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Auction Closes At: 15:33:01 05/20/2019
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 560. Bidjogo Bull Mask
Estimate: $2,000-$3,000
Current High Bid: $525.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $525.00

Category: African
Sub Category: West Africa
Culture or Country: Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau.
Period: --
Size: 20-1/2”H. (50.7 cm)

Description: “Dugn be” initiation helmet mask, in form of a massive bulls head with inlaid glass eyes attached with animal skin and nails, cow horns attached to sides, and separately carved collar with squared opening in front. Painted with black, red, and white pigment, Weathered with age cracks. Dry matte patina. Custom base. Young male initiates wear the mask displaying the aggression and impetuousness of youths before they enter into the initiation phase. cf. Vogel, S., ed., “For Spirits and Kings: African Art from the Tishman Collection”, p. 56-57.
Provenance: Collection of Mauricio and Emilia Lasansky, Iowa City, by descent to the current owners.
Shipping Fee:
National: $72.00
International: $195.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Bidjogo Bull Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Gilligan $525.00 1 5/20/2019 3:09:44 PM
2. Soutine $500.00 1 5/20/2019 11:03:58 AM
3. Gilligan $400.00 1 5/20/2019 11:01:37 AM
4. Soutine $300.00 1 5/20/2019 11:01:09 AM
5. Tommy $200.00 1 5/20/2019 8:59:31 AM

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