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An anthropomorphic mask from the Ibo tribe of Nigeria

Lot 0465 Details

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An anthropomorphic mask from the Ibo tribe of Nigeria, well-carved with animal horns, facial scarification and three faces protruding from the forehead. An attractive mask with good age, the back showing considerable use. Quite impressive! L: c. 17 ½ in (44 cm). Ex collection of Phil Orlando (1932-92) and Robert Gino, founders of the Orlando Gallery, a S.F. Valley fixture for nearly 60 years! Silver B20 (1932-92) and Robert Gino, founders of the Orlando Gallery, a S.F. Valley fixture for nearly 60 years!
Condition
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource LLC's Conditions of Sale.
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An anthropomorphic mask from the Ibo tribe of Nigeria

Estimate $1,000 - $1,200
Sep 28, 2014
Starting Price $600
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0465: An anthropomorphic mask from the Ibo tribe of Nigeria

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Est. $1,000 - $1,200Starting Price $600
Auction 34: Fine Ancient Artifacts
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 1:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0465 Details

Description
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An anthropomorphic mask from the Ibo tribe of Nigeria, well-carved with animal horns, facial scarification and three faces protruding from the forehead. An attractive mask with good age, the back showing considerable use. Quite impressive! L: c. 17 ½ in (44 cm). Ex collection of Phil Orlando (1932-92) and Robert Gino, founders of the Orlando Gallery, a S.F. Valley fixture for nearly 60 years! Silver B20 (1932-92) and Robert Gino, founders of the Orlando Gallery, a S.F. Valley fixture for nearly 60 years!
Condition
...
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource LLC's Conditions of Sale.

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