Ceremonial Copper, Copper, paint, Tlingit

Ceremonial Copper

Date:
19th century
Geography:
United States, Alaska
Culture:
Tlingit
Medium:
Copper, paint
Dimensions:
H. 34 1/4 x W. 21 x D. 7/8 in. (87 x 53.3 x 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1142
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 356
#9508. Ceremonial Copper
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Chief George Kyan, Ketchikan, AK, 1880s–(d.)1955; by bequest to his family; [George Terasaki, New York,]; [Everett Rassiga, New York, until 1965]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1965, on loan to the Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 643.

Falchetti, Ana Maria, and Universidad de los Andes, Ediciones Uniandes: Instituto Colombiano de Antropologia e Historia. Lo humano y lo divino: Metalurgia y cosmogonía en la América antigua. Bogota, 2018, p. 111, fig. 35.