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Lot 612

By Duke's


A NORTH WEST PACIFIC TOTEM POLE carved with a beaver, a bear and a whale surmounted by an eagle with outspread wings, with brightly painted decoration in blue, yellow, red, green, black, white and grey, probably Haida, late 19th/early 20th century, 79.5" high x 44" across the wings. See illustration Provenance: Probably acquired by the grandfather of the vendor, John Allen Hughes (born 1887), a wealthy entrepreneur and collector, who travelled extensively in Canada and the USA during the 1920`s.

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Estimate: 5,000 GBP - 10,000 GBP

Ceramics and Glass Furniture and Works of Art

  • Venue Address

  • The Dorchester Fine Art Salerooms
  • Weymouth Avenue
  • Dorchester
  • DT1 1QS
  • United Kingdom
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  • Sale Date

  • 14 Feb 2013 10:30 GMT



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