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A carved wooden feast dish in the form of a raven with old blue and black paint | Donald Ellis Gallery

Raven Dish

Nishga
Northern British Columbia

ca. 1860–80

wood, paint

width: 15"

Inventory # N3833

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Provenance

Collected by the Reverend Alfred Eli Green on the Nass River at Lachkaltsap, British Columbia, between 1874 and 1888

RELATED EXAMPLE

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. 26a and 26b