Northwest Coast Child's Cradle, 19th Century

An exquisite Native American Indian child's cradle. Intricately painted in red and black pigment in designs indicative of Northwest Coast tribes and constructed of cedar boards with two rockers.

An accompanying label states that this cradle was exhibited at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, with an infant inside.

Provenance:
Exhibited: World's Fair (World's Columbian Exposition), Chicago, 1893.
Ex Collection: Cabin Crafts, Vancouver, B.C.
Ex Collection: Cadwadaller Collection (purchased 1963).
Ex Collection: First People's Museum of the American Indian and Eskimo.

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David Cook Galleries
1637 Wazee St. Denver, CO 80202 United States (720) 809-8479
Dealer Ref. Number: 10508
Dealer Reference Number: 10508
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Northwest Coast Child's Cradle, 19th Century

PRICE:
CREATOR: Native American Art (Artist)
OF THE PERIOD: Native American
PLACE OF ORIGIN: United States
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1875-1900
PERIOD: 19th Century
MATERIALS NOTES: cedar bark with pigment
CONDITION: Good
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
HEIGHT: 13.25 in. (34 cm)
WIDTH: 42 in. (107 cm)
DEPTH: 14.25 in. (36 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Denver, CO
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU100461044846
DEALER REF. NUMBER: 10508
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