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Yoruba Gelede Mask, wood, pigment and fiber, Nigeria, late 19th/early 20th century

Yoruba Gelede Mask, wood, pigment and fiber, Nigeria, late 19th/early 20th century

Item Description:

Gelede masks were danced for entertainment, expressing social and political commentary. This mask represents a European colonial with pith helmet and beard.

Condition:

Mask is in fine condition, some loss of pigment and has native repair to the helmet. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions.

Provenance:

Private collection, New Mexico

Dimensions:

Height 9 in. x Width 12 in. x Depth 5 in.

Questions:

Contact Us or call 1-646-679-6510

SKU: 01tj0000003oITkAAM

 
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Yoruba Gelede Mask, wood, pigment and fiber, Nigeria, late 19th/early 20th century

Listed price: $2,000.00
 

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