NA-2690. The Kelowna Club
An Ancient Northwest Coast Carved and Incised Whalebone Club with human face maskettes on each side of the pommel,British Columbia, Canada,
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circa A.D. 100-1200. Height: 19.5 in. (49.5 cm.).
Provenance: Ex-Private Collection, Kelowna, British Columbia.
Extensive research documents written by Dr. Roy Carlson, Professor Emeritus of Archaeology at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., who was also the founding director of the Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, are available for study, and are included with the piece. Also available are additional documents of expert scholarly opinion on this piece by Steven Brown, former Curator of Native American Art at the Seattle Art Museum, and author of several eminent references on Northwest Coast Art.