Fine Old Alaskan Yupik Eskimo Wooden Food Dish Circa 1890

$1,250 USD

A fine early Yupik Eskimo wooden food bowl dating from the late 1800’s. Delicately carved from drift wood and the fine painted details in red ochre and black pigments. Carved from a single piece of wood which makes it a bowl intended for a man’s use. Great imagery of a mountain sheep and a baby sheep painted on the bowl. Fine condition with a nice patina. Museum quality example.

Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 10.66 × 6.33 × 2.50 in
Item Location

USA

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A fine early Yupik Eskimo wooden food bowl dating from the late 1800’s. Delicately carved from drift wood and the fine painted details in red ochre and black pigments. Carved from a single piece of wood which makes it a bowl intended for a man’s use. Great imagery of a mountain sheep and a baby sheep painted on the bowl. Fine condition with a nice patina. Museum quality example.

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Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 10.66 × 6.33 × 2.50 in
Item Location

USA

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