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Antique wooden zoomorphic dance mask decorated with blue and white dots | Donald Ellis Gallery

Loon Mask

Yup'ik
Southwest Alaska

ca. 1880

wood, paint

height: 10"
width: 5"

Inventory # E4061

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PROVENANCE

Estate of Julius Carlebach, New York, NY

RELATED EXAMPLE

Fienup-Riordan, Ann. The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996, pg. 247 for a remarkably similar mask acquired by the Bavarian field collector Otto Geist at Old Hamilton, at the northern mouth of the Yukon River.