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Auction Closes At: 10:45:00 05/23/2011
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 016. Swiss Festival Mask
Estimate: $2,000-$3,000
Current High Bid: $625.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $625.00

Category: Ethnographic and Tribal Art
Sub Category: Miscellaneous
Culture or Country: Switzerland.
Period: 18th-19th century.
Size: 10-3/8”H.

Description: Bold expressive and lifelike mask of a mature man with deep creases and naturalistic heavy folds, carved of wood with gesso outer layer. The ferocious expression is enhanced by bulging browbones which hang over large eyes with open circular pupils, thick beak nose with large open nostrils, and open mouth. Deep red painted surface with traces of white in eyes. Light surface wear, wear hole in inner corner of eye, old varnish to surface. Old label attached states,”European Tyrol, Character of Old Man in Festival Play”.
Provenance: Collection of Irwin Hersey, NYC.
Shipping Fee:
National: $22.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Swiss Festival Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. architect $625.00 1 5/23/2011 8:50:03 AM
2. arttribes $600.00 1 5/10/2011 3:49:51 PM

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