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A rare shaman’s mask expertly carved in a transformational image | Donald Ellis Gallery

Shaman's Mask

Tlingit
Southeastern Alaska

ca. 1840

wood, paint

height: 10 ¼"
width: 7 ¼"

Inventory # CN3746

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acquired by The Audain Art Museum, Whistler, BC


PROVENANCE

Christie's, London, June 29, 1983, lot 105
Heinz & Sylvia Vaterlaus, Sarasota, FL
Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, ON
Charles and Valerie Diker Collection, New York, NY
Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, ON
Private collection, New York, NY 

EXHIBITED

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, May 7, 1998 – January 2, 2002

PUBLISHED

Native Paths: American Indian Art From the Charles and Valerie Diker Collection, Wardwell, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988, pg. 110, pl. 123
Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 2004, pg. 29

RELATED EXAMPLE

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, pl. 24