Tambaran

Bear or Wolf Mask
19th Century
Wood, sinew and pigment
8.5 x 14 (ear to ear) inches

A shaman’s Eskimo mask from the Anvik people of Alaska. The mask represents either a bear or a wolf, carved in two parts with red, black and white pigment and two attached ears. The head and lower jaw are carved along with attached ears and inserted jaw. This mask was worn for hunting ceremonies.

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Tambaran

Tambaran is one of New York City’s most respected art galleries specializing in contemporary, African, Oceanic and North West Coast art. Gallery specializing in antique, museum quality African, Oceanic, American Indian and Eskimo art. We represent several contemporary artists that we exhibit together.

Maureen Zarember

5 East 82nd St, Apt 2
New York, NY 10028
United States

The New York gallery is open for in person viewings of the work exhibited in the fair.