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A Red Makonde Lipico Initiation mask African Art

Lot 0017
Carved wooden mask accented with red organic pigment and adorned with what appears to be human hair. Such masks were known as "Lipico" and were worn by the young Makonde men during initiation into manhood ceremonies. Makonde peoples, Tanzania, Africa. The mask measures 12 x 9 inches. A heavy duty metal display stand will also be included.

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Very well worn and weathered, in fair condition.

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A Red Makonde Lipico Initiation mask African Art

Estimate $200 - $400Mar 11, 2017