Wood

10 items

Historic Talking Stick
Artist Unknown (Heiltsuk)

c. 1900Figures from top to bottom: Eagle, Killer Whale, Octopus in Human Form, Human, Sisiutl

c. 1900Figures from top to bottom: Eagle, Killer Whale, Octopus in Human Form, Human, Sisiutl

$40,000.00

Historic Wolf Frontlet
Artist Unknown (Northern Coastal)

c. 1870'Chief Joe Chilcat Indian Alaska Head Dress' inscribed on the inside of the piece. This pi...

c. 1870'Chief Joe Chilcat Indian Alaska Head Dress' inscribed on the inside of the piece. This piece is likely Tlingit in origin.

$45,000.00

Human and Bear Shaman Wand
Artist Unknown (Nuu-Chah-Nulth)

c. 1880Published in Box of Daylight, Bill Holm, p. 116.

c. 1880Published in Box of Daylight, Bill Holm, p. 116.

$50,000.00

Sea-Monster Canoe Bowl
Artist Unknown (Kwakwaka'wakw)

c. 1880To watch Kwakwaka'wakw community curators Barb Cranmer and William Wasden Jr. discuss the ...

c. 1880To watch Kwakwaka'wakw community curators Barb Cranmer and William Wasden Jr. discuss the significance of 'Namxxelagayu (Sea Monster) click here."A wide variety of animal imagery appear on dishes and bowls, and hosts of potlatches compiled large collections of dishware featuring crests of both family and clan" (Shearar 2000: 38) Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols

$4,600.00

Hinged Box with Totem Corners
Arthur Shaughnessy (Kwakwaka'wakw)

c. 1930s

c. 1930s

$8,500.00

Canoe Bowl
Artist Unknown (Kwakwaka'wakw)

$9,000.00

Raven Halibut Hook
Artist Unknown (Northern Coastal)

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adv...

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$3,800.00

Dance Whistle
Artist Unknown (Kwakwaka'wakw)

c. 1930This whistle is similar to those housed in the Museum of Anthropology at UBC in Vancouver....

c. 1930This whistle is similar to those housed in the Museum of Anthropology at UBC in Vancouver. For one example that is part of MOA's permanent collection click here.

$800.00