Abelam Yam Mask, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, 20th century, made from woven cane and balsa wood, used to adorn yams during harvest celebrations, with custom stand, ht. 14, wd. 6 1/2 in.
Provenance: Private collection, Westport, New York; Marc Assayag, Montreal, Canada; John and Marcia Friede collection, Rye, New York.
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