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YORUBA GELEDE HEADDRESS

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YORUBA GELEDE HEADDRESS

Lot 0486 Details

Description
South Western Nigeria, wood with red and yellow pigment, bearded face with drum above forehead, a lizard figure perched between the large ears, 20�
Prov.: The David Abbate (1949-2013) Collection
Used in the Gelede cult ceremony honoring women. A similar example may be seen in the Michael Rockefeller Memorial Collection at the the Metropolitan Museum, NYC.
Condition
Good condition; interior shows old insect damage.
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YORUBA GELEDE HEADDRESS

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Sep 21, 2014
Starting Price $400
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0486: YORUBA GELEDE HEADDRESS

Sold for $325
10 Bids
Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $400
CRN ESTATES and AFRICAN TRIBAL ARTS AUCTION
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 23%

Lot 0486 Details

Description
...
South Western Nigeria, wood with red and yellow pigment, bearded face with drum above forehead, a lizard figure perched between the large ears, 20�
Prov.: The David Abbate (1949-2013) Collection
Used in the Gelede cult ceremony honoring women. A similar example may be seen in the Michael Rockefeller Memorial Collection at the the Metropolitan Museum, NYC.
Condition
...
Good condition; interior shows old insect damage.

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