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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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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.