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An African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Bobo

An African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Bobo


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Sculpture: Pre 1960: Item # 1159663

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421 West Church Street, #508
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
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$2000.00

Offered is a Post-World War II ritual mask from the Bobo people of Mali in West Africa. Made of wood, the hand-held mask has a rooster-like face with an exaggerated headdress and black, red and white polychrome decoration. The piece is 32" (H); 40" with stand and is in good vintage condition showing appropriate signs of age and use and multiple repairs. It was part of the Laurence Rathsack Collection of Tribal Art and sold to benefit Rockford College.