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Kuba Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Kuba Carved Wood Mask, the rectangular form with perforations under the open slit eyes, with a glass bead and raffia strip applied to the ridge of the nose, tufted feather coiffure and raffia hood, blackened patina, ht. 14 1/2 in.

Provenance: Ladislas Segy Gallery; Skinner, Lot 167, November 12, 1988.
Estimate $400-600


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. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Raffia palm

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