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African Carved Wood Tortoise Headdress, Bamileke Peoples

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Start price: $200

Estimated price: $500 - $750

Buyer's premium: 25%

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Central Africa, Cameroon, Western High Plateau, Bamileke peoples 20th c. Carved wood tortoise headdress with an expressive face fanged mouth and red pigment to the carved features of the tortoise. 19" L x 8 1/2" 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.