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Immense Lidded Coiled Jar with False Embroidered Seal Gut

Yup'ik Eskimo

About The Immense Lidded Coiled Jar with False Embroidered Seal Gut

This basket stands tall and proud with its conjoined checkerboard diamond designs in orange and purple.

Savvy Price $450.00

Gallery Price $550.00

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This basket stands tall and proud with its conjoined checkerboard diamond designs in orange and purple.

About the Artist
"The Yup'ik are a group of indigenous or aboriginal peoples of western, southwestern and south central Alaska and the Russian Far East.  They are Eskimo and are related to the Inuit and Inupiat peoples.  Yupik peoples are:  Alutiiq or Sugpiaq of the Alaskan Peninsula; Central Alaskan Yup'ik of the Yukon-Kuskokwim delta, the Kuskokwim River and along the northern coast of Bristol Bay and the northern Alaska Peninsula and Silberian Yupik.

As of 2001 there were approximately 24,000 Yup'ik people, most of these residing in Alaska.

Yup'ik comes from the word yuk meaning "person".  Pik means "real" or "genuine".  Together they translate to "real people".  taken from Wikipedia

 


Medium Bundle-coiled using beach grass with dyed seal gut for decoration
Size 24" height X 13" maximum diameter
Date of creation Circa 1980
Condition Almost excellent, as a few dyed seal gut stitches are broken. Some fade to purple seal gut near basket's top.
Provenance An Bu
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