16 February 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
A BAMBARA ANTELOPE HEADDRESS,
chi'wara, with long curved horizontal horns surmounted by a standing female figure, a small head projecting from the base of the long neck which is bound with white metal bands, incised geometric ornament about the body and face, cowry shells suspended from the ears, dark patina
21¼in. (54cm.) high, 22½in. (57cm.) deep
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To be sold to benefit the Studio Museum in Harlem.
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