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Baule Face Mask

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
102
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Baule Face Mask, water buffalo form, the head framed by a deep collar pierced for attachments, long snout, with heavy lidded cutout eyes and short horns, overall black patina, ht. 9 1/2, wd. 6 1/2 in.

Provenance: The Nicholas Rubano collection, New Hampshire.
Estimate $500-700


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

Beef, Collar, Fauna of Asia, Human behavior, Livestock, Patina, Visual arts, Water buffalo

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