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Ceremonial Baule Fan

Description

A Baule ceremonial fan from Ivory Coast, the center with a classic Baule face surrounded by rows of concentric triangles. Facial features include an elegant striated coiffure, almond shaped eyes beneath arched brows, an elongated slender nose, and scarification markings on cheeks, temples, and forehead. Provenance: from the Irwin and Ceci Smiley collection. Ex. Joan Barist, New York; Ex. Loudmer, Paris, December 1989, lot #216.

Condition

Some holes and insect damage, minor imperfections.

Dimensions

Height: 16.25 inches

Location

New York

Price USD

$ 4,500.00

(Shipping $ 30.00)