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Yaure Face Mask

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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

Description:

Yaure Face Mask, hollowed-out form, with a stylized beard perimeter, a small pursed mouth, and long tubular nose dividing elongated slit eyes, the coiffure incised with geometric designs supporting two curved bush cow horns, dark brown/black patina, ht. 13 in.

Provenance: Mauricio and Emilia Lasansky collection, Iowa City, Iowa; by descent to the present owners; Pierre Verite, Paris, purchased in 1965.
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

Pierre Verite, Mauricio Lasansky, Emilia Lasansky, Iowa City, Paris, Geography of Iowa, Horn, Iowa, Iowa City metropolitan area, Iowa City, Iowa, UNESCO Creative Cities Network, United States

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