Rare Model of a Kwakiutl Painted Long House

$2,500 USD

I have seen only three examples of these come up on the market in last 20 plus years. This is an early to mid century model of a famous Kwakiutl painted long house that was erected in the late 1800’s. in Alert Bay and features a Thunderbird swooping down to capture a whale. Images can be found in old historic photos. This fine model is painted in great old pigments and displays extremely well. A perfect addition for a collection of model totem poles.

Weight 5.0 lbs
Dimensions 14.75 × 10.0 × 4.0 in
Item Location

Canada

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I have seen only three examples of these come up on the market in last 20 plus years. This is an early to mid century model of a famous Kwakiutl painted long house that was erected in the late 1800’s. in Alert Bay and features a Thunderbird swooping down to capture a whale. Images can be found in old historic photos. This fine model is painted in great old pigments and displays extremely well. A perfect addition for a collection of model totem poles.

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Weight 5.0 lbs
Dimensions 14.75 × 10.0 × 4.0 in
Item Location

Canada

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