A fine rare early Northwest Coast Nootka Nuu-chah-nulth hand carved and painted red cedar model totem dating from the very early 1900's. The totem is attributed to the hand of the elder Sam Williams who worked for the Ye Olde curiosity shop in Seattle and was one of their very first carvers in 1899.
The totem depicts great well carved and painted imagery featuring an Eagle, wolf and bear crest and finely painted in great old and original pigments of black, green and red. Very rare hard to find totem pole! 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.
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