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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 23


    Price Realised  

    The face with pierced eyes flanked above and below by projecting lids, the protuberant mouth with four carved teeth, two of which retain inset metal teeth in front, a ridge down the center of the nose which continues down the center of the rounded forehead, pierced about the border and a second row of pierced holes about the chin perhaps for the insertion of beard, old eroded patina
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) high

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