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Lot 1888: North American Inuit Bone Face Mask

Antiquities: Day 4

by TimeLine Auctions

December 9, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: 19th century AD or earlier. A whale bone carving of a male head with large nose with flaring nostrils, engraved eyes with pupils deeply drilled, one eye larger than the other; deeply cut philtrum under nose in the form of an inverted triangle; wide mouth with fleshy lips and drilled to the corners; drilled to the back with suspension hole with modern hook; to the base an ink inscription, 'Eskimo Point Hope Alaska 1862'. 351 grams, 11cm (4 3/4"). Property of a Sussex, UK collector; acquired UK 1990s; collected from Eskimo Point Hope, Alaska, 1862.

Condition Report: Fine condition.

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