Haida Carved Baleen Comb

of flattened rectangular form; upper portion carved depicting a mammal, possibly a bear; opposite with differing image and remnants of a pasted label
length 4.5 in. x width 2.5 in.
second half 19th century 

c.f. Tangible Visions. (Wardwell 2009: 208-211); similar examples are also curated within the collections of the British Museum (Am1907, 0727.1) and the Minneapolis Institute of Art (2001.272.7).


Old insect damage.

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
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