Northwest Coast Native Totem Pole Port Simpson Lax-kw’alaams Tsimshian Bert J Robert Carved
This pole dates before 1950, it was a presentation piece for a judge in Victoria, BC.
It is signed in pencil on the back “ Bert J Roberts Port Simpson BC”. It is a model Totem Pole, carved out of cedar, it has three figures Thunderbird, Raven, and Bear. It has three colours of paint black, red, and turquoise.
Port Simpson, Lax-Kw’alaams is a native village near Prince Rupert, Northwest Coast of British Columbia. Tsimshian is a main tribal group. In 1834 Hudson Bay set up a trading post called Fort Simpson.
It measures 16 inches tall x 8 inches wide at the wings. The base measures 4 ½ x 3 inches.
Estimated shipping to USA $40.00