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Eskimo Human Head

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Eskimo Human Head, Alaska, Old Bering Sea II period, 100-300 AD, oval, with simple grooves cut for eyes, mouth, eyebrows, and nose definition, the rear cut-out for attachment, ht. 1 1/2 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Stowe, Vermont.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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

Alaska, Americas, Bering Sea, Eskimo, Indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East, Russia–United States border, States of the United States, Stowe, United States, Vermont

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