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

Abelam Yam Mask

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


Abelam Yam Mask, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, 20th century, made from woven cane and balsa wood, used to adorn yams during harvest celebrations, with custom stand, ht. 14, wd. 6 1/2 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Westport, New York; Marc Assayag, Montreal, Canada; John and Marcia Friede collection, Rye, New York.
Estimate $400-600

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John, Marc Assayag, Marcia Friede, Montreal, Papua New Guinea, Rye