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3 Carved Wooden Ceremonial Masks from Nigeria, Africa and Indonesia (1 of 6)
Elmgarden
UK

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3 Carved Wooden Ceremonial Masks from Nigeria, Africa and Indonesia

REF: HM70 / LA409647
£750
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Description
3 Carved Wooden Ceremonial Masks from Nigeria, Africa and Indonesia These are unusual pieces, they are all carved in wood and painted One is a Yorubastam Gelede from Nigeria, it dates from the 19th Century and would have been used in fertility rituals, there are holes all around the bottom from which the costume would have been fixed The mask is good and sound, the colours are bright, it is 14” high, 10” wide and 13” back to front 19th Century Carved Wooden African Funeral Mask The second is a Funeral mask from Africa, it is painted in traditional black and white chalky paint, it dates from the 19th Century and would have been used in burial rituals, there are holes at the back of the mask from which decorative hair would have been hung The mask is good and sound, it is 16” high, 8” wide The final mask in this collection is a Saraswati Topeng Carved Wooden Dance Mask from Indonesia This is a charming painted Indonesian dance Mask, in the character of Saraswati, with her signature gold feathered head dress, the mask dates from the 19th Century, she is a delight full beauty, there are eye slits for vision and breathing holes to the nose The mask is good and sound, the colours are bright, it is 9” high, and 7” wide Hm70

measurements

Height:
14 in
Width:
10 in
Depth:
13 in

declaration

Elmgarden has clarified that the 3 Carved Wooden Ceremonial Masks from Nigeria, Africa and Indonesia (LA409647) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 19th Century

additional info

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Origin:
Artisan:
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Date of Manufacture:
19th Century

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location

This 3 Carved Wooden Ceremonial Masks from Nigeria, Africa and Indonesia is located in Hampshire, United Kingdom

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