Media painted wood
Size 19 x 16.5 x 13.75 in. / 48.3 x 41.9 x 34.9 cm.
Sold $4,750 Estimate $100 - $150
unsigned; portion of box bottom missing; 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; believed to be found near Hazelton, B.C. in a Ksan Village
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