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Bangwa Royal Society Helmet Mask

Auction:
3270T
Lot:
1119
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Sale #3270T - 3270T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Bangwa Royal Society Helmet Mask, cylindrical form with three faces carved in relief, the fourth side open, the high domed head surmounted by four projecting heads facing forward above each face, with an overall encrusted patina, some color pigments exposed underneath, ht. 16 3/4 in.

Provenance: The Nicholas Rubano collection, New Hampshire; purchased in 1979 from Leonard Kahan Galleries, New York City.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Bangwa Royal Society, Arts, Furniture, Learning, Mask, Metallurgy, Metalworking, Patina, Visual arts, Weathering, New York City