Tsimshian Seal Effigy Bowl
Graceful northwest coast sculptured feast bowl circa 1860. A nice early piece in good condition, with good remaining paint - the red appears to be vermilion. This Potlatch bowl has the carving elements generally agreed to be Tsimshian, although it could also be Nootka. The seal's face is expressive. Included is a custom stand. Sculpture is 17" long, 5" wide, and 5" high. In the custom stand, the height is 15".
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Size: In stand: 15" high. Carving: 17" long, 5" wide, and 5" high if sitting as a bowl.
Location/Origin: Alaska, Canada, Northwest Coast, Tsimshian
Our Product ID: ANON739