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Raven Rattle

Tlingit
Southeastern Alaska

ca. 1780-1800

wood, paint, vegetal fiber

width: 13"

Inventory # CN1699

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PROVENANCE

Fred Harvey, Santa Fe, NM
American Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, No. 1/1842
Edward Primus, New York, NY
Francesco Pellizzi, New York, NY
Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, ON
Private collection, New York, NY

PUBLISHED

Form and Freedom, Holm and Reid, Institute for the Arts, Rice University, 1975, pl.77

Le Rime et la Raison, Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 1984, pg. 194

EXHIBITED

La Rime et la Raison, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais,  Paris, April 17 - July 30, 1984

RELATED EXAMPLE

Brown, Steven C. Native Visions: Evolution in Northwest Coast Art from the Eighteenth Through the Twentieth Century. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1998, pg. 35, pl. 3.13 for a very finely carved early raven rattle featuring a similar human/raven/tail configuration