NORTHWEST CEREMONIAL MASKS & CARVINGS
LUMMI NORTHWEST COAST MASKS. A) $950 . B) $750. Carved by Daleand Jewel James, brothers who are concerned with reviving and keeping theircultural past as part of the present. As well as being fishing rights advocatesfor their people, they are also peacemakers.
Size: A) 14" x 7" B) 10"x 7" w/long cedar bark hair
Age: 1988 ­p; Availability: One of a kind ­p; Material: Cedar
Reference: The Tribal People of the Northwest from The Native Americans series TBS Productions Inc., 1994
A) Haida Northwest Coast Mask $1800
The Haida Mask, finely detailed, could be worn as both a forehead mask (abovea larger full face mask) and as a face mask. The eyes are cut for this use.
B) Nootka Northwest Coast Mask $1800
This Nootka mask was designed as a forehead mask, with intricate patterns.Both were used in ceremonies for many years on offshore British Colombianislands.
Size: 7" x 5" each - Age: c. 1940
Availability: One of a kind Material: Cedar
Reference: Atlas of Ancient America, Facts on File Publications
A) Lummi Northwest Coast Carved Eagle $1800
Carved by Jewel James from a single section of elkhorn, its intricate eagledesign inlayed with abalone. Displays well both upright and horizontal,strong and unique.
Size: 10"x9" - Material: Elkhorn/Abalone - Age: 1988 - Availability:One of a kind
B) Nootka Frog Effigy Grease Bowl $2150
Made for Potlatch and never used. Completely hand-carved with inlayed abaloneeyes. Traditional Northwest design in perfect condition. Grease Bowl's wereused to eat hot seal fat during the Potlatch ceremony. This bowl feels wonderfulto hold and displays very well.
Size: 12"x6" - Material: Cedar/Abalone - Age: c.1920 - Availability:One of a kind
Reference: The Tribal People of the Northwest from The Native Americans series TBS Productions Inc., 1994.