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Auction Closes At: 10:14:00 05/23/2011
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 004. Nootka Beaver Mask
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $3,750.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $3,750.00

Category: Ethnographic and Tribal Art
Sub Category: Native American (North America and Eskimo)
Culture or Country: British Columbia, Canada.
Period: First half of the 20th century.
Size: 14”H.

Description: Finely carved cedar wood mask in the form of a beautifully stylized beaver head, having bold features including tall perked ears, heavy brow, open mouth with large teeth, perforated nostrils. Painted red, black, white and green highlights. Perforated around the interior edges for attachment. Handwritten on the interior “Beaver” Mask Gow-nan Band. Nootka Indian”. Exhibits correct patina on the interior from use, overall excellent old surface patina. Intact. A nice example.
Provenance: Ex. Reba Rottenberg collection, NYC., acquired from Julius Carlebach, 1950s, to present owner by descent.
Shipping Fee:
National: $24.00
International: $130.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).
   




Nootka Beaver Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ink2001 $3,750.00 1 5/19/2011 4:44:44 PM
2. Wintrex $3,500.00 1 5/23/2011 10:05:06 AM
3. Wintrex $3,000.00 1 5/23/2011 10:04:09 AM
4. Wintrex $2,800.00 1 5/23/2011 10:03:55 AM
5. Wintrex $2,600.00 1 5/20/2011 3:38:20 PM

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