This hand carved wooden snake is well over a 100 years old. From the Sault Ste Marie area in Canada. This snake would have been used for decoration or in ceremonies.Add to cart
This very finely carved staff or walking stick has an excellent deep reddish-brown patina. The top section is dominated by a finely-rendered ancestor figure. The figure has extensive facial and body tattooing.
|PLACE OF ORIGIN:||New Zealand|
|DATE OF MANUFACTURE:||Circa 1870|
|WEAR:||Wear consistent with age and use|
|HEIGHT:||48 in. (122 cm)|
|WIDTH:||1.5 in. (4 cm)|
|DEPTH:||5 in. (13 cm)|