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Inuit Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2074
Lot:
225
Sold for:
$5,463$4,750

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

Description:

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

Keywords

Alaska, Evan Maurer, Aboriginal peoples in Canadian territories, Aboriginal peoples in Quebec, Eskimos, Hunter-gatherers, Indigenous peoples of North America, Inuit, Maurer, Surfboard