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    Description

    AN ALASKAN ESKIMO CARVED WOOD MASK
    Probably King Island
    19th century

    wood, reddish brown and white pigment

    Provenance:
    Parke-Bernet Galleries, Primitive Art, April 22, 1965

    Height: 9 ¾ inches





    Condition Report*: In overall very good condition. Two cracks, one approx. 1 ½ inches in length, and the other approx. 2 inches along the proper left side of the face. One stain over 3" area of proper left cheek. Wear to white pigment along bottom edges of teeth. Nice glossy patina on eye ridges, nose, cheek bones, and upper lip. Light soiling. No apparent restoration.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    14th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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