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Tribal, Jewelry, Art, Coins, and Asian

Sat, Sep 16, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 205

Two carved African Tribal Masks

Estimate: $100 - $300

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$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
Two decorative wood carved masks, one originating with the Dogon people of Mali, in the likeness of an animal (possibly a simian or hyena) and measuring 13" high, 6" wide and 4 1/2" deep. This piece has four sets of holes bored into it for wear. It is suffering from a bit of degradation in the overall structure and chips and scratches throughout. The other mask is of a style distinctly of the Toma tribe and measures approximately 18" high, 7 1/2" wide and 4" deep. Except for some surface wear, this piece is in fine condition. Keywords: Africa, African, Loma, Loghoma, Lorma, Guinea, Liberia, culture, folk, theatrical