4/16/2021 – Native American Art

Native American Art | Lot 269

  • April 16, 2021
  • 10:04 AM EDT
  • Cincinnati


Haida Carved Baleen Comb

of flattened rectangular form; upper portion carved depicting a mammal, possibly a bear; opposite with differing image and remnants of a pasted label
length 4.5 in. x width 2.5 in.
second half 19th century 

c.f. Tangible Visions. (Wardwell 2009: 208-211); similar examples are also curated within the collections of the British Museum (Am1907, 0727.1) and the Minneapolis Institute of Art (2001.272.7).

  • Price Realized
  • $9,375


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