Lot: 24582nd Tribal Art Auction
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Peter Loebarth, Hameln, Germany, 1995 (a) - 2006 (b)
Hans Dietrich Rielau, Hösbach, Germany
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
mask, wood, greyish brown patina, red pigment, h: 22 cm, anthropomorphic facial features combined with a broad snout and large ears, minor missing part (chin projection); in addition: standing figure, Pare/Tanzania, wood, black patina, h: 16,2 cm, incised ornaments, fine cracks, abrasion of paint, base;
figures like the present served soothsayers, healers and sorcerers in carrying out their practices.