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Qasgiq Dance Figures

Yup'ik

Southwest Alaska

late 19th century

marine mammal ivory, glass beads

height: 3 ½"

Inventory # E4265

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CONDITION

Replacement of two arms and one foot, original box replaced with a contemporary example.

PROVENANCE

Private collection, Ohio

RELATED EXAMPLES

Sheldon Jackson Museum, Sitka, Alaska, Nos. IIH31 and IIS1 - See: The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks, Riordan, University of WA Press, 1996, pgs. 37, 122 and 123

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