Lot 110: African Bobo Carved and Painted Wood Antelope Helmet Mask, from Geoffery Holder Collection
October 22, 2016
St. Augustine, FL, USALive Auction
Description: This is a Vintage African Bobo Carved and Painted Wood Antelope Helmet Mask, from the Geoffery Holder Collection. The mask is depicted with a long curved snout, open mouth, pierced Demilune eyes, slender pointed ears and tall curving horns, the entire surface incised with horizontal bands incorporating lozenge and zig-zag motifs, filled in and painted in cream, red and black pigment, some cracks and repairs to the horns. The piece measures approximately 38” x 12” x 13.5. This wonderful piece comes from the Rhodes-Nadler Collection, and this is the first opportunity that several of the pieces from this collection are being offered for sale to the public. Please view the photos, or in person carefully to determine the age, condition, and quality of this lot. Please Note: All items are sold As-is, Where-is, with no warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied. We DO NOT offer Refunds, Returns or Exchanges. All sales are Final. We want you to be happy with your purchases, so please preview the items carefully before bidding. We do our best to describe items, but it is your responsibility to determine accuracy, authenticity, condition, age, quality, etc. If you are not certain about an item, please do not Bid without satisfying your concerns beforehand.