A Northwest Coast wood oil bowl

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Lot 66
A Northwest Coast wood oil bowl

Sold for US$ 12,575 inc. premium
A Northwest Coast wood oil bowl
Richly patinated, of rectangular form, each of the shorter sides carved with a totemic animal face, likely a bear, the longer sides with fine channeling on each end.
height 3in, width 7 1/8in

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    A handwritten receipt dating to 1969 accompanies the lot; per the collector's notes, sold at an estate sale and subsequently purchased by the late owner from Yankee Trader Co.

    An old MFA (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) label attached to the underside, reading "Tlinget XIX C. Grease dish..." the remainder of the text illegible due to seepage of the oils
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A Northwest Coast wood oil bowl
A Northwest Coast wood oil bowl
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