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Auction Closes At: 15:50:00 12/12/2018
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 646. Bundu Helmet with Finial
Estimate: $1,000-$1,500
Current High Bid: $1,050.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,050.00

Category: African
Sub Category: West Africa
Culture or Country: Mende, Sierra Leone.
Period: --
Size: 12-1/2”H. (32cm)

Description: Womens society “sowei” whole head helmet mask in image of a female with small slit eyeholes, high broad forehead with a strong linear hairline. The elaborate headdress is composed of teardrop shaped plaits, and squared panels with a square tiered talisman finial on top. Edge lost on finial, minor surface wear. High burnished brown-black patina.
Provenance: Collection of Mauricio and Emilia Lasansky, Iowa City, by descent to the current owners.
Shipping Fee:
National: $35.00
International: $142.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Bundu Helmet with Finial

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. David M. $1,050.00 1 12/12/2018 3:35:13 PM
2. Bongo $1,000.00 1 12/12/2018 11:37:03 AM
3. blurry $475.00 1 12/12/2018 3:34:59 PM
4. blurry $425.00 1 12/12/2018 3:34:48 PM

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