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Eskimo Wood Polychrome Mask

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$46,125$37,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3243B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Eskimo Wood Polychrome Mask, Yupik, Alaska, late 19th century, a double face wood mask with cut-out eyes, nostrils, and teeth, (missing attachments), 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Alaska, Eskimos, Indigenous peoples of North America, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East, Languages of Russia, Mask, States of the United States, Yupik, Yupik peoples

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