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Carved wood mask featuring a big wide mouth with now lost wooden teeth | Donald Ellis Gallery

Mask

Yup’ik 
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

18th century or earlier

wood

width: 7 ½"

Inventory # E1562

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Provenance

Excavated at the sight of the old village of Kialegak, North East Cape, St. Lawrence Island, AK, in 1978
Harry Klamer, Toronto, ON
Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, ON
Private Collection

RELATED EXAMPLE

Ray, Dorothy Jean. Eskimo Masks: Art and Ceremony.  Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1967, pl. 9

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