Lot: 189

90.I Tribal Art and 90.II Contemporary Native American Art

Elephant spirit mask "ogbodo enyi"

Nigeria, Izzi

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Hans Schneckenburger, Munich, Germany
Dieter Eulenburg, Dreieich, Germany
H: 20.5 inch 4000 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, polychrome painted, base In former times this mask type, which always showed an aggressive and violent behavior, controlled the social order, but nowadays they exclusively appear for entertainment.