November 7, 2016, 8:00 AM PST
Louisville, CO, USA
Timed Auctions are a new and exciting way to buy quality lots from exclusively participating auctioneers. Place your top bid to be executed in confidence or get notified when you've been outbid and come back to bid again.
Our Timed Auctions are convenient, secure and designed to enhance your bidding experience.
P.S. Remember to refresh the page to see the current bid, time left, and if the lot closing was extended.Close
Lot 74: Mexican Wood and Fiber Dance Mask & Wig(32 views)
|Your max bid:
(Enter more than $75)
Estimate: $200 - $300
Mexico, ca. 1970 CE. This is a Parachico mask, painted wood in the colonial style with an enormous full-headed fiber wig. The Parachico or Parachicos are dancers from Chiapas who parade from January 15 to 23 each year in honors of local patron saints, cinlduing Saint Anthony Abbott and Saint Sebastian; like many Latin American festivals, it claims to have its roots in a pre-conquest Maya tradition. Parachicos wear masks like this one with European features. Size: 13" W x 11" H (33 cm x 27.9 cm)
Provenance: Ex - Morgan Collection, Santa Monica, CA
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.
Condition Report: Slight signs of wear, overall excellent`