Lot: 243Online Auction
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Herbert Hamak, Hammelburg, Germany||
H: 11.8 inch;
B: ca. 20.5 inch
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, eight-part, nails, encrusted patina, rest.
During the "odun egungun" festival, which takes place every year or every two years in honour of the ancestors, a large number of "egungun" masks appear. They are varied in design and are always complemented by particularly lavish and elaborate cloth costumes.