Lot: 394

80th Tribal Art Auction

Masque funéraire "okuyi"

Gabon, Punu

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Patrick Morgan, New York, USA H: 28 cm 3500 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 21% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

wood, the facial plane whitened with kaolin, reddish brown, red and black paint, irregular facial features, however corresponding with the Punu ideals of beauty (curved brows, half-closed eyes, red mouth), slightly dam. (mouth, chin), fissure, missing part (coiffure), abrasion of paint, base

Fagaly, William, Ancestors of Congo Square, New Orleans 2011, p. 278