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Shaman's Box

Haida or Tlingit
Northern Northwest Coast

ca. 1780-1820

wood, opercula shells
height: 12" 
width and depth (each): 10"

Inventory # N4348

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Bottom of the box is replaced

PROVENANCE

Bill Pearson, San Francisco, CA
Private Collection, New Mexico

RELATED EXAMPLES

Sotheby’s, New York, June 4, 1997, lot 250 ($96,000 USD)

Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Cat. Nos. 74/400, 20/751 and 89/215 – See: Sturtevant, William (ed.) Boxes and Bowls: Decorated Containers by Nineteenth Century Haida, Tlingit, Bella Bella, and Tsimshian Indian Artists. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, plates 69, 70 and 71

Holm, Bill. Box of Daylight. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1984, pg. 70, pl. 107

Brown, Steven C. Transfigurations: North Pacific Coast Art, George Terasaki, Collector. Seattle: Marquand Books, 2006, plate 61

Donald Ellis Gallery, Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, Toronto, 2012, pl. 6

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