Lot: 319

85th Tribal Art Auction

Helmet mask

Cameroon, Widekum (Monemo)

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
acquired in New York, USA H: 18.5 inch This object is not available anymore.

wood, dark brown patina, remains of pigments, expressive facial features with open mouth, cheek scarifications and curved brows, surmounted by a standing quadruped (leopard ?), min. dam., missing parts (tails of the quadruped), cracks, traces of abrasion

van Dyke, Kristina, African Art from the Menil Collection, Houston 2008, p. 138, Fig. 46