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Rare Old Dan Mano Mask Ex Bordogna Collection

Lot 0066
Old carved wooden mask with incised coiffure and designs, inset metal teeth and a very well worn and well handled patina suggesting ceremonial use. Dan mao peoples, Cote D'Ivoire, West Africa. Ex Prof. Charles Bordogna collection, New Jersey. Professor Charles Bordogna served as curator of the SMA Fathers African Art Museum in tenafly , NJ from 1982 until 1996. Bordogna is the author of several publications on African Art, including "Masks of Liberia", " A Tanzanian Tradition" and "Surfaces: Ritual Application on African Sculpture" (Co-authored with Leonard Kahan, P.Imperato, D. Page) as well as other text's. The mask measures 10 x 7 inches.

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fair, well handled, signs of use.

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Rare Old Dan Mano Mask Ex Bordogna Collection

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