12-14-2020 12-15-2020
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3536B Marlborough
December 14, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Ibo Maiden Spirit Mask

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3536B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 14, 2020 12:00PM


Ibo Maiden Spirit Mask, Nigeria, helmet form, the delicately carved face with open, pursed lips exposing teeth, beneath a narrow, pointed nose, framed by oval eyes slit through, beneath raised arching brows leading to a high, domed brow, (missing part of the top and back of headdress), with custom stand, ht. 12 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Wisconsin; Morton Dimondstein collection, Los Angeles, California.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

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Los Angeles, Nigeria