Fine Rare Northwest Coast Nuu-chah-nulth Totem Pole by Jimmy John Circa 1940

$345 USD

Nuu-chah-nulth Totem Pole

Date: 1940

Materials: Yellow cedar and pigment

Artist: Nuu-chah-nulth . Jimmy John (1876-1978). he was born in Friendly Cove, British Columbia. Jimmy John was a well-known and well-liked Nuu-chah-nulth artist who began carving in the early 20th century. Once chief of the Yuquot, he was a carver of totem poles, masks and silver jewelry. He died in Nanaimo in 1978. Jimmy John was a direct descendant of Chief Maquinna.

Dimensions: 10 ½” H x 8 ¼” wingspan, base 2 1/8” x 2 1/8”

Description: Thunderbird, diving whale, bentwood box. Clean wing repair noted, appears to be signed faintly in pencil to wings

Weight 4.0 lbs
Dimensions 10.5 × 8.25 × 2.2 in
Item Location

Canada

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Nuu-chah-nulth Totem Pole

Date: 1940

Materials: Yellow cedar and pigment

Artist: Nuu-chah-nulth . Jimmy John (1876-1978). he was born in Friendly Cove, British Columbia. Jimmy John was a well-known and well-liked Nuu-chah-nulth artist who began carving in the early 20th century. Once chief of the Yuquot, he was a carver of totem poles, masks and silver jewelry. He died in Nanaimo in 1978. Jimmy John was a direct descendant of Chief Maquinna.

Dimensions: 10 ½” H x 8 ¼” wingspan, base 2 1/8” x 2 1/8”

Description: Thunderbird, diving whale, bentwood box. Clean wing repair noted, appears to be signed faintly in pencil to wings

 

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Weight 4.0 lbs
Dimensions 10.5 × 8.25 × 2.2 in
Item Location

Canada

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