Lot: 491

71st tribal art auction

Anthropomorphic face mask

Tanzania, Ziba

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
H: 7.9 inch 600 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

light-weighted wood, blackish brown patina, oval facial plane with bulging forehead and a short bulky nose, wooden splinters as teeth, tufts of animal hair as beard, slightly dam., minor missing parts, small traces of insect caused damage

Jahn, Jens (Hg.), Tanzania, München 1994, ill. 399