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Auction Closes At: 10:26:00 03/02/2015
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 014. Mende Bundu Helmet
Estimate: $1,500-$2,500
Current High Bid: $750.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $750.00

Category: African
Sub Category: Savannah
Culture or Country: Sierra Leone.
Period: --
Size: 14-1/2”H.

Description: Women’s society helmet mask representing an idealized woman with thick layers around neck, small ears, triangular face with slit eyes, smiling mouth, and large rounded forehead. The hair has a relief net pattern on sides and crest is formed by five radiating sections with thick central crest. Black patina encrusted with layers; crackled areas and light loss of surface. Custom base.
Provenance: Private NYC collection, acquired 1970s - 80s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $38.00
International: $162.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Mende Bundu Helmet

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Ngala $750.00 1 3/2/2015 10:17:35 AM

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