AFRICAN ARTIFACT: SENUFO HELMET "FIRE SPITTER" MASK - Ivory Coast

AFRICAN ARTIFACT:  SENUFO HELMET

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AFRICAN ARTIFACT:  SENUFO HELMET
AFRICAN ARTIFACT:  SENUFO HELMET
AFRICAN ARTIFACT:  SENUFO HELMET
AFRICAN ARTIFACT:  SENUFO HELMET

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AFRICAN ARTIFACTS: SENUFO HELMET "FIRE SPITER" MASK - Ivory Coast. Used in anti-witchcraft ceremonies. Several animals are combined: animal or bird eating from a cup; chameleon, antelope face & horns, and crocodile jaw. Sometimes used as KPONUGO or funeral head mask. Measurements are 27" x 6.5" x 8" H and 3 lbs, 12.9 oz. NOTE: THESE ARTIFACTS ARE FROM AN ESTATE IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND. In order to provide the most accurate information, in addition to what accompanied the artifacts, I conferred with the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution. Each artifact is listed as "IN THE STYLE OF" (ARTICULATED EXAMPLES OF 20th. CENTURY EXOTIC DÉCOR).

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  • Reference #
  • 07AF57_12
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Department
  • Collectibles
  • Year
  • 20TH. C.
  • Dimensions
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  • Weight: 0 pound
  • Condition
  • VERY GOOD

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