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Guerre/Wobi Mask

Auction:
3104T
Lot:
3096
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3104T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 2:00PM

Description:

Guerre/Wobi Mask, carved wood embellished with hair, metal teeth, and two rows of bells, ht. 11 3/4 in.

Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City.

Note: "To understand and experience the world and other cultures has, since a very early age, been central to my education and formation as a human being.... Sitting [in the room at home I have dedicated to ethnographic objects] and seeing a visual travelogue of the countries I've visited is the next best thing to being there." - Jonathan Soroff
Estimate $20-200


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.

Keywords

Jonathan Soroff, Geography of Iowa, Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, Mask, Mauricio Lasansky, Travel documentary, Travelogue, United States, Visual arts, Iowa City

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