Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8906014

Category: Figure - Argillite and Bone Figure

Region: Northwest Coast

Tribe: Haida

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Argillite; bone; wood

Description: Carved figure of a sea captain made of argillite with a carved bone face. Figure made in three sections; a base which includes the feet; the body; and the head. Figure clad in clothing of a European ship's captain.

Dimensions: Height 18.75 inches 47.5 cm.


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


cf. Conn, Richard, Native American Art in the Denver Art Museum, Denver Art Museum, Denver, 1979, pp 317, Fig. 446
Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 5858, Lot 139, May 22, 1989

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