Rare Yukutat Tlingit Painted Model canoe circa 1880

$2,950 USD

An absolutely stunning example from an early Tlingit Northern canoe dating from the late 1800’s. This form of canoe with its distinct prow is known to be a design specific to the Yukutat area. Beautifully painted with whale form designs in great early pigments of red, black and blue green. The canoe is very thinly carved, perfectly balanced and extremely graceful. One seat thwart is missing otherwise excellent condition. Museum quality example.

Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 18.33 × 4.5 × 4 in
Item Location

USA

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An absolutely stunning example from an early Tlingit Northern canoe dating from the late 1800’s. This form of canoe with its distinct prow is known to be a design specific to the Yukutat area. Beautifully painted with whale form designs in great early pigments of red, black and blue green. The canoe is very thinly carved, perfectly balanced and extremely graceful. One seat thwart is missing otherwise excellent condition. Museum quality example.

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Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 18.33 × 4.5 × 4 in
Item Location

USA

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