Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Fall Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Oct 18, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 778

African Metal Mask and Another Bronze

Estimate: $250 - $350
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Property from the Estate of David Rapkin

Description:

African Metal Mask and Another Bronze, a metal mask, probably Nigerian, with crocodile headdress, together with a flat bronze blade shaped article (11 in. x 11 in.).

Provenance of Nigerian mask: Exhibited "African Art in Unlikely Places: The David Rapkin Collection," University of Nebraska, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, 2012.

Measurements: Height: of Nigerian mask, 14 in. x Width: 9 1/8 in. x Depth: 4 in.

Condition:

Overall good condition, pitting to metal and oxidation, some losses to Nigerian mask.

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