August 25, 2013 08:00 PM EDT Cincinnati


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Northwest Coast Masks

lot of 2, both hand-carved of wood, painted, and with cedar bark hair.  One signed Carpenter plus illegible text, height 10.5 in. and other signed RS Ditidaht 06/07.  Ditidaht is the name of a group of Indians living on Vancouver Island, height 10.75 in. 
ca 2007

Dr. Kent Vickery (1942 - 2011) grew up with parents who were avid collectors of Native American Southwestern arts and crafts. Kent started developing his own collection in the 1950's while on family vacations. Summer excursions to various Pueblos and to the Gallup Ceremonials sparked a true love in Kent and spurred him to earn his PhD from Indiana University in Anthropology/ Archaeology where he specialized in Ohio Valley archaeology. He taught at the University of Cincinnati in the Anthropology Department for almost 34 years and on retirement, he and his wife, Karen, moved to Woodland Park, CO.

Provenance:From the Collection of Dr. Kent and Karen Vickery, Colorado

Condition:Both excellent/.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$570
08/26/2013

 

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