Fred Nayokpuk Alaskan Eskimo Whalebone Mask

$575.00

Fred Nayokpuk Alaskan Eskimo Whalebone Mask

An intriguing mask in the shape of an animal shape: a fox? The human face, carved from antler and inlaid in the mouth area, represents the inua, or spirit of the animal. Animals are considered to have a spirit similar to humans. Inlaid eyes carved from walrus tusk with baleen inlay.

Late 20th century.

Please note that items made with marine mammal parts are not eligible to be shipped outside of the U.S.

8 inches x 7 inches x 1 1/2 inches high.

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Fred Nayokpuk Alaskan Eskimo Whalebone Mask

An intriguing mask in the shape of an animal shape: a fox? The human face, carved from antler and inlaid in the mouth area, represents the inua, or spirit of the animal. Animals are considered to have a spirit similar to humans.

Late 20th century.

Please note that items made with marine mammal parts are not eligible to be shipped outside of the U.S.

8 inches x 7 inches x 1 1/2 inches high.

Weight 7 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 9 in
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