Eskimo mask, Yupik, Nunivak Island, Alaska.
This is a small decorative Yupik Eskimo mask, probably dating from the 50's. It is depicting a human face with almond eyes, the mouth open with chin tattoos and more painted details, surrounded by a pair of bent-rod hoops, any feathers once attached now lacking.
Condition: cracks, min. dam., missing parts.
Diameter 25,5 cm - 10 inch.
Provenance: Barbara Wavell, Orlando, USA.