Auction 89, Lot 340

"Plate LXXIV",

Subject: Native Americans

Period: 1904 (published)

Publication: 23rd Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology 1901-02

Color: Printed Color

Size:
7 x 9.5 inches
17.8 x 24.1 cm

Mask of the Zuni god, Hemishiikwe, with an elaborately painted tablet. It is shown in both front and rear views. This original heliotype, color plate is from this important early anthropological report on the ceremonial life of the Zuni pueblo.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $35 - $50

Sold for: $25

Closed on 12/8/1999

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