Chi-Wara Crest Mask
Lot 250
Bamana Antelope Headdress, Mali, Segou Region
Sold for US$ 31,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Bamana Antelope Headdress, Mali, Segou Region
height 21in (53.3cm)
modeled as a standing female antelope with her young on her back, each wearing metal nose and earrings with spherical crotals, applied metal panels and brass nails, the surface highlighted with incised geometric designs and traces of wax for abrus seeds.

Provenance:
Arthur Barth, 1970
Wick Collection, Christies, New York, May 1993
Sydney L. Shaper, New York

Published:
Bamana: The Art of Existence in Mali, Museum for African Art, New York, 2001 (number 199)

Exhibited:
San Diego Museum of Art, 1970
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1974-1975
Museum for African Art, New York, 2001-2002
Milwaukee Art Museum, 2003
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