Rare Northwest Coast Nuu-chah-nulth Ceremonial Bear form Rattle Circa 1900
Materials: Wood, red, green, white and black paints, pebbles
Dimensions: 7 ½” L x 2 ½” x 2 ¼” H
Description: A rare old Northwest Coast dance rattle featuring a splayed out bear. The imagery shows the bear flying through the spiritual world with his limbs emerging from his back. The rattle is painted in vibrant old and original paints of white, red, green and black. Pebbles contained inside to created rattling sound effects. The rattle has a beautiful old patina from many years of careful use and handling and will make a great addition to anyone’s collection.