Fine Large Tsimshian Cedar Totem Pole Titus Campbell(1893-1966)

$3,850 USD

A fine large old Tsimshian yellow cedar totem pole by famed carver Titus Campbell (1893-1966). This is probably the most complex of his known examples and tallest. The totem dates from the 1940’s era. The totem is well carved and features great expressive imagery featuring three watchmen on the top, followed bear with frog, mythical man with chief, raven with tongue hanging out, sea otter in ears, wolf in mouth as well as the full description on the reverse describing the model as a Haida totem pole from the now extinct tribe on Anthony Island. .  It is a large and impressive size over 40″ tall and striking well preserved color palette make this example really stand out. A published example of this carvers work can be found on page 124 illustration 99 in Carvings and Commerce by Michael Hall and Pat Glascock.

Weight 5.0 lbs
Dimensions 40.5 × 6.25 × 5.5 in
Item Location

Canada

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A fine large old Tsimshian yellow cedar totem pole by famed carver Titus Campbell (1893-1966). This is probably the most complex of his known examples and tallest. The totem dates from the 1940’s era. The totem is well carved and features great expressive imagery featuring three watchmen on the top, followed bear with frog, mythical man with chief, raven with tongue hanging out, sea otter in ears, wolf in mouth as well as the full description on the reverse describing the model as a Haida totem pole from the now extinct tribe on Anthony Island. .  It is a large and impressive size over 40″ tall vand striking well preserved color palette make this example really stand out. A published example of this carvers work can be found on page 124 illustration 99 in Carvings and Commerce by Michael Hall and Pat Glascock. 

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Weight 5.0 lbs
Dimensions 40.5 × 6.25 × 5.5 in
Item Location

Canada

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