- Museum number
Model house and pole; carved of wood; a) model six-beam house with bark roof, with bears carved on two front corner posts, bear housepost on in side back; bears painted red, black and blue; b) proper left front house-panel painted with half of face design; c) proper right front house-panel painted with half of face design; d) totem-pole showing "lazy son-in-law" story with, from top to bottom, man with raven, bear, women holding rattles, killer whale with man between tail flukes, sea grizzly with hole in stomach, frog below hole.
- Production date
- 1898 (before)
Height: 32 centimetres ((house))
Height: 85 centimetres ((pole))
Width: 42 centimetres ((house))
Width: 10 centimetres ((pole))
Depth: 41 centimetres ((house))
Depth: 7.50 centimetres ((pole))
- Curator's comments
- Please see in AOA Archives original note from the Reverend J.H.Keen missionary of Masset, Queen Charlotte Islands, reference Roller Racking Cabinet G, shelf 1, archive envelope, suspension file.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2003-2009 15 Dec-Jun, BM Room 24: Wellcome Trust Gallery, dc4, Living and Dying
1980-1983 Feb-Aug, Museum of Mankind, Room 9; Art Made for Strangers: Haida Argillite Carving
2012 15 Dec - 2013 12 Apr, De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, The American Indian: Art and Culture between Myth and Reality
2017 23 Feb-27 Aug, London, BM, "Where the Thunderbird Lives"
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number