Lot 176

Mervyn Child Northwest Coast Fish Club

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Child, Mervyn (Kwagul, Tlingit, Nuu Chah Nulth, and British, born 1955), Kwakiutl Fish Club, 1991, carved and polychromed fish club and custom carved stand, 19 x 14.25 x 5 inches, Titled, signed, and dated on base underside, Provenance: The Estate of Jacquelin Wechsler, Mervyn Child (b. 1955) lives and works in T'sakis (Fort Rupert, BC). He learned to carve from his family of well-known artists, notably Calvin Hunt, George Hunt Jr., and Tom Hunt. Mervyn was initiated as a Nunsistalis in the Hamatsa Society at the memorial potlatch for his grandfather the late chief Thomas Hunt. Mervyn is Kwagul, Tlingit, Nuu Chah Nulth, and British.

Condition

in good condition with minor looseness to the hole holding the handle of the club. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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