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African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

Auction:
2376
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$1,410

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Upper Volta, Bobo (?), the heavy wood form with stylized facial features, central crest coiffure, small round pierced eyes, perforated for attachments at the bottom, pyro-darkened face and crest, traces of blue and white pigment, ht. 13 1/2 in.

Literature: African Art from the Harrison Eiteljorg Collection, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1976, pg. 42.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Crest, Indiana, Mask

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