12-01-2016 12-01-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2964B Boston
December 1, 2016 10:00AMCalender
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Inupiaq Carved Wood Mask

$10,455$8,500
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


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Keywords

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