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Description

This is a most unusual old carved wooden mask with a glowing yellow pigment accented with blue paint and adorned with old burlap bags and old western textiles (perhaps a shirt or pants?) and obvious age and field use. Chewa peoples, Malawi, Africa. The mask measures 11.5 x 7.5, the textiles hang down almost 36 inches. Provenance: Dr Michael Conner, Ill, USA. ( Likely field collected by him as well)

Condition

fair, weathered and eroded

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Fierce Yellow Chewa African mask Ex. Dr Michael Conner

Estimate $300 - $500Jan 25, 2020
Starting Price $50
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