- 90.I Tribal Art and 90.II Contemporary Native American Art
- Anthropomorphic helmet mask "bolo"
Anthropomorphic helmet mask "bolo"
Burkina Faso, Bobo
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Alfred L. Scheinberg, New York, USA
Stewart J. Warkow, New York, USA
Mark Eglinton, New York, USA
|H: 15.4 inch||6500 EUR / 15000 EUR|
wood, old place of repair, base This genre of helmet mask is worn by blacksmiths at important agricultural celebrations, initiation rites, and funerals in Bobo communities. In performances, "bolo" function primarily to provide entertainment.