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African Mask Paired with Traditional Carved Wood 'Kava' Bowl

2,400.00
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African Mask Paired with Traditional Carved Wood 'Kava' Bowl

2,400.00

On left: Carved wood six legged bowl, deep dish with cylindrical legs, "Kava" bowl, Tonga, Polynesia, late 20th century. Diameter 13 3/4 in, height 7 1/2 in. (Item #4289)

On right: Carved wood mask, with pointed chin, square eye holes, and two horn like features, Bambara (currently Mali), mid-20th century. On a custom iron stand. Overall mounted height 22 1/4 in. Height of mask 18 in, width 8 3/4 in, depth 7 1/4 in, Base measures 5 7/8 in square. (Item #4290) 

Condition: Nice patina and age to wood, which is important to establish age of pieces of this nature.

Reference: Masks of Black Africa, Ladislas Segy. plates 28-31. 

 

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On left: Carved wood six legged bowl, deep dish with cylindrical legs, "Kava" bowl, Tonga, Polynesia, late 20th century. Diameter 13 3/4 in, height 7 1/2 in. (Item #4289)

On right: Carved wood mask, with pointed chin, square eye holes, and two horn like features, Bambara (currently Mali), mid-20th century. On a custom iron stand. Overall mounted height 22 1/4 in. Height of mask 18 in, width 8 3/4 in, depth 7 1/4 in, Base measures 5 7/8 in square. (Item #4290) 

Condition: Nice patina and age to wood, which is important to establish age of pieces of this nature.

Reference: Masks of Black Africa, Ladislas Segy. plates 28-31.