Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 137

Lot 137

Kuba Helmet Mask, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, early to mid 20th century

Kuba Helmet Mask, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, early to mid 20th century
Lot 137 Details
Kuba Helmet Mask, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, early to mid 20th century

carved wood with applied bead, raffia, metal, cloth and cowrie shell decorations
height 26 in — 66 cm

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $108
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Kuba Helmet Mask, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, early to mid 20th century
  • Kuba Helmet Mask, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, early to mid 20th century
  • Kuba Helmet Mask, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, early to mid 20th century
  • Kuba Helmet Mask, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, early to mid 20th century

CONDITION DETAILS

Some loss and wear and dry cracks. Additional images available upon request.

LOT 137
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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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