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Charming Old Yoruba Gelede Mask with Metal Bowl on top

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Charming Old Yoruba Gelede Mask with Metal Bowl on top

Lot 0087 Details

Description
A well handled and field used wooden mask with an old metal bowl on the top of the mask, presumably to carry offerings of Fruit and other objects during festivals and parades. The mask is painted black and white and shows actual wear and handling. Yoruba peoples, Nigeria, Africa. The mask measures 11.25 x 11 inches. There is no display stand offered with this mask. It will sit nicely on a table or shelf.
Condition
fair, well handled
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Charming Old Yoruba Gelede Mask with Metal Bowl on top

Estimate $300 - $500
Mar 07, 2020
Starting Price $50
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Ships fromQuakertown, PA, United States
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0087: Charming Old Yoruba Gelede Mask with Metal Bowl on top

Sold for $130
4 Bids
Est. $300 - $500Starting Price $50
African Art & Ethnographic Curiosities #51
Sat, Mar 07, 2020 12:00 PM
Buyer's Premium 20%

Lot 0087 Details

Description
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A well handled and field used wooden mask with an old metal bowl on the top of the mask, presumably to carry offerings of Fruit and other objects during festivals and parades. The mask is painted black and white and shows actual wear and handling. Yoruba peoples, Nigeria, Africa. The mask measures 11.25 x 11 inches. There is no display stand offered with this mask. It will sit nicely on a table or shelf.
Condition
...
fair, well handled

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