NUU-CHAH-NULTH DANCE MASK

 

A NORTHWEST COAST NUU-CHAH-NULTH DANCE MASK (NOOTKA)

 

This Nuu-Chah-Nulth (Nootka) dance mask represents a "wild man of the woods" type with the style of carving and pigment decorations of the end of the 19th to the beginning of the 20th Century. It is carved of red cedar, and has the patina of native usage. Although not highly refined, it is an authentic antique Native m

$4,500.00

ORIGIN

Nuu-Chah-Nulth (Nootka), Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, Circa 1890-1910.

DIMENSION

H 10.8IN x W 7IN
H 27.432CM x W 17.78CM

PROVENANCE

Formerly in the Edward S. Ohashi Native American Art Collection, Los Angeles, California.

CONDITION

Excellent.

 

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