Dimensions: 8 ¼” x 2 2/3” x 2 ½”
Artist: Tlingit James Rudolph (1858-1933)
Materials: cedar, red, black and green pigments
Description: A wonderful hand carved and painted Northwest Coast Tlingit model totem pole attributed to famed carver James Rudolph (1858-1933) . This totem is an early example of this artists work. The totem is carved from cedar and a beaver with a chew stick painted in great old and original pigments and dates from around 1910. For a photograph of the artist with his wares and examples of his work please see Carvings and Commerce by Michael Hall and Pat Glascock pages 88-90. This museum quality totem will make a fine addition to anyone’s collection.