WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 22: 19th C. Indonesian Kayan Painted Wood Mask

November Clearance Online Timed Auction

by ArtemisGallery LIVE

November 7, 2016

Louisville, CO, USA

Timed Auction
Sold
  • 19th C. Indonesian Kayan Painted Wood Mask
  • 19th C. Indonesian Kayan Painted Wood Mask
  • 19th C. Indonesian Kayan Painted Wood Mask
  • 19th C. Indonesian Kayan Painted Wood Mask
  • 19th C. Indonesian Kayan Painted Wood Mask
  • 19th C. Indonesian Kayan Painted Wood Mask
   
Looking for the realized and estimated price?

Description: Indonesia, Borneo, Kayan or Kenyah peoples, ca. late 19th to early 20th century CE. A wooden mask with huge fangs and multiple rows of teeth, staring, open eyes, and a flared nose. Heavy dark red paint gives detail to the fangs, the lips, the nose, heavy eyebrows, and a hair style that includes curls on the sides of the face. The back includes a rod of bamboo to grip with the teeth so the mask can be worn. Two holes have been drilled through the sides of the mask as another method for wearing it. Size: 6.25" W x 10.75" H (15.9 cm x 27.3 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Camocho collection

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#117415

Condition Report: Intact with dark wood patina; slight scoring and wear to surface.

Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)