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Fwd: identifying a mask
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I like the 'Ancient' you used. So why not simply 'pre-inde‎pendence' or 'colonial '? Some of us have a problem with the tribal applying only to some

spirostikka
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Re: Polychrome painting and the Guro mask
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Gary -  I personally find that mask very interesting and I'm sure if I knew the context in which it was used I would find it even more interesting. I don't

RAND (www.RandAfricanArt.com)
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Babanki Elephant Mask
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John, fFair enough. Forgive any of my incorrect perspectives... Re-reading a few things, I can see some matters differently. And yes, "cavalier concern" is a

e jones
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Unknown statue
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Hello Everybody soory for my bad english, just to let you know that the name of this statue is Metoko from Congo have a good day from Cameroon De : "Joseph

Mon Bakota
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Mar 4

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Fwd: Question about use of a Guro mask
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No, Ed. None are mine. I just try to assemble examples/data on interesting pieces for when I might buy. Richard On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 8:21 PM, e jones

rschust
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It's been a good 10 years!
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Rand, This was a great post. I feel that African_Arts is a very special group and continue to enjoy my membership, even though the discussions are sometimes

Bob Ibold
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Mar 3

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Contemporary African art
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Rand, That shield is stunning. I didn’t know about this style from Africa. Of course, some of the grooved shields of aboriginal Australia are equally

Bob Ibold
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Feb 26

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The Authenticity Wars
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What many don't realize is the fact that even if a piece is ritually used, someone bought the piece from the Carver. Therefore, every item that's carved, cast,

Aaron Weston
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Feb 22

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North Dakota Museum of Art debuts new African art exhibit
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Yes Brian, I would say that many objects appear rather dubious.  Looks like Mr. McNemar's 20 year tenure in West Africa, along with his time as a

e jones
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Feb 21

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Re: Fwd: identifying a mask: a decorator curio piece?
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All of the Rhino Shields are not in collections. I'll leave it at that................ On Friday, February 20, 2015 8:38 PM, "e jones e.bucit@yahoo.com

Aaron Weston
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Feb 20

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Re: [African_Arts] Fwd: identifying a mask
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I have to say that the Suku mask that launched this discussion made me uneasy and I could not figure out why until now... I am not overly-familiar with Suku

warish
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Feb 19

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Anybody knows origine?
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What's with the gas mask? Didn't know the Guerre wore them. In a message dated 2/18/2015 8:57:28 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, African_Arts@yahoogroups.com

bunumbu
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Feb 18

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Masks and Nkisi Nkondi FOR SALE (all original items)
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I agree with Brian and others that the offered masks seem made-for-sale. For me, this can be OK if made by a tribal carver from his culture's traditions or

rschust
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Feb 16

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The 'Coyote tricks' of experts - fakery, authenticity and tr
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To Daniel, Yes, thanks about your commentary on 'coyote tricks' and Native American Cultures. Wonderful and informative. This expands on what I tried to say as

rschust
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Feb 8

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Power figures?
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Lee, Richard, Andreas, Many thanks for the data,. I really like the one with the real monkey skull showed on Rand´s web site, pitty I will never get my hands

Eduardo Succetti
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Feb 7
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