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A fine old Boki dance crest

Lot 0224 Details

Description
A fine old Boki dance crest, Boki; Nigeria

Originally covered in hide with som remains, the crest powerfully carved with raised scarification, open mouth and downcast eyes, the whole with four attached braids depicting the coif. Excellent old variegated surface.H. 11"

Comments:
Property of a New York estate

Provenance:
Alfred Schienberg, 1971, The Gallery of African Art. NY

Estimate: $2,200 - $3,500
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A fine old Boki dance crest

Estimate $2,200 - $3,500
Nov 15, 2015
Starting Price $1,100
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0224: A fine old Boki dance crest

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Lot 0224 Details

Description
...
A fine old Boki dance crest, Boki; Nigeria

Originally covered in hide with som remains, the crest powerfully carved with raised scarification, open mouth and downcast eyes, the whole with four attached braids depicting the coif. Excellent old variegated surface.H. 11"

Comments:
Property of a New York estate

Provenance:
Alfred Schienberg, 1971, The Gallery of African Art. NY

Estimate: $2,200 - $3,500

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