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Auction: Auction 18.05.1993
was auctioned on: 18 May 1993
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A YORUBA EPA MASK

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Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000
Price realised:  US$10,350
Lot number 135, Views: 4

A YORUBA EPA MASK BY FASHIKU ALAYE OF IKERIN, circa 1937 Helmet mask with broad open mouth, large oval eye sockets, square ears, surmounted by a large seated maternity figure on round base with openwork crested coiffure, holding recumbent child on lap surrounded by six smaller male and female figures in various poses, one maternity, two with figures surmounted on their heads, two holding the legs of the large figure, another at the rear, red, white, blue and black pigment. 56in. high (124.3cm.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 18.05.1993
Date of the auction: 18 May 1993
Address: Christie's
New York, Park Avenue