Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 106

Lot 106

Bwa Bird Mask, West Africa, early to mid 20th century

Bwa Bird Mask, West Africa, early to mid 20th century
Lot 106 Details
Bwa Bird Mask, West Africa, early to mid 20th century

carved wood with natural pigments
15.5 x 60.5 x 19 in — 39.4 x 153.7 x 48.3 cm

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Bwa Bird Mask, West Africa, early to mid 20th century
  • Bwa Bird Mask, West Africa, early to mid 20th century
  • Bwa Bird Mask, West Africa, early to mid 20th century

CONDITION DETAILS

Some drying cracks, beak broken and repaired, worming, some scuffs and minor paint loss. Additional images available upon request.

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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