From: Canada | British Columbia | Queen Charlotte Islands

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 29-175-439
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Haida
Provenience Canada | British Columbia | Queen Charlotte Islands
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood

Shape-slender rod with greatest diameter near top, appearing to gradually diminish from top to narrowest point which is next to flared tip of handle. Elaborately incised and gouged carving representing an animal fills most of upper 2/3. (Tail and four pair side fins possibly indicate halibut) Another small head of an animal touches the tail and also faces toward TOP end. Geometric border incised above and below.

Length 32.7 cm
Width 3.3 cm
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number 6/9476 - Collector Number

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