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Yoruba artist, Gelede mask

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Lot 0295 Details

Description
Yoruba artist
Gelede mask

Nigeria, c. 1980
carved and painted wood
15 w × 13 d × 26 h in (38 × 33 × 66 cm)

Literature: From Lascaux to Brooklyn, Rand, pg. 17 Paul Rand: Modernist Design, Nunoo-Quarcoo, pg. 351 illustrates this example in situ
Condition
Older wear and discoloration to all surfaces. Several fringe elements show crude repairs to breaks, with some remaining tenuous. Vintage condition.
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Yoruba artist, Gelede mask

Estimate $300 - $500Sep 13, 2018
Starting Price $150
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