NA-2502 Northern Northwest Coast Bentwood Grease Bowl with Bear
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First to second quarter of the 19th Century.
Masterful formlines flowingly connect all sides to emerge as a jewel of wood. Haida or Tsimshian.
Reference: Sturtevant, Wm. (ed.), Boxes and Bowls: Decorated Containers by Nineteenth Century Haida, Tlingit, Bella Bella, and Tsimshian Indian Artists, Smithsonian Institute Press, Washington, D.C. 1974.
A letter of opinion by Bill Holm is included with this object.
Height: 4 in. ( 10.1 cm.). Width: 6 in. (15.2 cm.). Length 6.5 in. (16.5 cm.).