A KWAKIUTL POLYCHROME WOOD MODEL TOTEM POLE
carved in relief, painted in red, green, black and brown, with a sisiutl at the base, each serpent head carved separately and inserted at the sides, surmounted in turn by a raven, a seated bear with a face replacing each paw and a copper held in its mouth, a seated dzunukwa figure with large round ears inserted at the sides, and a spreadwinged thunderbird perched at top, its wings carved seaparately and inserted, mounted on a beveled base, signed on the back, Mungo Martin, Kasalas
Height: 37½ in. (95.2 cm.)
Collected by Dr. Samuel Atkin, former President of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute and Society, on a trip to British Columbia in 1963.