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Bwami Mask,  Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 19th century. Wood, Kaolin. Height 29.2 cm. Courtesy Tambaran Gallery

ProvenanceCollection Joseph Herman, Suffolk

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 Sulka Headdress Helmet With Dog On TopNew Britain Island, South Pacific, 19th century. Wood with pigmentsCourtesy Tambaran Gallery 

ProvenanceEx Ithica State College Museum, New York

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Dan Go Ge MaskIvory Coast, late 19 century. Wood and fiber. Height 20.3 cmCourtesy Tambaran Gallery

ProvenanceBarry Kitnick - Gallery 'K', Los Angeles, 1970; Saul & Marsha Stanoff, CA

LiteratureMary H Nooter, Secrecy: African Art that Conceals and Reveals, Munich 1993, cat. no. 68, p.149; Masks, Mysterious Forces, Tambaran Gallery, NY November 2009

ExhibitionNew York, the Museum for African Art, Secrecy: African Art that Conceals and Reveals, 1993 (for additional venues see Noother, 1993)

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Wum Helmet MaskNorth West Cameroon, 19th century. Wood. Height 25.4 cmCourtesy Tambaran Gallery

ProvenancePrivate collection, France

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Maori Male House Post Figure Poutokomanawa, Polynesia, New Zealand, early 19th century. Wood. Height 81.6 cmCourtesy Tambaran Gallery

ProvenancePatricia Without, London; ex Budapest Ethnographic Museum, Hungary, donated by Lazlo Vertes in 1891

LiteratureTibor Bodrogi, Die Kunst Ozeaniens, 1960, plate no. 137; Tibor Bodrogi, Stammeskunst, Budapest 1981, Vol 1, plate no. 47; Important Tribal Art from Africa, The Pacific and North America, New York 1988

ExhibitionArnold Herstand Gallery, New York, November - December 1988

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Dogon standing Maternity figure, Tintam style, Mali, Tintam village. Hard wood (tested: 1485-1645 AD = 15/17ct)Courtesy Tambaran Gallery

ProvenancePrivate collection, New York; Dr. Wally Zollman, IN

LiteratureBryce Holcombe and Leon Siroto, African Spirit Images and Identities, New York 1976

ExhibitionPace Primitive and Ancient Art, April-May 1976