FINE LARGE OLD NORTHWEST COAST TLINGIT INDIAN CEDAR CHIEF TOTEM c1940
A fine large old Northwest Coast Tlingit yellow cedar hand carved and painted totem depicting a chief wearing his potlatch hat with an extended hand pointing. This kind of figure would represent the chief speaking during an important potlatch ceremony. These single figures are quite rare in Northwest Coast art. Well carved and painted the totem stands a very respectable 18 3/4" tall with a base measuring 7 1/2" x 5 1/2" , the extended arm measures 8" in length. The arm is a separate attached piece of wood, there is a faint line on the hand were there is a very clean non noticeable repair noted. The totem makes an impressive display item and a fine addition to anyone's collection. Please check out other current offerings including a great Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian and Kwakiutl totem poles, many historic baskets de-accessioned from museum collections including Salish, Haida , Tsimshian , Cowlitz and Tlingit examples. Also some great early Inuit carvings. More than just a pretty picture. FREE scheduling, supersized images and templates. Over 100,000,000 served. Get FREE counters from Vendio today! The item "FINE LARGE OLD NORTHWEST COAST TLINGIT INDIAN CEDAR CHIEF TOTEM c1940" is in sale since Friday, February 12, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Canada\ Aboriginal". The seller is "richmojoe" and is located in Northwest Coast. This item can be shipped worldwide.