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Auction Closes At: 16:54:00 05/23/2017
Time Remaining: 0Day(s) 2Hour(s) 2min(s) 46sec(s)
Lot# & Name: 438. Bidjogo Bulls Head Mask
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: --
Next Bid Needed: $1,500.00

Category: African
Sub Category: West Africa
Culture or Country: Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau
Period: --
Size: 12-1/2”H.

Description: Initiation mask in form of a voluminous and imposing bulls head carved with open snout baring teeth and relief tongue, rounded eyes with inlaid glass eyeballs surrounded by wood pins and grooved eyebrow, cow horns attached to sides with nails and fabric, and projecting ears below. Painted black, red, and white, with remains of rope attachment. Weathered with age cracks. Custom base.
Provenance: The Allan Stone Collection, acquired 1960s - 1980s. Ex. Winston House Primitive Art, NY. Exhibited: Allan Stone Gallery, NY “Animals”, May 22 - July 15, 2003.
Shipping Fee:
National: $52.00
International: $188.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Bidjogo Bulls Head Mask

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