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African Chi Wara Antelope Headdress, Bamana 20th C.

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Start price: $175

Estimated price: $400 - $600

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West Africa, Mali, Bamana peoples probably mid or late 20th century carved wood (Chi Wara Headdress) antelope and figural headdress unusually carved with upward pointing horns and a female figure. The antelope is considered a symbol of agriculture and farming prowess among the Bambara people. Size 18 1/4" H

Collected prior to 2008, ex-Lacy Gallery (Vanna & Lee Lacy collection), Los Angeles CA. Lacy Gallery was founded upon six decades of collecting ethnographic and fine art. Lee Lacy was a distinguished Hollywood producer of iconic TV series and commercials.