Media painted wood
Size 18 x 15 x 15.25 in. / 45.7 x 38.1 x 38.7 cm.
Sold $2,300 Estimate $100 - $150
unsigned; lid only sits on box, not channelled; split in lid repaired with staples; significant fading, surface dirt and general wear noted
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, this piece was probably made in the 19th or early 20th century; acquired in 1968 on collecting trip in B.C with Mr. and Mrs. Bagwell
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Northwest Coast First Nations School ~ [20th century] Canadian