Bamana/Marka Wood Mask, Mali, Segou region, tapering form with pierced lozenge mouth and eyeholes, with incised linear scarification marks on the forehead, fine rows of incisions on the eyelids, with curving ears, pierced through the centers, black glossy patina, lg. 13 1/2 in.
Provenance: Private collection, New York City; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, June 4, 1973, Lot 3.
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