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Item Details

Fall Americana Auction

November 16 - November 18, 2017

Lot #223
DepartmentEskimo
Sold For$2,000.00(hammer price)
 $2,400.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedDecember 20, 2017

Description

ESKIMO CARVED WOOD BEAVER-FORM EFFIGY POTLATCH BOWL 19th Century
Probably Haida. Inset abalone eyes. Underside with label of J.C. Koosher", a doctor in Sitka, Alaska in 1904. Height 5". Length 15.5".
Provenance:
Carlebach Gallery, purchased 1960.
Stanley R. Grant.
Ron Hoffman and Tony Gampetro Collection.
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Condition

Two pieces of bone inlay remain around edge, the rest missing. Most of the beaver's teeth missing. Rouhage to toes of front feet.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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