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Bear Transforming Drum and Drumstick

Photo: Scott Leen

Bear Transforming Drum and Drumstick


Spencer McCarty

Makah, born 1960

Hide, wood, and paint
Diameter: 14 in. (35.6 cm)
Depth: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Gift of R. Bruce and Mary-Louise Colwell
Provenance: The artist; [The Legacy Ltd., Seattle, Washington]; purchased from gallery by Bruce Colwell, Seattle, Washington, 2005; to Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, 2022
Photo: Scott Leen
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum

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