masque polychrome Tsimshian, côte Pacifique nord-ouest, motifs totemiques peints sur le visage
Kwakiutl Polychrome Wood Mask | Lot | Sotheby's
Tsimshian Mask sold for 2 million - Google Search
NORTHWEST COAST POLYCHROME WOOD PORTRAIT MASK carved with naturalistic mouth with lips slightly parted, nose with hollowed flaring nostrils, modeled cheekbones, and pointed oval eyerims beneath thick arching brows; the face, forehead and chin painted in red, white and black, with a goatee, and crest designs. height 9 in.
Olmec mask, c. 1200 - 400 B.C.E., jadeite, 4 x 3-3/8 x 1-1/4 inches found in offering 20 buried c. 1470 C.E. at the Aztec Templo Mayor (Museo del Templo Mayor, Mexico City) Additional notes: Items buried in offerings included ceramic vessels, stone sculptures, obsidian blades, seashells, greenstone, and objects gathered from earlier locales (like Olmec sites and the city of Teotihuacan).
Native American Mask found in 1904 in the Northwest
TLINGIT POLYCHROMED WOOD MASKETTE
Early Haida Polychromed Wood Mask height 9 3/8 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD
A Tsimshian portrait mask, British Columbia, Northwest Coast Tsimshian mask carvers are highly regarded for their sensitive and very naturalistic 'portrait' style masks.