Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 85

Lot 85

Three Yam Masks, Papua New Guinea, 20th century

Three Yam Masks, Papua New Guinea, 20th century
Lot 85 Details
Three Yam Masks, Papua New Guinea, 20th century

woven and painted fiber
tallest height 12 in — 30.5 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $120
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

CONDITION DETAILS

Some wear to fiber and pigments. 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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