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Mask - Wood - Makondé - Tanzania

Lot reference 28913953
Mask - Wood - Makondé - Tanzania

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Location: Netherlands
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$110 Bidder 2840
28-08-2019 19:37:20
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mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Mask (More lots)
Ethnic group/ culture: Makondé
Region/ country: Tanzania
Material: Wood
Period: mid 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 27×28×18 cm
Weight: 600 g

The Makonde belong to the Bantu people who originally lived south of Lake Nyassa and later migrated to their present location on the Mueda plateau in northern Mozambique. They survive economically from farming and, occasionally, cattle rearing.
Makonde carvers are prolific producers of masks, statues and decorative objects. The most famous Makonde masks are the helmet masks which are used to mark a boy`s initiation into adulthood.
This mask has realistic features, a pierced lip and had the mask was inset with hair.
Overall good condition with a nice aged patina, the hair let lose due to aging.

Provenance: Ex private collection from Belgium.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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Asian African Art is a gallery specialized in authentic ethnographic art from varied tribes in Africa and Asia, based in the Netherlands.
Besides the ethnographic art, we have a specialism in golden collectible coins.

For more info and other interesting items visit our website: Asian African Art from the Netherlands (Vessem).

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    Un masque classique bien conservé et très harmonieux dans ses formes. Excellente acquisition.
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  • Have received rhe coin and it is what expected.
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  • Arrived officially yesterday after being tied up in post office because a signature was needed--and then they could not find it. Well packed, and in fine condition when opened. As described.

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  • Well received. Thank you!

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    Dear Veronique,

    Please check your inbox I have immediately replied you on 27th of September. Copy of the message you can find here:

    Dear Véronique,

    I am happy to hear that you have successfully received the golden coins.
    There where no certificate included by this coins.
    This was not mentioned in text or photos.
    For more interesting golden coins please visit our website: www.asianafricanart.com
    I would like to wish you a wonderful day.

    Kind regards,

    Huub
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