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African Ngbaka Mask

Auction:
3190T
Lot:
1484
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 3190T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

African Ngbaka Mask, hollowed-out form with pierced open mouth and metal teeth, long elongated nose and pierced eyes, kaolin and black pigments, ht. 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-300


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

Biological pigment, Body art, Body modification, Body piercing, Culture, Fashion, Fiction, Kaolinite, Mask, Ngbaka

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