Masterworks: 19th & 20th C. Paintings
Nov 25, 2020
USA
 1243 Pond Street, Franklin. MA 02038
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LOT 51:

African Tribal Art "Satimbe" Mask

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$ 800
Estimated price:
$800 - $2,500
Auction house commission: 35%
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African Tribal Art "Satimbe" Mask
Dogon, Mali. This mask represents Yasigine, the only woman admitted to the Awa male Society. Carved wood rectangular mask, worn cotton cloth attached to cover back pf the dancer's head. Surmounted by a female figure most likely carved separately and attached. Wood, cotton. beads. Evidence of insect damage in the inside and the rim and 33 in H.

This African Tribal Sculpture has been examined by Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy and is approximately 130 years old. A certificate of the examination will accompany the artwork.

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