Important Early Haida Large Silver Clasp Bracelet Circa 1880

$3,500 USD

A very rare early Haida or Tlingit hand carved silver bracelet circa 1880. Very finely carved from coin silver and expertly depicts a Killer Whale and seal crest figures and floral designs at the clasp end. This bracelet was made to fit a man’s or larger ladies wrist and would have been worn by a high ranking member of Haida society as a display of their crest lineage. These are very rarely found outside of a museum setting. Condition is exceptional for its age.

Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 8.0 × 1.33 × 2.67 in
Item Location

Canada

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A very rare early Haida or Tlingit hand carved silver bracelet circa 1880. Very finely carved from coin silver and expertly depicts a Killer Whale and seal crest figures and floral designs at the clasp end. This bracelet was made to fit a man’s or larger ladies wrist and would have been worn by a high ranking member of Haida society as a display of their crest lineage. These are very rarely found outside of a museum setting. Condition is exceptional for its age.

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Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 8.0 × 1.33 × 2.67 in
Item Location

Canada

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