Lot: 176

82nd Tribal Art Auction

Small anthropomorphic mask

D. R. Congo, Kuba/Kete

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Loebarth, Hameln, Germany (1996)
Hans Dietrich Rielau, Hösbach, Germany
H: 8.3 inch 400 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, blackish brown patina, kaolin, triangular face with bulky nose and slanting eyes, notched decor at eyebrows and upper rim, carved with headband, kaolin rubbed into the deepenings of the carving, slightly dam. (eyes), traces of abrasion/usage (rim of the mask)