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Lot #319

Artist Northwest Coast First Nations School
Title Tsimshian Bird Design Bentwood Box
Hover & Zoom

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

Notes
unsigned; portion of box bottom missing; significant fading, surface dirt and general wear noted

Reference
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

Provenance
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


Biographical Information
Northwest Coast First Nations School ~ [20th century] Canadian

Sold
CAD $4,750 - Paddle # 4410
Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
4410
3/9/2019 3:26:37 PM
CAD $4,750
8867
3/9/2019 3:25:43 PM
CAD $4,500
4410
3/9/2019 3:17:47 PM
CAD $4,250
8867
3/9/2019 3:17:08 PM
CAD $4,000
4410
3/9/2019 3:11:28 PM
CAD $3,750
8867
3/9/2019 3:10:48 PM
CAD $3,500
4410
3/9/2019 3:02:44 PM
CAD $3,250
8867
3/9/2019 3:02:21 PM
CAD $3,000

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