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|406||Halibut Hook Northwest Coast Native American
The Tlingit and Haida, indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast (NWC), have used carved wooden hooks to catch halibut for centuries. As modern fishing technology crept into use, however, the old hooks practically disappeared from the sea. But they thrived on land—as decorative art.
Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-02-team-evolution-wooden-halibut-native.html#jCp
Attribution: Jonathan Malindine
|403||Kwakiutls War Club
Northwest Coast Club. Club with finely carved face to top, abalone shell inlaid eyes and teeth, stone blade held in with pitch-filler. Horse hair coiffure at top. Long tubular handle with bulbous end.
Old label attached reads 'Slave killer last used 1800's by the Kwakiutls who lived around Alert Bay British Columbia.'
height: 560 mm, width: 235 mm
Provenance: Private collection, New Hampshire USA. Formerly in the collection of the Parker Estate, Wisconsin, USA. Californian Museum deacession number #196/1902.
Source: Photo and text: http://www.webbs.co.nz/auction-item/superb-northwest-coast-club
|401||Mask Of The Konstanz Mummy
Mask of the Konstanz Mummy
Ptolemaic Dynasty: 305 BC - 30 BC
This mask, reassembled from many fragments, belongs to the mummy of the man in the coffin (pictured below) and originally covered his head. The gilded face symbolises the entrance of the dead into the divine sphere, since gold was considered by the Egyptians to be the flesh of the gods.
The hoop around the head, which was once covered with flowers, is a large, otherwise mostly lost, decoration. The surroundings of the mummy, such as masks and cartonnages, were supposed to protect the body from harm and enable the deceased's intact arrival in the afterlife.
Material: Wood, Ptolemaic period, 305 BC - 30 BC
Loan of the Rosgartenmuseums, Konstanz.
Photo: Don Hitchcock 2015
Source and text: Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe Germany
|398||Maori Waka Titi Canoe
This waka or canoe is an example of a waka titi, a canoe used on rivers, lakes, or near the shore.
Photo: Don Hitchcock 2013
Source: Display, Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill, NZ
|387||Juniper Jewelry Box
Western Juniper jewelry box by unknown maker.
Reference: Forestry, Oregon Department of. Juniper Jewelry Box. 15 Dec. 2014. Flickr, https://www.flickr.com/photos/oregondepartmentofforestry/17259000831/.
|379||Tage Frid Three Legged Stool
Artist: Tage Frid, born Copenhagen, Denmark 1915-died Newport, RI 2004
Dimensions: 21 1/4 x 16 x 11 in. (54.0 x 40.7 x 28.0 cm)
Attribution: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Shaker style stool with weave
Attribution: Own work - John Morris
|367||Shaker Boxes (Pleasant Hill Shaker Village)
Items found at the Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Attribution: By Carl Wycoff from Nevada, USA - The Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10537588
|359||Eastern Redcedar Green Egg Table
Eastern Redcedar Green Egg Table
Attribution: John Moody Woodworks
|358||Easern Redcedar Table
Green Egg barbecue table in production, by John Moody Woodworks
Attribution: Craftsman John Moody
|349||Haida War Club
Northwest Coast wood club, probably Haida.
The club has a cylindrical pommel, concentric rings on the grip, and an expanding oval head carved in the form of a swimming sea creature, probably a seal, with deeply incised back-swept fins, and concentric oval motifs on the flanks, the head with flaring nostrils and pointed oval eye rims; fine aged patina overall.
Length 22 1/4 in, 565 mm.
Photo and text: http://www.sothebys.com/
|344||Eagle Cane Handle
Intricately carved bald eagles top each eagle cane presented to troops who have suffered severe lower-extremity wounds in Iraq or Afghanistan. The troops receive the canes through the Eagle Cane Project.
Attribution: Photo by Donna Miles
|343||Violin Vesuvius (Antonio Stradiveri)
The “Vesuvius” violin, made by Antonio Stradivari in 1727, in the Museo del Violino in Cremona, Italy.
Reference: Paradiso, Max. “To Save the Sound of a Stradivarius, a Whole City Must Keep Quiet.” The New York Times, 18 Jan. 2019. NYTimes.com, https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/arts/music/stradivarius-sound-bank-recording-cremona.html.
A man demonstrates chip carving on a basswood box with a knife
Attribution: By Jonathunder - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9791420
Saddle Joint: see Glossary of Woodworking Joints
|334||Plated Scarf Joint
Plated Scarf Joint: see Glossary of Woodworking Joints
|333||Doweling A Mitered Frame
Doweling and Mitered: see Glossary of Woodworking Joints
|332||Tongued And Grooved Boards
Tongued and Grooved: see Glossary of Woodworking Joints
|331||Tounged And Grooved
Tongued and Grooved: see Glossary of Woodworking Joints