Rare 19Th Century Bella Coola Shaman’s Globular Rattle

$2,150 USD

A very rare late 19th Century Bella Coola hand carved and painted shaman’s globular rattle. Delicately carved from red cedar, finely painted with a simple yet precise face design in black pigment. Original doe skin wrap on hand , tie on edge and a loop holding a small sacred cedar bark bundle to the back. Beautiful aged patina throughout and makes a great sound when shaken. Note the fine tool marks to the backside, museum quality example.

Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 9.25 × 5.0 × 1.33 in
Item Location

Canada

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A very rare late 19th Century Bella Coola hand carved and painted shaman’s globular rattle. Delicately carved from red cedar, finely painted with a simple yet precise face design in black pigment. Original doe skin wrap on hand , tie on edge and a loop holding a small sacred cedar bark bundle to the back. Beautiful aged patina throughout and makes a great sound when shaken. Note the fine tool marks to the backside, museum quality example.

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Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 9.25 × 5.0 × 1.33 in
Item Location

Canada

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