OWL MASK

Tsimshian
Northern British Columbia
ca. 1840-60
wood, black and red
vermillion pigment
height: 12”

SOLD
N4085

Photographs

PROVENANCE

The surrealist Maria Martins, acquired in New York in the 1940’s

RELATED EXAMPLES

​Brown, Steven C. Spirits of the Water: Native Art Collected On Expeditions to Alaska and British Columbia 1774 – 1910. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000, pg. 151

Wardwell, Allen. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and its Art. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 131