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Tue, Oct 18, 2022 10:00AM EDT
Lot 234

Maori Mask & Ceremonial Ax & 2 Other Masks, 20th C

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$150,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from a Private Collection, Sea Island, GA


Maori Mask and a Ceremonial Ax, and 2 Other Masks, 20th Century, comprising a carved wood mask with ostrich feathers, shells, and woven accents with handwritten label on verso 'Mask, Sepik River, Papua New Guinea' (some losses to feathers, shells, and woven halo, old marks and scratches to wood), a beaded and metal inlay wood Maori mask with bird form headpiece (age cracks, lifting to painted and decorated surface, loss near top of head, old marks and scratches, some losses to metal inlay), a carved wood and repousse metal decorated African mask with large comb and llama form headpiece (old marks and scratches, age cracks, wear to edges), and a carved wood and stone Maori ceremonial ax carved wood faces and animals with shell inlay eyes and green stone ax blade (light wear and scratches).

Measurements: Height: of largest 30 1/2 in. x Width: 10 in. x Depth: 7 in.


overall good condition, see description.
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