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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 75

    A BAINING BARKCLOTH MASK

    NEW BRITAIN

    Price Realised  

    A BAINING BARKCLOTH MASK
    New Britain
    The cane base covered with barkcloth and painted with geometric motifs in black and brown, the large open jaws below large circular eyes with painted concentric circles, old painted number in red 11.88:3.
    22 in. (56 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Lemaire Gallery, Amsterdam, 1968