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Ancient mask - FANG - Gabon

Lot reference 18572659

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Current bid $582
Next minimum bid $641
Location: Belgium
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $75.78
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$582 Bidder 7014
14-07-2018 20:49:54
$2 Bidder 0349
13-07-2018 16:14:22

First half of the 20th century - in good condition - without stand

Ancient mask - FANG - Gabon

First half of the 20th century - in good condition - without stand

Magic and fascination of Fang pieces !
At the same time, a great ignorance of many of their cults and ancient rites, but always this twofold vision intertwined with the world of the living and the world of the spirits.
The red blood of life (which turns brown with time) and the white of omnipresent spirits.
Balanced tension between these 2 colors, as shown on this mask.
Superb patina of portage at the back.

Close to the masks of the collections of Leo Frobenius and Picasso.

Provenance: belgian private collection hdb


Height : 35 cm

Certification and details about collction on request


Shipping : Insured, tracked and traced
Pick up possible at our gallery in Brussels (Sablon)

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Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 40
Member since: June 27, 2017
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    Masamba1957 July 9, 2018

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    I wanted to have one for many years !
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    Schantle June 26, 2018

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    Magnifico! Anche meglio di quanto aspettassi! Grazie mille
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    pape620 June 22, 2018

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    Masamba1957 May 19, 2018

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    Meiner Meinung nach zu teuer. Riecht streng und ist jünger als angegeben oder unlängst überarbeitet. Aber ein Foto macht oft mehr her!
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    Katzinchen May 9, 2018

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United States $75.78
Austria $40.80
Belgium Free
Canada $116.58
Denmark $40.80
France $17.49
Germany $17.49
Ireland $40.80
Italy $40.80
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Norway $40.80
Poland $40.80
Portugal $40.80
Spain $40.80
Sweden $40.80
Switzerland $40.80
United Kingdom $17.49
Rest of Europe $52.46
Anywhere else $151.55

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