Monday, May 08, 2006

Northwest Coast American Indian Art at Boston Auction

Skinner Auctioneers in Boston sold several Northwest Coast American Indian art pieces at their September auction. A Tsimshian mask sold for a staggering $259,000 US while a Kwakwaka'wakw mask sold for $88,125 US. A small 4 3/4 inch Tlingit maskette sold for $18,800 US while a 45 inch totem pole went for $11,163 US. A few other masks and totem poles all from the Northwest Coast region sold in the $4,000 to $8,000 US range.

For contemporary Northwest Coast American Indian Art, see Free Spirit Gallery.

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