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Yombe Helmet Mask

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Purchased in 1995, the estimated age was 70+ years. The appraisal description states (in part): Helmet mask, black wood. Thick features, top has fabric material interwoven with cowrie shells. Copper woven strip descends from cowrie shells to tip of nose. Co centric plates on front of forehead and on cheeks. Bulbous nose, mouth slightly open exposing bottom row of teeth….. Measurement of mask from top of head to chin is 13 inches. Diameter approximately 12 inches….Country of origin - Congo. Ethnic group Yombe (?). Appraised September 27, 1997 at $2,000.


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5 out of 5 stars
Jun 30, 2017
It was well packaged and arrived quickly. I'm happy.
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5 out of 5 stars
Sep 19, 2016
Great item just as described and shipped quickly, thank you!!
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5 out of 5 stars
Jun 29, 2016
Arrived quickly and is a nice piece of petrified wood. Thank you!
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  • Vintage item
  • Materials: Wood, Copper, Metal
  • Feedback: 3 reviews
  • Favorited by: 7 people
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