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Boki MaskProv: Schaedler

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Description
Boki tribe headcrest , Cross River region (Nigeria). An exhibited and published mask with separate nose, encrusted pigments in red-ochre, white and black, peg teeth (some missing) and a black layered offering patina. This mask was collected in situ by Mr. Schaedler in 1988 Cotonou-Benin, and it has been extensively exhibited and pubished since. Appears in Götter Geister Ahnen (Gods Spirits Ancestors) nr 277 in Museum für Völkerkunde Wien 1994. Passed from the hands of Schaedler (Munich) to Sothebys (25 May 1999), to Neumeister, Andrea Achmann, Germany (2009). For a similar mask see Rut Van Caelenbergh (adv.), BRUNEAF: Brussels Non European Art Fair XVIII, Brussels, 2008, p. 111. For a related mask in the Musée Barbier-Mueller, Geneva, see Hahner-Herzog, Kecskési and Vajda (1997: 264, cat. 156).H=34cm
Condition
Reasonable condition, peg teeth (some missing)
Dimensions
16.8 x 33.7 x 19.8 cm
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Boki MaskProv: Schaedler

Estimate €4,000 - €6,000Sep 22, 2019
Starting Price €2,000
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