Inuit mask, Alaska, late 19th century

19th century
Tribal Art
From: 69620, Ternand, France

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    Facial mask presenting a face with rather hard features. The gaze is reinforced by low arches, the mouth is rectangular and the face is incised with several lines. This type of mask was used by shamans and was made following the vision of a shaman. They were generally colored, moreover, on this example, we can see remains of polychromy (red, white and black).
    Dense oiled wood (slight lacks due to wear around the mask). Patina of use, polychromy. H : 20 cm
    Inuit people, Alaska, U.S.A.
    19th century
    Sold with its base

    Ref: 47MDZ517U9

    Style Tribal Art (Native North American Art of Tribal Art Style)
    Century 19th century (Native North American Art 19th century)
    Country of origin United States
    Height (cm) 2O cm
    Materials Wood
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
    Location 69620, Ternand, France

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