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Rectangular, belly-opening blush box with geometric...

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Rectangular, belly-opening blush box with geometric and zoomorphic decoration. It features a human head at the end, with aluminum-rimmed eyes and a fiber headdress. Wood with brown patina, fibers. Length: 37.5 cm. Republic of Côte d'Ivoire. Dan ethnic group. Purchased from Galerie Carrefour, Suzanne vérité on March 22, 1944 for 2900 Fr. A copy of the letter with Pierre Vérité's drawing of the work and its description: Une boite à fard de la Côte d'Ivoire Modèle à peu peu inconnu, elle comporte une tête sculptée, will be given to the buyer.