A helmet mask (Gelede)
Lot 7336
A Yoruba mask
US$ 1,000 - 2,000
£590 - 1,200
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Yoruba mask
20th century
Nigeria
Wood, polychrome, bamboo and raffia
height 24 3/4in
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