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Exceptional Early 20th Century Ibibio mask Ex Levitt NY

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This is a very fine and rare early20th century Ibibio mask from Nigeria, west Africa. A dramatic carved wooden mask with exaggerated and stylized facial features and a undeniable cheerful quality. The mask measures 12.5 x 10 inches ( 21.5 inches tall on custom display stand) Provenance: Ex Sol and Josephine Levitt; Ex. Albert Gordon; Tribal Arts Gallery NY, 1982.
Condition
Fair, weathered, shallow stress fracture
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Exceptional Early 20th Century Ibibio mask Ex Levitt NY

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May 15
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Lot 0098 Details

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This is a very fine and rare early20th century Ibibio mask from Nigeria, west Africa. A dramatic carved wooden mask with exaggerated and stylized facial features and a undeniable cheerful quality. The mask measures 12.5 x 10 inches ( 21.5 inches tall on custom display stand) Provenance: Ex Sol and Josephine Levitt; Ex. Albert Gordon; Tribal Arts Gallery NY, 1982.
Condition
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Fair, weathered, shallow stress fracture

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