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TRIBAL: Two Makonde type fertility masks or chest plates, 20th C., details include: larger with terracotta-colored finish, pierced a...

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TRIBAL: Two Makonde type fertility masks or chest plates, 20th C., details include: larger with terracotta-colored finish, pierced a...


Description: TRIBAL: Two Makonde type fertility masks or chest plates, 20th C., details include: larger with terracotta-colored finish, pierced along border, incised geometric decoration around navel, scattered areas of loss at bottom right edge along with some cracking, 22" h.; smaller also with pierced edge and incised navel decoration, paper label attached verso reads "French Connections, French Antiques & African Art, Pittsboro, NC, 'Belly Mask' from Tanzania", loss to edges, heavy scratching with some areas of loss, 15 1/4" h., both pieces with wear consistent with age and use including heavy scratches and loss to surface/ finish, sold as found.

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