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Mask - Wood - gunyégé - Dan - West Africa

Lot reference 27479653

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1st half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Object: Mask (More lots)
Indigenous object name: gunyégé
Ethnic group/ culture: Dan
Region/ country: West Africa
Material: Wood
Period: 1st half 20th century
Condition: Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: Yes
Dimensions: 18×18×18 cm

Dan mask, Runner or Gunyégé, Ivory Coast - 1st half 20th century. Finely carved and light mask with a glossy surface. This mask has aluminium around the eyes, a beard of natural fibres and remnants of red dust/pigment. A nice patina of use inside and some broken holes along the side. A custom made stand comes with the mask.

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Catawiki member since May 4, 2019, received 5 reviews in total (5 in last 12 months)

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    lors de l'enchère , il aurai été sympathique de préciser les nombreuses restaurations (mauvais collage). C'est du coup une pièce qui ne vaut pas son prix . C'est une arnaque. Mauvais vendeur.
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    user-446b03b June 20, 2019

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    ten eerste vindt ik het zeer ongepast wat u schrijft!! ten tweede ben ik ervan overtuigd dat u dergelijke stukken niet kent, in de beschrijven welke u waarschijnlijk niet goed hebt doorgenomen staat wel degelijk dat de staat niet perfect was en er zichtbare sporen van gebruik zijn waargenomen. Ten derde, heeft u ooit wel gehoord van tribale restauratie?
    Ik acht het dan ook wel nodig dat u uw negatieve feedback herbekijkt! Indien u met de gegeven hoeveelheid foto's van goede kwaliteit niet voldoende overtuiging heeft van een stuk raad ik u in het vervolg online veilingen ten zeertse af!
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  • Received and very pleased with item

    user-8dd35aa June 10, 2019


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