Lot: 279

77th tribal art auction

Big dance mask with raffia beard "idiok"

Nigeria, Ibibio

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Kegel-Konietzko, Hamburg, Germany H: 13.8 inch 450 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, blackened, kaolin, expressive facial features, a snake in bas-relief across the forehead, raffia bast beard, slightly dam., paint rubbed off, minor missing parts, insect caused damage backside