16 December 2005
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO NIGERIAN HEADDRESSES
An Idoma dance crest with four carved masks, the upper two flanked by two birds, painted in colors, the flared neck with rattan ring for attachment; the other with slightly open mouth, the tall coiffure as four blackened lobes.
12 in. (30.5 cm.) and 14 in. (35.5 cm.) high (2)
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