Exotic and dramatic, this pair of tall head vases, partially molded and partially hand-formed, depict mask-like smiling heads with chocolate-brown bodies contrasting with sage-green headdresses and bases. Although emblematic of the 1940s fascination with all things exotic, there is something different and unusual about these sculptures -- we have never seen anything like them before. Measures: 15".
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacturecirca 1940s
- Materials and techniques
- ConditionExcellent. Excellent overall; one headdress has a small crack.
H 15 in. x W 5 in. x D 5 in.
H 38.1 cm x W 12.7 cm x D 12.7 cm
- Seller locationPhiladelphia, PA
- Sold AsSet of 2
- Reference numberLU86513359882
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