Lot: 33994th Tribal Art Auction
Mask-pendant "gikhoko" (pl. "ikhoko")
D. R. Congo, Pende
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Horst Scheuermann, Bremen, Germany (acquired in Paris in the 1970s)||H: 2.2 inch||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
ivory, pigment, old collection label and handwritten inventory number "269-13" These protective amulets were very popular with the Pende. They are modeled after the "mbuya" masks, which appear in a wide range of variations.
This object is subject to CITES. Please note that it can only be sent within the European Community. At the present time export in third countries is prohibited.