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Old Yoruba Gelede Mask with Dreadlocks, African Art

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Old Yoruba Gelede Mask with Dreadlocks, African Art

Lot 0020 Details

Description
This is a very old and well used Yoruba peoples Gelded festival mask or headdress, Nigeria, Africa. This heavily weathered and field used headdress has a wonderful head full of twisted dreadlocks, and traditional face painted with kaolin clay pigments. A fascinating old example.The mask measures 10 inches tall x 11.5 inches deep. A durable metal display stand can also be included for an additional $35.00Completely original untouched patina.
Condition
Fair, well handled and worn
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Old Yoruba Gelede Mask with Dreadlocks, African Art

Estimate $300 - $500
Nov 09, 2019
Starting Price $50
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0020: Old Yoruba Gelede Mask with Dreadlocks, African Art

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Est. $300 - $500Starting Price $50
Ethnographic Arts No Reserve Sale #48
Sat, Nov 09, 2019 12:00 PM EST
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Lot 0020 Details

Description
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This is a very old and well used Yoruba peoples Gelded festival mask or headdress, Nigeria, Africa. This heavily weathered and field used headdress has a wonderful head full of twisted dreadlocks, and traditional face painted with kaolin clay pigments. A fascinating old example.The mask measures 10 inches tall x 11.5 inches deep. A durable metal display stand can also be included for an additional $35.00Completely original untouched patina.
Condition
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Fair, well handled and worn

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