Fine Rare Large Kwakiutl Totem Carving Alert Bay Circa 1920

$2,750 USD

A great early Kwakiutl totem pole circa 1920 from Alert bay. The totem is carved by one of the early masters and a carver who was greatly influenced by Charlie James, Mungo Martin and Arthur Shaughnessy. The totem is carved from a single piece of yew wood and depcits Dzunkwa holding two children captive standing on the back of a kneeling shaman. Great early original pigments. Nice substantial size standing 16 1/2″ tall.

Weight 4.0 lbs
Dimensions 16.5 × 4.75 × 4.0 in
Item Location

USA

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A great early Kwakiutl totem pole circa 1920 from Alert bay. The totem is carved by one of the early masters and a carver who was greatly influenced by Charlie James, Mungo Martin and Arthur Shaughnessy. The totem is carved from a single piece of yew wood and depcits Dzunkwa holding two children captive standing on the back of a kneeling shaman. Great early original pigments. Nice substantial size standing 16 1/2″ tall.

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Weight 4.0 lbs
Dimensions 16.5 × 4.75 × 4.0 in
Item Location

USA

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