Rare Pair of Haida Dance Paddles Circa 1890 by Tom Price (1860-1927)

$9,500 USD

Pair of Haida Dance Paddles

Date: 1890

Materials: wood and black and red pigments

Artist: Haida, Tom Price (1860-1927) was the last traditional chief of Ninstints (Skungwai) to live in the village and was also a talented carver of argillite. He was a master carver fluent in wood, argillite, silver and gold mediums. He carved traditional ceremonial items as well as items made for the trade market.

Dimensions: 35” L x 3 ¾”

Description: A rare pair of Haida ceremonial dance paddles by famed artist Tom Price. Depicting the mythological five finned killer whale on the one side and killer whale design on the opposite

Weight 2.5 lbs
Dimensions 35 × 3.75 in
Item Location

USA

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Pair of Haida Dance Paddles

Date: 1890

Materials: wood and black and red pigments

Artist: Haida, Tom Price (1860-1927) was the last traditional chief of Ninstints (Skungwai) to live in the village and was also a talented carver of argillite. He was a master carver fluent in wood, argillite, silver and gold mediums. He carved traditional ceremonial items as well as items made for the trade market.

Dimensions: 35” L x 3 ¾”

Description: A rare pair of Haida ceremonial dance paddles by famed artist Tom Price. Depicting the mythological five finned killer whale on the one side and killer whale design on the opposite

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Weight 2.5 lbs
Dimensions 35 × 3.75 in
Item Location

USA

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