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Mask - BINI - Nigeria

Lot reference 12903705
Mask - BINI - Nigeria

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$ 59 Bidder 0524
16-08-2017 17:39:03
$ 29 Bidder 4124
07-08-2017 09:55:52
$ 11 Bidder 4124
07-08-2017 09:55:46

Circa 1950 - Very good condition.

Ethnic group: Bini.
Country of origin: Nigeria.
Estimated age: circa 1950.
Origin: Second hand store (private Belgian collection), all details will be transmitted to the buyer.
Main material: wood.
Surface aspect: used.
Apparent condition: very good condition.
State of preservation: in its original condition.
Height: 28 x 17 cm.
Weight: 258 g.

Old mask, genuine, patina of a very good quality.
This mask is particularly rare in this ethnic group.
There is a very little chance of finding a similar mask.

Facial mask of the ekpo society.
This male fraternity was also working as an intermediary between the central power of the Royal Court and the people.
It was responsible for the good of the village and had a buffer effect in case of problems.

Integrated into a larger whole, this type of mask came into play for politics, legal issues as well as religious ceremonies.

Be tribal-forlive  top

Feedback score: 98.9%
Reviews given: 94
Member since: August 6, 2016
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    Parfait, tout OK.

    TribalArtDealer August 17, 2017

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    snelle levering - goed verpakt.
    Vindt het een prachtig masker met mooie patine - sereen aangezicht en uitzonderlijk kapsel. Zal tribal-forlive onthouden voor toekomstige aankopen
    groet

    zobie August 17, 2017

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    Sehr gute Ware. Sehr zufrieden mit der Abwicklung!

    Ringwald August 10, 2017

  • great item. 100% as described.very well packed. thanks for smooth transaction.

    minarik August 7, 2017

  • Nice object, excellent provenance!
    Very Happy,Thank YOU!

    scumonkey August 3, 2017

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Shipping costs

Austria $ 38.90
Belgium $ 14.83
Canada $ 77.80
Switzerland $ 38.90
Germany $ 19.45
Denmark $ 38.90
Spain $ 38.90
France $ 16.60
United Kingdom $ 19.45
Ireland $ 38.90
Italy $ 38.90
Luxembourg $ 19.45
Netherlands $ 19.45
Norway $ 38.90
Poland $ 38.90
Portugal $ 38.90
Sweden $ 38.90
United States $ 38.90
Rest of Europe $ 38.90
Rest of the World $ 77.80

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