Two Yoruba masks
Lot 5382
Two Yoruba masks
Sold for US$ 587 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property of various owners
Two Yoruba masks
Nigeria, both examples of gelede helmet masks, having heavy-lidded robust features and characteristic cheek scarification, one marked by a bisymmetrical plaited hairdo, the other wearing a spiked and striped cap.
length 12 ¼ and 10in
See illustration

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