Lot 229: A Fine and Rare Budja dance crest

A Fine and Rare Budja dance crest, Budja; D.R. Congo

Of classical form, the crest in the shape of an abstracted bird with beaked head and attached tassel to rear of neck, the whole with pyroengraving to surface and eyes attached with resin, the base covered by original fiber ruff, a basketry cap of rattan holding the crest in place. A fine example of the type. H. 23"

Property of a New York Private Collector

Ex. Dr. Meyer Osterman, MA

Price Realized: $200

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