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Dance Head Ornament Representing an Antelope Head, Burkina Faso, Africa


A beautiful stylized antelope head used as headdress on ceremonial dances. Retains the old painting and patina over the carved wood. Traded by a professor working in Africa in the 1950’s and then in a French private collection. Burkina Faso, Africa Circa 1950


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    Burkina Faso
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    H 40.5 in. x W 9 in. x D 16 in.

    H 102.87 cm x W 22.86 cm x D 40.64 cm

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    San Pedro Garza Garcia, MX
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