CMH Clamshell Box Watch (small)
CMH licensed reproduction of Haida argillite box, Clam Shell Box, available Large or Small, Canadian Made
Large - 13" x 8" x 6 1/2"
Small - 7 1/4" x 4" x 4"
Reproduced under license from the Canadian Museum of History, this box was originally carved by the great Haida artist John Robson, stepfather of the legendary Charles Edenshaw. It is a fine example of the type of Victorian chest that the Haida specialized in during the latter part of the 18th century. Made of a crushed black marble composite to simulate argillite this box has an embedded pewter medallion to authenticate the museum reproduction.