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Bateke dancing mask of carved patinated wood. Congo. 1960s. Wooden mask Diam. 40 cm.

Description

Bateke dancing mask of carved patinated wood clad with red, white and black pigment and mounted with feathers and raffia. Congo. 1960s. Wooden mask Diam. 40 cm.

According to information originally puchased in the village Mbambama in the distict Sibiti in 1971.

Condition

Missing feathers in the beard. Head feather partly loose in one side. Wear due to use and age.

Auction

Paintings, furniture and varia, 18 November 2019

Category

Ethnographica

Estimate

4,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

2,000 kr.

One bid

When Bidder Bid
873298 2,000 kr.