zoomorphic tooth mask - Wood and pigments - Yupik - in Inuit style

Description
zoomorphic tooth mask - Wood and pigments - Yupik - in Inuit style
Early 21st century - Good

Mask in the YUKON Style

Wood, pigments and feathers.
34 x 20 x 27 cm (54 cm including the stand)


Age-related wear.
Sold with the stand.


Mask with teeth, symbolising the “animal’s spirit”. The face is mainly pigmented with blue, showing a white band with jaws, protecting a face, an animal human combination is often symbolised in these masks.

Lot details
Object
zoomorphic tooth mask
Indigenous object name
Yupik
Ethnic group/ culture
in Inuit style
Material
Wood and pigments
Period
Early 21st century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
35×20×27 cm
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