Lot: 152

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Masque casque antilope "n'gonzon koun"

Mali, Bamana

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
H: 36 cm;
L: 66,5 cm
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wood, metal, base

Rare version of a "tjiwara" antelope dance crest. The animal, reduced to head and neck, is worked on a helmet-shaped calotte made of wood.

A comparable example illustrated in Colleyn, p. 229, cat. 223 (AHDRC 0078355).

Colleyn, Jean Paul (Hg.), Bamana, Zürich 2001, p. 229, ill. 223