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February 11, 2013 12:00 PMCalender

Yupik or Kuskowim Polychrome Wood Mask

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Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2636BLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 11, 2013 12:00PM


Yupik or Kuskowim Polychrome Wood Mask, c. late 19th century, the oval form partially encircled by a split, red painted wood rod, the central human-like face with pierced eyes and downturned mouth, framed by stylized animal (?) ears and painted red with remnant blue dots, the lower face with red painted downturned mouth and black outlined eyes, pierced in several places for attachment, of which two flippers remain, very faint white pigment, with red, blue, and black detail, the back with wood "bite," (wood loss),ht. including rod 15 in.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

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