Fine Haida Argillite totem
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.