Lot 135: Eskimo photogravure image
NATIVE AMERICAN & ETHNOGRAPHIC LIBRARY AND ARTIFACTS FROM JIM HAAS, PLUS ITEMS FROM PROMINENT SOUTHWEST COLLECTIONS
November 13, 2016
San Francisco, CA, USALive Auction
"Ceremonial Mask, Nunivak, from copyright photograph 1928 by E.S. Curtis", small format, framed and matted
Image: 7 1/2 x 9 inches
Frame: 19 x 24 1/2 inches
Provenance: Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to offer the library and selected artifacts from the personal collection of Jim Haas, the noted, long-time specialist in Native American and Ethnographic Arts, who recently retired from Bonhams after 31 years with the company and its predecessor. The sale also includes property from a major Southwest museum and estates of two long-time collectors: the Furgatch Collection features contemporary Southwest pottery; the Nancy Florsheim Estate, Part 2, offers contemporary and prehistoric pottery and Southwest jewelry.