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Auction Closes At: 11:04:00 12/13/2017
Time Remaining: 19Day(s) 1Hour(s) 19min(s) 21sec(s)
Lot# & Name: 484. Dan Round Eye Mask
Estimate: $1,200-$1,800
Current High Bid: --
Next Bid Needed: $600.00

Category: African
Sub Category: West Africa
Culture or Country: Liberia / Ivory Coast.
Period: --
Size: 8-1/4”H. (21cm)

Description: Elegant ovoid mask of the “zakpai” fire or “gunyeya” racer type, carved of hardwood, with high domed forehead rising to a peak in center and very large circular eyeholes surrounded by a raised rim. High relief lips are encrusted with white sacrificial deposits. Traces of faintly incised lines along forehead, hairline crack on chin. Smooth burnished patina, forehead worn away and revealing lighter brown patina.
Provenance: Private NYC collection, by inheritance. Purchased in Paris about a dozen years ago from a Dr. Richard.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $100.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).
   




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