Rare Tlingit Headdress Ear Ornament 19th Century

$6,950 USD

A very rare Tlingit headdress ornament. The attachment is for a bear headdress and this representing one of the ears of the headdress. The other matching ear is on display at the museum of natural history in Mew York. There is a Heye foundation number written on the back. Great patina and paint on this rare piece. The crouching human figure is typical of early Tlingit representation. Proper holes for attachment notedThis piece makes a fine addition to anyone’s collection. Provenance: important Vancouver Collection.

Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 4.5 × .7 in
Item Location

Canada

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A very rare Tlingit headdress ornament. The attachment is for a bear headdress and this representing one of the ears of the headdress. The other matching ear is on display at the museum of natural history in Mew York. There is a Heye foundation number written on the back. Great patina and paint on this rare piece. The crouching human figure is typical of early Tlingit representation. This piece makes a fine addition to anyone’s collection. Provenance: important Vancouver Collection.

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Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 4.5 × .7 in
Item Location

Canada

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