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A pair of Denise Wallace "Old Bering Sea" earrings

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$2,500
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 7Y, Views: 27

Property of Another Owner, Lots 3-7 Denise Wallace Chugach Aleut, (b. 1957), a pair of "Old Bering Sea" earrings, each in the form of a stylized figure, 1994, edition 82/100, sterling silver, fossil ivory, and 14K gold. each earring length 2 1/4in Fußnoten Provenance Per the collector, purchased directly from the artist Illustrated Dubin, Lois Sherr, Arctic Transformations: The Jewelry of Denise & Samuel Wallace, Easton Studio Press/Theodore Dubin Foundation, New York, NY, 2005, p. 10, fig. 9 Dubin quotes Wallace discussing her work using Old Bering Sea Culture imagery: "This particular type of ivory carving was executed by our ancestors... over two thousand years ago... I am particularly fond of the faces. They are elongated with a limited amount of detail" (p. 11).

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Traditional/Individual: Modern Native American Art Including Selections from the L.D. "Brink" Brinkman Collection
Date of the auction: 16 Sep 2019
Address: Bonhams London
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