Lot: 244

83rd Tribal Art Auction

Anthropo-/zoomorphic face mask "azigho" of "ekpo" society

Nigeria, Bini

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
H: 12.2 inch This object is not available anymore.

wood, kaolin, blackish brown pigment, of characteristic form, crowned by v-shaped horns and short horn-like projections, radial scarification marks on both sides of the small mouth, slightly dam., rep. (left horn tip fixed by nails), abrasion of paint; presumably depicting an antelope.