02 avril 2018

A carved wood Inupiaq mask, Ancient Eskimo, Alaska, 15th century

Lot 3019. A carved wood Inupiaq mask, Ancient Eskimo, Alaska, 15th century; 16.3 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate 350,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 finely carved with a subtle curvature echoing the brow ridge and cheek bones, framing two almond-shaped apertures for the eyes, the mask centred with a slightly raised elongated triangular section pierced with two apertures, traces of pigments along the edges, metal stand. Provenance: Joseph G.... [Lire la suite]
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