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Auction Closes At: 12:00:00 05/17/2019
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 561. Sogonikun Antelope Headdress
Estimate: $2,000-$3,000
Current High Bid: $1,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,000.00

Category: African
Sub Category: West Africa
Culture or Country: Kenedougou district, Bamana, Mali.
Period: --
Size: 23-1/4”H. (59cm)

Description: Rare type of antelope headdress for chiwara initiation society, the legs and body engraved with grooved linear pattern, notched back and neck, long straight neck, long concave ears flanking small faceted head with chevron border, straight horns extend vertically. Losses to sides of horns, ears, left front leg, and left base. Warm dark brown patina. Custom base. cf. Colleyn, Bamana: The Art of Existence in Mali, cover and p. 220. “Sogonikun is a name applied to an antelope headdress and to a type of masquerade that originated in the Wasolon and was adopted in neighboring areas Like the Chiwara, it was a village-based age set (ton) tradition performing in the village or in the field, during farming contests or when the ton was engaged in agricultural labor.”
Provenance: Dane and Todd McDowell Collection, OK, by inheritance from family; Acquired from Galerie Philippe Dodier, 1976. Copy of receipt available. Exhibited: Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, Feb. 1978.
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International: $177.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Sogonikun Antelope Headdress

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Denver123 $1,000.00 1 5/17/2019 11:54:39 AM

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