Lot: 393

91 Tribal Art Auction

Anthropomorphic face mask

Tanzania, Makonde

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Fred Zcechinikowski, Berlin, Germany H: 8.5 inch 1000 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

ceramic / terracotta, pigment remains, Such terracotta masks were first discovered in 1986, when they were used at initiation rites for young girls. They are modelled by woman who were traditionally responsible for pottery.