Fine Haida Argillite Hollow Back Totem Circa 1870-80

$4,850 USD

Fine Haida Argillite totem

Date:1880

Materials: argillite

Artist: Haida ,

Dimensions: 9 7/8”T x 2 1/3 ” x  2 1/3 ”

Description: A fine early hollow back totem pole featuring some unusual and great expertly carved imagery. There is a halibut with bulging eyes who has an inverted raven lying on his back, at the bottom we have a high ranking female with a labret transforming into a raven, the raven’s broken beak lies underneath her chin. A nice substantial heavy totem carved by one of the early un-named master carvers. A museum quality example

Weight 3.0 lbs
Dimensions 9.87 × 2.33 × 2.33 in
Item Location

Canada

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Fine Haida Argillite totem

Date:1880

Materials: argillite

Artist: Haida ,

Dimensions: 9 7/8”T x 2 1/3 ” x  2 1/3 ”

Description: A fine early hollow back totem pole featuring some unusual and great expertly carved imagery. There is a halibut with bulging eyes who has an inverted raven lying on his back, at the bottom we have a high ranking female with a labret transforming into a raven, the raven’s broken beak lies underneath her chin. A nice substantial heavy totem carved by one of the early un-named master carvers. A museum quality example.

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Weight 3.0 lbs
Dimensions 9.87 × 2.33 × 2.33 in
Item Location

Canada

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