Great Old Carved Northwestern Coastal Indian Souvenir Potlatch Paddle with Devil Motif
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Great Old Carved Northwestern Coastal Indian Souvenir Potlatch Paddle with Devil Motif

Code: aica00000

$175.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a Northwestern (American) coastal Indian souvenir potlatch paddle. A potlatch is be the indigenous Northwestern culture's equivalent of potluck, where neighbors all meet in celebration, each one bringing food. The paddle has a long handle roughly the diameter of a broomstick and a sword-like blade featuring the devil on one side and a deeply hewn totem design on the other.

VINTAGE: Circa 1900.

SIZE: 21-11/16" length and 3-1/2" width and 5/8" diameter (of handle).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wood.

ATTACHMENT: N/A.

MARKINGS: N/A.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an American Indian collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEJX07 LAGE8/10

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): Paddle has some light to moderate abrasions and a faint bit of pencil marking on devil side of paddle.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.