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African Ritual Pig Dance Mask

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Start price: $300

Estimated price: $600 - $900

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African ritual dance mask of a large snouted pig face with a dark patina and pigment to the ears and decoration. Single band of white to the nose and three circular geometric painted patterns. The reverse is deeply recessed and the mask is pierced to the mouth and eyes. Size 15 1/2" L x 8 1/2" W x 10" H

Collected 1980, Family collection of an esteemed diplomat and ambassador amassed during travel and work circa 1960-1990s in the medical field providing charitable advanced medical care throughout the African continent and internationally.. Family collection of an esteemed diplomat and ambassador amassed during travel and work circa 1960-1990s in the medical field providing charitable advanced medical care throughout the African continent and internationally.