Lot 36: Rare Northwest Coast Carved and Painted Yupik Dance Mask

Rare Northwest Coast Carved and Painted Yupik Dance Mask, Done in the form of a fox head with large red ears but with added antlers and with a fish protruding out of either side, tan hide straps so it can be worn, good dry blue/gray paint with red highlights, 8 1/2" wide ear to ear and 6" tall head to snout, the antlers are 5 3/4" long, some edge wear from use, 19th/20thC. Provenance: Private collection, Seattle Washington.

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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