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Delaware Painted Wood Mask
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,938 USD
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57
Delaware Painted Wood Mask
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,938 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Delaware Painted Wood Mask
of deeply convex form, roughly carved to resemble a human face, with parted lips, deep set eyes and large forehead incised with lines, the whole painted in alternating panels of color.
height 14 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Reportedly collected in Copan OK in 1930s

Collection of K. Mynter

Collection of Herbert G. Wellington

Literature

Pleasing the Spirits, Douglas C. Ewing, New York, 1982, pp. 116-117, pl. 62, illustrated

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