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Friday, 3 July 2020

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Okuyi-Maske
Detailabbildung: Okuyi-Maske
Detailabbildung: Okuyi-Maske
Detailabbildung: Okuyi-Maske
Detailabbildung: Okuyi-Maske
Detailabbildung: Okuyi-Maske

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Okuyi-Maske

Höhe: 31 cm.
Punu, Gabun.

Catalogue price€ 15.000 - 25.000 Catalogue price € 15.000 - 25.000  $ 16,800 - 28,000
£ 13,500 - 22,500
元 119,400 - 199,000
₽ 1,194,300 - 1,990,500

 

Das leichte Holz um Mund und Augen mit ursprünglicher Fassung in Kaolin. Die Haartracht mit schwarzer Fassung. Ovale Gesichtsform mit rautenartigen erhabenen Tätowierungen auf Stirn und Schläfen. Dreigeteilte Frisur mit Hauptzopf auf dem Scheitel und Nebenzöpfen an den Kopfseiten. Der Mund mit Resten von rotem Pigment.

Provenienz:
Louis Gainon Philippe, Französischer Militäröffizier, der die Maske 1920 nach Europa brachte.
Christie’s Paris, 11. Dezember 2007, Lot 45.
Lucien van de Velde, Antwerpen, Archivnummer 00851550.

Literatur:
Louis Perrois, Punu – 5 Continents Editions, Mailand 2008. (1222011) (13)


Okuyi mask

Height: 31 cm.
Punu, Gabon.

The lightwood with original polychromy around the mouth and eyes in kaolin.

Provenance:
Louis Gainon Philippe, French military officer, who brought the mask to Europe in 1920.
Christie’s Paris, 11 December 2007, lot 45.
Lucien van de Velde, Antwerp, archive no. 00851550.

Literature:
Louis Perrois, Punu - 5 Continents Editions, Milan 2008.

This object has been individually compared to the information in the Art Loss Register data bank and is not registered there as stolen or missing.

 

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