05-05-2017 05-05-2017
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May 5, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Two Amazonian Ceremonial Masks

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3005B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 05, 2017 10:00AM


Two Amazonian Ceremonial Masks, Xingu Reserve, a wood mask with fiber fringe and geometric designs, and a Kuikuro fiber mask used in the fishing dance; wood mask without fringe 16 x 14 1/2, fiber mask without fringe 19 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.

Provenance: Collected in the 1960s.
Estimate $400-600

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