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Point Hope Eskimo Mask

Auction:
3113T
Lot:
1220
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3113T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 02, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Point Hope Eskimo Mask, c. 1900, with bone inlay eyes, ht. 9 1/2, wd. 5 3/4 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Oregon; collected in the 1920s in the Point Hope area.
Estimate $1,200-1,800


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

Americas, Eskimo, Indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East, Industrial processes, Inlay, Metalworking, Visual arts, Woodworking

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