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A finely constructed Yup'ik model qasgiq with ivory dance figures | Donald Ellis Gallery
Close-up view of a group of viewers watching a dancer perform in a model qasgiq | Donald Ellis Gallery
Close-up view of a carved ivory figure depicting a Yup'ik man dancing in the qasgiq | Donald Ellis Gallery
A group of carved ivory figures representing the audience of a qasgiq dance ceremony | Donald Ellis Gallery
An individual carved ivory figure depicting a Yup'ik man dancing in the qasgiq |  Donald Ellis Gallery

Qasgiq Dance Figures

Yup'ik
Southwest Alaska

late 19th century

marine mammal ivory, glass beads

height: 3 ½"

Inventory # E4265

Please contact the gallery for more information.


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