International Fine Art, African & Asian Antiques November 30th 2021
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Early 19th C. Elaborate Crested Dogon Mask, with 8 possible fertility figures above the mask, this mask is likely ceremonial for good fortune for children and a happy marriage. Hand carved and painted with blue, white and red paint throughout. The reverse of the mask has twisted rope that resemble hair. Condition: Overall in good condition with wear commensurate with age, some losses to pigment, minor loss to face of mask and edges. Size of mask; 41.5''H x 8.5''W, 48.5'' H on custom stand.

Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.
Early 19th C. Elaborate Crested Dogon Mask
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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $562.50
Estimate: $500 - $750
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.
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