Rare Northwest Coast Nuu-chah-nulth Ceremonial Bird Rattle 19th Century

$2,495 USD

Nuu-chah-nulth or Makah bird form rattle

Date:19Th Century

Artist: Makah or Nuu-chah-nulth

Materials: Cedar and pigments (blue, black and red)

Dimensions: 16” L x 4 1/2” Wingspan x 4 ¼ “ T

Description: A rare old Northwest Coast bird form rattle featuring a loon, painted in great old and original paints of blue, black and red. Fine dotted pattern on wings and up the back of the neck. 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.

Provenance: Del Norquist Collection, Seattle WA

Weight 2.5 lbs
Dimensions 16.0 × 4.5 × 4.25 in
Item Location

Canada

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Nuu-chah-nulth or Makah bird form rattle

Date:19Th Century

Artist: Makah or Nuu-chah-nulth

Materials: Cedar and pigments (blue, black and red)

Dimensions: 16” L x 4 1/2” Wingspan x 4 ¼ “ T

Description: Bird form rattle, painted in blue, black and red pigments. Fine dotted pattern on wings and up the back of the neck. Pebbles contained inside to created rattling sound effects.

Provenance: Del Norquist Collection, Seattle WA

Additional information

Weight 2.5 lbs
Dimensions 16.0 × 4.5 × 4.25 in
Item Location

Canada

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