15051. Tlingit Stone Beaver Model Totem Pole
Northwest Coast 19th- 20th century AD
Carved hard black stone model stacked with symbolic animals. At base is a seated beaver shaman, his face with wide snout above and disc eyes and with incised crosshachures on panel between his legs; Next up is a raven with folded wings and triangular beak, bear and raven at top. Size: 13-1/2 inches H. Provenance: Ex. Private New York collection. Intact. some weathering to surface. Nicely done.