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Native American Animal Mythical Creature Redwood Totem Pole

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Almost 17 foot tall redwood animal totem. Animal totems are believed to have spiritual significance. Watching over Pacific Northwest Indian tribes and families. Symbolizing guardian spirits or helpers. Not worshiped, but inspired immense respect. This totem features a bear on the bottom most important position and an eagle or thunderbird at the top position. Carved from redwood with a painted surface showing alligatored paint and age as expected for a wood object that has been exposed to the elements. Please note this is very heavy and requires four strong people to move.

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  • Condition
    Good. Age cracks in wood. The wings have some damage and dry rot on the ends and are not attached. The main pole is very solid and substantial. Please see pics. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages.
  • Dimensions

    H 200 in. x W 15 in. x D 15 in.

    H 508 cm x W 38.1 cm x D 38.1 cm

  • Seller location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Reference number
    LU87348821183

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