SOLD: Raven Rattle, Northwest Coast

Haida or Tlingit, NWC, North America
Wood and pigment
Size 14”
Late 18th/early 19th C.
Old break to nose on under side, minor warp to body, handle wrap missing
Provenance: The Proctor Stafford Collection

This fine, old and worn rattle has seen much use as evidenced by the shine on the handle. Carved to depict a box of daylight held in the raven’s beak, with the humanoid figure sharing power through its tongue with a frog, which in turn is clutched in the beak of a kingfisher. There is a raptor carved and painted on the underside.

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