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Fine Arms, Armour, Ethnographic & Asian

Ibo Face Mask

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Start price: $1,800

Estimated price: $3,000 - $5,000

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Unusual face mask probably Ibo, Congo or Nigeria. Shallow recess to the reverse of wormed wood. The face with a round ovoid form skull, orange painted eyes and raised circular cheeks, orange and white painted nose, and small open mouth. Size 10 1/4" H x 6 3/4" W

Argiles Gallery, Paris

Condition: Losses to paint and pigment throughout, later added fabric behind eyes.