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Auction Closes At: 13:49:00 12/08/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 241. Withdrawn Lot
Estimate: $4,000-$6,000
Current High Bid: $0.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $0.00

Category: Ethnographic and Tribal Art
Sub Category: Native American (North America and Eskimo)
Culture or Country: East Coast, probably NYC.
Period: Ca. Late 19th century.
Size: 17H. (inc. hair).

Description: Carved hardwood mask having very bold and expressive facial features and a horse hair wig attached with hand made nails, on a leather backing covering the upper portion of his forehead. Handcut metal eye coverings with perforated eyes. Wrinkled face with a heavy browline, mouth carved with large teeth. Painted red ground with silvery-white teeth. Medicine bag tied to the back top of the mask, a metal plate nailed in the top reverse side of mask. Excellent old surface patina. Some loss to the chin ridge and right side of wig partially detached, some minor high point paint wear, otherwise intact, overall exc. cond. A nice old example.
Provenance: Private collection Edward H. Merrin. Acquired from Merton Simpson, NYC. 1980s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $35.00
International: $148.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).
   




Iroquois False-Face Mask with Long Hair

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. UNSOLD LOT $0.00 1 12/13/2021 10:26:00 AM

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