Fine Rare Kwakiutl Ceremonial Alder Wood Speakers Mask Circa 1880

$8,500 USD

A fine rare old Northwest Coast Kwakiutl Ceremonial speakers mask dating from the late 1800’s. Carved from alder wood with original pigments of red,black and green, old rose head nails affixed. The mask has an open mouth representing a speaker or singer and was made for ceremonial potlatch use. Old museum number on inside edge. Excellent provenance.

Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 10.25 × 7.25 × 3.25 in
Item Location

Canada

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A fine rare old Northwest Coast Kwakiutl Ceremonial speakers mask dating from the late 1800’s. Carved from alder wood with original pigments of red,black and green, old rose head nails affixed. The mask has an open mouth representing a speaker or singer and was made for ceremonial potlatch use. Old museum number on inside edge. Excellent provenance.

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Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 10.25 × 7.25 × 3.25 in
Item Location

Canada

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