North America

Shaman’s rattle
Tlingit

Northwest Coast, Canada

An exceedingly rare and ancient tubular
“soul-catcher” pierced rattle

Carved wood and pigments
Circa 1840-1860
Height: 9 ½ in. (24 cm)

Ex Skinner Auction, Boston, Jan. 15th, 2011, lot 485 and
front cover of the catalogue
Ex private collection, USA, acquired at the above sale

Study by Steve Brown, 2010

Price: on request

America – Northwest Coast