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Chilkat Chieftan (Indian Carvings reverse)

Obv: A Chilkat chieftain in ceremonial headdress / CHILKAT /SVENSON 72 © Rev: Housepost from Klukwan, Alaska, depicting the strong boy legend and framed by two masks with a dance blanket in the background / TLINGIT INDIANS / ALASKA Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 86TH ISSUE - OCTOBER 1972 JOHN...

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Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

1972

Mint

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

SOM Issue 86

Accession Number

1989.561

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals