Lot: 339

87th Tribal Art Auction

Janiform helmet mask "agwe"

Cameroon Grassfields, Widekum

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, USA (L80.62.118)
Joshua Dimondstein, Brussels, Belgium
H: 19.9 inch 2000 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, entirely coated with leather, paint remains, nearly identical facial features, open worked eyes and mouth, inserted wooden teeth (most of them missing), surmounted by four human heads (two of them coated with leather), handwritten collection number "L80.62.118", dam., missing parts and tears (leather), wooden plugs missing, cracks, traces of abrasion