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Inupiaq Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2964B
Lot:
205
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2964B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Inupiaq Carved Wood Mask, c. 19th century, pierced at the eyes and mouth, the tip of the tongue showing, traces of black pigment for hair and chin tattoos, ht. 9 1/4, wd. 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Body piercing, Contemporary history, Fads, Fashion, Mask, Tattoo

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