African Carved Wood Mask
- Sold for:
- American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2408
- Date / Time :
- May 10, 2008 10:00AM
African Carved Wood Mask, Pende, the pierced eyes looking down, the pierced mouth with filed teeth, ovoid scarification marks on cheeks, with elaborate fiber coiffure and head cover, traces of white and red-brown pigments, patina of use, ht. 16 in.
Provenance: Charles Myers, Paris.
Literature: Arts Traditionels et Histoire au Zaire, Neyt, F., p. 139, fig. VII.5.