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Arte africana Bedu mask, Nafana, Kulango or DeghaIvory

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Arte africana  Bedu mask, Nafana, Kulango or DeghaIvory

Lot 0149 Details

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African art Bedu mask, Nafana, Kulango or DeghaIvory Coast or Ghana. . Cm 63,00 x 136,00. Bedu wooden mask with black and white geometrical decorations. Usually in pairs (male and female), large masks like this one are used in cerimonial dances or harvest-related parties and their main purpose is to keep away negative events of all sorts. The simple circular disk-like decoration on top identifies it as masculine.NOTE - For a similar specimen see: Male mask (Bedu), wood, Metropolitan Museum (1979.206.237).Provenance: Italian private collection.
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Arte africana Bedu mask, Nafana, Kulango or DeghaIvory

Estimate €3,000 - €4,000
Oct 07, 2020
Starting Price €1,500
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Capitoliumart s.r.l.

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0149: Arte africana Bedu mask, Nafana, Kulango or DeghaIvory

Sold for €1,900
5 Bids
Est. €3,000 - €4,000Starting Price €1,500
AUCTION 302 -NATURALIA AND TRIBAL ART.
Wed, Oct 07, 2020 08:00 AM
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Lot 0149 Details

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African art Bedu mask, Nafana, Kulango or DeghaIvory Coast or Ghana. . Cm 63,00 x 136,00. Bedu wooden mask with black and white geometrical decorations. Usually in pairs (male and female), large masks like this one are used in cerimonial dances or harvest-related parties and their main purpose is to keep away negative events of all sorts. The simple circular disk-like decoration on top identifies it as masculine.NOTE - For a similar specimen see: Male mask (Bedu), wood, Metropolitan Museum (1979.206.237).Provenance: Italian private collection.

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