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Yoruba Gelede Painted Figural Headdress
Item Details
Description
An African Yoruba Gelede Carved and
Painted Wood Figural Headdress, 20th Century,
Having multiple puppet figures playing drums. Arms are attached to strings which engages them into motion when pulled.

H: 16 W: 16 1/4 D: 10 1/4 in.

From the collection of Melvin Drimmer (1935 - 1992), Professor of African Studies, Cleveland State University.
Condition
Elements detached and missing. Surface wear and losses to pigment.
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Yoruba Gelede Painted Figural Headdress

Estimate $200 - $400
Sep 14, 2022
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Starting Price $100
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0024: Yoruba Gelede Painted Figural Headdress
Sold for $37513 Bids
Est. $200 - $400Starting Price $100
Fine Art, Furniture and Decorative Art
Sep 14, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0024 Details
Description
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An African Yoruba Gelede Carved and
Painted Wood Figural Headdress, 20th Century,
Having multiple puppet figures playing drums. Arms are attached to strings which engages them into motion when pulled.

H: 16 W: 16 1/4 D: 10 1/4 in.

From the collection of Melvin Drimmer (1935 - 1992), Professor of African Studies, Cleveland State University.
Condition
...
Elements detached and missing. Surface wear and losses to pigment.
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