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Ibibio Face Mask

Auction:
3270T
Lot:
1146
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Ibibio Face Mask, oval form, red-painted face, black raised coiffure, grooved and painted scarification on the cheeks and forehead, pierced around the edge for attachments, ht. 7 3/4 in. (19.6 cm).

Provenance: A private Cambridge, Massachusetts, collection.
Estimate $500-600


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

African clothing, Body art, Culture, Humanities, Mask, Museology, Scarification