Lot: 9295th Tribal Art Auction
Cameroon Grassfields, Bafum (Fungom region), Wum
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Neumeister, Munich, 25 October 1974, Lot 227
Rolf Huisgen, Munich, Germany
|H: 12.6 inch||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, This mask with prominent cheek and mouth parts could be a version of the "mabu" mask. She performed at funerals and commemorations for important men of the "kwifon" society, where she announced the arrival of the terrifying "ncock" masks.