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Auction Closes At: 14:49:00 10/15/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 793. Mende Helmet Mask
Estimate: $1,500-$2,500
Current High Bid: $750.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $750.00

Category: African
Sub Category: West Africa
Culture or Country: Sierra Leone.
Period: --
Size: 16H. (40.6cm)

Description: Sande society helmet mask of a female with textured hair in form of abstract cowry shells, surmounted by stacked ridges and central crest with pyramidal ornament on top. Fleshy layered neck and detailed hair, high forehead, large crescent curved ears, and stoic facial detail depict an idealized female. Matte old patina with layered deposits; some black tar-like residue on interior.
Provenance: Private CT. collection; ex. Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Papock, NYC, ex. Sothebys, 1977.
Shipping Fee:
National: $35.00
International: $149.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Mende Helmet Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Entropic_Tendencies $750.00 1 10/15/2021 2:41:14 PM

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