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Pair of Fon Gelede Masks from Benin
SKU: AFM-2003

Fon, Benin, late 20th century
Pair of masks - Wood with red, green, yellow, black, white oil paints, remnants of rubber inner tube chin straps.  Initials "S.P." painted on the back of both masks (8” h x 6 1/2” w. x 8 1/2” d., 7 1/4" h. x 8” w. x 7 1/2” d.).  
Ex. collection of Nancy Josephson.  Purchased by collector in Benin, c.2000.

$950/pair

Fon Gelede Mask with Bird
SKU: AFM-2001

Fon, Benin, late 20th century
Wood with red, green, yellow, black, white oil paint, with fabric hinge for wings, nylon strings (19"h. x 8 1/2"w. x 10" d.).  Wings and head of bird are operable by pulling strings.  
Ex. collection of Nancy Josephson.  Purchased by collector in Benin, c.2000.

$850

Fon Gelede Mask Surmounted by Snake in Jar
SKU: AFM-2002

Fon, Benin, late 20th century
Wood with red, green, yellow, black, white oil paints, nylon string (18"h. x 6 1/2"w. x 8" d.).  Snake in pot is operable by pulling string.  
Ex. collection of Nancy Josephson.  Purchased by collector in Benin, c.2000.

$850

SKU: FB-2001

Benin, c.2000
Fabric applique (52"h x 58"w)

Ex collection of Nancy Josephson.

$250

Elephant in the Forest
SKU: FB-2002

Benin, c.2000
Fabric applique (27” h. x 32” w.)

Ex collection of Nancy Josephson.

$150

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Twelve Kings of Dahomey Royal Dynasty Banner
SKU: fb-2

1997
Fabric applique (35"h x 49"w)

$148

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Dahomean King Guezo
SKU: fb-1

Royal Dynasty Banner
1997
Fabric applique (21"h x 31 1/2"w)

$75

Product Status: 
Sold