Lot: 48888th Tribal Art Auction
Female ancestor spirit mask "mwana pwo"
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Dirk Vonck, Brussels, Belgium
Wolf-Bernard Müller, Krefeld, Germany
|H: 10.2 inch||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, blackish brown patina, abrasion of paint, crack backside. Present mask represents an early deceased mythical woman. The narrow slit eyes should point out that a deceased person is depicted.
Jordán, Manuel (ed.), Chokwe!, München, London, New York 1998, ill. 65