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Auction Closes At: 17:31:00 05/23/2017
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 439. Bwa or Nunuma Antelope Mask
Estimate: $700-$1,000
Current High Bid: $900.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $900.00

Category: African
Sub Category: West Africa
Culture or Country: Burkina Faso.
Period: --
Size: 21” H. 6”W.

Description: Bush spirit mask of an antelope boldly painted with black, red and white organic pigment, emphasizing geometric patterns. Sweeping curved horns rise above, pointed ears behind, domed face is domated by conical bulging eyes, and long triangular snout with serrated teeth projects at angle. Fiber rope is still attached to perforated rim. Tips of horns lost. “Ground hematite provided a base for red pigment. White was made of lizard excrement, and the thick black paint was made from the boiled seed pod of Acacia nilotica.” Surfaces, p. 203.
Provenance: Estate of Hannelore Schulhof, collection of Rudolph B. and Hannelore B. Schulhof, Kings Point, NY, 1950s-1970s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $42.00
International: $176.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Bwa or Nunuma Antelope Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. writter $900.00 1 5/23/2017 5:23:38 PM
2. Europa $850.00 1 5/23/2017 5:17:46 PM
3. writter $800.00 1 5/23/2017 5:13:23 PM
4. Europa $750.00 1 5/23/2017 5:03:47 PM
5. writter $750.00(losing tie) 1 5/23/2017 5:08:01 PM

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