glasses - Wood - Inuit - Punuk, Alaska, USA

Description
glasses - Wood - Inuit - Punuk, Alaska, USA
2nd half 20th century - Good

Inuit Snow Goggles, Alaska
INUIT Snow Goggles, Alaska, around 1900-1930. Carved in a single piece of wood, with an overhang to avoid blindness by reflection; it is often smeared with soot and oil around the two slits, the piece presents a faded brown patina.

Lot details
Object
glasses
Ethnic group/ culture
Inuit
Region/ country
Punuk, Alaska, USA
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
16×5×1 cm
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