A SUPERBLY CARVED AMERICAN INDIAN NORTHWEST COAST BONE SHAMAN'S AMULET DEPICTING AN EAGLE'S HEAD.

A SUPERBLY CARVED AMERICAN INDIAN NORTHWEST COAST BONE SHAMAN'S AMULET DEPICTING AN EAGLE'S HEAD.

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Description: Strikingly carved on both sides in the form and image of an eagle's (or raven's) head, with double U-forms representing feathers behind deeply carved eye socket form lines, this amulet exhibits the glossy patina of native usage. It is pierced at back end for attachment or suspension. Shamans used this type of amulet for curative or healing actions, and they were usually suspended from a shaman's apron or attached to the regalia of the user. There is a new price reduction of 10%.
Dimensions: 4.5 inches (11.4 cm.)
Artist or Maker: Unknown Native Northern Northwest Coast carver.
Medium: Bone
Date: Mid-19th Century
Condition Report: Mint.
Exhibited: At the Lynden Pioneer Museum of Lynden, Washington for many years as part of the Berthusen Collection of Northwest Coast Art.
Provenance: Formerly in the Berthusen Collection of Northwest Coast Art, deaccessioned from the Lynden, Pioneer Museum, Lynden, Washington.
Notes: Native American from the Tlingit or Haida Tribe, Southeastern Alaska or Northern British Columbia. 18th & 19th Century shamanistic charms and amulets were usually carved from bone, whale or walrus ivory, as well as wood.
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