Lacquered steel face guard having separately made nose cover and overlapping throat plates. All with red-brown lacquer finish intricate cord stitching in indigo, orange and white, white brush moustache. Nose probably reattached and bears a slight
8 in (W) x 12 in (L) x 4 in (H)
The Arte Primitivo Gallery of Pre-Columbian Art and Books was originally founded in 1961 by William and Mildred Kaplan, dedicated to the needs of archaeologists, scholars, collectors, and students. The name and location of the gallery in midtown Manhattan were acquired by Rose, who renovated the premises and re-opened the gallery in early September 1996.
We offer these fine pieces of art through absentee auctions, exhibitions, sales, and purchases.
Quimbaya Gold Maskette
“Ile Ori” or Yoruba House of the Head Shrine
Huastec Decorated Conch Shell Trumpet
Chupicuaro Fine Standing Figure
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