Alan Kessler Gallery
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #652729 (stock #150)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Late nineteenth century. 38" tall, with a base of 11.5" x 6.5". Made from cedar.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #726087 (stock #655872)
Alan Kessler Gallery
A cedar mask by Ellen Neel of the Kwakwaka'wakw tribe of northern Vancouver Island, B.C. A mask known as Geekumhl, representing Dzunuḵ̓wa (aka Tsonoqua; Tsonokwa) - the "Cannibal Woman", a figure in Kwakwaka'wakw mythology. Masks with her representation are worn at potlatch gatherings, and her figure is the most important presence during the Winter Ceremonies (Tsetsequ or Tseka). Brief Bio of the artist, Ellen Neel: Born November 14, 1916 in Alert Bay, British Columbia; Died 1966...