Haida Whale on Human Effigy, Vintage (91451)

Currency:USD Category:American Indian Art Start Price:750.00 USD Estimated At:1,500.00 - 4,000.00 USD
Haida Whale on Human Effigy, Vintage  (91451)
500.00USDto d*******f+ (125.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Feb 17 @ 16:02UTC-8 : PST
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Beautiful Haida whale on top of human effigy, 15" long, 7" tall, 5" wide, painted wood. Red and black colors, worn. Hand carved and finished. Probably too old for a signature.Possibly circa 1900-1910. May represent the killer whale culture, where in ancient times, people put on whale skins to visit with the underwater people.

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