry catalogue, 1999, pl. 1

Sturtevant, William (ed.) Boxes and Bowls: Decorated Containers by Nineteenth Century Haida, Tlingit, Bella Bella, and Tsimshian Indian Artists. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, pls. 42 and 43