Fine Rare Old Haida Tlingit Shaman Figure Circa 1890

$1,875 USD

Tlingit Shaman’s figure/Doll

Date: Late 19th Century

Artist: Tlingit unknown

  • Materials: Cedar

Dimensions: 9 ¼” Tall including stand, 8” x 2 ½” w x 2”

Description: A great well carved Tlingit shaman’s doll depicting a standing human. Nice aged natural patina. These figures were often left at the patients bedside to aid the patient in healing when the shaman had finished performing his healing rites. It would represent the shaman and provide protection from the ailment or sickness returning.

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 8.0 × 2.5 × 2.0 in
Item Location

Canada

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Tlingit Shaman’s figure/Doll

Date: Late 19th Century

Artist: Tlingit unknown

  • Materials: Cedar

Dimensions: 9 ¼” Tall including stand, 8” x 2 ½” w x 2”

Description: A great well carved Tlingit shaman’s doll depicting a standing human. Nice old aged natural patina. These figures were often left at the patients bedside to aid the patient in healing when the shaman had finished performing his healing rites. It would represent the shaman and provide protection from the ailment or sickness returning.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 8.0 × 2.5 × 2.0 in
Item Location

Canada

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