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[African] Ekoi Janus Headdress/Cap Mask. Nigerian, early 20th century. A double-faced African headdress, one face represents Father Heaven and the other Mother Earth, with four horns that would have been worn on top of a masquerading dancer’s head and held in place by a string underneath the chin. Made of antelope skin over carved wood and tied to basketry. Height 28”. Old repairs to horns, base of large horn insert partially missing; other is broken but still holding together with leather.
Ekoi Janus Headdress/Cap Mask.
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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $300.00
Estimate: $100 - $150
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
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