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Well weathered old Yoruba Gelede Dance mask African Art

Lot 0063 Details

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A carved wooden mask with well weathered surface, some old insect damage and obvious weather decay, all carved from a single piece of wood. From the Yoruba peoples of Nigeria West Africa. The Yoruba traditionally dance with such masks at annual Gelede festivals. The mask itself measures 14 x 8 inches. * Display stand not included, can be purchased separately for an additional $30.00
Condition
Heavy weather erosion and insect damage, old stress fractures. If fair/ weathered condition.
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Well weathered old Yoruba Gelede Dance mask African Art

Estimate $300 - $600
Nov 18, 2017
Starting Price $50
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0063: Well weathered old Yoruba Gelede Dance mask African Art

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Est. $300 - $600Starting Price $50
Art from West & Central Africa
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Lot 0063 Details

Description
...
A carved wooden mask with well weathered surface, some old insect damage and obvious weather decay, all carved from a single piece of wood. From the Yoruba peoples of Nigeria West Africa. The Yoruba traditionally dance with such masks at annual Gelede festivals. The mask itself measures 14 x 8 inches. * Display stand not included, can be purchased separately for an additional $30.00
Condition
...
Heavy weather erosion and insect damage, old stress fractures. If fair/ weathered condition.

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