09-15-2001 09-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
September 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender

Inuit Carved Wood Mask

Auction: Sale #2074 - 2074 Location: Bolton Date / Time: September 15, 2001 10:00AM


Inuit Carved Wood Mask, northern Alaska region, last half 19th century, the hollow oval form with brow line in the form of a stylized whale fin, small round pierced eyes, pierced smiling mouth, traces of red pigment on upper lip, two small holes for attachment, (minor wood loss), ht. 6 1/4 in. Literature: See Evan Maurer, The Native American Heritage, 1977, p. 341.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


Alaska, Evan Maurer