Lot: 319

81st Tribal Art Auction

Mask "mfon ekpo"

Nigeria, Ibibio

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
H: 9.4 inch 550 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, partly encrusted dark brown patina, remains of pigments, raised scarifications on forehead and temples, the face dominated by a broad mouth with visible teeth, min. dam., missing parts through insect caused damage (esp. at the back), base