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Thu, Nov 16, 2023 01:00PM EST - Fri, Nov 24, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 265

George Hunt Jr.: Man From The Bottom Of The Sea With A Loon On Head

Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

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George Hunt Jr. (Kwa-guilth, Canada, 1958): Man From The Bottom Of The Sea With A Loon On Head, 2006. Mixed media hand carved mask, signed, titled and numbered (80) on the inside. The mask can be disassembled into four pieces.

George Hunt Jr. learned how to carve from his father, George Hunt Sr. His step-Great-Grandfather was the famous Kwakwaka’wakw carver, Mungo Martin. George is an accomplished artist, and is also a well-known and respected traditional dancer amongst the Tlingit, Kwakwaka’wakw, and Mawachaht Nations. His acrylic paintings on paper and canvas, limited edition serigraphs, carvings in wood and precious metals, traditional dance costumes and original drum designs adorn collections around the world.

25x28 inches.

Private collection, Connecticut.

Condition

George Hunt Jr. (Kwa-guilth, Canada, 1958): Man From The Bottom Of The Sea With A Loon On Head, 2006. Mixed media hand carved mask, signed, titled and numbered (80) on the inside. The mask can be disassembled into four pieces.

George Hunt Jr. learned how to carve from his father, George Hunt Sr. His step-Great-Grandfather was the famous Kwakwaka’wakw carver, Mungo Martin. George is an accomplished artist, and is also a well-known and respected traditional dancer amongst the Tlingit, Kwakwaka’wakw, and Mawachaht Nations. His acrylic paintings on paper and canvas, limited edition serigraphs, carvings in wood and precious metals, traditional dance costumes and original drum designs adorn collections around the world.

25x28 inches.

Private collection, Connecticut.

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