1st half 20th century - In good condition - restored
|Object:||Mask (More lots)|
|Indigenous object name:||Published Prov Schaedler|
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Boki|
|Region/ country:||Cross River, Nigeria|
|Period:||1st half 20th century|
|Condition:||In good condition - restored|
|Sold with stand:||Yes|
Boki tribe headcrest , Cross River region (Nigeria). An exhibited and several times published mask with a big black nose ( separated), encrusted pigments in red-ochre, white and black, peg teeth (some missing) and a black layered offering patina.
This mask was collected in situ by Mr. Schaedler in 1988 Cotonou-Benin, and it has been extensively exhibited and pubished since.
Appears in Götter Geister Ahnen (Gods Spirits Ancestors) nr 277 in Museum für Völkerkunde Wien 1994.
Passed from the hands of Schaedler (Munich) to Sothebys (25 May 1999), to Neumeister, Andrea Achmann, Germany (2009). For a similar mask see Rut Van Caelenbergh (adv.), BRUNEAF: Brussels Non European Art Fair XVIII, Brussels, 2008, p. 111. For a related mask in the Musée Barbier-Mueller, Geneva, see Hahner-Herzog, Kecskési and Vajda (1997: 264, cat. 156).
Published: "Living African Art Treasures" by David Norden, 2019 nr. 045
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David Norden is a third generation antique dealers, dealing in African Art in Antwerp-Belgium since 1992.
I do not buy directly from Africa, and try to avoid objects made only for decoration. Nearly all the objects I sell are 50 years or older. My objects are coming from private and known collections, small and big auction houses from around the world, from exchanges with other collectors, or from other dealers.
I favor figurative masks and figures, and fine quality of carvings with good age.
All lots from David Norden's collection are sold with a written description of the tribe and David Norden private opinion .
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