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50 California ArtistsJun 20, 2021 3:00 PM EDT
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$1001 bid

African Kuba Mask. Known as "Ngaady a Mwaash" the sister and wife of Mukenga, this mask represents all women in the Bushong creation myth. Participating in male initiation ceremonies with Mukenga and

$7001 bid

Pair of late 19th century American polychrome glazed terracotta architectural plaques depicting masks of roaring lions, extracted from a building in Chicago, each lion carved within a scroll cartouche

$1501 bid

African Bangwa Helmet Mask, Cameroon. Carved wood with highly stylized form and weathered surface. Provenance: The Lloyd Guy Collection, Houston, TX. Size: 13.5'' x 11'' x 10.5'' (34 x 28 x 27 cm).

$1001 bid

Ornately incised zoomorphic mask, embellished with various textiles and shells. Bamana or Marka peoples, Mali, Africa. Provenance: A Private Oregon collection. Size: 18'' x 7'' x 8'' (46 x 18 x 20 cm

$150

Group of 4 Vintage Mexican and Guatemalan Festival Masks. Carved and painted wood. Ranging in Size from: 9'' x 7'' x 5.5'' (23 x 18 x 14 cm) to 12'' x 14.75'' x 8'' (30 x 37 x 20 cm).

$501 bid

Carved wooden dance mask with bold facial features and signs of handling and wear. Lulua peoples, DRC/ Congo, Africa. The mask measures 10 x 6.25 inches. A metal display stand can also be included. P

$2502 bids

Gelede helmet mask Yoruba peoples, Nigeria, mid to late 20th century, executed in carved wood with polychrome pigment, having a tall, complex crest with birds and a white face, 14"h x 13"w x 15"d.

$100

Malinche or Maringuilla Mask. Mexican, 20th century. Carved wood, hand–painted, jute. Height 8”. With display for mounting. Provenance: Howard and Catherine Feldman Collection of Tribal ar

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Baule artistMaskCote d'Ivoire, 20th centurycarved and painted wood10.75 h × 8 w × 4.25 d in (27 × 20 × 11 cm)Provenance: Private Collection, Chicag

$500

A Paper Mache Mache mask of Mahakala with a third eye, Tibet, circa 18th century. Height: 12"Provenance: Private Collection of Yangki, Costa Mesa, California.

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Christopher RuckhaberleWall of Masks (twenty-four works)2006linocut in colors27.5 h × 19.5 w in (70 × 50 cm)Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge of six works '7/25 Ruckhabe

$150

African Bwa Butterfly Mask. A Carved wooden plank mask with incised geometric designs accented with mineral pigments. The size and weight of this butterfly-shaped mask required great strength and skil

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Hand carved wooden Lipiko helmet mask, Makonde peoples, Tanzania, mid 20th century, the male figure having a full head of human hair and facial scarification, 10"h x 7,25"w x 11.5"d. Note: Sale does n

$150

A finely carved older female Kifwebe mask with precisely carved linear designs and black painted areas. The entire mask shows good wear and handling. Songye peoples, DRC/ Congo, Africa. Provenance:

$500

Pat SteirSelf with Shadow Like a Mask as Though Drawn by Jauliecaquatint in colors24½ h × 18? w in (62 × 47 cm)Plate measures: 8.875 h x 8.875 w inches. Signed to lower edge 'Self w

$50

This is an antique carved wooden mask Found amongst the Chokwe of Angola, West Africa. Chihongo Masks, sometimes called Cihongo, meaning spirit of wealth are used to symbolize wealth and power. The ma

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NORTHWEST COASTAL CARVED WOODEN MASK20th CenturyMarked on back “Portrait of old chief Sean Whonnock”. Inset abalone eyes and hair.Total height 13”. Width approx. 15”.

$100

Hand carved wood African mask, likely Dan peoples, Liberia, mid to late 20th century, depicting a man with a contemporary haircut, an elongated face, a slim nose, and large ears, 11.5"h x 6.5"w x 4.5"

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African Ligbe Mask on stand and a Guerre Mask. Carved wood. Provenance: Private New York City collection. Sizes: 1) 12.75'' x 7.5'' x 5.5'' (32 x 19 x 14 cm); 2) 10'' x 6.25'' x 5.25'' (25 x 16 x 13 c

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Masks

For many years masks have been a universal symbol and an integral part of many different cultures. Masks can be made of wood, stone, metals and shaped with carving knives. As for their use, masks have been used for various purposes such as rituals, funerals, ceremonies, weddings and more. Different decorations from animal hair and teeth to eggshells and feathers can be applied to the masks, making each one a unique piece of art. Masks usually have spiritual value as they may reflect cultural values and believes related to ancestors, sacred beings and more. This large selection of masks has something special for every taste including African carved masks, ancient pre-Columbian masks, carnival masks, wooden, helmet masks, Japanese masks and many more decorative masks from various origins. Whether you want to add a special touch to your walls or learn more about history, this extensive mask selection has something special for you.

 
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