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Great old mask - Wood - Sukuma - Tanzania

Lot reference 29514659
Great old mask - Wood - Sukuma - Tanzania

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mid 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Object: Great old mask
Ethnic group/ culture: Sukuma
Region/ country: Tanzania
Material: Wood
Period: mid 20th century
Condition: Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 39×22×18 cm
Weight: 2 kg

A large old dance mask of the SUKUMA tribe from northern Tanzania. Mid of the 20th century. Powerful expression. Weathered patina with traces of golden yellow pigments. Dance mask that was used at the end of the dry season.
Comes without stand. With certificate of origin from the private collection of Maurice C.P. Verstuyf.
Private Belgian collection of
Maurice C.P. Verstuyf (° Etterbeek 1949) graduated in the Plastic arts department chart at the Upper St. Lukas Institute in Schaerbeek (Brussels) in 1971.

Maurice C.P. Verstuyf, aka Stef Verstuyf, was art director and creative director in several international advertising agencies until 2014 and started his collection of tribal art in the early 1970s.
This collection consists of masks and figurines (no weapons) mainly from CONGO (RDC) and also from GABON, ANGOLA, IVORY COAST, GHANA, TOGO, LIBERIA, CAMEROON, and NIGERIA.

Maurice C. P. Verstuyf aka Stef Verstuyf was an art director and creative director in various international advertising agencies and began his collection of African art in the 1970’s.
This collection of tribal art consists of different objects mainly from CONGO (RDC) and also TANZANIA, GABON, ANGOLA, COTE D’IVOIRE, GHANA, TOGO, LIBERIA, CAMEROON, and NIGERIA.

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  • I have received the mask in good order

    rustlerconsult October 28, 2019

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    Excellent. Thank you for your feedback. M.C.P. Verstuyf
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  • Parfait! Magnifique!

    user-0cd3dbb September 30, 2019

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    👍👍👍 extrêmement content de mon achat. Vendeur très sérieux. Très connaisseur et très bien documenté. Très bien reçu chez lui. Grand collectionneur et belle collection.
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    Aurian August 23, 2019

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    Mes respects pour cette évaluation cher monsieur.
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    Le masque est très beau .Il a été envoyé rapidement et soigneusement emballé.
    Une transaction agréable.
    Un vendeur à recommander
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    fluomag August 22, 2019

  • Perfect service, beautiful mask!

    user-d1f39c3 July 10, 2019

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    Masque de qualité exceptionnelle trés bien décrit .
    Emballé de maniére parfaite et colis reçu trés rapidement .
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    Manteuil July 5, 2019

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    Maske wie beschrieben, gut verpackt
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    user-6ab0a03 July 4, 2019

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    Tolle Masken, wie beschrieben. Gut verpackt
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    user-6ab0a03 June 21, 2019

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    zeer fraai beeld heel blij mee dank
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    action777 June 19, 2019

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    Zeer vereerd heer Vanderveen.
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    top item heel blij mee dank
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    action777 June 19, 2019

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    Hartelijk dank heer Vanderveen.
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    Bestelling bij Maurice Verstuyf is , zeer uitgebreid en goed verpakt, in goede staat en correct afgeleverd.
    Bedankt Maurice !
    Ik zal nog persoonlijk contact met U (je) opnemen.
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    coxnick June 19, 2019

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    Bedankt Nick. Nog een prettige avond en tot later, bij gelegenheid.
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    Perfecte transactie ! Verkoper sterk aan te bevelen !
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    MARTENWI June 6, 2019

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    Bedankt voor de zending
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    MiguelRamallo June 6, 2019

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    Very pleasant transaction. Kind seller. Perfect packiging.
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    Jazzitup May 18, 2019

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