Lot 224: A fine old Boki dance crest

A fine old Boki dance crest, Boki; Nigeria

Originally covered in hide with som remains, the crest powerfully carved with raised scarification, open mouth and downcast eyes, the whole with four attached braids depicting the coif. Excellent old variegated surface.H. 11"

Property of a New York estate

Alfred Schienberg, 1971, The Gallery of African Art. NY

Estimate: $2,200 - $3,500

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