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Arte africana Nimba mask, BagaGuinea.
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African art Nimba mask, BagaGuinea. . Cm 105,00. Monumental shoulder mask symbol of femininity and fertility, used by Baga dancers during weddings and harvest celebrations. Dark patina mask with decorative metal nailing.NOTE - For a similar specimen see: Maschera nimba, Musée Picasso, Parigi, ex collezione Pablo Picasso. Pubblicato su “Le Primitivisme dans l'art du 20 siecle” (pag. 327).Provenance: Parisian collection of the painter Arturo Carmassi (Lucca, 1925- Empoli, 2015). This piece was inherited from the French humanist and collector Renée Druart (Grasse 1888-1961) whose daughter Carmassi had married.
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Arte africana Nimba mask, BagaGuinea.

Estimate €8,000 - €10,000
Apr 28, 2021
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Starting Price €6,000
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0050: Arte africana Nimba mask, BagaGuinea.

Sold for €8,800
15 Bids
Est. €8,000 - €10,000Starting Price €6,000
AUCTION 322 - ETHNOGRAPHIC ART AND NATURALIA
Apr 28, 2021 8:00 AM EDT
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African art Nimba mask, BagaGuinea. . Cm 105,00. Monumental shoulder mask symbol of femininity and fertility, used by Baga dancers during weddings and harvest celebrations. Dark patina mask with decorative metal nailing.NOTE - For a similar specimen see: Maschera nimba, Musée Picasso, Parigi, ex collezione Pablo Picasso. Pubblicato su “Le Primitivisme dans l'art du 20 siecle” (pag. 327).Provenance: Parisian collection of the painter Arturo Carmassi (Lucca, 1925- Empoli, 2015). This piece was inherited from the French humanist and collector Renée Druart (Grasse 1888-1961) whose daughter Carmassi had married.

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