Rare Kwakiutl Ceremonial Hamatsa Puppetry Figure Circa 1890

$1,695 USD

.A very rare Kwakiutl ceremonial puppetry figure used in the Hamatsa winter ceremonies. The carving would have been used as prop during a potlatch to add dramatic effect. Carved from cedar and painted in great old and original pigments of red vermillion and black it would have been clothed in cedar bark robe for the performance. This museum quality example comes with a display stand and will make a fine addition to anyone’s collection.

Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 11.0 × 3.5 × 3.5 in
Item Location

USA

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.A very rare Kwakiutl ceremonial puppetry figure used in the Hamatsa winter ceremonies. The carving would have been used as prop during a potlatch to add dramatic effect. Carved from cedar and painted in great old and original pigments of red vermillion and black it would have been clothed in cedar bark robe for the performance. This museum quality example comes with a display stand and will make a fine addition to anyone’s collection.

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Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 11.0 × 3.5 × 3.5 in
Item Location

USA

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