12-14-2020 12-15-2020
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3536B Marlborough
December 14, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Tolai Mask, Lor

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3536B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 14, 2020 12:00PM


Tolai Mask, Lor, Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, 20th century, hollowed-out face mask, with elongated nose above a smiling mouth, with slit eyes below a horizontally cut brow, painted white, with fiber attachments for hair and beard, and rattan head attachment, ht. 10 1/2, wd. 6 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Los Angeles, California.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

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Los Angeles, Papua New Guinea